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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
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

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