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Politics Aug 065 things to watch for in first GOP presidential debate
CLEVELAND -- Ten Republican presidential hopefuls face off in the first prime-time debate of the 2016 campaign Thursday night in a clash that marks a big step forward in their quest for the nomination.
Politics Aug 04GOP debate field is set. Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out
CLEVELAND -- Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has scored the top spot for Thursday night's leadoff debate of the 2016 presidential race, joined by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and seven other Republican contenders who made the…
Politics Jul 11Walker tweet says he’s running in 2016, but who posted it?
Twitter says it's investigating a premature presidential announcement that popped up on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's account Friday evening. The message, which was quickly deleted, said, "Scott Walker is running for president."…
Politics Jul 04Hispanic leaders urge GOP hopefuls to condemn Trump
Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers…
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.