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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.

Trump wants Iowa election do-over

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.

GOP Overview: Win gives Cruz momentum

DES MOINES, Iowa – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery conservative loathed by his own party’s leaders, swept to victory in Iowa’s Republican caucuses Monday, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Among Democrats, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were deadlocked in a tight race. Cruz’s victory over Trump was a testament to his massive get-out-the-vote operation in Iowa and the months he spent wooing the state’s influential conservative and evangelical leaders. It was also a harsh blow to Trump, the supremely confident real estate mogul who has riled the Republican field for months with controversial statements about women and minorities.

Iowa kicks off 2016 voting; Democratic, GOP races tight

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday’s Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations months in the making.

GOP candidates fill the void left by Trump’s boycott

A debate without Donald Trump offered his rivals a chance to escape his long shadow Thursday, resulting in sharp exchanges among Republicans hoping to survive the winnowing of the presidential field that will begin Monday’s in Iowa.

Debate highlights GOP’s 2 factions

I didn't watch the debate last night, but my son showed me a YouTube clip of Ted Cruz blasting the moderator for not focusing on legitmate issues. Seems like Sen. Cruz got the most applause of the evening. I read Chris Christie flipped out over a question about fantasy football. Have you watched any of these debates? Do you think criticism about the questions is justified?