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Trump, Cruz assert their standing atop Republican field

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — With just over two weeks until voting begins, Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz firmly asserted their standing atop the GOP race in a fiery debate, overshadowing a crowded field of rivals still grappling for a way to overtake the front-runners.

Jan. 15, 2016 7:17 AM EST
Trump, Cruz go at each other in year's first GOP debate

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz clashed Thursday night over the Texas senator's eligibility to serve as commander in chief and the businessman's "New York values," ending months of civility between fiery contenders seeking to tap into voter anger and frustration.

Jan. 15, 2016 1:34 AM EST
Clinton cries foul over Sanders TV ad on Wall Street

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign on Thursday accused Democratic rival Bernie Sanders of breaking a self-imposed pledge against negative advertising, offering up the latest sign that her campaign is concerned about the Vermont senator's rise in Iowa.

Jan. 14, 2016 7:23 PM EST
Campaign ads deluge 'Wheel' watchers, morning shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Political groups are flooding the airwaves with advertisements during popular game shows, including "Wheel of Fortune," ''Jeopardy!" and "Family Feud," and pouring money into spots during local news and network morning shows as they try to sway presidential primary voters, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.

Jan. 14, 2016 4:27 PM EST
Challenged anew, Clinton reaching back into 2008 playbook

WASHINGTON (AP) — Front-runner Hillary Clinton, challenged anew in the Democratic presidential campaign by Bernie Sanders, is reverting to some of the same themes from her 2008 primary loss to Barack Obama.

Jan. 14, 2016 7:35 AM EST