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Ted Cruz

Can the GOP win back the White House?

Can the GOP win back the White House?

So far, the 2016 Republican presidential primary is a complete puzzle to me. With as many as a dozen candidates likely to run, clearly top Republicans believe the GOP will recapture the White House next November. But first, the party must pick its nominee, and that choice will signal what type of Republican that primary voters believe can help put the GOP's recent presidential struggles behind them. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz believes Republicans lost twice to both Bill Clinton and Barack Obama because the party's nominees in those elections — in order, George H.W. Bush, Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney — weren't "true" conservatives like, well, like...