Tag: Ted Cruz

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Andy Schmookler: What is Ted Cruz thinking?

The question I find interesting, in the wake of Ted Cruz’s headline-making refusal to endorse Donald Trump, is just what Cruz’s strategy here is.


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Super Tuesday: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump win in Virginia

Hillary Clinton won going away in Virginia’s Democratic Party presidential primary, and Donald Trump walked away with a narrow win over Marco Rubio on the Republican side on Super Tuesday.


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Andrew Griffin: Why I voted for Ted Cruz

There is more at stake in this year’s election than has been the case in decades which is why we must unite under the only proven conservative, Senator Ted Cruz.


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Trump, Clinton lead in Virginia: New poll

Donald Trump has a narrow lead among Virginia Republicans in a new poll from Christopher Newport University.


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Poll: Donald Trump lead narrows among GOP voters nationally

The inevitability of Donald Trump is eroding fast in the wake of the billionaire’s second-place finish in the Iowa Republican caucus.


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Cruz and Rubio: Heirs to Bush-Obama militarism

I see no point splitting hairs over whether Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio is the more egregious warmonger. Both love the bloody and costly U.S. empire.


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Upset! Ted Cruz wins Iowa Republican caucus

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is 0-for-1 this election season after an upset loss in Iowa to Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.


Jackson to campaign in Iowa for Ted Cruz

Former Republican statewide office candidate E.W. Jackson is heading to Iowa to campaign for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.


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Poll: Trump with lead in Iowa on eve of caucus

With Iowa ready to head to the polls on Monday, Donald Trump has a clear lead among Republican voters in the all-important first balloting of the 2016 election season.


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Poll: Trump maintains safe lead

Businessman Donald Trump holds a comfortable lead over his opponents in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary contest.


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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks presidential race, NFL playoff previews, more

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news, politics and sports.


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Obama redux: Sanders camp touts Bernie as best chance to win in November

The Bernie Sanders campaign sent a memo to reporters on Saturday to push the message that the Vermont senator gives Democrats the best chance to win in November.


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Poll: Trump maintains big lead in New Hampshire

More polls have Republican frontrunner Donald Trump trailing in Iowa, but a new Public Policy Polling survey in New Hampshire has the billionaire leading big there.


Weird dynamic between Ted Cruz, Donald Trump at Las Vegas debate

How about that odd exchange between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz toward the end of last night’s CNN Republican debate?


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Poll: Donald Trump with lead on GOP, Hillary Clinton with big lead with Dems

The latest Public Policy Polling national voter survey has Donald Trump with a seven-point lead on Ben Carson among Republican voters.


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Trump, Carson neck-and-neck, Cruz gaining in Iowa: Poll

A new poll of Iowa voters by Public Policy Polling has Donald Trump and Ben Carson in a virtual dead heat, with Ted Cruz gaining ground. Trump was at 22 percent in the PPP poll, with Carson at 21 percent. Cruz was at 14 percent, gaining six points from an October poll in Iowa.


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Earth Talk: Where do the Republican presidential hopefuls stand on environmental issues?

In recent decades, Republicans have certainly been far less sympathetic to environmental causes than the Democrats, and this year’s batch of candidates for the party’s presidential nomination is no exception.


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Poll: Donald Trump maintains safe lead in Republican Party presidential race

A new poll from Public Policy Polling has Donald Trump still up 10 points on the rest of the Republican Party presidential field, though there is slight slippage back toward the pack for The Donald.


Ted Cruz names Virginia campaign leadership team

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced William M. “Bill” Stanley, Majority Whip of the Virginia Senate Republican Caucus, will serve as chairman of his Virginia Leadership Team.


Hillary Clinton gets huge support in Virginia: Poll

A new Christopher Newport University poll has Hillary Clinton with a commanding lead among Virginia Democrats looking ahead to the 2016 presidential nomination race.


Poll: Ted Cruz has Republican presidential momentum

It’s a crowded Republican 2016 presidential field, and Ted Cruz is trying to fight his way to the top tier.


Analysis: Ted Cruz uses Virginia as backdrop for presidential campaign rollout

Liberty University was an obvious choice as backdrop for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to roll out his 2016 presidential campaign. But don’t overlook the fact that Liberty University also happens to be in Virginia, and the role that Virginia will play in the 2016 campaign.


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CGI with Chris Graham: Ted Cruz, Brock Lesnar, Germanwings, Kentucky basketball

The debut podcast of CGI with Chris Graham talks Ted Cruz running for president, the latest in the Germanwings plane crash mystery, Brock Lesnar re-signing with WWE and Kentucky’s pursuit of an undefeated season.


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Birther now turning attention from Obama to Cruz, Rubio, Jindal

The last of the legal challenges to the eligibility of Barack Obama to be President of the United States was docketed by Tracy A. Fair at the United States Supreme Court today.


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Bob Goodlatte: Stopping unconstitutional immigration actions

Congress has not yet agreed on how to reform the immigration system, but the president has decided to ignore the Constitution and alter the law without new statutes. This is a slap in the face of the American people, who voted on November 4th to change the way Washington operates.


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Democrats: Too fat, too happy, doomed?

Republicans have been imploding for 15 years as their moderate and Tea Party wings have engaged in open warfare against each other. Looks like Democrats are about to do the same, with the centrist and liberal-progressive wings ready to claw each other to death.


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Bob Goodlatte was better from the back bench

Republican Bob Goodlatte, mocked by the left in Virginia for his promise in his first congressional campaign in 1992 to limit himself to six terms, which he will double with his inevitable victory this November, is showing us why it’s best to cycle through our elected representatives every so often.


Let’s play some Karl Rove on Karl Rove

You can’t negotiate a truce with a guy like Karl Rove, and you can’t make peace with him, either, by endlessly parsing his words. So how do you neutralize him? By playing his game.


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New Dem TV ad: Cuccinelli ‘happy’ with Tea Party government shutdown

Polls show Virginia voters didn’t like the 16-day federal government shutdown, and that the bulk of those voters blame Republicans for the shutdown. A new Democratic Party of Virginia TV ad, “Happy With It,” will remind voters on Election Day that Republican governor nominee Ken Cuccinelli was, well, happy with it.


Chris Graham: Back to Kenya, indeed, Cruz Pere and Fils

So you’ve heard that Rafael Cruz, also known as the father of Ted Cruz, the Tea Party favorite, said at a 2012 political event that “we need to send Barack Obama back to Chicago, back to Kenya.” Oooh, yeah. Ouch. Bad news for Cruz, right? (Well, considering what else he does to get attention, actually this is pretty tame. Just play along.)


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McAuliffe pounces on Cuccinelli equivocation on end to shutdown

Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli isn’t sure whether he would have voted to end the federal government shutdown. Democratic rival Terry McAuliffe is incredulous that Cuccinelli can equivocate on the end to the shutdown.


McAuliffe also leads fundraising race

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe built on his already substantial money advantage over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the most recent reporting period for statewide candidates.