Donald Trump is in “astonishingly excellent” shape, according to a doctor’s note his campaign released yesterday. Trump's doctor said the real estate tycoon would be the healthiest president ever, but that claim deserves closer scrutiny.

Dec 15

5 things to watch for in tonight’s GOP debate

The fifth Republican 2016 debate will take place tonight in Las Vegas. A lot has changed since the last time the candidates met in November. Here are five story lines to follow when the top candidates take the stage.

Recent polls show Sen. Ted Cruz gaining ground in the Republican presidential race, while Ben Carson is slipping. Gwen Ifill speaks to Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about Cruz’s surge and what to…

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Trump and Carson have months to weigh third-party runs

State filing deadlines would give the two Republicans until about March to launch independent or third-party campaigns, experts said. That would give a well-financed campaign enough time to gather sufficient signatures on petitions so the candidate could appear on the…

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