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Trump amassing delegates who might not be loyal to him

Already behind the curve in organizing for the Republican convention, Donald Trump has missed crucial deadlines in a number of states to lock up delegates who would stay loyal beyond …

House Speaker Ryan rules out presidential bid

An aide to House Speaker Paul Ryan says the Wisconsin Republican will address reporters Tuesday to formally rule out a run for president this year.

Missouri certifies wins for Trump, Clinton in close primary

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republican businessman Donald Trump and former Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were certified Tuesday as the winners of Missouri’s presidential primaries, though a recount remains …

Cruz gets strong support at Spokane County Republican convention

The likelihood of the first contested Republican National Convention in half a century prompted local party members to prioritize selecting delegates Saturday at their Spokane County gathering. Party members’ fervor …

UPDATED: Sat., April 9, 2016, 8:39 p.m.

The Latest: Ted Cruz sweep in Colorado makes Donald Trump’s path tougher

The Latest on the presidential campaign, with the focus Saturday on the delegate hunt for Republicans in Colorado and Democrats in Wyoming, while several candidates campaign in New York, which …

UPDATED: Sat., April 9, 2016, 8:43 p.m.

Ted Cruz picks up all delegates in Colorado; Bernie Sanders wins in Wyoming

Ted Cruz completed his sweep of Colorado’s 34 delegates on Saturday while rival Donald Trump angled for favor a half-continent away in New York’s all-important April 19 primary. On the …

Froma Harrop: In Trump sagas, women invisible

In Trump world, women get passed around like canapes at a cocktail party.

Charles Krauthammer: Trump has his core, but that’s it

With these candidates. Republicans seem determined to lose a highly winnable presidential race.

Ivanka Trump-brand scarves recalled because of ‘burn risk’

Ivanka Trump-brand scarves are being recalled because they are too flammable and pose a “burn risk” to consumers.

Election analysis: Sanders and Cruz claim Wisconsin victories, ignore daunting delegate math

Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders reveled Tuesday in hard-fought victories in the Wisconsin primary, but both men confront an implacable challenge ahead: math. What Cruz and Sanders are attempting is …

Cruz win in Wisconsin leaves Trump damaged front-runner

Republican Donald Trump emerged from Wisconsin as a damaged front-runner following a crushing loss to rival Ted Cruz, deepening questions about the billionaire businessman’s presidential qualifications and pushing the GOP …

Man accused of assault at Trump rally appears in court

The white Donald Trump supporter accused of punching a black man being escorted from a Trump rally in North Carolina by sheriff’s deputies has had his case continued.

UPDATED: Tue., April 5, 2016, 11:07 p.m.

Exit poll: Ted Cruz wins on Donald Trump fear; Bernie Sanders on excitement

Wisconsin GOP primary voters say a potential Donald Trump presidency inspires both more excitement– and more fear– than his remaining Republican rivals.

UPDATED: Tue., April 5, 2016, 11:06 p.m.

Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders emerge victorious in Wisconsin primaries

Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump’s chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party’s convention. Democrat Bernie Sanders triumphed over …

Voter Voices: Wisconsin voters discuss their presidential primary picks

Wisconsin voters are expected to turn out Tuesday in large numbers for the presidential primary and statewide races. Here’s what voters are saying at the polls.

UPDATED: Tue., April 5, 2016, 9:13 p.m.

The Latest: Ted Cruz haul raises odds of contested convention

The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Wisconsin head to the polls for the state’s presidential primary

Trump proposes funding wall by cutting off remittances

Donald Trump would force Mexico to pay for a border wall by threatening to cut off billions of dollars in remittances sent by immigrants living in the U.S., according to …

Wisconsin primary election: Cruz aims to extend Trump’s bad week

Ted Cruz aims to use Wisconsin’s presidential primary to extend Donald Trump’s recent rough stretch on the campaign trail. Bernie Sanders would like to administer some tough medicine of his …

Trump, Cruz make final Wisconsin pitches

After Donald Trump’s toughest stretch of the campaign, he and Ted Cruz made spirited final pitches Monday to Wisconsin voters, who will cast ballots Tuesday in a Republican primary that …

Kasich resists calls to drop out of race

MILWAUKEE – Donald Trump on Sunday called for John Kasich to drop out of the Republican presidential race, arguing that the Ohio governor shouldn’t be allowed to continue accumulating delegates …

Kathleen Parker: In reality, Trump can’t pretend

If Trump were truly pro-life, which he apparently isn’t, given his lack of understanding of the pro-life movement to end abortion, no one in that world talks about punishing women.

Froma Harrop: Defense policy deserves scrutiny

Is America obliged to both police the globe and pay for the service?

Donald Trump is least popular American politician in three decades

For months, as Donald Trump lurched from controversy to controversy, commentators marveled that his voters remained loyal: Trump is impervious to political attack, some said.

Trump now says abortion laws should be left as is

Donald Trump now says abortion laws should not be changed.

Donald Trump’s bad week: A bump or a turning point?

After months of dominating the Republican race, Donald Trump has endured one of his worst weeks since launching his presidential bid, and while he remains the GOP front-runner, his struggles …

Trump says abortion comments were taken out of context

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump now says his contentious comments on abortion were taken out of context.

Girl at Trump rally who was pepper-sprayed may face charges

JANESVILLE, Wis. – Investigators said Thursday that they’re recommending a disorderly conduct charge be filed against a 15-year-old girl who was pepper-sprayed after she punched a man at a rally …

McMorris Rodgers criticizes, but doesn’t disavow, Trump

The highest-ranking Republican woman in the House of Representatives said at a campaign kickoff event Thursday that Americans were in “uncharted territory” in this presidential election but refrained from taking …

Trump stumbling in Wisconsin as forces coalesce against him

Next Tuesday’s Wisconsin presidential primary is emerging as a crucial lifeline for Republicans desperate to stop Donald Trump’s march to their party’s nomination. One of his worst weeks of the …

Trump gets super PAC help in Wisconsin ahead of primary

An outside group is rushing to support Donald Trump’s Republican presidential bid, including in next-to-vote Wisconsin.