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Samantha Bee Demolishes Ted Cruz with a Single Tweet

Full Frontal ‏@FullFrontalSamB

Shouldn't #TedCruz have been forced to carry his unviable campaign to term?


DesertRat

Andy Borowitz' post on Facebook

BREAKING: Fiorina Sets Personal Speed Record for Destroying Organization

Tommy_Carcetti

So this is really happening.

We're actually going to see Donald Fucking Trump as a major party nominee, with--strictly on paper, mind you--a 50% chance of obtaining the presidency and most powerful position in the world.

Donald Fucking Trump, a classic NPD egomaniac with zero elected experience and an awful business record.

Donald Fucking Trump, a man with a third grade vocabulary and someone who feels it necessary to pick Twitter fights with Rosie O'Donnell...

MowCowWhoHow III

Ted Cruz is ending his presidential campaign

Patrick Svitek @PatrickSvitek

Just in: @TedCruz is ending his presidential campaign, campaign manager Jeff Roe tells me.

DemocratSinceBirth

Former top McCain aide: I’ll vote for Clinton over Trump

(MSNBC) A former top aide to Sen. John McCain says he will support Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in November as both candidates appear close to locking down their parties’ nominations.

Mark Salter was for years McCain’s closest aide, serving as strategist, speechwriter, Senate chief of staff and biographer to the 2008 Republican presidential nominee. But now, Salter says he’ll break with the Republican Party if it nominates Trump and vote for Clinton instead.

Judi Lynn

Wrestling body revokes ex-House Speaker Hastert's awards

(Reuters) The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Monday revoked all awards bestowed upon former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert after he admitted in court to sexually abusing students years ago when he was a high school wrestling coach.

The organization's board of governors unanimously voted for the revocation after an ethics committee found Hastert's actions to be "detrimental to the ideals and objectives" of the Wrestling Hall of Fame, according to a statement on its website.

Judi Lynn

Obama takes Supreme Court fight to Republican senators' home turf

(Reuters) President Barack Obama on Monday took the political battle over his pick for a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court to the home states of seven Republican senators up for re-election in November.

Obama conducted interviews with local television anchors where he argued that Republican senators should hold confirmation hearings and vote on his nomination of appellate Judge Merrick Garland to the top court.

RandySF

Poll: Supreme Court blockade eroding support for Grassley

(Politico) Democrats are preparing another round of attacks against Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, releasing new poll numbers that show the veteran Iowa senator’s favorability ratings are tumbling as he plays a key role in blocking Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

The new poll, commissioned by the White House-aligned Constitutional Responsibility Project and the League of Conservation Voters, shows that more Iowans still have a favorable view of Grassley than not, with 42 percent of voters having positive feelings towards the senator and 30 percent having negative perceptions of him.

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