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Politics Aug 06Clinton sets out most efficient path to win battleground states
With three months until Election Day, Hillary Clinton is focused on capturing the battleground states that have decided the most recent presidential elections.
Politics Jul 31In battleground Virginia, Kaine may give Democrats an edge
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine's name on the Democratic ticket can realistically nudge this pivotal state closer into Hillary Clinton's column.
Politics Jul 03Trump statements, slow start put pivotal Southwest at risk
Once a swing state in presidential elections, Colorado has teetered on the brink of becoming solidly Democratic. Donald Trump may have pushed it over the edge.
Politics May 30On cutting-edge voter data, Trump critically behind Clinton
PHILADELPHIA — Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say.
Politics Mar 26Trump under fire for jabs aimed at Cruz’s wife
Donald Trump's latest rude comments about Ted Cruz's wife are raising new alarms among Republicans about the party front-runner's ability to win over women, especially in a potential fall presidential match-up with Hillary Clinton.
Politics Mar 25Cruz says Trump stoking false rumors about his wife
OSHKOSH, Wisconsin -- Ted Cruz accused Republican presidential rival Donald Trump of stoking false rumors about his personal life on Friday, charging that the billionaire businessman and GOP front-runner was trafficking in "sleaze" and "slime."…
Politics Mar 24Cruz calls Trump ‘a sniveling coward’
DANE, Wis. -- Ted Cruz branded Donald Trump a "sniveling coward" Thursday as the feud between the Republican presidential contenders over their wives took a nastier turn.
Politics Feb 27Cruz, Rubio continue barrage of attacks on Trump
With Super Tuesday approaching, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz escalated their argument Saturday that Donald Trump is a conservative impostor, trying to make the case to voters they can keep the ascendant billionaire from claiming the Republican presidential nomination.
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 15Jeb Bush lays out plans for foreign policy
CORALVILLE, Iowa — Jeb Bush believes he's got the best prescription for American foreign policy, from his strategies for deterring North Korea's nuclear ambitions, to destroying the Islamic State.