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Republicans get emotional on eve of South Carolina primary

MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina (AP) — The Republican battle for South Carolina turned deeply personal on the eve of Saturday's presidential primary, as front-runner Donald Trump eyed a delegate sweep and his rivals fought for a southern surprise.

Feb. 19, 2016 8:10 PM EST
Top SC Democrat endorses Hillary Clinton, mending rift

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jim Clyburn, South Carolina's top Democrat, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Friday, mending a rift between the two that was much more personal than political.

Feb. 19, 2016 7:32 PM EST
Speaker Paul Ryan dismisses criticism from Donald Trump

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday dismissed criticism from Donald Trump, saying that if he responded to every comment from the Republican presidential candidate, "I'd lose my voice.

Feb. 19, 2016 7:28 PM EST
Republican 2016 hopefuls get emotional on eve of SC primary

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Republican campaign for South Carolina turned deeply personal on the eve of Saturday's high-stakes presidential primary, as New York businessman Donald Trump eyed a delegate sweep and his Republican rivals jockeyed for a southern surprise.

Feb. 19, 2016 7:05 PM EST
Even from sidelines, governors fixated on White House race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three-quarters of the nation's governors are gathering this weekend in Washington for wide-ranging discussions of public policy, including a heroin epidemic, the threat of terrorism and the possibility of another recession.

Feb. 19, 2016 6:38 PM EST
AP Poll: GOP voters say Donald Trump can win in November

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump has emerged as the front-runner for the GOP nomination by winning over roughly a third of Republicans in the early voting states and in preference polls, packing his rallies with men and women, evangelical Christians and military veterans, blue-collar workers and wealthy retirees.

Feb. 19, 2016 6:29 PM EST

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