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Politics Feb 06Viewer’s guide: GOP candidates meet in New Hampshire for 8th debate
With one primary contest over and another three days away, seven of the Republican Party's leading presidential candidates will meet on the debate stage once again Saturday night in a high-stakes power struggle at the top of the field and…
Politics Jan 312016 opponents attack Cruz on his credibility
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz has used the idea of trust as a cornerstone of his campaign. But his rivals have criticized his message.
Politics Jan 27Once again, Trump dominates the conversation. Is it by design?
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- Once again, Donald Trump steals the show. The billionaire Republican's decision to tangle with Fox News and skip the final presidential debate before Iowa's kickoff caucuses all but ensures that he -- and he alone -- will…
Politics Jan 20Marco Rubio has a late-bloomer strategy in GOP presidential race
BETTENDORF, Iowa — Under pressure to emerge as the Republican mainstream's presidential contender, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is increasingly relying on a national strategy as he lowers expectations for February's primary contests.
Politics Jan 10Ted Cruz, Donald Trump running neck-and-neck in Iowa polls
Three weeks before Iowa kicks off the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are generating overwhelming enthusiasm among Republican voters in the state, along with concern among the party professionals who believe both are unelectable in November against…
Politics Dec 11GOP hopeful Ben Carson threatens to leave Republican Party
WASHINGTON — Presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatened Friday to leave the Republican Party.
Politics Nov 28Carson visits camp for Syrian refugees under heavy security
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Saturday, after visiting a camp for Syrian refugees, that the displaced should be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries, with the international community sending aid and "encouragement" to the host nations.
Politics Nov 22Cruz moderates tone, hoping to boost electability
Ted Cruz is trying to position himself as an electable conservative alternative to Donald Trump and Ben Carson.
Politics Nov 105 things to watch for in tonight’s GOP debate
MILWAUKEE -- Organizers are promising to focus on substance when eight Republicans face off on the main stage for the GOP's fourth presidential debate.
Politics Nov 06Ben Carson backs off West Point scholarship claim
Republican White House hopeful Ben Carson was not offered a formal scholarship to the United States Military Academy at West Point as he wrote in his autobiography, his campaign said Friday.