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Marco Rubio vs. Donald Trump: the ‘choker’ vs. the ‘con man’

Leaks, in the world of politics, are common. But dribbled-out information was not what Marco Rubio had in mind Friday in reference to Donald Trump.


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, …


Trump’s bankrupt Taj Mahal casino now owned by Carl Icahn

The Trump Taj Mahal casino emerged from bankruptcy Friday and was taken over by Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor who now owns two of the city’s largest casinos.


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 …


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. …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 8:44 p.m.

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 …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 9:07 p.m.

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.


Graham calls Trump a ‘nut job’ who likely wins GOP nomination

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who unsuccessfully sought his party’s presidential nomination, on Thursday called Donald Trump a “nut job” who likely will win the GOP nod, but lose in November’s …


Will GOP debate slow Trump on the way to Super Tuesday?

Republicans opposed to the rise of businessman Donald Trump said Thursday night’s GOP debate should be used as a moment for his remaining opponents to slow his political momentum.


A grudging acceptance of Trump for some turned-off GOP voters

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Sheila Covert is worried about Donald Trump. A loyal Republican voter from swing state Virginia, Covert calls the businessman “bombastic” and says there’s “just no substance” in …


Dana Milbank: Tricky Ted not to be trusted

Now that Sen. Ted Cruz is concentrating his lies on fellow conservatives, they are finally calling him what he is.


7 candidates get nod for Washington primary ballot

Washington’s presidential primary ballot to have at least seven names


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 10:10 p.m.

Trump notches another win as Rubio bids to elbow past Cruz

LAS VEGAS – Donald Trump notched a win in Nevada’s Republican caucuses on Tuesday as Marco Rubio bid to elbow out Ted Cruz for second place in an increasingly urgent …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 9:58 p.m.

Republican caucus-goers in Nevada make their voices known

Republican voters in Nevada made their voices known in the GOP’s first-in-the-West presidential caucuses ahead of the party’s national nominating convention in July.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 10 p.m.

The Latest: Trump vows to put ‘bad dudes’ in Guantanamo Bay

The Latest on campaign 2016 on the day of the Nevada Republican caucuses.


Analysis: Donald Trump’s favorite excuse? It was just a ‘retweet’

Donald Trump has repeated inaccurate and racially charged crime statistics, reposted pledges of support from white supremacists and retweeted dubious questions about the citizenship of his presidential rivals to an …


Ted Cruz dismisses top aide who shared Marco Rubio video

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Monday he asked national spokesman Rick Tyler to resign for tweeting a story alleging that Marco Rubio had disparaged the Bible.


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Trump, Sanders forsake middle ground

If extremists on right and left prevail in the primaries, middle ground may be hard to find in general election.


Kathleen Parker: Pope, Trump messages cross in news cycles

Fracas over wall reflects absurdity of 2016 campaign.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 9:35 p.m.

The Latest: Marco Rubio 2nd in South Carolina’s GOP primary

The Latest on the 2016 presidential election and two crucial contests Saturday: South Carolina’s Republican primary and Nevada’s Democratic caucuses.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 9:40 p.m.

Donald Trump wins big in South Carolina; Hillary Clinton takes Nevada

Donald Trump claimed victory in South Carolina’s Republican primary Saturday, deepening his hold on the GOP presidential field as the contest moves into the South. Out West, Hillary Clinton pulled …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 7:20 p.m.

Donald Trump wins South Carolina; Jeb Bush ends White House bid

Donald Trump scored his second straight Republican presidential primary win, rolling to victory in South Carolina on Saturday as voters seething about Washington and politicians helped propel the billionaire businessman …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 5:58 p.m.

AP News Guide: Hillary Clinton wins Nevada; Donald Trump takes S.C.

Hillary Clinton overcame a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders to win the Nevada Democratic caucuses Saturday while South Carolina voters gilded Donald Trump’s status as front-runner in a Republican contest …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 7:12 p.m.

Exit polls: Donald Trump holds own in deeply religious South Carolina

In South Carolina, Republican primary voters who wanted a candidate who can bring change or who “tells it like it is” handed a victory to businessman Donald Trump, according to …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 1:40 p.m.

Ted Cruz’s birther issue moves to courtrooms

The debate over whether Canadian-born Ted Cruz is eligible to be president is moving from the campaign trail to the courtroom.


Throw Ted Cruz off primary ballot, 2 New Yorkers urge court

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz should be struck from the ballot because he isn’t a “natural-born citizen,” two New Yorkers claim in a birther challenge filed against the junior senator …


Despite N.H. loss, Clinton’s delegate lead grows

Bernie Sanders won big in New Hampshire, but Hillary Clinton is still adding to her wide lead in the delegates who will decide the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee.


Idaho Rep. Labrador backs Cruz for president

Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho, one of the leaders of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, on Wednesday endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for president.