Saturday’s GOP races also included Maine, Kentucky and Louisiana, while Democrats voted in Nebraska, Kansas and Louisiana.
Ted Cruz claimed an easy victory in Kansas, and Republicans said he won ME in Saturday’s four-state round of Republican voting, fresh evidence that there’s no quick end in sight to the fractious GOP race for president.
She adds, “The reason I want Trump so bad is that I feel he has a vision, he knows the country”. Kansas, Maine (which votes on Sunday) and Nebraska are holding caucuses in overwhelmingly-white states.
Trump’s “tapped into a level of frustration that transcends religiosity”, said Ed Chervenak, who heads the University of New Orleans Survey Research Center.
“When women do things that women aren’t expected to do – like running for the most powerful office on the planet – people are conditioned to suspect her motives”, Brock says.
She traveled to the Oklahoma state fair previous year to hear him speak, and was glad she could see him again now in her hometown.
Brock – who’s head of two explicitly pro-Clinton groups – believes that if the general election comes down to Clinton and Trump, the former first lady will be able to deliver a crushing defeat to the former reality TV star over gender issues.
Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, called Trump a phony and a fraud who was playing American voters for suckers, and 2008 nominee John McCain, a USA senator from Arizona, said Trump’s foreign policy views were uninformed and risky.
Brent Crampton got to sleep around 4 a.m. after working his club DJ job, but still managed to be at a Democrat caucus site near Omaha, Neb., at 8 a.m.to vote for Sen.
“I have never heard someone so idealistic who has the experience to back it up”, Crampton said.
Polls show Clinton with a big lead in Louisiana, which has a large bloc of the African-American voters who helped her roll up victories across the South on Super Tuesday. He says supporting any Republican from the current field is not an option. “How can I have confidence in that for a leader?”
The Latest on the 2016 presidential caucuses in Kansas.
Long lost in the primary doldrums, Louisiana became a target for candidates this year because of the tight race between Clinton and Sanders and the stark soul-searching among Republicans that businessman Donald Trump’s improbable rise has triggered. Speaking outside of the Baton Rouge school where he cast his ballot, Gillen said Cruz and Rubio are part of Washington. Marco Rubio and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are all locked in a heated race for the nomination.
The retiree said he doesn’t understand why the GOP establishment is reticent to support Trump.
“I don’t think he’ll be beholden to anybody”, Gillen said. “I don’t think he’ll be beholden to anybody”.
Louisiana would seem to fit the pattern of the kind of Southern state where Trump will perform well.
Trump decided at the last minute to campaign in Kansas on Saturday, and to snub the annual gathering of activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) outside Washington. He has been disappointed by the combative, insulting turn the primary has taken.