Gas prices are up, jobs numbers are stalled—bad news for Main Street, good for the presumptive nominee.
Eventually, Mike Huckabee came to the same conclusion, as activists rallied behind the presumptive nominee, John McCain.
The presumptive Democratic nominee is Rep. Bruce Braley, a four-term congressman from northeast Iowa.
He'd been the presumptive nominee since Carter was booted out of office.
The spotlight will soon fix itself on the presumptive Democratic 2016 nominee, whose name, I think, we all know.
This remarkable coincidence, equally with the other, is presumptive evidence of his guilt.
The judge would then qualify the crime, and decide who was the presumptive culprit.
Hence the presumptive necessity for a prison on a new construction, and hence the prison for solitary confinement in Windsor.
And thus the truth which it apprehends is at first only presumptive.
The nature of man must be changed, before institutions built on the presumptive truth of such a principle can succeed.
"speculative," mid-15c., from French présomptif (15c.), from Medieval Latin presumptivus, from Late Latin praesumptivus, from Latin praesumpt- past participle stem of praesumere (see presume). The heir presumptive (1620s) is "presumed" to be the heir if the heir apparent is unavailable. Related: Presumptively.