LAURIE KELLMAN

GOP leaders describe unity as the education of Donald Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans suggested on Sunday that Donald Trump needs more public policy schooling, particularly on foreign affairs, to earn the confidence of a fractured party and show he's ready to take on likely Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

May. 15, 2016 3:14 PM EDT
Campaign rumbles into Indiana with underdogs struggling

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The 2016 presidential campaign rumbled through Indiana Sunday focused on Tuesday's critical primary, even as front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump itched to fully engage in the one-on-one battle they cast as inevitable.

May. 1, 2016 10:56 PM EDT
Cruz, Kasich strategies align with goal of beating Trump

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In an extraordinary move, Donald Trump's Republican rivals late Sunday announced plans to coordinate primary strategies in upcoming states to deprive the GOP front-runner of the delegates needed to win the Republican nomination.

Apr. 25, 2016 1:35 AM EDT
AP-NORC Poll: That's rude: More say GOP is discourteous

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ask Americans about bad manners in the 2016 presidential campaign and the conversation shifts immediately to Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner who has branded his critics, "little," ''lyin," ''low-energy" and worse.

Apr. 16, 2016 3:10 AM EDT
AP-NORC Poll: That's rude: More say GOP is discourteous

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ask Americans about bad manners in the 2016 presidential campaign and the conversation shifts immediately to Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner who has branded his critics, "little," ''lyin," ''low-energy" and worse.

Apr. 15, 2016 2:55 PM EDT
Trump cries foul over process as he presses campaign forward

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is blasting the way the country chooses presidential party nominees as "corrupt" and "crooked" as he grapples with the potential of a contested convention that he risks losing.

Apr. 11, 2016 7:57 AM EDT
Candidates _ even Trump _ shift to delegate hunt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates are coming to terms with the cold mathematical reality of chasing delegates ahead of their nominating conventions, with front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump driving for challenge-proof majorities against rivals who won't go away.

Apr. 10, 2016 8:47 PM EDT
The grab, according to Trump's many explanations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has a variety of explanations for what's happening in an overhead video showing his campaign manager yanking a reporter.

Mar. 30, 2016 4:02 PM EDT
Viewer's Guide: Sanders upset could heat up Wednesday debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' surprise but narrow win over Hillary Clinton in Michigan could raise the intensity level between the Democratic presidential contenders at their eighth debate Wednesday night in Florida.

Mar. 9, 2016 1:56 PM EST
Viewer's Guide: Sanders upset in Michigan intensifies race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' narrow upset win over Hillary Clinton in Michigan could crank up the intensity level between the Democratic presidential contenders at their eighth debate Wednesday night in the political proving ground of Florida.

Mar. 9, 2016 1:55 PM EST
Viewer's Guide: GOP debate about Trump vs. everyone else

WASHINGTON (AP) — And then there were four.Ben Carson's departure from the GOP presidential race means the quartet of remaining Republicans on the debate stage Thursday night get more time for attacks as Donald Trump treads a path to the GOP nomination and his three rivals try to trip him up.

Mar. 3, 2016 10:34 AM EST
Scalia's body at Texas funeral home after 3-hour procession

WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia's body lay in a Texas funeral home Sunday and officials awaited word about whether they would need to perform an autopsy before the late Supreme Court justice could return home to Virginia.

Feb. 14, 2016 3:29 PM EST
Scalia's body at Texas funeral home after 3-hour procession

WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia's body lay in a Texas funeral home Sunday and officials waited word about whether they would need to perform an autopsy before the late Supreme Court justice could return home to Virginia.

Feb. 14, 2016 3:17 PM EST
Viewers' Guide: Post-NH, a tense Clinton-Sanders rematch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Grudge match.Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get back in the debate ring Thursday night with an increasingly bitter family score to settle.

Feb. 11, 2016 11:57 AM EST
WATCHING TUESDAY: NH existential test for Trump's candidacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Which candidate is "the best," who's the most experienced, who's a revolutionary and who's a robot?New Hampshire voters will be the judge of that — and much more — in a presidential primary that turns 100 years old Tuesday.

Feb. 9, 2016 12:19 PM EST
TRAIL TRANSLATOR: Dems prefer 'progressive' to 'liberal'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back up a moment from the brawl between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders over who is the real progressive and whether one can be that and be pragmatic at the same time.

Feb. 5, 2016 3:06 AM EST
Watching Monday: What to look for in the 2016 Iowa caucuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — At last, it's caucus day in Iowa. A few things to watch for on Monday as the nation gets its first glimpse of where the 2016 candidates really stand in the race for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations: ___ WHO SHOWS UP TO CAUCUS All that matters in the presidential race for the next 24 hours is who shows up to debate and discuss their choice for president with friends and neighbors in Iowa's storied caucuses — and historically, only a small fraction bother.

Feb. 1, 2016 10:09 AM EST

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