In California, Cruz picks up endorsement from former governor Pete Wilson

Sen. Ted Cruz pauses while addressing his supporters at the Grand Wayne Convention Center on April 28 in Fort Wayne, Ind. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post) BURLINGAME, Calif. — Sen. Ted Cruz picked up an endorsement from former California governor Pete Wilson during the state Republican party convention here Saturday, bringing a deeply entrenched GOP establishment figure into Cruz’s fold even as his presidential aspirations appear to …

In California, Cruz picks up endorsement from former governor Pete Wilson

Sen. Ted Cruz pauses while addressing his supporters at the Grand Wayne Convention Center on April 28 in Fort Wayne, Ind. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post) BURLINGAME, Calif. — Sen. Ted Cruz picked up an endorsement from former California governor Pete Wilson during the state Republican party convention here Saturday, bringing a deeply entrenched GOP establishment figure into Cruz’s fold even as his presidential aspirations appear to …

Pro-Cruz PAC hits Trump over support for Mike Tyson

Trusted Leadership PAC, one of the many groups backing Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign for president, has announced a $ 375,000 online ad buy that exploits an issue Donald Trump actually introduced to the race. In 30 seconds, the spot compared the backing of Cruz (R-Tex.) by Gov. Mike Pence (R) to the friendship between Trump and Tyson — which was tested when Tyson was convicted of rape in Indiana and …

Pro-Cruz PAC hits Trump over support for Mike Tyson

Trusted Leadership PAC, one of the many groups backing Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign for president, has announced a $ 375,000 online ad buy that exploits an issue Donald Trump actually introduced to the race. In 30 seconds, the spot compared the backing of Cruz (R-Tex.) by Gov. Mike Pence (R) to the friendship between Trump and Tyson — which was tested when Tyson was convicted of rape in Indiana and …

Sanders campaign drops lawsuit against DNC stemming from December data-breach flap

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders looks down during a rally in Springfield, Ore., on April 28. (Ryan Kang/AP) The presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders said Friday that it has dropped a four-month-old lawsuit that accused the Democratic National Committee of overreacting to an episode in which Sanders staffers improperly accessed voter data information from Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The announcement followed the completion of an outside …

Sanders campaign drops lawsuit against DNC stemming from December data-breach flap

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders looks down during a rally in Springfield, Ore., on April 28. (Ryan Kang/AP) The presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders said Friday that it has dropped a four-month-old lawsuit that accused the Democratic National Committee of overreacting to an episode in which Sanders staffers improperly accessed voter data information from Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The announcement followed the completion of an outside …

Clashes erupt at tense protest outside Trump event in California

Protest against Donald Trump outside the California Republican state convention. (Reuters) BURLINGAME, Calif. — Protesters opposed to Donald Trump and police officers clashed outside a hotel here Friday ahead of a speech by the Republican front-runner, the second tense confrontation near one of his events in as many days. Demonstrators pushed toward the doors to the Hyatt Regency near the San Francisco airport, prompting police officers clad …

James Mattis: ‘White Knight’ campaign for third party conservative ends before it begins

The low-key, desperate and increasingly watched campaign to draft retired general James Mattis into the presidential race ended this week, as the would-be-candidate slammed the door. As first reported by the New York Times’s Alexander Burns, Mattis emailed Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol on Thursday, telling him that he would not join the race as an independent. “He shut the door definitively,” said John Noonan, …

White House debuts new press secretary (for five minutes)

The Obama White House had a new look at the lectern Friday: Fans of the television drama “The West Wing,” including most of the reporters in the room, instantly recognized the joke as Emmy-winning actress Allison Janney, who portrayed press secretary C.J. Cregg on the show, took to the microphone for the daily briefing. Janney deadpanned her remarks to say she was ready to answer …

White House debuts new press secretary (for five minutes)

The Obama White House had a new look at the lectern Friday: Fans of the television drama “The West Wing,” including most of the reporters in the room, instantly recognized the joke as Emmy-winning actress Allison Janney, who portrayed press secretary C.J. Cregg on the show, took to the microphone for the daily briefing. Janney deadpanned her remarks to say she was ready to answer …
In California, Cruz picks up endorsement from former governor Pete Wilson
In California, Cruz picks up endorsement from former governor Pete Wilson
Pro-Cruz PAC hits Trump over support for Mike Tyson
Pro-Cruz PAC hits Trump over support for Mike Tyson
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