Republican Party

Christie: Rubio as out of place in New Hampshire on abortion

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that Republican primary voters in New Hampshire "should be concerned" about presidential rival Marco Rubio's position on abortion, suggesting he is out of step with the state's GOP electorate.

Feb. 4, 2016 6:47 PM EST
Cruz: border security needed to stop addiction 'epidemic'

HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz shared the deeply personal story of his sister's overdose death as he campaigned across New Hampshire on Thursday, describing "an epidemic" of addiction that has destroyed lives in his family and across the nation.

Feb. 4, 2016 4:08 PM EST
Rubio aiming to be Republicans' establishment candidate

LACONIA, New Hampshire (AP) — Presidential candidate Marco Rubio is using the momentum from his third-place finish in the Iowa caucuses to show New Hampshire voters that he is the Republican for all Americans and the best chance of stopping Ted Cruz and Donald Trump.

Feb. 4, 2016 7:59 AM EST
Rubio looks to NH to peg himself as a Republican for all

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is using every bit of momentum his campaign received from the Iowa caucuses to show New Hampshire voters that he — not his competition — is the Republican for all Americans.

Feb. 4, 2016 7:36 AM EST
Kasich keeps it positive in final days before New Hampshire

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — John Kasich is betting big on positivity.Unlike Jeb Bush and Chris Christie, who are turning their fire on Marco Rubio with a renewed sense of urgency, Kasich is refusing to go negative against his rivals, even bragging about how he asked the super PAC backing him not to run an ad hitting the Florida senator.

Feb. 4, 2016 3:22 AM EST
Once a bromance, now a brawl: Trump and Cruz go at it

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. (AP) — Once a bromance, now a brawl.Donald Trump and Ted Cruz cast aside any veneer of kindness on Wednesday to trade insults and accusations in a show of hardball politics that demonstrated the stakes for both men in the New Hampshire primary six days away.

Feb. 4, 2016 12:49 AM EST
Trump calls for Iowa election do-over

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.

Feb. 3, 2016 10:32 PM EST
Trump accuses Cruz of fraud in Iowa caucuses; Rand Paul out

GOFFSTOWN, New Hampshire (AP) — Donald Trump and Ted Cruz cast aside any veneer of kindness on Wednesday to trade insults and accusations in a show of hardball politics that demonstrated the stakes for both men in the New Hampshire primary six days away.

Feb. 3, 2016 7:54 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ____ Feb. 3 The Los Angeles Times on passports of sex offenders: After rousing themselves from the 30-plus-year bad trip that was the war on drugs — or rather, the war on drug users — many Americans in and out of elected office looked around for someone else to persecute.

Feb. 3, 2016 6:58 PM EST
Ryan calls for unity, less anger from his fractious GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to unify and stop fighting each other as he tried steering his fractious party into an election year devoid of the collisions between conservatives and pragmatists that transformed parts of 2015 into a GOP nightmare.

Feb. 3, 2016 3:07 PM EST
In Iowa, late deciders and evangelicals sided against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump made a late play for evangelical voters in Iowa's Republican presidential caucus, but he ultimately couldn't wrest the group away from winner Ted Cruz, according to entrance polls taken at the start of Monday's caucuses.

Feb. 3, 2016 3:29 AM EST
Clinton wins Iowa, campaigns turn to New Hampshire

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign, and Ted Cruz sought to lock in his spot at the top of the Republican field as the presidential candidates packed up Tuesday and sped to New Hampshire.

Feb. 3, 2016 1:17 AM EST
In Iowa, late deciders and evangelicals sided against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump made a late play for evangelical voters in Iowa's Republican presidential caucus, but he ultimately couldn't wrest the group away from winner Ted Cruz, according to entrance polls taken at the start of Monday's caucuses.

Feb. 2, 2016 11:38 PM EST
Cruz, Rubio eye NH momentum as Dems gird for long fight

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A victorious Ted Cruz and buoyant Marco Rubio emerged from Iowa with compelling claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the fractured Republican primary, as the presidential race shifted overnight to New Hampshire.

Feb. 2, 2016 8:44 AM EST
Cruz tops Trump in Iowa; Clinton, Sanders too close to call

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery conservative loathed by his own party's leaders, swept to victory in Iowa's Republican caucuses Monday, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump and a stronger-than-expected showing by Florida Sen.

Feb. 2, 2016 1:35 AM EST
Cruz defeats Trump in Iowa; Clinton, Sanders in tight race

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz, a fiery, conservative Texas senator loathed by his own party's leaders, swept to victory in Iowa's Republican caucuses Monday, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump and Florida Sen.

Feb. 2, 2016 12:45 AM EST
AP News Guide: Iowans give Cruz 1st win of 2016 election

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz, a hard-driving conservative, defeated national front-runner Donald Trump in a fierce struggle for supremacy in the Iowa Republican caucuses Monday while Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled far into the night over who will claim the first prize in the Democratic presidential contest.

Feb. 2, 2016 12:39 AM EST
Cruz wins in Iowa's Republican caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz, the self-proclaimed outsider and tea party champion, was warmly embraced by conservative Iowa Republicans, whose historic turnout sealed his victory in the Iowa caucuses Monday.

Feb. 2, 2016 12:32 AM EST
Mike Huckabee ends his 2nd bid for president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Huckabee ended his second campaign for the White House on Monday amid a dismal showing in the Iowa caucuses that he won in his first bid eight years ago.

Feb. 1, 2016 10:53 PM EST
Entrance polls: Iowa GOP unhappy with federal government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Republican caucus-goers are deeply unhappy with how the federal government is working, and half wanted a political outsider as the party's nominee for president, according to entrance poll interviews of those arriving at caucus sites.

Feb. 1, 2016 9:50 PM EST
Rubio has most cash among rivals to GOP leaders Trump, Cruz

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Chris Christie, the four Republican candidates in a showdown for their party's traditional supporters, closed last year with roughly as much money in the bank combined as Ted Cruz, the conservative insurgent they hope to topple.

Feb. 1, 2016 2:30 PM EST
Watching Monday: What to look for in the 2016 Iowa caucuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — At last, it's caucus day in Iowa. A few things to watch for on Monday as the nation gets its first glimpse of where the 2016 candidates really stand in the race for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations: ___ WHO SHOWS UP TO CAUCUS All that matters in the presidential race for the next 24 hours is who shows up to debate and discuss their choice for president with friends and neighbors in Iowa's storied caucuses — and historically, only a small fraction bother.

Feb. 1, 2016 10:09 AM EST
Amid Republican rivals to Trump and Cruz,Rubio has most cash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Chris Christie, the four Republican candidates in a showdown for their party's traditional supporters, closed last year with roughly as much money in the bank combined as Ted Cruz, the conservative insurgent they hope to topple.

Feb. 1, 2016 10:08 AM EST
Turnout is name of the game in Monday's Iowa caucuses

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — From sounding duck calls to predicting the weather, presidential contenders are blanketing Iowa in a final frenzy to close the deal before Monday's Iowa caucuses begin the formal process of choosing President Barack Obama's successor.

Feb. 1, 2016 12:22 AM EST
Trust Ted? Cruz facing growing attacks on credibility

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz needs you to trust him.Trust is the cornerstone of this fiery conservative's campaign, which may live or die with his ability to convince voters in Iowa and across the nation that he's the most consistent and trustworthy among the pack of White House hopefuls.

Jan. 31, 2016 12:55 PM EST
Turnout is key factor in Monday's Iowa caucuses

MANCHESTER, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's ready to stun the political world if his supporters turn out for Monday's Democratic presidential caucuses in Iowa.

Jan. 31, 2016 11:50 AM EST

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