“Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican presidential nominee following a decisive victory in the Indiana primary and the decision by Ted Cruz to drop out of the race.
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“If there’s one person you can count on to berate Donald Trump on Twitter, it’s Elizabeth Warren.
“Ted Cruz, the insurgent Texan whose presidential campaign was fuelled by disdain for Washington, announced he was leaving the race on Tuesday night, removing the last major hurdle in Donald Trump’s quest to become the Republican nominee for president.
“Senator Cruz’s decision came after losing overwhelmingly to Mr Trump in the Indiana primary, all but ensuring that real estate mogul will claim his party’s mantle at the Republican National Convention in July.
“The exit comes after a series of desperate moves to keep his candidacy afloat in recent weeks, including naming former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina as his running mate in a bizarre announcement where Senator Cruz spoke for 30 minutes and Fiorina sang to his young daughters.”
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“If the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner is “nerd prom,” Mr. President is the class clown.
“Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull offered no modelling, only “common sense” to justify his negative gearing policy, telling the ABC’s 7.30 host Leigh Sales that figures showing top earners had the most to gain were “beside the point”.
“Well, that was not the night a certain Democratic socialist senator from Vermont was looking for.
“Bronwyn Bishop’s long and controversial political career is over after Liberal Party members voted to dump her from the safe Sydney seat she’s held for more than two decades.
“Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont has made Wall Street banks public enemy No. 1 throughout his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, and he now comes after the financial industry in its home market — with a tongue-in-cheek tweak of Donald J. Trump — in an ad titled “The Art of the Steal.”
“After a crushing defeat in Wisconsin, Hillary Clinton’s new campaign strategy is to viciously attack Bernie Sanders. But that isn’t working out so well.
“Donald Trump has made it a habit of sparking outrage among people with his remarks during the presidential campaign.