Get ready for a Ted Cruz zombie resurrection in 2020

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks off the stage following a primary night campaign event, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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He’s the true conservative the GOP says it needs to win the presidency.

TOPSHOT - US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after speaking in New York on May 3, 2016, following the primary in Indiana. Donald Trump crushed his Republican rivals in Indiana's primary Tuesday, bringing him to the brink of outright victory in the presidential nomination race and dashing the hopes of a movement bent on stopping him. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMADJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images


The GOP unity tour begins

With Donald Trump the all-but-certain nominee, the GOP will fall into line.

Donald Trump spoke at Trump Tower in Manhattan following his victory in the Indiana primary on Tuesday.



Donald Trump has done more than win the Republican nomination; he has shattered the modern Republican Party.


Endorse, Warren, endorse!

If Elizabeth Warren cares about her party, she has to pick either Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders now.

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015 file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., asks a question of Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the strategic petroleum reserve and energy security issues, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warren is mocking her U.S. Senate colleague Ted Cruz for an email that lists some of the sacrifices Cruz has made on the campaign trail — from time away from his family to sleep deprivation. The Massachusetts Democrat fired off a series of tweets Tuesday, April 19, 2016, aimed at the Republican presidential hopeful from Texas. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)


A Clinton-Warren ticket will crash and burn

The Native American issue has the potential to send Clinton’s campaign crashing to earth.

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave the commencement address at the University of Michigan on Saturday.


Go out and defeat the demagogues

In this year’s presidential election, we’ve seen more demagoguery from both parties than I can remember in my lifetime.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a rally in Evansville, Ind., Monday, May 2, 2016. (Denny Simmons/Evansville Courier & Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT


Bernie Sanders declares war on reality

The Democratic presidential candidate has a new excuse for why he’s losing.

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Editorial cartoons by Dan Wasserman

A look at the most recent illustrated viewpoints from Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive to speak to supporters at Trump Tower in Manhattan following his victory in the Indiana primary on May 03, 2016 in New York City. Trump beat rival Ted Cruz decisively in a contest that many analysts believe was the last chance for any other Republican candidate to catch Trump in the delegate count. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)


Editorial: #NeverTrump movement must show it’s not bluffing

It’s time for backers of the #NeverTrump movement to prove that their vows were more than just talk.

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Putdown of Sanders fails to account for what he has achieved

“To call Sanders a socialist, when he clearly calls himself a democratic socialist, reflects lazy thinking and false representation.” — Dorothy Shubow Nelson


Trump’s accomplishments shouldn’t be underplayed

“Describing Donald Trump as ‘an unhinged reality star’ really doesn’t do him justice. How about calling him a man who created a very successful television show?” — Jack Zaccardi


For Clinton, sure, the woman card. Also secretary of state card, senator card, first lady card . . .

“I would say she is playing with a pretty full deck.” — Deirdre Robbins


Clinton is now the only barrier between Trump and the White House

“Hillary Clinton is the only VIABLE candidate who can stop the rise of neofascist Trumpism in the free world.” — Fred Rich LaRiccia

From Globe Ideas


Bound for Mars, a robot arrives in Boston for training

Northeastern and MIT receive copies of NASA’s Valkyrie robot, which will be part of a manned mission to Mars.


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