Republican Party

Carson campaign volunteer dies after car accident in Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A volunteer for Ben Carson's presidential campaign died Tuesday after being hospitalized with injuries suffered in a car accident in western Iowa that hurt three other campaign workers.

Jan. 20, 2016 2:46 AM EST
Sarah Palin: 'No more pussyfooting around' if Trump elected

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump received the endorsement Tuesday of conservative firebrand Sarah Palin, giving the billionaire businessman a potential boost less than two weeks before Iowa's kick-off caucuses.

Jan. 19, 2016 10:45 PM EST
Cruz dons face paint in appeal to hunters, gun owners

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's an image football fans in Iowa are likely to see this weekend: Ted Cruz, his face smeared with black greasepaint, sitting in a Louisiana duck blind with a borrowed shotgun.

Jan. 19, 2016 5:37 PM EST
As Iowa looms, GOP wonders: Does Trump have fans, or voters?

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's the No. 1 question headed into the primary season: Does Donald Trump merely have fans, or does the national front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination have voters who will mobilize come caucus day?The definitive answer won't arrive until first-to-vote Iowa heads to the polls on Feb.

Jan. 18, 2016 7:59 PM EST
Rubio: faith 'single greatest influence in my life'

WAVERLY, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio promised to keep "talking about God" as he campaigned across Iowa Monday, reminding influential evangelical voters of his commitment to Christian values just two weeks before the state's leadoff caucuses.

Jan. 18, 2016 7:37 PM EST
Ted Cruz says Donald Trump becoming 'rattled' by his gains

WASHINGTON, New Hampshire (AP) — Ted Cruz accused his Republican rival Donald Trump Monday of exhibiting inconsistent conservatism and said the billionaire investor is becoming "rattled" and "dismayed" by his gains.

Jan. 18, 2016 5:57 PM EST
Trump looks to appeal to evangelicals at Liberty University

LYNCHBURG, Virginia (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivered the convocation address Monday at Virginia's Liberty University, one of the country's most prominent evangelical Christian institutions.

Jan. 18, 2016 3:26 PM EST
GOP establishment concedes uphill battle to win NH, Iowa

HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — After months of predicting a comeback for their preferred candidates, Republican establishment leaders now concede the first two contests of the presidential race, in Iowa and New Hampshire early next month, are Donald Trump's and Ted Cruz's to lose.

Jan. 18, 2016 3:41 AM EST
Cruz takes aim at New Hampshire voters for upcoming tour

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Ted Cruz brought his pro-gun, anti-establishment message to a receptive audience at a packed pasta restaurant in New Hampshire on Sunday, the beginning of a five-day swing the Texas senator hopes will help him eat into rival Donald Trump's advantage in the state.

Jan. 17, 2016 7:21 PM EST
Republican establishment loses hope of winning early states

HOLLIS, New Hampshire (AP) — After months of predicting a comeback for their preferred candidates, Republican establishment leaders now concede the first two contests of the presidential nominating race, in Iowa and New Hampshire early next month, are Donald Trump's and Ted Cruz's to lose.

Jan. 17, 2016 5:49 PM EST
Cruz takes aim at New Hampshire voters for upcoming tour

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — During a pro-gun event at a New Hampshire shooting range this month, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz explained his views on protecting Second Amendment rights, freedom and liberty for all Americans.

Jan. 17, 2016 2:36 PM EST
GOP establishment loses hope of winning Iowa, New Hampshire

HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) — After months of predicting a comeback for their preferred candidates, Republican establishment leaders now concede the first two contests of the presidential race, in Iowa and New Hampshire early next month, are Donald Trump's and Ted Cruz's to lose.

Jan. 17, 2016 12:43 PM EST
Analysis: Prisoner swap puts GOP candidates in a tough spot

Iran’s release of five Americans gives President Barack Obama the opportunity to deliver a harsh reminder to the Republicans wanting to succeed him: You can promise to pull back the hand I’ve extended to Iran and Cuba _ nations the U.

Jan. 17, 2016 11:39 AM EST
Analysis: Prisoner release leaves Republicans in tough spot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran's release of four Americans gives President Barack Obama the opportunity to deliver a harsh reminder to the Republicans wanting to succeed him: You can promise to pull back the hand I've extended to Iran and Cuba — nations the U.

Jan. 16, 2016 7:33 PM EST
Cruz supporters boo Trump at conservative gathering

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump ran afoul of some conservative activists Saturday with an attack on Republican presidential rival Ted Cruz for his failure to disclose certain bank loans during his 2012 Senate bid.

Jan. 16, 2016 6:56 PM EST
Republicans praise prisoner release, criticize Obama on Iran

The release of four Americans detained by Iran won praise on Saturday from several Republicans running for president, along with condemnation of the Obama administration for its dealings with the Islamic Republic.

Jan. 16, 2016 6:51 PM EST
Analysis: Prisoner release leaves GOP in tough spot on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran's release of four Americans gives President Barack Obama the opportunity to deliver a harsh reminder to the Republicans wanting to succeed him: You can promise to pull back the hand I've extended to Iran and Cuba — nations the U.

Jan. 16, 2016 4:44 PM EST
Rubio jabs Republican leaders: Anger not enough

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — In a swipe at his party's front-runners, Republican White House hopeful Marco Rubio charged Saturday that anger alone isn't enough to qualify someone to be president.

Jan. 16, 2016 2:50 PM EST
Rubio jabs Republican leaders: Anger not enough

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — In a swipe at the his party's front-runners, Republican White House hopeful Marco Rubio charged Saturday that anger alone isn't enough to qualify someone to be president.

Jan. 16, 2016 2:16 PM EST
Bush sees similarities in his foreign policy and his dad's

CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush believes he's got the best prescription for American foreign policy, from his strategies for deterring North Korea's nuclear ambitions, to destroying the Islamic State.

Jan. 16, 2016 2:58 AM EST
Trump strikes back at Cruz as Bush lands key endorsement

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — With two weeks to go until Iowans head to the polls in the first vote of the 2016 primary season, Republican front-runner Donald Trump ramped up his attacks against rival Ted Cruz on Friday, while Jeb Bush scored a key endorsement for his White House bid.

Jan. 15, 2016 8:42 PM EST
White House hopeful Bush lays out plans for foreign policy

CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush believes he's got the best prescription for American foreign policy, from his strategies for deterring North Korea's nuclear ambitions, to destroying the Islamic State.

Jan. 15, 2016 1:49 PM EST
Trump-Cruz rivalry intensifies in rollicking GOP debate

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The rivalry between the Republican Party's two leading candidates for president intensified in Thursday's debate, which featured the most rollicking action to date.

Jan. 15, 2016 9:54 AM EST
Trump, Cruz assert their standing atop Republican field

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz asserted their standing atop their party's race in a fiery debate, overshadowing a crowded field of rivals with just two weeks to go before early voting begins.

Jan. 15, 2016 7:56 AM EST
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

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