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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.
Politics Sep 05What to expect this fall from the GOP 2016 race
Labor Day marks a new phase in the campaign, when voters traditionally start paying closer attention and candidates sharpen their strategies.
Politics Sep 04Mike Huckabee to visit jailed Kentucky clerk
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is scheduled to visit a Kentucky jail next week to meet with a county clerk imprisoned because she ignored repeated court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
Politics Sep 03Trump promises no third-party bid if he is not the GOP nominee
Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's next presidential nominee — whoever it may be.
Politics Sep 01CNN amends debate criteria, Fiorina may get in
CNN on Tuesday amended its criteria for the next Republican presidential debate, giving former technology executive Carly Fiorina a better chance at appearing in the Sept. 16 primetime affair.