Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz fails to follow the script as he crashes Trump’s coronation

21 July 2016 7:15

American political conventions are supposed to be coronations. They are meant to be choreographed and scripted arrangements to ensure that…

The ‘Trump Train’ rolls on – can anyone stop it?

25 May 2016 7:55

Donald Trump has won the Washington primary – setting the stage for him to wrap up the Republican nomination on…

Farewell then, Ted Cruz

4 May 2016 8:23

Farewell then Ted Cruz, who has now accepted the inevitable and suspended his candidacy for the Republican Party Nomination. Cruz…

Donald Trump wins Republican race – will the next stop be the White House?

4 May 2016 7:47

Donald Trump’s victory in Indiana means he’s now all but certain to be the Republican nominee. It’s a moment that…

Is Indiana the end of the road for Ted Cruz?

3 May 2016 8:59

Today’s Indiana primary is Ted Cruz’s last chance of disrupting Donald Trump in his bid to wrap up the Republican…

The Spectator podcast: When the right goes wrong

30 April 2016 8:30

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The Spectator podcast: When the right goes wrong

28 April 2016 8:10

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The Cruz-Kasich alliance has failed to stop Donald Trump

27 April 2016 9:57

Another Tuesday, another triumph for Donald Trump. The Republican frontrunner had a clean sweep at last night’s primaries, winning easily…

Republican nomination within Trump’s grasp

27 April 2016 7:51

Every time we write Donald Trump off in the race for the Republican nomination, he seems to bounce back. Last…

Donald Trump defies the pollsters again by winning big in New York

20 April 2016 7:51

Ted Cruz once suggested – it feels like years ago but was only January – that Republican voters would not…

Republicans have started using feminism to fight Donald Trump

6 April 2016 13:59

Washington DC In La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Monday night, Donald Trump said, ‘If we do well here, folks, it’s over.’…

Ted Cruz defeats Donald Trump in Wisconsin Republican race

6 April 2016 7:46

Donald Trump has been dealt a major blow in his bid to wrap up the Republican nomination after Ted Cruz’s…

Goodbye, Marco Rubio. You were the wrong candidate at the wrong time

16 March 2016 9:33

Marco Rubio last night finally suspended his campaign. At the risk of sounding smug, I could have told you years…

Will the New Hampshire primary see the return of ‘the crazy’?

9 February 2016 14:59

As the first results of the Iowa caucus began to come through, a remarkable prospect dawned on US election analysts.…

Sorry establishment Republicans, The Donald isn’t dead yet

3 February 2016 15:19

If Donald Trump had won in Iowa on Monday night, everybody would still be saying what a brilliant candidate he…

Can Marco Rubio win tonight?

1 February 2016 16:49

Marco Rubio wins tonight in Iowa — by coming third. That, I suspect, will be the on dit among the commentariat…

Everything you wanted to know about Iowa but were afraid to ask

1 February 2016 13:17

Few things get transatlantic political geeks revved up like the Iowa caucuses. If, as Clinton strategist Paul Begala put it,…

The absent Donald Trump didn’t lose last night – which probably means he wins

29 January 2016 8:05

So, did Donald Trump outfox Fox? Shunning the crunch TV debate four days before the opening Iowa caucuses, setting up…

Donald Trump will be the elephant not in the room during tonight’s Republican debate

28 January 2016 13:13

It’s easy to get carried away about televised political debates. But tonight’s Fox News/Google Republican Party showdown really could be…

Donald Trump may be riding high in the polls, but watch out for Ted Cruz

13 December 2015 20:58

So how has America reacted to Donald Trump’s proposal to stop all Muslim immigration? Has the Donald gone too far?…