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For some turned-off GOP voters, grudging acceptance of Trump

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) — Sheila Covert is worried about Donald Trump.A loyal Republican voter from swing state Virginia, Covert calls the businessman "bombastic" and says there's "just no substance" in his boastful campaign rhetoric.

Feb. 24, 2016 4:24 PM EST
Senate GOP leader holds fast in blocking Obama court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic foes gloat that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has guided his Republicans into a political dead end with his unbending edict that President Barack Obama's successor will fill the Supreme Court vacancy and replace Justice Antonin Scalia.

Feb. 24, 2016 3:39 PM EST
For some Republican voters, grudging acceptance of Trump

MIDLOTHIAN, Virginia (AP) — Sheila Covert is worried about Donald Trump. The loyal Republican voter from Virginia calls the businessman "bombastic" and says there's "just no substance" in his campaign rhetoric.

Feb. 24, 2016 2:43 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. 24, 2016 1:19 PM EST
Republican caucus-goers in Nevada make their voices known

Republican voters in Nevada made their voices known by overwhelmingly supporting billionaire Donald Trump in the GOP's first-in-the-West presidential caucuses ahead of the party's national nominating convention in July.

Feb. 24, 2016 4:08 AM EST
GOP says no hearings, no votes for Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — No hearing. No vote. Don't even bother knocking on our door.That's the message Senate Republicans delivered to President Barack Obama and his sometime-soon nominee for the Supreme Court, an extraordinary election-year rebuff as the GOP insists that replacing Justice Antonin Scalia rests with voters in November's election and the next president.

Feb. 24, 2016 3:56 AM 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

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