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Donald Trump trails Ted Cruz in latest national poll

For the first time in months, Donald Trump has lost the lead in a major national poll, falling behind Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.

Idaho Democrats protest state-funded election billboards

The Idaho Democratic Party is protesting a statewide, 22-billboard voter education campaign launched by the Idaho Secretary of State’s office for the upcoming March 8 presidential primary, because the billboards don’t indicate that the election is just for the Republican and Constitution parties.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley endorsing Marco Rubio for president

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will win South Carolina’s most Republican coveted endorsement of the 2016 presidential race when Gov. Nikki Haley announces her support at a Chapin rally Wednesday evening, a source with knowledge of the governor’s decision told the State newspaper.

Campaign notebook: Cruz says Trump’s lawsuit threat is frivolous

Ted Cruz says if Donald Trump sues him as threatened over a campaign ad, the lawsuit would be dismissed as frivolous.

Barbara Bush to campaign with son in South Carolina

Jeb Bush says that his mother, Barbara Bush, will campaign for him again in South Carolina with days to go until the state’s Republican primary.

George W. Bush stumps for Jeb in Charleston

George W. Bush never mentioned Donald Trump by name. But with his folksy touch, the former president unleashed a tough takedown Monday of the billionaire businessman who has upended a Republican Party his family has long led.

8 million watched Democratic debate

The Democratic primary debate simulcast on PBS and CNN averaged 8.03 million viewers, on par with the audiences for recent showdowns between the party’s 2016 White House contenders.

Latino celebrities say Rubio and Bush belong to the ‘party of Trump’

In “an open letter to the Latino community” published online, Carlos Santana, George Lopez, Zoe Saldana and other prominent Latino celebrities and activists say Donald Trump’s GOP rivals have not done enough to distance themselves from the Republican front-runner’s anti-immigrant rhetoric.

Marco Rubio eyes brokered convention after New Hampshire setback

The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party’s presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary.

Latest Democratic N.H. results: Sanders defeats Clinton

Democratic New Hampshire primarty results As of 5:25 p.m.

Latest GOP N.H. results: Trump wins big; Kasich takes second

Republican New Hampshire primary results As of 5:25 p.m.

New Hampshire voters keep the pundits guessing

Encouraged by Marco Rubio’s stumbles, the Republicans’ second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats’ Clinton-Sanders duel is veering into gender politics.

After Rubio stumbles, rivals see opening in New Hampshire

Sen. Marco Rubio’s uneven debate performance just days before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary has emboldened a trio of governors seeking to stem his rise in the Republican race for president.

Can Ted Cruz legally be president? Ivy League scholars debate

Two legal scholars squared off in a public debate on Friday to settle whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president. Spoiler alert: They didn’t settle it.

New Hampshire GOP bristles at Fiorina’s debate exclusion

A top New Hampshire member of the Republican National Committee and the state’s GOP U.S. senator are blasting ABC News’s decision not to include Carly Fiorina in Saturday’s debate in the first primary state, where the former technology executive has campaigned vigorously.

Marco Rubio is target as rivals try to block his rise

With the New Hampshire primary poised to cut down the Republican field, candidates are sharpening their knives in a desperate bid for survival that on Thursday resembled a group attack on Sen. Marco Rubio, the freshman senator from Florida.

Democratic debate: Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off

Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an “artful smear” while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of the political establishment.

Democratic debate: Fact check on the candidates

A look at some of the claims in their latest Democratic presidential debate.