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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 …

UPDATED: Tue., March 22, 2016, 10:53 p.m.

The Latest: Bernie Sanders wins Democratic caucuses in Utah

The Latest on the U.S. presidential race, with Republican and Democratic primaries in Arizona, Republican caucuses in Utah and Democratic caucuses in Utah and Idaho on Tuesday.

UPDATED: Tue., March 22, 2016, 9:32 p.m.

Voices from voters choosing candidates in 3 Western states

PHOENIX – Voters in Arizona, Utah and Idaho are making their choices in party caucuses and primaries based on issues such as the minimum wage and Native American and veterans …

UPDATED: Tue., March 22, 2016, 9:07 p.m.

AP News Guide: Arizona goes for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would love to wrap things up and get on with a head-to-head race for the White House, unobstructed by rivals who just won’t …

Judge asks US to defend secrecy of Trump associate’s history

A federal judge has asked the Obama administration to shield from public disclosure court records related to the once-secret criminal history of a former Donald Trump business partner.

Michael Gerson: No easy way to make peace with Trump

As one Republican friend wrote me of Trump: “He would destroy everything Hillary Clinton would destroy, plus one more thing: the Republican Party.”

Hillary Clinton faces challenge: Black voters in Rust Belt

This month has brought a new challenge for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign: Black voters in Rust Belt states aren’t as solidly behind her as they’ve been in the South.

Analysis: How far could Donald Trump legally go to take on his protesters?

Donald Trump can insult hecklers at his rallies, tell ‘em to “go home to mommy” and even suggest they should have been roughed up. But the increasingly heated, intense protests …

Charles Krauthammer: Both sides guilty of campaign ugliness

Politics is the civilized substitute for settling things the old-fashioned way - laying your opponent out on a stretcher

Romney to vote for Cruz in Utah caucuses

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he will vote for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the upcoming caucuses in his home state of Utah.

Amy Goodman: Fascism? Can it happen here?

“When Fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” goes a saying that is widely attributed to the first American to win the …

Senate Dem leader accuses GOP of ‘moral cowardice’ on Trump

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is accusing the congressional Republican leaders of what he says is “moral cowardice” for failing to stand up to GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump.

Dana Milbank: Rubio candidacy trumped by vulgarity

These are not the best days for Rubio, or for anybody who cares about American democracy.

Hillary Clinton’s Trump card: Female swing voters

More Republican women view Trump more negatively than positively, according to Gallup. And in a hypothetical matchup with Hillary Clinton, a Washington Post/ABC News poll found this month that Trump …

Blanchette: Need help on your bracket? Trump to the rescue

Joe Scarborough: “And we’re back on ‘Morning Joe’ and, what a surprise, our friend Donald Trump is joining us via satellite.”

Obama derides divisive rhetoric

President Barack Obama used a unity luncheon at the Capitol on Tuesday to express his concern with the nation’s political discourse and the protests that have escalated to attacks at …

UPDATED: Tue., March 15, 2016, 10 p.m.

Hillary Clinton sweeps Ohio, Florida; Donald Trump, John Kasich split; Marco Rubio out

CLEVELAND – John Kasich was locked in a close race with Donald Trump in the Ohio governor’s home-state Republican primary Tuesday, a make-or-break contest for Kasich. In the night’s other …

UPDATED: Tue., March 15, 2016, 10:03 p.m.

Exit poll: Donald Trump wins broad support in Florida, Hillary Clinton wins 4

WASHINGTON – Most Democratic voters in the five states heading to the polls Tuesday say they’re satisfied with either Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders as their presidential nominee– both candidates …

UPDATED: Tue., March 15, 2016, 10:02 p.m.

Donald Trump tops Marco Rubio in Florida, falls to John Kasich in Ohio

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is looking to overcome the home-court advantages of two Republican rivals Tuesday with victories that could strengthen his chance to secure the GOP presidential nomination.

UPDATED: Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:56 p.m.

The Latest: GOP, Dem races in Missouri too close to call

WASHINGTON – The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign, with primaries in five states Tuesday and Republican front-runner Donald Trump trying to move closer to nailing down his party’s nomination

Feds charge Ohio man who tried to rush Trump stage

Federal authorities have charged a man who tried to rush the stage at a Donald Trump rally in Ohio.

Forget favorite candidates, some people voting strategically

The notion of strategic voting – in a way, playing amateur political scientist – is now front and center in Ohio and Florida, which award winner-take-all delegates in the Republican …

Wild, wacky GOP presidential campaign even too crazy for Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer, a man who knows something about out-of-control television, says the raucous Republican campaign is too much even for him.

Trump wins Northern Mariana Islands GOP caucus

Donald Trump has posted a big win in the GOP caucus on the Northern Mariana Islands.

Trump gets zero as Fed employees bestow more money on Democrats

Donald Trump and his main rivals for the Republican presidential nomination all have expressed dissatisfaction with the U.S. Federal Reserve. Campaign donation records indicate the feeling is mutual.

Breitbart reporter involved in Donald Trump incident resigns

The Breitbart News reporter allegedly roughed up last week at a Donald Trump press conference has resigned from the conservative website, saying that she can’t work for an organization that …

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Defeating Trump won’t erase what made him possible

It would not be a good idea to wait around and see who trumps Donald four years from now. So after Trump, there are things we must do.