Republican Party

Cruz and Clinton feel pressure in final Iowa stretch

RINGSTED, Iowa (AP) — Lagging Republicans jostled for second place in their crowded field, while Hillary Clinton faced more email troubles Friday as the presidential contenders barreled toward a final weekend of campaigning before Iowa's crucial caucuses.

Jan. 29, 2016 9:30 PM EST
Stage set for chaos as New Hampshire primary looms

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Uncertainties are mounting in New Hampshire as Republican presidential candidates fail to sway the state's many fence-sitters one way or the other, despite months of outreach by the various campaigns.

Jan. 29, 2016 4:20 PM EST
GOP rivals mock Trump, try to make the most of his absence

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Absent Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of the front-runner's shadow in Thursday night's debate — a staid, policy-heavy contest that offered a glimpse of what the GOP contest might have been without the unpredictable businessman.

Jan. 29, 2016 1:46 AM EST
Trump holds his own event as rivals debate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As his rivals made their final case to voters ahead of Iowa's kickoff caucuses, Donald Trump was headlining a show of his own.

Jan. 29, 2016 1:23 AM EST
AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on carpet bombs, Kurds and economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate.

Jan. 28, 2016 11:47 PM EST
Republican rivals mock Trump, try to make most of absence

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of front-runner Donald Trump's shadow in Thursday night's debate — a policy-heavy contest that offered a glimpse of what the party contest might have been without the unpredictable businessman.

Jan. 28, 2016 11:17 PM EST
Florida Democrats have clear choice in race to replace Rubio

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Democrats must decide whether their best shot at winning the Senate seat now held by Marco Rubio is a liberal firebrand who has said the GOP health plan was to hope people die quickly, or a moderate Democrat who often votes with Republicans.

Jan. 28, 2016 11:27 AM EST
Debate feud injects fresh chaos into GOP primary

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An explosive feud between Donald Trump and Fox News Channel is overshadowing the final sprint to Iowa's presidential caucuses, injecting a new sense of chaos into the 2016 Republican contest.

Jan. 28, 2016 12:56 AM EST
Debate feud injects fresh chaos into Republican primary

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An explosive feud between 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Fox News is overshadowing the final sprint to Iowa's presidential caucuses, injecting a new sense of chaos into the contest.

Jan. 27, 2016 6:35 PM EST
Trump refuses to debate; calls Fox's moderator 'lightweight'

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday bowed out of the final Republican presidential debate before the leadoff Iowa caucuses, saying Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly is "a lightweight.

Jan. 26, 2016 11:58 PM EST
Trump now bills himself as uniter as Cruz and others attack

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Donald Trump is breaking from his reputation as a flame-throwing outsider with just days to go before Iowa's leadoff caucuses, highlighting his willingness to work with Democrats in Congress as part of a closing argument with a distinctly bipartisan tone.

Jan. 26, 2016 4:05 PM EST
Democratic mayor to challenge GOP's Rand Paul in Senate race

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Lexington Mayor Jim Gray filed to run for Rand Paul's U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, giving Paul a viable challenger and complicating his bid for re-election as he lags in the polls in his presidential campaign.

Jan. 26, 2016 3:40 PM EST
Primary voting begins in rancorous US presidential race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans finally begin choosing next week among the Republican and Democratic candidates battling to be their party's 2016 presidential nominee in a series of state-by-state votes.

Jan. 26, 2016 12:01 AM EST
Cruz, Clinton call for calmer talk ahead of Iowa contest

IOWA FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton both called for lowering the temperature in the presidential primary race Monday, even as their campaigns and supporters kept up their attacks with a week to go until the Iowa caucuses.

Jan. 25, 2016 11:41 PM EST
Rubio's Iowa crisscross approach bends caucus campaign norm

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Marco Rubio is all over the map in Iowa. Quite literally.Having spent little time in the state's rural Christian conservative northwest, the Republican presidential candidate dropped in to Sioux County for the first time on a solo campaign trip last week, then bounced across the state two days later to speak with some of Iowa's more fiscally conservative voters in the east.

Jan. 25, 2016 8:18 PM EST
Primary voting begins in rancorous US presidential race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans finally begin choosing next week among the Republican and Democratic candidates battling to be their party's 2016 presidential nominee in a series of state-by-state votes.

Jan. 25, 2016 8:01 PM EST

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