Tagged: gop convention

All hands on deck for Donald? Not quite yet.

Yesterday, it became clear on the floor of the convention that the wounds from the hard-fought GOP primaries have not healed. To shouts of “Dump Trump,” a last-gasp, Hail Mary effort to derail Donald Trump’s nomination arose in a procedural vote during the business session that takes place every day...

Trump has a big night in NY.

After a string of losses in places like Colorado and Wisconsin, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump had a great night last night in his home state of New York, handily beating rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich and exceeding his pre-election polling numbers. With 98 percent of precincts reporting early Wednesday...

So long, Marco.

So now we say goodbye to Marco Rubio. Early predictions and early hopes about this very talented candidate proved overly optimistic. The coroners who autopsy failed political campaigns will point to multiple pathologies – failure to read the angry mood of the electorate and an over-reliance on personal narrative as...