Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies Thursday when they badmouthed the Obama administration on military readiness, aid to Kurdish fighters and pay for construction workers.
By Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Absent Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of the front-runner's shadow in Thursday night's debate -- a staid, policy-heavy contest that offered a glimpse of…
By Sergio Bustos and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
BROOKLINE, N.H. — People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of the busiest crossings on America's Southern border. And it's only home to about 10,000 people living illegally in the U.S. — a far…
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press and Steve Peoples, Associated Press
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.
By Robert Burns and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
A look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
PARKERSBURG, Iowa — Running as an underdog presidential candidate isn't always glamorous. But for the longshots sprinting across Iowa and New Hampshire before the Feb. 1 caucuses, one thing keeps them fired up: the prospect of a political upset.
By Holly Ramer, Associated Press
CONCORD, N.H. -- Six presidential hopefuls have found some common ground on the nation's future, according to a bipartisan group created to bridge the divide between Republicans, Democrats and independents.
By Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press
In the 2016 race, money isn't buying love from voters. It is, however, buying some candidates more time.
By Rhana Natour and Joshua Barajas
After some initial silence, Republican presidential candidates began to make calls for a peaceful end to the takeover of a small wildlife refuge by anti-government protesters 30 miles outside Burns, Oregon.
By Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
There are an enormous field of GOP candidates -- still a dozen strong with a month to go before the leadoff Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1. Here are seven things to watch for.
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