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Donald Trump’s self-paid presidential run means he’s not going away

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Donald Trump faced an avalanche of fresh criticism Monday for questioning Sen. John McCain‘s heroism. But he’s getting no pressure at all from the one community that could push a candidate out of the 2016 presidential race: political donors. The billionaire businessman is paying for his own campaign, and that means Republicans may have him around far longer than some party leaders would like. “Nobody leaves a race because they get tired, or because they think they don’t have the…

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New winner-take-all primary could be decisive either way for Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio

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Lawmakers in both chambers went along with little friction this year as they passed leadership-supported bills to move back Florida’s presidential primaries, in order to take advantage of new national GOP rules allowing states to grant their delegates on a winner-take-all basis if they do so. The logic was simple: whether it’s Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio, apportioning all those delegates in one lump sum will help our home-state guy. But as Adam Wollner in National Journal asks: will it really? “…the…

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