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Trump’s Stand on Bathroom Issue ‘Political Correctness’: Cruz

Trump’s Stand on Bathroom Issue ‘Political Correctness’: Cruz
bloomberg.com — Ted Cruz continued to spotlight the dispute over transgenders and bathroom use in making his case against Donald Trump, saying the Republican front-runner's view on the issue is "the height of political correctness."

Ted Cruz to Name Carly Fiorina as Running Mate

bloomberg.com — Texas Senator Ted Cruz picked former Hewlett Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina to be his vice presidential candidate if he secures the Republican nomination, according to two people familiar with the decision. The announcement was expected at an event at 4 p.m. Eastern time in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Cruz Says He Will Make ‘Major Announcement’ at 4 P.M. in Indiana

Cruz Says He Will Make ‘Major Announcement’ at 4 P.M. in Indiana
bloomberg.com — While Ted Cruz declines to say what he will announce later today, he lists qualities that his running mate, potentially a women, would need to have.

Donald Trump Keeps Up the Bluster Despite Campaign's Evolution

Donald Trump Keeps Up the Bluster Despite Campaign's Evolution
bloomberg.com — Donald Trump still has some "evolving" to do. The Republican presidential front-runner returned to his characteristic bluster on the stump in Connecticut on Saturday, despite an aide's promise this week of a more sober candidate ahead of the general election.

Trump Lapses Into Accent as He Relates Call-Center Anecdote

bloomberg.com — Campaigning in Del., Donald Trump adopted a foreign accent as he recounted a recent call he said he made to establish the location of a credit-call call center. "You ever call up your credit card?" he asked at a rally. "You're talking to a person in India. How the hell does that work?"

Christie Post-Election Contends With Defiant Lawmakers Back Home

Christie Post-Election Contends With Defiant Lawmakers Back Home
bloomberg.com — Chris Christie touted his ability to "get things done" in New Jersey while on the presidential campaign trail. Two months after dropping out, he faces an emboldened legislature eyeing a post-Christie world. Just last week, the Republican governor gave up a six-year effort to tip the balance of the state Supreme Court to favor his party.

Trump ‘Hopes’ Republican Convention Doesn’t Turn to Violence

Trump ‘Hopes’ Republican Convention Doesn’t Turn to Violence
bloomberg.com — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Sunday said he doesn't favor a violent outcome at the party's national convention in Cleveland if he doesn't get the party's nomination despite having the most delegates. "I hope it doesn't involve violence and I don't think it will.

Trump Dumps On Cruz, RNC in Last-Minute New York Primary Push

Trump Dumps On Cruz, RNC in Last-Minute New York Primary Push
bloomberg.com — Crossing his home state ahead of the Republican primary in New York, billionaire real-estate developer Donald Trump said Texas Senator Ted Cruz doesn't have a shot at winning the party's nomination. Trump, in rallies before several thousand people on Saturday in Syracuse and Watertown, stuck to a message of jobs and the economy.

Trump Rips Obama as Bad Negotiator, Saves Barbs for Republicans

Trump Rips Obama as Bad Negotiator, Saves Barbs for Republicans
bloomberg.com — Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said President Barack Obama "is the worst negotiator in the world -- except when it comes to negotiating with Republicans. Then he gets whatever he wants." Trump, speaking Saturday at a rally in Syracuse, New York accused Senator Ted Cruz of Texas of having "hatred in his heart" when he made New York values crack in candidates' debate.

Trump Campaign Manager Won’t Be Prosecuted, Reports Say

Trump Campaign Manager Won’t Be Prosecuted, Reports Say
bloomberg.com — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump 's campaign manager won't be prosecuted after he grabbed a reporter last month as she questioned the billionaire at a Florida press conference, the Associated Press reported Thursday, citing a court document.
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May 02, 2016

@tedcruz rallies in Indianapolis the night before the Indiana primary he's touted as crucial. pic.twitter.com/bf3ukPuioT

Apr 28, 2016

Boehner Uncorks on ‘Lucifer’ Cruz, Says He Wouldn’t Back Him in Fall bloom.bg/245AEnY via @bpolitics

Apr 27, 2016

Still some empty chairs as @tedcruz is scheduled to announce @CarlyFiorina as his vp pick in Indianapolis. pic.twitter.com/DCa0mLWHCW

Apr 23, 2016

Donald Trump Keeps Up the Bluster Despite Campaign's Evolution bloom.bg/26lEnfI via @bpolitics


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