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The general election has begun: Now it gets really negative

May 4, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
A six-month general election pitting Donald Trump against Hillary Clinton has just begun. By all conventional yardsticks, Clinton should keep the White House in Democratic hands.
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Trump promises to obliterate Clinton’s record

May 4, 2016
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
As rosy exit polls began coming in from Indiana on Tuesday night, Donald Trump turned his attention to the next phase of his run for the White House — and his next opponent, Hillary Clinton.
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The Day the Republican Party Died

May 4, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
Where were you the night Donald Trump killed the Republican Party as we knew it? Trump was right where he belonged: in the gilt-draped skyscraper with his name on it, Trump Tower in Manhattan, basking in the glory of his final, definitive victory.
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Never say #NeverTrump

May 4, 2016
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
Rarely in modern history has a party appeared as divided over its nominee as Republicans are over Donald Trump. But will his GOP critics really keep their backs turned through November, or will they come around?
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Ted Cruz suspends his presidential campaign

May 3, 2016
After a disappointing double-digit loss to Donald Trump in Indiana's primary, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz concluded he has no path to the Republican nomination and suspended his campaign. He vowed to continue his movement. RNC Chairman called Trump the "presumptive nominee."
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Trump congratulates Cruz: "He's got an amazing future"

May 3, 2016
After Ted Cruz announced he will suspend his presidential campaign, likely Republican nominee Donald Trump congratulated his former competitor on a hard-fought campaign. "He is one hell of competitor," Trump said. "He is a tough, smart guy."
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Cruz blasts Trump as "pathological liar" as Indiana voters head to the polls

May 3, 2016
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has staked his campaign on Indiana -- where polls show him trailing Donald Trump by double digits. And as voters head to the polls Tuesday, Cruz launched into a seven minute rant on Trump, accusing the front-runner of being a "pathological liar," a "narcissist" and "utterly amoral." Cruz's comments came in response to Trump's claims in a TV interview that Cruz's father associated with Lee Harvey Oswald before the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
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Is it over in Indiana?

May 3, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood reports on Tuesday's primary in The Hoosier State where GOP front-runner Donald Trump is hoping to seal the nomination.
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