Ted Cruz

Kasich/Cruz Deal Might Not Work

May 3, 2016

Last month, Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich struck a deal. Kasich would stop campaigning in Indiana, in exchange for Cruz to stop campaigning in some Western states.

Ken Rudin

Indiana’s primary typically doesn’t play much of a role in the outcome of presidential primaries. But this year is different.

Some pundits are saying the Hoosier primary is make-or-break for GOP frontrunner Donald Trump.

WBOI’s Katy Anderson spoke with Ken Rudin, host of the Political Junkie podcast and former political editor at NPR, to get his take.

Rudin says Indiana is in a rare position to make some important presidential choices.

Interview Highlights:

On  why Indiana is in the spotlight this season:

Sanders Talks Trade Policy At IPFW

May 2, 2016
Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke to a large crowd at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne on Monday.

Zach Bernard/WBOI News

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz and his new running mate Carly Fiorina made a campaign stop in Fort Wayne Thursday morning, five days before Indiana’s May 3 primary. Nearly 1,000 people were in attendance for the rally, which was held at the Grand Wayne Center.