Ted Cruz

  • While Trump struggles nationally, Iowa proves loyal

    by - Oct 27, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com While Donald Trump flounders in national polls, his numbers in Iowa have proved that his supporters in the state are resilient to controversy surrounding the Republican candidate. In the days after...
  • Iowans react to Trump’s ‘gloom & doom’ speech

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew | mmcandrew@uiowa.edu CLEVELAND — The 2016 Republican National Convention culminated on the evening of July 21 with Donald Trump accepting his party’s presidential nomination in an 80-minute speech that Iowans say focused on...
  • Cruz non-endorsement reveals GOP divisions

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    by Mitch McAndrew | mmcandrew@uiowa.edu CLEVELAND — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s July 20 speech at the Republican National Convention began with enthusiastic, drawn-out applause and an audience that hung on his every word. But it ended...
  • Ted Cruz calls it quits after Indiana loss

    by - May 3, 2016
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, whose anti-establishment rhetoric and evangelical appeal secured an Iowa caucus victory in February, has dropped out of the 2016 presidential race. “I said I would continue on as long as there is...
  • Iowans weigh in on Carly Fiorina as Ted Cruz’s VP

    by - Apr 27, 2016
    Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is back in the 2016 election — but as a vice presidential candidate. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced Fiorina as his vice presidential running mate Wednesday afternoon in Indianapolis, Indiana, a day...
  • Why Trump is losing delegate support

    by - Apr 15, 2016
    By Anna Onstad-Hargrave | anna-onstad-hargrave@uiowa.edu After a weekend of Colorado delegates coalescing against GOP front-runner Donald Trump, Iowa political experts say it’s because Trump does not understand the rules and has pushed away support. Texas Sen. Ted...
  • Into the thick of the delegate race

    by - Mar 30, 2016
    Iowa Republicans are keeping it ‘Iowa nice’ while prepping for the national GOP convention. by Rebecca Morin  |  rebecca-morin@uiowa.edu Lawn signs will be found on front yards, palm cards will be passed out, and endorsements will...
  • Will the King be dethroned?

    by - Feb 24, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew  |  mmcandrew@uiowa.edu They say a king is only as powerful as his fortress. If that’s true, then few are seen as more powerful than ultra-conservative Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. Fortified with the conservatism...
  • Kasich’s bankroll before Iowa caucuses: $1.4 million

    by - Feb 21, 2016
    The Ohio governor’s campaign has chosen to invest the bulk of its spending on advertisements, which amounted to approximately $500,000.    By Quentin Misiag | quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign had only $1.4 million in the...
  • Vying for the evangelical vote

    by - Feb 17, 2016
    After Iowa, South Carolina provides another opportunity for Republicans to appeal to evangelical voters.  By Brent Griffiths |   brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu Launching into his Iowa caucus  night victory speech on Feb. 1, the eighth word that came...