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Next up for the GOP presidential candidates: South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Republican presidential nominating has moved into the South, where seven states — Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas — will anchor the Super Tuesday primaries on March 1.

Feb. 10, 2016 10:42 PM EST
Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic arsenal.

Feb. 10, 2016 9:56 PM EST
Republican hopefuls hope for survival in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Republican businessman Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders moved on Wednesday after commanding wins in the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary, and the Republican field contracted with announcements that Carly Fiorina and Chris Christie would drop out of the race.

Feb. 10, 2016 9:37 PM EST
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for president "without an ounce of regret" on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary.

Feb. 10, 2016 8:27 PM EST
Ohio bill to strip Planned Parenthood funds heads to Kasich

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign a bill stripping government money from Planned Parenthood, a move that might help him with conservatives who dominate the upcoming Republican presidential primary in South Carolina.

Feb. 10, 2016 6:18 PM EST
Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party's nomination.

Feb. 10, 2016 6:14 PM EST
Sandra Bland's mother to campaign for Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton will campaign next week with the mother of Sandra Bland, the Chicago-area woman who was discovered hanged in her jail cell three days after being pulled over for a routine traffic stop near Houston.

Feb. 10, 2016 5:49 PM EST
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

NASHUA, New Hampshire (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican nomination for president on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary.

Feb. 10, 2016 5:27 PM EST

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