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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.

Presidential campaign roils Obama’s free-trade plans

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on almost nothing. Except for their dislike of a sweeping agreement that would erase most tariffs and other trade barriers among the United States …

Trump calls reporter a threat; security agents didn’t flinch

Donald Trump said he was worried that a reporter walking with him through a ballroom and asking questions earlier this month may have been armed with a bomb or a …

Republican convention gun petition author is from Spokane, has legal history with online postings

Jim Ryan, former music director of Spokane’s Civic Theatre, was revealed as “The Hyperationalist,” more popularly known as the author of a petition 50,000 signatures strong calling for guns to …

Trump: Abortion ban must carry punishment for women

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday there would “have to be some form of punishment” for women who have abortions if the procedure were outlawed in the U.S.

Teen pepper-sprayed as Donald Trump protesters, supporters clash

Police are looking for a man who pepper-sprayed a 15-year-old girl as opponents and supporters of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump clashed outside a Wisconsin rally.

Ted Cruz wants John Kasich off Montana ballot

Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign is trying to knock Republican opponent John Kasich out of Montana’s June 7 primary by questioning the signatures the Ohio governor’s campaign submitted to qualify for …

Petitioner pushing for guns at Republican convention uses Spokane as fake hometown

Jim, AKA the Hyperationalist, said he launched an online petition using Spokane as a location because of its “everytown U.S.A.” image.

Trump stands by campaign manager charged with battery

In the latest bizarre twist in an incendiary presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s campaign manager was charged with battery Tuesday after a reporter alleged that he forcibly grabbed her following a …

Trump rescinds pledge to back GOP nominee; Walker backs Cruz

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz won the endorsement of Wisconsin governor – and former GOP rival – Scott Walker Tuesday as all five candidates converged on his state ahead of …

Police charge Donald Trump’s campaign manager with battery

Florida police have charged Donald Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski with simple battery in connection with an incident earlier in the month involving a reporter.

Robert Samuelson: U.S. slower-growing, but not poor

We feel poor not because we are poor but because our stunted economic growth cannot satisfy all our demands.

Gary Crooks: Liberty for all, except Muslims?

Do we need to make an exception for Muslim Americans when it comes to the principle of religious freedom?

Kathleen Parker: It’s a war on women, after all

Once upon a time, I protested the Democratic trope that the GOP was waging war on women. … Sue me if you must, but I’ve changed my mind.

Vulnerable GOP freshman doesn’t rule out voting for Clinton

Rep. Carlos Curbelo, a freshman from Florida’s 26th District, has already said he wouldn’t vote for GOP front-runner Donald Trump in the general election. When asked if that meant he …

Editorial: Kasich and Clinton are only moderates left standing

Kasich and Clinton are the only pragmatic, moderate candidates left in the race.

Trump says terror attacks show ‘hellhole’ comments were correct

Donald Trump said Islamic State’s terrorist attacks on Brussels that killed more than 30 people show he was right to call the city a “hellhole.”

Dionne: Trump, Cruz fail leadership test

Before the age of Trump, we valued sobriety in leaders when the country faced severe challenge. But in the Republican primaries, sobriety has gone out the window.

Paul Ryan’s call to elevate political rhetoric aimed at Trump

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s call in a speech on Wednesday for elevating the political debate to inspire and unite Republicans carried a huge, unspoken subtext: Donald Trump.

UPDATED: Wed., March 23, 2016, 1:06 a.m.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump trade wins with rivals in Western states

WASHINGTON – Under a fresh cloud of overseas violence, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fought to extend their delegate leads in primary voting across three Western states on Tuesday as …