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Trump says he ‘can’t’ release his tax returns. IRS doesn’t see why not.

Donald Trump says he would like to release his tax returns to the public, but just can’t. The Internal Revenue Service and tax experts, though, say he can.


Christie endorses Trump for president

WASHINGTON – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had better be hungry: He’s got a lot of harsh words to eat about Donald Trump now that he’s endorsed the billionaire. Trump, in turn, has some tough things about Christie to start walking back now that the two men are suddenly allies instead of antagonists in the Republican presidential race.


President Obama: Deniers of economic gains aren’t telling the truth

President Barack Obama on Friday pushed back against relentless Republican criticism of his economic leadership, saying his policies are paying off in “big tangible ways” and anyone who doesn’t acknowledge that is “not telling the truth.”


Mexicans back ex-President Fox in vulgar spat with Trump

Mexicans are backing former President Vicente Fox in his verbal spat with Donald Trump after Fox called the Republican front-runner “crazy” and a “false prophet” and Trump replied that Fox ought to be “ashamed of himself” for using a profanity.


Campaign notebook: Trump attacks newspapers; Rubio attacks Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says that if he’s elected president, American newspapers should watch out.


Debate Takeaways: Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz aggressively take on Donald Trump

HOUSTON – It was the final opportunity for Donald Trump’s opponents to change the trajectory of the Republican presidential race before Super Tuesday, and they made the most of it. The billionaire businessman was positioned at center stage on Thursday night at the GOP debate in Texas as the undisputed front-runner for his party’s nomination, having won three consecutive primary contests.


Debate brawl: Rubio and Cruz go hard after Trump

HOUSTON – Brawling from the get-go, a fiery Marco Rubio went hard after Donald Trump in Thursday night’s Republican debate, lacerating the front-runner’s position on immigration, his privileged background, his speaking style and more. Ted Cruz piled on, too, questioning the front-runner’s conservative credentials, as the two senators tag-teamed Trump in a debate that reflected the increasing urgency of their effort to take down the billionaire businessman before he becomes unstoppable. It was a rare night where the bombastic Trump found himself on the defensive.


AP Fact Check: Donald Trump objects to cursing

A look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don’t tell the full story from the Republican presidential debate Thursday night in Houston.


Melania Trump: Small-town Slovenian roots, big dreams

Melania Trump has seen more of the world than most people – a journey propelled by her own big dreams concocted as a young girl growing up under Communism.


Hillary Clinton emphasizing gun laws ahead of South Carolina primary

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton had South Carolina mostly to herself two days before the first-in-the-South primary, and she tried to used it to capitalize on her advantage over Bernie Sanders with black voters.



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