Republican Party

Sanders is surprise victor in Michigan; Trump keeps winning

LANSING, Michigan (AP) — Bernie Sanders breathed new life into his long-shot White House bid with a crucial win in Michigan's primary Tuesday night, chipping away at Hillary Clinton's dominance in the Democratic presidential race.

Mar. 8, 2016 11:46 PM EST
Trump wins Michigan GOP presidential primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in Michigan, the billionaire businessman's second victory on Tuesday after his earlier win in Mississippi.

Mar. 8, 2016 9:16 PM EST
Correction: 2016-Election Rdp story

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — In some versions of a story on March 8 about that day's presidential primaries and caucuses, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Texas Sen.

Mar. 8, 2016 12:26 PM EST
Trump calls Nazi hand salute comparisons 'ridiculous'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday defended a gesture he made with his right hand at a recent rally, saying he was pretending to take the oath of office.

Mar. 8, 2016 10:31 AM EST
Biden talks about 'nasty' US campaign during Mideast tour

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that not even Ronald Reagan could win this year's Republican presidential nomination, as he lamented America's "petty, venal and mean" politics while addressing an Arab audience in a Gulf emirate ruled by sheikhs.

Mar. 8, 2016 9:29 AM EST
Campaign donors having second thoughts about Marco Rubio

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Just when Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio needs them the most, big-dollar contributors from the party's wealthy mainstream are having second thoughts about his future in the 2016 race.

Mar. 7, 2016 7:41 PM EST
GOP candidates claim Reagan mantle, but forget his words

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nancy Reagan spent decades protecting the legacy of her husband, but some of President Ronald Reagan's famous political advice appears lost among the White House candidates who embrace him as a guiding light.

Mar. 7, 2016 5:51 PM EST
Trump says US at disadvantage because of anti-torture laws

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says that, as president, he would push to change laws that prohibit waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques, arguing that banning them puts the U.

Mar. 7, 2016 4:04 AM EST
Trump grabbing white, born-again Christian voters

NEW YORK (AP) — The list of prominent evangelicals denouncing Donald Trump is growing, but is anyone in the flock listening? The bloc of voters powering the real estate mogul through the Republican primaries is significantly weighted with white born-again Christians.

Mar. 7, 2016 3:51 AM EST
Some in GOP start seeing Cruz as best alternative to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders on Sunday grappled with the prospect that the best hope for stopping Donald Trump's march to the nomination may be Ted Cruz — the only candidate who causes as much heartburn among party elites as the billionaire businessman, if not sometimes more.

Mar. 7, 2016 1:09 AM EST
Some Republicans see Cruz as best alternative to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders on Sunday grappled with the prospect that the best hope for stopping Donald Trump's march to the nomination may be Ted Cruz — the only candidate who causes as much heartburn among party elites as the billionaire businessman, if not sometimes more.

Mar. 6, 2016 8:31 PM EST
Some Republicans see Cruz as best alternative to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders on Sunday grappled with the prospect that the best hope for stopping Donald Trump's march to the nomination may be Ted Cruz — the only candidate who causes as much heartburn among party elites as the billionaire businessman, if not sometimes more.

Mar. 6, 2016 8:19 PM EST
Trump says anti-torture laws put US at disadvantage

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says that, as president, he would push to change laws that prohibit waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques, arguing that banning them puts the U.

Mar. 6, 2016 7:17 PM EST
Marco Rubio easily wins Republican primary in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida easily won Puerto Rico's Republican presidential primary election Sunday, with supporters saying he would help lift the island out of its long economic slump.

Mar. 6, 2016 6:46 PM EST
Echoing Republican split, evangelicals divide over Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The list of prominent evangelicals denouncing Donald Trump is growing, but is anyone in the flock listening?The bloc of voters powering the real estate mogul through the Republican primaries is significantly weighted with white born-again Christians.

Mar. 6, 2016 12:32 PM EST
Echoing Republican split, evangelicals divide over Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The list of prominent evangelicals denouncing Donald Trump is growing, but is anyone in the flock listening?The bloc of voters powering the real estate mogul through the Republican primaries is significantly weighted with white born-again Christians.

Mar. 6, 2016 11:53 AM EST
Echoing Republican split, evangelicals divide over Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The list of prominent evangelicals denouncing Donald Trump is growing, but is anyone in the flock listening? The bloc of voters powering the real estate mogul through the Republican primaries is significantly weighted with white born-again Christians.

Mar. 6, 2016 11:17 AM EST
Divide growing between Florida governor, other Republicans

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Since charging into office some five years ago, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has routinely had an awkward relationship with the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature and other GOP officials.

Mar. 6, 2016 9:08 AM 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 John Kasich; Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders; Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus.

Mar. 6, 2016 5:30 AM EST
Trump calls on Rubio to drop out of presidential race

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Saturday called on rival Marco Rubio to drop out of the White House race after the billionaire businessman won in Louisiana and Kentucky — and the Florida senator ended yet another election night with no wins.

Mar. 6, 2016 4:23 AM EST

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