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Ted Cruz reelected to Senate in Texas in win for Republicans

Nov 07, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Ted Cruz overcomes major deficits in fundraising to ultimately defeat his charismatic rival Beto O'Rourke, whose campaign electrified Democrats across the country

WIN FOR REPUBLICANS. In this file photo, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a Get Out The Vote Bus Tour rally at the Redneck Country Club on November 5, 2018 in Stafford, Texas. File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Races to watch in U.S. midterm elections 2018

Nov 06, 2018 - 7:46 PM

Here is a look at some of the most interesting contests

SENATE RACE. Incumbent Republican Senator Ted Cruz is facing Democratic Representative Beto O'Rourke. Photos from Shutterstock

IN PHOTOS: Sponge Cola's intimate double EP launch

Aug 27, 2016 - 9:01 PM

Sponge Cola launches their new EPs Sinag and Tala with a fun intimate concert

5 key moments in the Republican convention

Jul 22, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Here are some key moments from the 4 day gathering in Cleveland

REPUBLICAN PARTY. Delegates celebrate after Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump's speech during the final day of the 2016 Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, July 21, 2016. Photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA

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Jul 21, 2016 - 8:08 PM

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Cruz upends Republican convention, refuses to back Trump

Jul 21, 2016 - 12:53 PM

UPDATED His none too subtle message lands like a political hand grenade in a convention already marred by an opening day floor revolt from anti Trump delegates and other missteps by the campaign

NO ENDORSEMENT. US Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaks on the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 20, 2016. Jim Watson/AFP

Trump picks Christie to lead White House transition

May 10, 2016 - 9:42 AM

Trump is likely to run against Democrat Hillary Clinton and she currently leads a two way race against him polls show

'SHOCK ENDORSEMENT.' New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (L) endorses US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign event in Fort Worth, Texas, on February 26, 2016. Photo by Laura Buckman/EPA

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May 05, 2016 - 1:27 PM

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Trump eyes running mate with political experience

May 04, 2016 - 11:15 PM

Trump declines to divulge any VP names however

DONALD TRUMP. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (C) discusses the presidential primary voting results in Indiana in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, New York, USA, May 3, 2016. Photo by Justin Lane/EPA

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May 04, 2016 - 12:22 PM

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Ted Cruz ends White House bid, setting Trump on path to nomination

May 04, 2016 - 8:55 AM

UPDATED From the beginning I ve said that I would continue on as long as there was a viable path to victory Tonight I m sorry to say it appears that path has been foreclosed

END OF THE ROAD. Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during an election night watch party at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Union Station on May 3, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Trump, Sanders win Indiana primaries

May 04, 2016 - 7:34 AM

UPDATED As the race was called overwhelmingly in Trump s favor Ted Cruz conceded to supporters in Indianapolis that he no longer had a viable path forwards

WINNERS IN INDIANA. Presidential candidates Donald Trump (L) and Bernie Sanders (R). AFP file photos

Trump eyes knockout blow against Cruz in Indiana

May 03, 2016 - 9:25 AM

3rd UPDATE Voters trickle in to cast their ballots after polling stations open at 6 am 1000 GMT setting in motion a day of reckoning for the movement to stop Trump led by Texas Senator Ted Cruz

This combination of file photos shows Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz(L) Donald Trump (C)and John Kasich. AFP photos

Ahead of Indiana primary, Trump hits Clinton, Cruz

May 02, 2016 - 8:08 AM

A new poll ahead of the winner take all vote on May 3 puts the Republican frontrunner far in front of Cruz

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California, USA, April 28, 2016. Paul Buck/EPA

White House hopeful Cruz taps Carly Fiorina as running mate

Apr 28, 2016 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED Cruz taps former Hewlett Packard chief executive Fiorina as his vice presidential pick

RUNNING MATES. Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) holds up hands with former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina, at a campaign rally in the Pavilion at the Pan Am Plaza on April 27, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ty Wright/Getty Images/AFP

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Apr 27, 2016 - 6:30 PM

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Apr 27, 2016 - 1:04 PM

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Trump, Clinton dominate primaries, extend leads

Apr 27, 2016 - 9:14 AM

UPDATED Donald Trump sweeps 5 northeastern states in April 26 Republican primaries; In the Democratic primaries Hillary Clinton takes 4 Bernie Sanders wins one

FRONTRUNNERS. Donald Trump (L) and Hillary Clinton (R). File photos by EPA

Clinton, Trump look to dominate Tuesday primaries

Apr 26, 2016 - 11:47 PM

Big wins on Tuesday night would put Clinton within striking distance of the Democratic nomination piling up pressure on Sanders who vows to fight on until the California primary June 7

PENNSYLVANIA PRIMARIES. Vince Meduho prepares to vote in the Pennsylvania primary election at the Bethel Park Community Center outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 26 April 2016. Vincent Pugliese/EPA

White House race: What is a contested convention?

Apr 26, 2016 - 9:27 AM

Ted Cruz and John Kasich are teaming up to try to block Donald Trump from an outright victory at the Republican convention – how is this possible?

CELEBRATION. Balloons and confetti fall from the ceiling after Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, USA, August 30, 2012. Tannen Maury/File/EPA

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Apr 25, 2016 - 6:48 PM

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Cruz, Kasich team up to stop party frontrunner Trump

Apr 25, 2016 - 2:21 PM

3rd UPDATE The sudden alliance revealed in short statements arose due to the pressing timing of their party s presidential primary season

In this file photo, Republican presidential candidates Sen. Tec Cruz (R-TX) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are seen during a broadcast break in the Republican Presidential Primary Debate on the campus of the University of Miami on March 10, 2016 in Coral Gables, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Trump, Clinton aim to seal deal in Tuesday primaries

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:40 AM

The extraordinary 2016 race has tested American political tradition with the Democratic and Republican parties taking their nomination battles deep into primary season

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Apr 20, 2016 - 6:49 PM

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#USVote: Trump, Clinton score huge wins in New York primary

Apr 20, 2016 - 8:19 AM

5th UPDATE With races for the White House nomination in both parties so competitive it is the most consequential primary in decades in New York

VOTED. Tracee Zamperla (L) exits after voting in the New York state primary election at a polling site on the westside of Manhattan in New York, New York, USA, April 19, 2016. Peter Foley/EPA

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Apr 18, 2016 - 7:21 PM

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White House hopefuls bombard NY in campaign blitz

Apr 18, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The overwhelmingly Democratic state votes Tuesday April 19 in its most decisive presidential primary in decades

STILL STANDING. From left to right: Ohio Gov John Kasich; Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders; Donald Trump; former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; and Texas Sen Ted Cruz. AFP and EPA file photos

Trump praises 'New York values' in 9/11 memorial visit

Apr 10, 2016 - 6:21 PM

Trump and his wife Melania tours the museum on Saturday April 9 with president and CEO Joe Daniels as well as New York Police Department and Port Authority Police Department officials according to his campaign

TRUMP. Businessman and US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts as he speaks at a campaign rally in Bethpage, on Long Island, New York, USA, 06 April 2016. Photo by Peter Foley/EPA

After primaries, a bleak election landscape for Trump

Apr 09, 2016 - 9:19 PM

Even if the billionaire and celebrity becomes the Republican s bet his chances against the Democrats look bleak

epaselect epa05247041 Businessman and US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts as he speaks at a campaign rally in Bethpage, on Long Island, New York, USA, 06 April 2016. Voters will go to the polls for the New York primary on 19 April. EPA/PETER FOLEY

Bruised in Wisconsin, Trump, Clinton eye friendlier New York

Apr 07, 2016 - 6:37 AM

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton look to bounce back from unsettling presidential primary losses in Wisconsin training their sights in the next White House contests on friendlier ground – their home state of New York

VIEW FROM THE TOP. People look out on the skyline from the observation deck on the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center in New York, New York, USA, March 18, 2016. Justine Lane/EPA

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Apr 06, 2016 - 7:28 PM

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#USVote: Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders win Wisconsin

Apr 06, 2016 - 9:37 AM

UPDATED Their wins send a message to frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton that their march to the nominations are not foregone conclusions

PRIMARY VOTING. Voters take to the polls at Milwaukee City Hall April 5, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Darren Hauck/Getty Images/AFP

Wisconsin up for grabs as Trump, Clinton seek upsets

Apr 05, 2016 - 2:56 PM

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump and top Democrat Hillary Clinton are seen as underdogs against their never give up rivals

Tough task for Trump, Clinton as US primaries fire up again

Apr 03, 2016 - 10:20 AM

Frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both face the real possibility of losing in Wisconsin

STILL STANDING. From left to right: Ohio Gov John Kasich; Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders; Donald Trump; former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; and Texas Sen Ted Cruz. AFP and EPA file photos

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Mar 31, 2016 - 1:06 PM

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Cruz angrily denies adultery allegations, blames Trump

Mar 26, 2016 - 10:08 AM

Let me be clear this National Enquirer story is garbage It is complete and utter lies says Ted Cruz

US ELECTIONS. Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks to employees at a campaign stop at Dane Manufacturing in Dane, Wisconsin, USA, March 24, 2016. Photo by Tannen Maury/EPA

Cruz scores Bush endorsement, Clinton blasts Republicans

Mar 24, 2016 - 8:36 AM

Jeb Bush whose own White House hopes were crushed under the Trump wave dips back into the race to give Ted Cruz a boost and take a shot at the frontrunner

ENDORSEMENT. Jeb Bush endorses Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz. File photos by Jim Lo Scalzo and CJ Gunther/EPA

Leonardo DiCaprio criticizes climate change deniers running for president

Mar 23, 2016 - 8:45 PM

We should not have a candidate who doesn t believe in modern science to be leading our country says Leo during a press conference in Japan

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Mar 23, 2016 - 7:04 PM

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Mar 16, 2016 - 7:22 PM

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Clinton, Trump move closer to White House nominations

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:03 AM

5th UPDATE Hillary Clinton takes a monumental step toward clinching the Democratic party s White House nomination while Donald Trump s seemingly unstoppable rush to victory hits a bump in Ohio

FRONTRUNNERS. Leading candidates Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party (L) and Donald Trump of the Republican Party (R). Clinton photo by Jim Lo Scalzo, Trump photo by Cristobal Herrera / EPA

White House hopefuls in last push before 'Super Tuesday 2'

Mar 15, 2016 - 1:26 PM

The latest major date in the run up to November s presidential election will see Democratic and Republican primary contests in the states of Florida Illinois Missouri North Carolina and Ohio

LAST ONES STANDING. (L-R) Donald Trump; Ted Cruz; Marco Rubio; John Kasich; Hillary Clinton; and Bernie Sanders.

Tuesday's US primaries shaping up as referendum on Trump

Mar 14, 2016 - 1:30 AM

The stakes could not be higher for the Republicans as billionaire Donald Trump seeks a huge lead

epa05206239 US businessman and Republican presidential hopeful Donald J. Trump speaks as retired Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson (not pictured) announces his endorsement of Trump during a press conference at the Mar-A-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, USA, 11 March 2016. Carson had abandoned his presidental campaign on 05 March and announces on 11 March he is endorsing Trump. The Florida Presidential Preference Primary Election will be on 15 March 2016. EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA

Trump loses badly in Wyoming, Washington DC Republican contests

Mar 13, 2016 - 10:48 AM

UPDATED Marco Rubio takes DC while Ted Cruz takes Wyoming

A handout picture made available by CNN shows US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz gesturing as he speaks during the Republican Presidential Primary Debate at the University of Miami's Bank United Center, in Miami, Florida, USA, March 10, 2016. Edward Pio Roda/CNN/EPA

Trump under fire from rivals for rally violence

Mar 12, 2016 - 7:16 PM

The billionaire s rivals call him out for encouraging violence and divisiveness among Americans

Demonstrators react after learning a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the University of Illinois at Chicago would be postponed on March 11, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. The campaign decided to postpone the rally, citing safety concerns, after learning hundreds of demonstrators were given tickets for the event. Photo by Scott Olson/AFP

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Mar 11, 2016 - 7:05 PM

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Republicans swap barbs for substance in Florida debate

Mar 11, 2016 - 2:05 PM

UPDATED Candidates spar in measured tones without interrupting on immigration and visas trade tariffs Cuba policy climate change and what to do to reduce the terror threat

REPUBLICAN DEBATE. US Presidential candidates Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich attend the Republican National Committee Presidential Primary Debate at the University of Miami's Bank United Center, in Miami, Florida, USA, March 10, 2016. Photo by Cristobal Herrera/EPA

Clinton suffers surprise loss in key US primary as Trump triumphs

Mar 09, 2016 - 8:24 AM

UPDATED In the Republican camp frontrunner Donald Trump scored major victories in both Michigan and Mississippi while Ted Cruz takes Idaho; Clinton takes Mississippi while Sanders gets Michigan in a surprise win

A voter casts her ballot for the Michigan presidential primary at a polling station in Warren, Michigan, March 8, 2016. Geoff Robins/AFP

Michael Bloomberg says will not run for White House

Mar 08, 2016 - 8:44 AM

Bloomberg in a column says he fears his candidacy could lead to the election of Donald Trump or Ted Cruz

OUT OF THE RACE. A file photo dated November 28, 2012 of then New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivering remarks during a news conference on New York's request for federal aid following Hurricane Sandy, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, USA. Michael Reynolds/EPA

Trump, Cruz in two-way Republican race

Mar 07, 2016 - 8:24 AM

On the other hand Hillary Clinton extends her frontrunner status in the Democratic contests but Senator Bernie Sanders shows he is still in the race with a pair of victories

In this file photo Donald Trump (L) listens to Ted Cruz answering a question during the CNN Republican Presidential Primary Debate at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music Opera House in Houston, Texas, USA, February 25, 2016. Gary Coronado/Pool/EPA