JULIE PACE

Protests at Trump rallies roil Republican primary campaign

CLEVELAND (AP) — Angry confrontations at Donald Trump's campaign rallies have further roiled a raucous primary campaign just ahead of Tuesday's make-or-break contests in five states that offer perhaps the last chance to derail the billionaire's march toward securing the Republican presidential nomination.

Mar. 12, 2016 7:12 PM EST
Extraordinary tactics as GOP foes struggle to stop Trump

MIAMI (AP) — Candidates shuttled out of Florida and abandoned their vicious rhetoric — at least with each other — as central front in the increasingly desperate push to stop Donald Trump shifted Friday.

Mar. 11, 2016 11:10 PM EST
In rare move, Rubio asks Republicans to back Kasich in Ohio

MIAMI (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is calling for the party to unify behind him, but opponents are taking unusual steps to block him from victory in critical primary states Ohio and Florida on Tuesday.

Mar. 11, 2016 2:06 PM EST
With fresh momentum, Trump tells GOP to embrace his bid

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — His party in disarray, a surging Donald Trump called on mainstream Republicans to unify behind his candidacy on Wednesday as his White House rivals pursued their last best opportunity to block the billionaire businessman from building an insurmountable delegate lead in two key states.

Mar. 9, 2016 8:03 PM EST
Sanders is surprise victor in Michigan; Trump keeps winning

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Bernie Sanders breathed new life into his longshot White House bid with a crucial win in Michigan's primary Tuesday night, chipping away at Hillary Clinton's dominance in the Democratic presidential race.

Mar. 9, 2016 2:48 AM EST
Sanders is surprise victor in Michigan; Trump keeps winning

LANSING, Michigan (AP) — Bernie Sanders breathed new life into his long-shot White House bid with a crucial win in Michigan's primary Tuesday night, chipping away at Hillary Clinton's dominance in the Democratic presidential race.

Mar. 8, 2016 11:46 PM 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
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 8:31 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
Romney, McCain: Trump a danger for America's future

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In an extraordinary display of Republican chaos, the party's most recent presidential nominees, Mitt Romney and John McCain, lambasted current front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday, calling him unfit for office and a danger for the nation and the GOP.

Mar. 3, 2016 11:20 PM EST
Romney calls Trump 'phony,' urges Republicans to shun him

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio barked fresh rounds of insults at each other in a Republican presidential debate Thursday night, capping a day that saw the party's establishment scrambling to keep the brash billionaire from winning the nomination.

Mar. 3, 2016 11:09 PM EST
Rattled Republicans seek a last-ditch strategy to stop Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the prospect of nominating Donald Trump for president, Republicans spiraled into a chaotic, last-ditch search Wednesday for a way to save the party from hitching its fortunes to an unpredictable celebrity candidate without alienating his throng of followers.

Mar. 2, 2016 5:45 PM EST
Rattled Republicans seek a last-ditch strategy to stop Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down the prospect of nominating Donald Trump for president, Republicans spiraled into a chaotic, last-ditch search Wednesday for a way to save the GOP from hitching its fortunes to an unpredictable celebrity candidate without alienating his throng of followers.

Mar. 2, 2016 5:19 PM EST
It's a Super Tuesday for Clinton and Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton swept through the South on Super Tuesday, claiming victory in their parties' primaries in delegate-rich Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Virginia.

Mar. 2, 2016 1:17 AM EST
Clinton, Trump claim big Super Tuesday wins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton moved closer to winning their parties' nominations with a series of victories in the Super Tuesday elections, the biggest day of the primary campaign.

Mar. 2, 2016 12:23 AM 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
The South takes its place in 2016 campaign spotlight

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) — The South steps into the spotlight of the 2016 presidential election in this week's Super Tuesday contests, a delegate-rich day that will highlight the region's sharp demographic and ideological divides.

Feb. 29, 2016 6:33 AM 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
The South takes its place in 2016 campaign spotlight

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) — The South steps into the spotlight of the 2016 presidential election in this week's Super Tuesday contests, a delegate-rich day that will highlight the region's sharp demographic and ideological divides.

Feb. 28, 2016 1:53 PM EST
The South takes its place in 2016 campaign spotlight

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) — The South steps into the spotlight of the 2016 presidential election in this week's Super Tuesday contests, a day that will highlight the region's sharp demographic and ideological divides.

Feb. 28, 2016 1:01 PM EST
Clinton thunders to big win over Sanders in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hillary Clinton overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in Saturday's South Carolina primary, drawing staggering support from the state's black Democrats and seizing an increasingly strong position as the presidential race barrels toward Super Tuesday's crucial contests.

Feb. 27, 2016 10:36 PM EST
Clinton cruises to big win over Sanders in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Hillary Clinton overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in Saturday's South Carolina primary, drawing staggering support from the state's black Democrats and putting her in a strong position as the race barrels toward crucial multi-state contests on Tuesday.

Feb. 27, 2016 10:22 PM EST
Rubio pushed for land deal as he backed law limiting critics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marco Rubio pushed Miami-Dade County officials in May 2002 to allow a multimillion-dollar industrial development to be built on restricted land near the Florida Everglades, months after he backed a law as a state legislator that made it harder for people to challenge such projects, The Associated Press has learned.

Feb. 25, 2016 3:29 AM EST
Rubio pushed land deal as he backed law limiting critics

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a young state legislator, Marco Rubio pushed Miami-Dade County officials to allow a multimillion-dollar industrial development to be built on restricted land near the Florida Everglades, months after he backed a law that made it harder for people to challenge such projects, The Associated Press has learned.

Feb. 25, 2016 3:25 AM EST

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