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Ted Cruz Explains What He Meant by 'New York Values' Ahead of Primary
Fresh off his win in the Wisconsin primary, a confident Ted Cruz hit the campaign trail today in New York -- the next state to hold a primary -- calling his victory on Tuesday in the Badger State a “turning point.” “I'm so encouraged after what was a terrific victory yesterday in Wisconsin,” Cruz
Hillary Clinton Implies Racism Behind GOP Efforts to Stop Obama SCOTUS Nomination
Hillary Clinton stepped up her attacks today against Republicans vowing to block whomever President Obama nominates to the Supreme Court, accusing them of racism and bigotry. “The Republicans say they’ll reject anyone President Obama nominates no matter how qualified. Some are even saying he
Charlie Rangel Razzes Chris Christie for Amtrak Episode
Rep. Charlie Rangel , D-N.Y., took to Twitter today to chide Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for a run-in with Amtrak passengers Sunday, when he was asked to leave the quiet car for making too much noise. Unlike @GovChristie I keep quiet in quiet car & blend my
The Supreme Court's Final Four
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SCOTUS WATCH: At the Supreme Court yesterday, Chief Justice John Roberts did not signal that today would be the last day the Court would sit to release opinions, ABC’s ARIANE DE VOGUE notes. That means that today, and presumably Monday,...
Why Has the Charlie Rangel NY Race Not Been Called Yet?
The bitter primary between 22-term incumbent Charlie Rangel and State Sen. Adriano Espaillat in New York’s 13th Congressional District remains too close to call today. With 100 percent of precincts reporting and over 1,800 votes separating the two opponents, there is still no official call...
More To Come In Mississippi? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THAD PREVAILS: In a nail biter of a race, six-term incumbent Thad Cochran defeated his tea party challenger State Sen. Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary run-off, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE and BARBARA SCHMITT report. Cochran bested ...
Rep. Charlie Rangel's Race Too Close To Call
Twenty-two term incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel was locked in a close race Wednesday morning against his Democratic challenger State Sen. Adriano Espaillat. With 100 percent of precincts reporting in New York’s 13th District, Rangel has 47.4 percent and Espaillat has 43.6 percent, with just 1,828...
No Congress For Old Men?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES VOTERS ARE VOTING: The primary season continues, and today is one of the biggest days left on the calendar. Voters in eight states are going to the polls: It’s primary day in New York, Maryland, Oklahoma, Colorado and Utah. But, as ABC’s SHUSHANNAH...
Primary Day: 10 Races to Watch
ABC News’ Shushannah Walshe and FiveThirtyEight.com’s Harry Enten, with ABC News’ Caleb Jackson and Elizabeth McLaughlin: The primary season continues, and today is one of the biggest days left on the calendar. Voters in eight states are going to the polls: It’s primary day in...
5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week
We never thought Scott Walker and Karl Rove would wish they worked at the IRS, but we do think they wish their old e-mails weren’t around anymore. We never thought Brian Schweitzer was a real threat to Hillary Clinton, but we did think he’d get to 2015 before making that obvious. We never thought