MATTHEW DALY

Delegates boo Cruz, Pence tries to unite at convention

Delegates at the Republican National Convention thunderously booed Ted Cruz for refusing to endorse Donald Trump Wednesday — clouding an evening intended to highlight vice presidential candidate Mike Pence as a unifying force for the party.

Jul. 21, 2016 12:19 AM EDT
GOP nominates Trump, heaps criticism on Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump officially won the Republican Party's presidential nomination Tuesday, making the businessman the GOP standard-bearer after a rollicking primary season that saw him vanquish 16 rivals.

Jul. 19, 2016 11:48 PM EDT
GOP speakers fault Clinton on Benghazi deaths

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a State Department employee killed in the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, angrily lashed out at Hillary Clinton on Monday at the Republican National Convention, accusing Clinton of lying to her about her son's death.

Jul. 18, 2016 11:27 PM EDT
Trump expects more violence, friction between police, blacks

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump says he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of five police officers in Dallas "might be just the beginning for this summer.

Jul. 12, 2016 9:13 AM EDT
Trump predicts more protest violence to come this summer

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday he believes relations between police and the nation's African-American community are "far worse" than people think, predicting that protests against police violence that followed last week's slaying of five police officers in Dallas "might be just the beginning for this summer.

Jul. 11, 2016 7:08 PM EDT
Trump: Plan to revamp veterans care will save lives

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump pledged Monday to expand programs that allow veterans to choose their doctor and clinics — regardless of whether they're affiliated with Department of Veterans Affairs — and still receive government-paid medical care.

Jul. 11, 2016 6:08 PM EDT
No double standard for Clinton, FBI director tells GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under an onslaught of Republican criticism, FBI Director James Comey vigorously defended the government's decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over her private email setup, rejecting angry accusations that the Democratic presidential candidate was given special treatment.

Jul. 7, 2016 7:09 PM EDT
'Move on' from Benghazi? Republicans say it's unlikely

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says it's "time to move on" after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no new evidence pointing to wrongdoing by the former secretary of state.

Jun. 29, 2016 6:23 PM EDT
Benghazi panel misses self-imposed deadline to issue report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Benghazi Committee missed a self-imposed deadline to issue a report "before summer," the latest setback for a probe that has gone on for more than two years and drawn scorn from Democrats who say its primary goal is to undermine Hillary Clinton's presidential bid.

Jun. 21, 2016 3:55 AM EDT
Ryan: Republicans should follow 'conscience' on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republican lawmakers should follow their conscience in deciding whether or not to support Donald Trump, the GOP's presumptive nominee for president.

Jun. 17, 2016 11:04 PM EDT
Ryan on Trump: 'You can't make this up sometimes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he will continue to speak out in defense of conservative principles, despite a warning from Donald Trump that Republican congressional leaders should "be quiet.

Jun. 16, 2016 1:14 PM EDT
Democratic congressman calls Trump a racist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's criticism of a Latino judge overseeing a lawsuit involving Trump University shows that the presumptive Republican nominee for president is a racist, a Democratic congressman said Monday, and he told Trump to take his proposed border wall and "shove it up your ass.

Jun. 6, 2016 6:05 PM EDT
Trump uses energy speech to outline general election pitch

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled an "America first" energy plan he said would unleash unfettered production of oil, coal, natural gas and other energy sources to push the United States toward energy independence.

May. 26, 2016 10:42 PM EDT
AP Interview: Palin says voters should decide GOP nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters will "rise up" in opposition if Republican power brokers try to take the presidential nomination away from Donald Trump or Ted Cruz at the GOP convention this summer, Sarah Palin said Thursday in a wide-ranging interview.

Apr. 14, 2016 10:06 PM EDT
Tangling with Trump _ freshman Nebraska senator relishes it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse drew scorn and even threats from Donald Trump's supporters after he tweeted a series of critiques and questions about the Republican presidential front-runner in January.

Mar. 4, 2016 1:59 PM EST
Cruz lifts hold on bill to resolve Flint water crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Thursday lifted a hold he placed on bipartisan legislation to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where lead-contaminated pipes have resulted in an ongoing public health emergency.

Feb. 25, 2016 8:32 PM EST

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