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GOP reaches for nuance on race, police after latest unrest

ATLANTA (AP) — Some prominent Republican are grappling with how to talk about race relations after a spate of racially tinged gun violence that saw two black men killed by police and attacks by a black sniper that killed five Dallas police officers.

Jul. 18, 2016 11:50 AM EDT
In Florida, a slow start for Trump operation

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Festooned with Donald Trump's name and his "Make America Great Again" motto, the awnings at the three-story commercial property advertise a famous tenant.

Jul. 15, 2016 4:19 PM EDT
NAACP: Trump declines offer to address civil rights group

ATLANTA (AP) — The NAACP says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has declined an invitation to address the group's upcoming convention, flouting established precedent and highlighting anew the GOP standard-bearer's struggle to attract support from nonwhite voters.

Jul. 12, 2016 9:56 PM EDT
College-educated whites put hole in Trump coalition

ATLANTA (AP) — Wanda Melton has voted for every Republican presidential nominee since Ronald Reagan in 1980, but now the Georgia grandmother plans to cross over to support Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Jul. 11, 2016 3:43 AM EDT
College-educated whites put hole in Trump coalition

ATLANTA (AP) — Wanda Melton has voted for every Republican presidential nominee since Ronald Reagan in 1980, but now the Georgia grandmother plans to cross over to support Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Jul. 9, 2016 7:42 AM EDT
Trump's movement campaign needs adjustments at margins

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama.

May. 30, 2016 3:30 AM EDT
Trump's movement campaign likely to turn on the margins

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama.

May. 29, 2016 1:38 PM EDT
Trump's questioning of the value of data worries Republicans

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump says he plans to win the White House largely on the strength of his personality, not by leaning heavily on complex voter data operations that have become a behind-the-scenes staple in modern presidential campaigns.

May. 16, 2016 2:38 PM EDT
Trump's mention of 'woman's card' draws backlash

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim that Hillary Clinton is playing "the woman's card" has drawn intense backlash, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media.

Apr. 28, 2016 9:00 AM EDT
Trump's mention of 'woman's card' draws backlash

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim that Hillary Clinton is playing "the woman's card" drew intense backlash Wednesday, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media.

Apr. 27, 2016 8:38 PM EDT
Trump: Echoes of George Wallace?

ATLANTA (AP) — One presidential candidate pledged to "Stand up for America." Two generations later, another promises to "Make America Great Again.

Mar. 24, 2016 2:28 PM EDT
Democratic voters embrace stability over leftward turn

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders has clearly tapped a vein of economic populism, but the latest presidential primary exit polls — along with previous primary and caucus results — suggest a Democratic Party electorate unwilling to embrace the kind of leftward shift the Vermont senator proposes.

Mar. 16, 2016 5:00 PM EDT
2016 race barrels toward potentially decisive primary day

HANOVERTON, Ohio (AP) — The tumultuous presidential primary season barreled toward a potentially decisive day for both Republicans and Democrats, with enough delegates up for grabs Tuesday to turn Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton from front-runners to likely nominees.

Mar. 14, 2016 5:56 PM EDT
Correction: Campaign 2016 story

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a story March 13 about the 2016 campaign, The Associated Press reported erroneously that in response to a Donald Trump tweet threatening to send his supporters to a Bernie Sanders rally, Sanders' campaign posted a tweet that read "Send them.

Mar. 14, 2016 2:53 PM EDT
GOP hopeful Donald Trump stands by his campaign rhetoric

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Showing few signs of trying to ease the nation's tense political atmosphere, Republican front-runner Donald Trump is standing by his antagonistic campaign rhetoric, rejecting any responsibility for violence at his rallies and defending his supporters who have been charged with assaulting protesters.

Mar. 13, 2016 10:44 PM EDT
Campaign donors having second thoughts about Marco Rubio

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Just when Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio needs them the most, big-dollar contributors from the party's wealthy mainstream are having second thoughts about his future in the 2016 race.

Mar. 7, 2016 7:41 PM EST
Trump rallies: Tense, racially charged, immensely successful

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Among the many ways Donald Trump has redefined presidential politics, he stands alone for how he has used large, protest-ridden rallies, often bubbling with raw anger, to fuel his candidacy.

Mar. 4, 2016 9:59 PM EST
Ben Carson says 'no path forward' in his bid for White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said he is effectively ending his bid for the White House Wednesday, concluding a roller-coaster campaign that briefly took him to the top of a chaotic GOP field but ended with a Super Tuesday whimper.

Mar. 2, 2016 7:26 PM EST
Trump dominates with huge turnouts, wide base of support

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump continues to demonstrate a wide base of support, riding record turnouts to seven victories out of the 11 states where Republicans cast Super Tuesday ballots.

Mar. 2, 2016 5:02 PM EST
Ben Carson says 'no path forward' in his bid for White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said he is effectively ending his bid for the White House Wednesday, concluding a roller-coaster campaign that briefly took him to the top of a chaotic Republican field but ended with a Super Tuesday whimper.

Mar. 2, 2016 3:34 PM EST

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