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Politics Mar 22Clinton, Trump add to delegate leads with Arizona victories
WASHINGTON -- Long lines and high interest marked primary contests in three Western states on Tuesday as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fought to extend their delegate leads in a fresh round of voting for would-be commanders in chief.
Politics Mar 13Rubio’s political reckoning arrives in Florida primary
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was among the Republican Party's biggest stars when he burst onto the national stage in the tea party wave of 2010. Now, he is facing a home-state showing on Tuesday that could devastate his 2016 presidential…
Politics Mar 09After another setback, Rubio sees salvation in Florida
FISH HAWK, Fla. — Coming off what may be his worst night of the primary season, Marco Rubio's make-or-break moment has arrived.
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.