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GOP rivals mock Trump, try to make the most of his absence

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Absent Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of the front-runner's shadow in Thursday night's debate — a staid, policy-heavy contest that offered a glimpse of what the GOP contest might have been without the unpredictable businessman.

Jan. 29, 2016 1:46 AM EST
Trump holds his own event as rivals debate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As his rivals made their final case to voters ahead of Iowa's kickoff caucuses, Donald Trump was headlining a show of his own.

Jan. 29, 2016 1:23 AM EST
AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate.

Jan. 28, 2016 11:47 PM EST
In Iowa push, Sanders expands criticism of Clinton's record

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders ramped up his criticism of Hillary Clinton's ties to Wall Street and history of evolving on issues, seeking an upset victory in Monday's first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses.

Jan. 28, 2016 11:33 PM EST
Republican rivals mock Trump, try to make most of absence

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of front-runner Donald Trump's shadow in Thursday night's debate — a policy-heavy contest that offered a glimpse of what the party contest might have been without the unpredictable businessman.

Jan. 28, 2016 11:17 PM EST
Clinton's firewall? Black voters the key in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — While Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battle in Iowa and New Hampshire, the first two nominating states in the 2016 presidential election, there's a scramble for black voters who will determine the South Carolina primary weeks later.

Jan. 28, 2016 6:20 PM EST

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