Cruz and Kasich Announce Cooperation to Stop Trump in Indiana, Oregon

Fox News reports on this breaking development: “In a pair of simultaneously released statements, the campaigns announced that Kasich would pull out of Indiana to give Cruz ‘a clear path’ ahead of that state’s winner-take-all primary May 3, while the Cruz campaign will “clear the path” for Kasich in Oregon, which votes May 17, and New Mexico, which votes¬†June 7. ‘Having Donald Trump at the top of the ticket in November would be a sure disaster for Republicans,’ Cruz’s campaign manager, Jeff Roe, said. ‘To ensure that we nominate a Republican who can unify the Republican Party and win in

Is Oregon Cruz Country?

Oregon Right to Life endorsed Ted Cruz this week: “His record on pro-life issues is impeccable,” said Gayle Atteberry in announcing the endorsement. There has been no recent polling in Oregon, but the one available poll from a year ago (before Donald Trump entered the race) had Mike Huckabee leading with 21 percent and Cruz in second with 16 percent. Mormons were 5 percent of the population in 2008, making them likely a larger share of the GOP electorate — not good for Trump. The East Coast GOP appears headed for a big Trump endorsement. Will the West Coast go