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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.
Politics Nov 02Frustrated GOP candidates call for changes in upcoming debates
Republican presidential candidates have agreed on a series of demands giving them greater control of debates, as the GOP's frustrated 2016 class works to inject changes into the nominating process.
Politics Oct 17Kentucky Republicans push Rand Paul to focus on Senate re-election
A defiant Rand Paul is brushing off weak fundraising and weaker poll numbers as would-be donors and home state Republicans push him to abandon an uphill presidential bid to focus on his Senate re-election.
Politics Sep 28Carson tells NASCAR fans Confederate flag is OK on private property
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Monday said NASCAR fans should continue flying the Confederate Flag, so long as it's on private property, as he received the informal endorsement of racing legend Richard Petty.
Politics Sep 15Trump pledges military buildup, better deal for vets
LOS ANGELES -- Republican presidential contender Donald Trump said Tuesday that veterans should get subsidized private health care if they face unacceptable waits in the current system, because "we have illegal immigrants that are treated better by far than our…
Politics Sep 12Trump’s first victim? Perry exits in early 2016 shake-up
A day after Rick Perry, Texas' longest serving governor, ended his second Republican presidential run with a whimper, Trump marked the shake-up by embracing his role as his party's 2016 bully on Saturday.
Politics Sep 11Perry to exit 2016 Republican presidential race
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the 2016 campaign for president.
Politics Sep 08Judge orders Kentucky clerk’s release from jail
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is heading to a Kentucky jail to support the county clerk imprisoned for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.