Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 6:39 a.m.
A grudging acceptance of Trump for some turned-off GOP voters
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Sheila Covert is worried about Donald Trump. A loyal Republican voter from swing state Virginia, Covert calls the businessman “bombastic” and says there’s “just no substance” in …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 9:37 p.m.
Primary competitors pin hopes on Super Tuesday states
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Republicans are barreling toward Super Tuesday with another debate in the offing and Donald Trump’s opponents reaching for perhaps their last best chance to knock him …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
7 candidates get nod for Washington primary ballot
Washington’s presidential primary ballot to have at least seven names
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Otter endorses Kasich for president, joins campaign
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich for president and joined Kasich’s campaign as a national co-chair.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid endorses Clinton
After months of staying neutral in his party’s primary, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is endorsing Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Trump notches another win as Rubio bids to elbow past Cruz
LAS VEGAS – Donald Trump notched a win in Nevada’s Republican caucuses on Tuesday as Marco Rubio bid to elbow out Ted Cruz for second place in an increasingly urgent …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
Republican caucus-goers in Nevada make their voices known
Republican voters in Nevada made their voices known in the GOP’s first-in-the-West presidential caucuses ahead of the party’s national nominating convention in July.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 10 p.m.
The Latest: Trump vows to put ‘bad dudes’ in Guantanamo Bay
The Latest on campaign 2016 on the day of the Nevada Republican caucuses.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 6:36 p.m.
Analysis: Donald Trump’s favorite excuse? It was just a ‘retweet’
Donald Trump has repeated inaccurate and racially charged crime statistics, reposted pledges of support from white supremacists and retweeted dubious questions about the citizenship of his presidential rivals to an …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 2 p.m.
Ted Cruz dismisses top aide who shared Marco Rubio video
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Monday he asked national spokesman Rick Tyler to resign for tweeting a story alleging that Marco Rubio had disparaged the Bible.
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Jeb Bush drops out of the Republican race for president
Republican Jeb Bush ended his campaign for the presidency Saturday after a disappointing finish in South Carolina, acknowledging a failure to harness the hopes of Republican voters angry at the …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
The Latest: Marco Rubio 2nd in South Carolina’s GOP primary
The Latest on the 2016 presidential election and two crucial contests Saturday: South Carolina’s Republican primary and Nevada’s Democratic caucuses.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 9:40 p.m.
Donald Trump wins big in South Carolina; Hillary Clinton takes Nevada
Donald Trump claimed victory in South Carolina’s Republican primary Saturday, deepening his hold on the GOP presidential field as the contest moves into the South. Out West, Hillary Clinton pulled …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 4:53 p.m.
At Spokane County GOP caucus, voting but no debate
The Spokane County republicans had their caucus Saturday, but they didn’t debate a platform or argue in favor of their favorite presidential candidate. A new state law enacted since the …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
Donald Trump wins South Carolina; Jeb Bush ends White House bid
Donald Trump scored his second straight Republican presidential primary win, rolling to victory in South Carolina on Saturday as voters seething about Washington and politicians helped propel the billionaire businessman …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 5:58 p.m.
AP News Guide: Hillary Clinton wins Nevada; Donald Trump takes S.C.
Hillary Clinton overcame a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders to win the Nevada Democratic caucuses Saturday while South Carolina voters gilded Donald Trump’s status as front-runner in a Republican contest …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 7:12 p.m.
Exit polls: Donald Trump holds own in deeply religious South Carolina
In South Carolina, Republican primary voters who wanted a candidate who can bring change or who “tells it like it is” handed a victory to businessman Donald Trump, according to …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 9:40 p.m.
Hillary Clinton turns back Bernie Sanders challenge with Nevada victory
Hillary Clinton seized the momentum in the fierce fight for the Democratic presidential nomination, turning back a challenge from Bernie Sanders in Nevada’s caucuses on Saturday and pushing toward even …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
Ted Cruz’s birther issue moves to courtrooms
The debate over whether Canadian-born Ted Cruz is eligible to be president is moving from the campaign trail to the courtroom.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Fragmented presidential primary sidelines Washington
Washington’s fragmented primary process has made the state a bystander during the presidential campaign.