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Trump, Cruz assert their standing atop Republican field

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — With just over two weeks until voting begins, Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz firmly asserted their standing atop the GOP race in a fiery debate, overshadowing a crowded field of rivals still grappling for a way to overtake the front-runners.

Jan. 15, 2016 7:17 AM EST
Trump, Cruz go at each other in year's first GOP debate

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz clashed Thursday night over the Texas senator's eligibility to serve as commander in chief and the businessman's "New York values," ending months of civility between fiery contenders seeking to tap into voter anger and frustration.

Jan. 15, 2016 1:34 AM EST
Republican Party begins preparing for contested convention

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Republican National Committee has started preparing for a contested national convention, which would follow the primary season should no GOP candidate for president win enough delegates to secure the party's nomination.

Jan. 13, 2016 7:42 PM EST
Republican Party begins preparing for contested convention

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Several top Republicans tell The Associated Press the party has started preparing for a contested convention as the outcome of a primary season in which no GOP candidate for president wins enough delegates to secure the party's nomination.

Jan. 13, 2016 6:51 PM EST
Republican candidates pitch conservative anti-poverty path

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Republican presidential candidates said Saturday their party must do more to convince poor Americans that conservative policy — and not an active federal government — will expand economic opportunity.

Jan. 9, 2016 4:00 PM EST
GOP candidates pitch conservative path to fight poverty

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates said Saturday their party must do more to convince poor Americans that conservative policy — and not an active federal government — will expand economic opportunity.

Jan. 9, 2016 1:46 PM EST

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