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Could This Year’s Election Revive the First Branch?

Candidate Trump with signed agreement

Candidate Trump with signed agreement

Donald J. Trump had a pretty super Super Tuesday. He won more delegates than any other Republican contender and his lead has expanded considerably. Final results are still not in from all contests, but the model put together by The New York Times blog The Upshot has Trump picking up about 241 delegates, to 223 for Sen. Ted Cruz, 111 for Sen. Marco Rubio, 18 for Gov. John Kasich and just three for Dr. Ben Carson.  Undeniably, Trump is the front-runner and his odds of nabbing enough delegates to claim the nomination are high…. (Read more at the R Street Institute Blog)

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