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Elon University Commencement Address

05 21 16

I would like to depart from the tradition of showering you with personal advice. Instead, at the risk of offending some of you, I want to talk about the deepening concerns that I and many others have about the future…

Opinion: Donald Trump faces his biggest test

05 17 16

Donald Trump faces his biggest test By David Gergen, CNN Senior Political Analyst (CNN) As his meeting with Republican leaders demonstrated Thursday, Donald Trump is entering a new phase in his quest for the presidency — one that makes different demands…

Trump: History in the making

05 04 16

(CNN) Too often these days, we in the media like to proclaim that an event is “historic” when, in truth, it is a mere footnote. But after the Indiana primary, it really is true that historians will long be wondering…

Ted Cruz: Now the odds-on favorite

04 06 16

Geraldo Mora/Getty Images (CNN) With his decisive victory in Wisconsin, Sen. Ted Cruz has not only shaken up the Republican presidential race, but heading into the homestretch, he has suddenly become the odds-on favorite to win the nomination in Ohio.  With…