Inside the Trump delegate hunt

by Doug Wead -- What's going on inside the Trump campaign's hunt for delegates? Having been a part of 10 presidential campaigns, I can give you a pretty good idea. Identification: The more…

How Trump beats a rigged election

by Doug Wead -- [caption id="attachment_3210574" align="alignright" width="300"] President George H.W. Bush, John Sununu and Doug Wead in the Oval Office in 1990[/caption] "That's not fair!" Donald Trump supporters say. They are more…

Will 'Ron Paul primary' decide GOP nomination?

by Doug Wead -- [caption id="attachment_3202504" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Former Rep. Ron Paul (Photo: Facebook)[/caption] Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are locked into a death embrace for delegates to the Republican National Convention. more…

The 8 kinds of establishment Republicans

by Doug Wead -- You hear a lot of talk about the GOP establishment delegates and how they plan to steal the nomination from front-runner Donald Trump and maybe Ted Cruz, too. more…

Cruz wins Wisconsin, but Trump the nomination

by Doug Wead -- Cruz wins Wisconsin, but Trump wins the nomination. Here's why. The narrative on national television says that establishment Republicans will seize control of the Rules Committee at the more…

Why Trump needs to start PAC'ing

by Doug Wead -- What does Donald Trump need to do to nail down the Republican presidential nomination? The last thing one would expect: Money. The last remaining, major piece in the more…

The attack on Trump's wife – déjà vu all over again

by Doug Wead -- [caption id="attachment_3039674" align="aligncenter" width="592"] Melania Trump[/caption] According to the Huffington Post, the Republican establishment, Karl Rove and the top CEOs of the world met on an island off more…

The political genius of Nancy Reagan

by Doug Wead -- I have been planning to write this column for some time. And then Sunday, sadly, I learned of the passing of the former first lady. Nancy Reagan was more…