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Planned Parenthood backing Clinton in primary race

HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — Planned Parenthood is swinging behind Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential race and says that won't mean negative campaigning against her primary opponents.

Jan. 10, 2016 7:21 PM EST
Christie to take break from trail for address to New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will take a short break from campaigning for president to give his annual State of the State address Tuesday, highlighting what he says are successes while his opponents for the Republican nomination ramp up attacks against his record.

Jan. 10, 2016 12:59 PM EST
Cruz, Trump up in Iowa, but talk of 'takedown' effort fades

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Three weeks before Iowa kicks off the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are generating overwhelming enthusiasm among Republican voters in the state, along with concern, though not panic, among the party professionals who believe both are unelectable in November against the Democratic nominee.

Jan. 10, 2016 8:21 AM EST
Trump escalates attacks on Ted Cruz's eligibility to run

WAVERLY, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump taunted fellow Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz over his eligibility to be president on Saturday, offering the following response to Cruz's instance that he's a natural born citizen: "You're not.

Jan. 9, 2016 9:05 PM EST
Republican candidates pitch conservative anti-poverty path

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Republican presidential candidates said Saturday their party must do more to convince poor Americans that conservative policy — and not an active federal government — will expand economic opportunity.

Jan. 9, 2016 4:00 PM EST
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio; Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

Jan. 9, 2016 2:26 PM EST
GOP candidates pitch conservative path to fight poverty

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates said Saturday their party must do more to convince poor Americans that conservative policy — and not an active federal government — will expand economic opportunity.

Jan. 9, 2016 1:46 PM EST
Cruz shows more personality, humor while campaigning in Iowa

STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Lisa Naslund clutched a photo of her son Dillion in his military fatigues as she waited about an hour for a chance to meet Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz in this northwestern Iowa town.

Jan. 9, 2016 12:42 PM EST
As crunch time nears, the reserved Jeb Bush flashes emotions

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Self-described as a policy nerd and tagged as "low energy" by Donald Trump, Jeb Bush is reaching deeper to show voters the man inside as he fights for his political survival ahead of New Hampshire's Republican presidential primary.

Jan. 9, 2016 4:51 AM EST

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