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New rancor, tough talk in Clinton-Sanders Democratic debate

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Ratcheting up the rancor, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled aggressively in a Democratic presidential debate Sunday night over trade, Wall Street influence and more, with Clinton accusing him of turning his back on the auto industry and Sanders countering that Clinton's friends on Wall Street had "destroyed this economy.

Mar. 7, 2016 1:11 AM EST
Some in GOP start seeing Cruz as best alternative to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders on Sunday grappled with the prospect that the best hope for stopping Donald Trump's march to the nomination may be Ted Cruz — the only candidate who causes as much heartburn among party elites as the billionaire businessman, if not sometimes more.

Mar. 7, 2016 1:09 AM EST
New rancor, tough talk in Clinton-Sanders Democratic debate

FLINT, Michigan (AP) — Ratcheting up the rancor, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled aggressively in a Democratic presidential debate Sunday night over trade, Wall Street influence and more, with Clinton accusing him of turning his back on the auto industry and Sanders countering that Clinton's friends on Wall Street had "destroyed this economy.

Mar. 6, 2016 10:28 PM EST
Some Republicans see Cruz as best alternative to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders on Sunday grappled with the prospect that the best hope for stopping Donald Trump's march to the nomination may be Ted Cruz — the only candidate who causes as much heartburn among party elites as the billionaire businessman, if not sometimes more.

Mar. 6, 2016 8:19 PM EST
Cruz, Trump each win 2; Democrats divide states too

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) — Ted Cruz and Donald Trump each captured two victories in Saturday's four-state round of voting, fresh evidence that there's no quick end in sight to the fractious Republican Party race for president.

Mar. 5, 2016 11:52 PM EST
5 more states taking their turn in 2016 White House race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five more states were taking their turns Saturday in the 2016 presidential race with caucuses and primaries largely overshadowed by Super Tuesday and potentially make-or-break contests soon to come.

Mar. 5, 2016 12:00 PM EST
Trump's GOP rivals attack his 'flexibility' on policies

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — With an eye on the general election — and suddenly "flexible" on immigration — Donald Trump has backed off from some of the hardline rhetoric that has fueled his presidential campaign, at least for the moment.

Mar. 4, 2016 8:23 PM EST
Debate night: Insults flying once more despite pledges

DETROIT (AP) — Relentless in their attacks, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz leveled withering criticism at Donald Trump's "flexible" policy positions and personal ethics in a Republican presidential debate Thursday that also featured a crude sexual reference from Trump.

Mar. 3, 2016 11:27 PM EST
Viewer's Guide: Trump, Clinton rivals running out of options

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's getting harder and harder for rivals of U.S. presidential contenders Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to plot a realistic course to win the presidential nominations from their competing parties.

Mar. 2, 2016 6:56 AM EST
Exit poll: GOP voters seek change; Dems want Obama sequel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, Marco Rubio: Republicans seem more interested in finding a presidential candidate who is a change agent or shares their values than selecting somebody who can win in November.

Mar. 2, 2016 3:55 AM EST
Exit poll: Clinton expands base, Trump sells outsider image

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton held on to older people and ate into Bernie Sanders' support among the 30-to-44 crowd on Super Tuesday as her rival claimed a clear advantage with only one age group: his devoted under-30 followers.

Mar. 2, 2016 1:29 AM EST
Trump wins Christie's support in race laced with insults

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Donald Trump scored a powerhouse endorsement Friday as he sought to regain headway in a Republican presidential race that devolved into a series of fierce insults and schoolyard taunts heading into the weekend before Super Tuesday contests.

Feb. 26, 2016 5:25 PM EST
Debate brawl: Rubio and Cruz go hard after Trump

HOUSTON (AP) — Brawling from the get-go, a fiery Marco Rubio went hard after Donald Trump in Thursday night's Republican debate, lacerating the front-runner's position on immigration, his privileged background, his speaking style and more.

Feb. 25, 2016 11:41 PM EST
Republicans barrel toward Super Tuesday

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Republicans are barreling toward Super Tuesday with another debate in the offing and Donald Trump's opponents reaching for perhaps their last best chance to knock him off stride for the presidential nomination.

Feb. 24, 2016 11:42 PM EST
Trump notches another win as Rubio bids to elbow past Cruz

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Notching three in a row, Donald Trump decisively won Nevada's Republican caucuses Tuesday as Marco Rubio bid to elbow out Ted Cruz for second place in an increasingly urgent effort to slam the brakes on the Trump juggernaut.

Feb. 24, 2016 2:15 AM EST
Cruz, Rubio face critical test in Nevada as Trump ahead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Donald Trump was fighting for a third straight victory in Tuesday night's Nevada caucuses as he sought to expand a lead that could soon be insurmountable in the Republican presidential race.

Feb. 23, 2016 8:05 PM EST
Rubio, Cruz jostle to claim 'alternative-to-Trump' vote

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Republicans Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz battled to emerge as the true anti-Trump on Sunday as the billionaire businessman took an ever-so-brief break from his trademark braggadocio to say his drive for the GOP nomination isn't unstoppable — yet.

Feb. 21, 2016 11:08 PM EST
Rubio, Cruz jostle to claim 'alternative-to-Trump' vote

FRANKLIN, Tennessee (AP) — Republican senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz battled to emerge as the true anti-Donald Trump candidate on Sunday after the billionaire businessman's resounding victory in the South Carolina primary established him as the clear front-runner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

Feb. 21, 2016 8:56 PM EST
Viewer's Guide: Dems, GOP trading places in SC, Nevada

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's trading places time.The presidential candidates swap states after Saturday's split-screen race that featured a GOP primary won by Donald Trump in South Carolina and Democratic caucuses that favored Hillary Clinton in Nevada.

Feb. 21, 2016 3:29 AM EST
Viewer's Guide: Dems, GOP trading places in SC, NV

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's trading places time.The presidential candidates swap states after Saturday's split-screen race that featured a GOP primary won by Donald Trump in South Carolina and Democratic caucuses that favored Hillary Clinton in Nevada.

Feb. 20, 2016 10:14 PM EST
Viewer's Guide: Dem test in West; GOP seeks Southern comfort

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday will help shape the framework of the presidential race: Look for new clues in South Carolina's Republican primary about Donald Trump's appeal — and perhaps a narrowing of the GOP field.

Feb. 20, 2016 3:08 AM EST
Viewer's Guide: What to watch on the day after New Hampshire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time to trade in those boots and head south and west. After Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump cruised to victory in snowy New Hampshire, the presidential race sprints on to South Carolina and Nevada — perhaps with a smaller cast of characters.

Feb. 10, 2016 12:03 AM EST
Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square in debate

DURHAM, New Hampshire (AP) — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America's political establishment.

Feb. 4, 2016 11:51 PM EST
Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square in debate

DURHAM, New Hampshire (AP) — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America's political establishment.

Feb. 4, 2016 11:29 PM EST
Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off before NH

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America's political establishment.

Feb. 4, 2016 11:19 PM EST

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