DES MOINES, Iowa — In a high-stakes test of enthusiasm versus organization, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday's Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the…
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 Dan Barrick, NHPR
It’s one of the most conventional nuggets of political wisdom: To win an election, first secure your base, then expand from there. But it doesn’t always work out that way. Take Republican Sen. John McCain in the 2008 New Hampshire…
By PBS NewsHour
With less than two weeks before early voting starts in the 2016 race, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin officially endorsed Donald Trump in Iowa Tuesday night, attacking the Republican establishment in the process. Gwen Ifill talks to Paul Steinhauser of…
By Jill Colvin and Sean Murphy, Associated Press
TULSA, Oklahoma — Conservative firebrand Sarah Palin joined Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Oklahoma Wednesday as part of her endorsement pledge in the increasingly intense race for the GOP nomination. “Are you all ready to work to make America…
By Thomas Beaumont, 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 Dan Barrick, NHPR
With three weeks to go before voting begins,Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has a substantial lead over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire. But Clinton does have an important edge: Her experience winning the state in the 2008 primaries.
By Associated Press
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will join the other Democratic candidates in the next presidential debate, scheduled for Sunday in Charleston, South Carolina.
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Rand Paul has asked Republican Party leaders to include him in Thursday's prime-time presidential debate, using the results of a new poll in Iowa and his unusual coalition of support as leverage.
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.
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