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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz reacts to the primary election results from Florida, Ohio and Illinois during a campaign rally in Houston, Texas March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Trish Badger

Analysis: Cruz Can Forget A First-Ballot Win As Trump Soars

The senator from Texas now needs to win almost every delegate awarded in upcoming primaries to reach the 1,237 needed for nomination at the July convention.

April 20, 2016
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Endorse This: Watch Donald Trump Whine About ‘Unfair’ Delegate Math

Life is so unfair for Donald Trump

April 4, 2016
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Nominating Trump Would Be An Electoral ‘Bloodbath’: ‘Weekly Standard’

“Let me state flatly and unequivocally that if Donald Trump is the nominee, Hillary Clinton’s floor in the electoral college is 400 votes.”

March 24, 2016
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Meet A Man Who Will Help Determine Trump’s Fate In 2016 Race

Mark Strang spends his days delivering farm equipment, listening to politics on the radio during cross-country drives. But in July, the 63-year-old could have an outsized voice in choosing the Republican nominee for president of the United States.

March 18, 2016
A person holding a Ted Cruz sign stands in a voting booth with a child in Bedford, New Hampshire

Why Today Is More Important Than Super Tuesday

As far as the delegate math is concerned, a Trump victory in Florida would effectively cancel out every Cruz victory to date.

March 15, 2016