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Politics Jul 03Hispanic leaders urge Republican presidential candidates to condemn Trump
WASHINGTON — Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who's refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug…
Politics Jun 19GOP contenders condemn SC shooting as attack on faith
Republican presidential contenders on Friday condemned the deadly shootings in South Carolina as an attack on faith, offering deeply personal responses to the murders but no suggestion that they see gun control as part of the answer.
Politics Jun 16Watch: Donald Trump launches his 2016 presidential campaign
Should he get in, Trump would be required to release a personal financial disclosure that would reveal intimate details about his personal finances. The disclosure would include his net worth, sources of income, liabilities and assets. He would have to…
Politics Jun 15Now a 2016 contender, campaign logo says ‘Jeb!’ — but not Bush
MIAMI — Jeb Bush is ready to launch a Republican presidential bid months in the making Monday by asserting his commitment to the “most vulnerable in our society,” an approach targeting the broader American electorate even as he faces questions…
Politics Jun 14Bush seeks to break from pack in leaderless GOP 2016 race
When Jeb Bush finally says on Monday that he's running for president, he'll begin the campaign with much to prove.
Politics Jun 05Jeb Bush joining a race featuring nearly a dozen competitors
Jeb Bush is stepping into the Republican race for president, finally taking his place -- after months of hints and relentless fundraising -- amid an unwieldy field of GOP candidates unlike any in recent memory.
Politics May 24Perry takes hands-on approach in Iowa for 2016 presidential campaign
Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time. The early, hands-on approach from the 2016 presidential prospect contrasts with his failed bid four years ago, when he entered the race…
Politics May 09Jeb Bush blasts administration’s ‘aggressive stance’ against religious freedom
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Saturday condemned the Obama administration's use of "coercive federal power" to limit religious freedom…
Politics Apr 19Five things to know about GOP hopefuls in New Hampshire
Republican presidential candidates and hopefuls were in New Hampshire this weekend for a party conference, the first gathering of its kind this year in the first-in-the-nation primary state.
Politics Mar 22Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to announce presidential bid Monday
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will announce Monday his plans to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican formally to enter the 2016 presidential contest.