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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
GOP badly split as Trump, Clinton seek Super Tuesday wins

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — On the eve of Super Tuesday's crucial primaries, a sharp new divide erupted between Republicans who pledge to fall in line behind Donald Trump if he wins their party's nomination and others who insist they can never back the bombastic billionaire.

Feb. 29, 2016 9:57 PM EST
Republicans badly split as Trump, Clinton seek Tuesday wins

VALDOSTA, Georgia (AP) — On the eve of Tuesday's crucial multi-state primaries, a sharp new divide erupted between Republicans who pledge to fall in line behind Donald Trump if he wins their party's nomination and others who insist they can never back the bombastic billionaire.

Feb. 29, 2016 6:32 PM EST
Amid protests, a Secret Service-media tussle at Trump rally

RADFORD, Virginia (AP) — A raucous and protest-ridden Donald Trump rally on the eve of Super Tuesday featured a verbal and physical altercation between a news media photographer and a Secret Service agent, complete with profanity, a choke hold and a body slam.

Feb. 29, 2016 5:52 PM EST
Former Klan leader at center of latest GOP campaign joust

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump drew sharp criticism from his rivals in both parties Sunday for refusing to denounce an implicit endorsement from former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, raising the specter of racism as the presidential campaign hits the South.

Feb. 29, 2016 1:55 AM EST
White supremacist leader at center of new Trump furor

LEESBURG, Virginia (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is drawing criticism for refusing to denounce an implicit endorsement from a white supremacist leader, with his main rivals, Sens.

Feb. 28, 2016 8:54 PM EST
Cruz warns 'Trump train' could become 'unstoppable'

ATLANTA (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is warning conservatives that the "Trump train" could become "unstoppable" if Republican front-runner Donald Trump rolls to big victories in the Super Tuesday primaries.

Feb. 28, 2016 9:58 AM EST
Cruz, Rubio escalate case against Trump

ATLANTA (AP) — 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.

Feb. 27, 2016 8:32 PM EST
Cruz, Rubio escalate case against Trump

ATLANTA (AP) — With Super Tuesday looming, 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 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

Feb. 27, 2016 3:56 PM EST
Clinton emphasizing gun laws ahead of South Carolina primary

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has South Carolina mostly to herself two days before the first-in-the-South primary, and she's using it to capitalize on her advantage over Bernie Sanders with black voters.

Feb. 25, 2016 7:31 PM EST
Trump, Clinton ride key groups to clear front-runner status

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are cementing their status as presidential front-runners with strong performances among demographic groups at the core of their two parties, developments that put tremendous pressure on their top rivals as the nominating contests head into March.

Feb. 21, 2016 7:46 PM EST
Trump, Clinton ride key groups to clear front-runner status

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are cementing their status as presidential front-runners with strong performances among demographic groups at the core of their two parties, developments that put tremendous pressure on their top rivals as the nominating contests head into delegate-rich March.

Feb. 21, 2016 4:37 PM EST
Trump wins big in South Carolina; Clinton takes Nevada

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump barreled to victory in South Carolina's Republican primary Saturday, deepening his hold on the GOP presidential field as the race headed into the South.

Feb. 21, 2016 12:35 AM EST
Trump wins in South Carolina, Clinton victorious in Nevada

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Donald Trump claimed a big victory in South Carolina's Republican primary Saturday, deepening his hold on the party's presidential field as the contest moved into the South.

Feb. 20, 2016 9:55 PM EST
AP Poll: GOP voters say Donald Trump can win in November

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump has emerged as the front-runner for the GOP nomination by winning over roughly a third of Republicans in the early voting states and in preference polls, packing his rallies with men and women, evangelical Christians and military veterans, blue-collar workers and wealthy retirees.

Feb. 20, 2016 3:12 AM EST
Republicans get emotional on eve of South Carolina primary

MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina (AP) — The Republican battle for South Carolina turned deeply personal on the eve of Saturday's presidential primary, as front-runner Donald Trump eyed a delegate sweep and his rivals fought for a southern surprise.

Feb. 19, 2016 8:10 PM EST
Republican 2016 hopefuls get emotional on eve of SC primary

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Republican campaign for South Carolina turned deeply personal on the eve of Saturday's high-stakes presidential primary, as New York businessman Donald Trump eyed a delegate sweep and his Republican rivals jockeyed for a southern surprise.

Feb. 19, 2016 7:05 PM EST
AP Poll: GOP voters say Donald Trump can win in November

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump has emerged as the front-runner for the GOP nomination by winning over roughly a third of Republicans in the early voting states and in preference polls, packing his rallies with men and women, evangelical Christians and military veterans, blue-collar workers and wealthy retirees.

Feb. 19, 2016 6:29 PM EST
GOP candidates pushing, maneuvering hard in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Marco Rubio are locked in a high-stakes political chess match in South Carolina, strategically moving money and other campaign resources around in a bid to pull ahead in the Republican primary race — or at least keep their campaigns afloat.

Feb. 17, 2016 1:05 PM EST
Kasich works to assure South Carolina of conservative record

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An energized John Kasich heads into South Carolina's Republican presidential primary hoping to build on a strong showing in New Hampshire, but he's refusing to tailor or shift his message to fit the state's more conservative electorate.

Feb. 12, 2016 4:11 AM EST
Next up for the GOP presidential candidates: South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Republican presidential nominating has moved into the South, where seven states — Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas — will anchor the Super Tuesday primaries on March 1.

Feb. 10, 2016 10:42 PM EST
Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party's nomination.

Feb. 10, 2016 6:14 PM EST
Trump calls for Iowa election do-over

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.

Feb. 3, 2016 10:32 PM EST
In Iowa, late deciders and evangelicals sided against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump made a late play for evangelical voters in Iowa's Republican presidential caucus, but he ultimately couldn't wrest the group away from winner Ted Cruz, according to entrance polls taken at the start of Monday's caucuses.

Feb. 3, 2016 3:29 AM EST
In Iowa, late deciders and evangelicals sided against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump made a late play for evangelical voters in Iowa's Republican presidential caucus, but he ultimately couldn't wrest the group away from winner Ted Cruz, according to entrance polls taken at the start of Monday's caucuses.

Feb. 2, 2016 11:38 PM EST
Turnout is name of the game in Monday's Iowa caucuses

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — From sounding duck calls to predicting the weather, presidential contenders are blanketing Iowa in a final frenzy to close the deal before Monday's Iowa caucuses begin the formal process of choosing President Barack Obama's successor.

Feb. 1, 2016 12:22 AM EST
Clinton's firewall? Black voters the key in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — While Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battle in Iowa and New Hampshire, the first two nominating states in the 2016 presidential election, there's a scramble for black voters who will determine the South Carolina primary weeks later.

Jan. 28, 2016 6:20 PM EST
Cruz supporters boo Trump at conservative gathering

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump ran afoul of some conservative activists Saturday with an attack on Republican presidential rival Ted Cruz for his failure to disclose certain bank loans during his 2012 Senate bid.

Jan. 16, 2016 6:56 PM EST
Trump strikes back at Cruz as Bush lands key endorsement

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — With two weeks to go until Iowans head to the polls in the first vote of the 2016 primary season, Republican front-runner Donald Trump ramped up his attacks against rival Ted Cruz on Friday, while Jeb Bush scored a key endorsement for his White House bid.

Jan. 15, 2016 8:42 PM EST
Trump, Cruz assert their standing atop Republican field

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz asserted their standing atop their party's race in a fiery debate, overshadowing a crowded field of rivals with just two weeks to go before early voting begins.

Jan. 15, 2016 7:56 AM EST

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