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Rubio campaign urges for Kasich vote in Ohio

Marco Rubio’s campaign is urging people in Ohio to vote for his rival, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, to stop rival Donald Trump from clinching the prized contest.


Amy Goodman: Dim the polls, spotlight the issues

Why should it matter who others are voting for? Let each person make his or her decision on how to vote not on polling numbers, but on the actual positions …


GOP preview: ‘Softer’ debate? So says Trump, maybe

The chairman of the Republican Party has declared that he wants Thursday’s Republican presidential debate to be “more of a G-rated” event than recent showdowns.


Democratic debate: 5 moments that might not have happened without the Spanish-language media

Broadcast simultaneously on CNN and Univision, the nation’s largest Spanish-language network, the Democratic debate kicked off Wednesday night with moderator Maria Elena Salinas speaking a few words of rapid-fire Spanish. …


‘Il Duce Donald’ flirts with fascism

Donald Trump is on the wrong side of a struggle between decency and bigotry, between democracy and something else.


Donald Trump won’t seek repayment for his loans to his campaign, manager says

Donald Trump says he has spent $30 million so far running for president, and his campaign manager says he’s never getting that money back.


UPDATED: Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:14 p.m.

Exit poll: Voter resentment fuels Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders victories

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter discontent with the Washington establishment and deep anxiety over the economy to victory in Michigan’s primary election Tuesday, …


UPDATED: Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:51 p.m.

The Latest: Donald Trump wins most delegates, but Ted Cruz makes a dent

The Latest on campaign 2016 as Michigan, Mississippi, Idaho and Hawaii vote for nominees.


UPDATED: Tue., March 8, 2016, 8:33 p.m.

Bernie Sanders is surprise victor in Michigan; Donald Trump keeps winning

LANSING, Mich. – Hillary Clinton claimed victory Tuesday night in Mississippi, padding her lead in the Democratic presidential primary and highlighting anew her strength with black voters who will be …


Fact Check: Trump overstates Rubio’s absenteeism in Senate

Donald Trump charges that Republican presidential rival Marco Rubio is the worst Senate delinquent in years, perhaps decades. Not so.


Trump University plaintiff seeks to withdraw from lawsuit

Tarla Makaeff has had enough of Donald Trump after spending six years fighting him in court.


UPDATED: Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:34 p.m.

News Guide: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders take Michigan

Hillary Clinton breezed to victory in Mississippi on Tuesday in part of a four-state round of voting that tested Donald Trump’s staying power at the top of the Republican pack …


Mitt Romney making robo calls for Kasich, Rubio

Mitt Romney is delivering his anti-Donald Trump message directly to voters in Michigan, recording robo calls on behalf of Marco Rubio and John Kasich.


Better Business Bureau: Trump University got a D- in 2010

U WASHINGTON – The Better Business Bureau is disputing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claims about its ratings of his Trump University.


Trump calls Nazi hand salute comparisons ‘ridiculous’

Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday defended a gesture he made with his right hand at a recent rally, saying he was pretending to take the oath of office. He …


Donald Trump language like that of Hitler, Mexican president says

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto compared the language of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump to that of dictators Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini in an interview published Monday, and said …


Leonard Pitts Jr.: GOP’s obstruction strategy boomerangs

The popular storyline is that voters want outsiders because nothing gets done. What that storyline forgets is that this gridlock was by design


Kathleen Parker: The party’s almost over

From William F. Buckley to Donald J. Trump in the wink of a Palin eye, the reaper is grim, indeed.


Gary Crooks: Who can explain Trump’s appeal?

Question for readers: Why do you think Trump towers over the GOP field.


UPDATED: Sat., March 5, 2016, 8:42 p.m.

The Latest: Ted Cruz makes a small dent in Donald Trump’s delegate lead

The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign, with voters in five states getting their say Saturday in nominating contests.


UPDATED: Sat., March 5, 2016, 9:28 p.m.

Ted Cruz, Donald Trump each grab 2 wins; Dems divide states too

WICHITA, Kan. – Ted Cruz claimed an easy victory in Kansas and battled with Donald Trump for Kentucky in Saturday’s four-state round of Republican voting, fresh evidence that there’s no …


Voices from voters as 5 states make their pick for president

Voters in five states and one territory made their choices for presidential nominees on Saturday. Both parties held contests in Kansas and Louisiana, and Republicans in Maine and Kentucky and …


UPDATED: Sat., March 5, 2016, 8:15 p.m.

AP News Guide: No shakeup in 2016 race despite underdog wins

Republican Ted Cruz defeated Donald Trump in Kansas and looked to blunt the front-runner’s showing elsewhere as voters in five states had their say in weekend presidential nominating contests.


Local Republicans begin taking sides on Trump

Reaction to Donald Trump by Republican officials varies.


Most high-profile Idaho Republicans say they’d back Trump if he’s nominated

Among high-profile elected Republicans in Idaho, Donald Trump isn’t a popular first-choice. But most say they’re willing to vote for him if he wins the GOP nomination. Here’s a breakdown …


Charles Krauthammer: Trump has tough-guy appeal

This time around, evangelicals are not looking for someone like them. They’re looking for someone who will protect them.


Froma Harrop: Real revolutionaries storm GOP

Working-class Republicans have finally rebelled against the notion that everything they get is beneficence from the superrich.


Florida judge dismisses birther lawsuit against Cruz, Rubio

WASHINGTON – A Florida judge is dismissing a suit demanding that Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz be taken off the March 15 ballot in Florida’s GOP primary …


Mitt Romney says he will not run for president

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says there are “no circumstances” in which he will join the 2016 race for the White House, even as he calls for an alternative …


Viewer’s Guide: GOP debate about Trump vs. everyone else

Ben Carson’s departure from the GOP presidential race means the quartet of remaining Republicans on the debate stage Thursday night get more time for attacks as Donald Trump treads a …