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Trump: Foreign policy will be ‘America first’

In a rare formal policy speech, Republican front-runner Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to put American security “above all else” if elected president, warning allies they would be left to defend …

New York’s fraud suit against Trump University moves forward

New York state’s fraud suit against Trump University is moving along. A New York judge heard procedural arguments Tuesday in the attorney general’s ongoing lawsuit against Donald Trump and his …

UPDATED: Tue., April 26, 2016

The Latest: Ted Cruz shoots an airball at ‘basketball ring’

The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters head to the polls in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware and Maryland

UPDATED: Tue., April 26, 2016

Exit poll: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton draw support of broad coalitions

Donald Trump attracted a broad coalition of Republican voters as he won presidential primary elections in Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania on Tuesday, pulling in support from young and old, men …

UPDATED: Tue., April 26, 2016

AP News Guide: Donald Trump sweeps 5 states, Hillary Clinton wins 4

Donald Trump scored a five-state East Coast sweep Tuesday to embolden his hopes of clinching the Republican presidential nomination without a catfight at the convention. Democrat Hillary Clinton, on the …

UPDATED: Tue., April 26, 2016

Donald Trump’s big night: Front-runner sweeps 5 states in Northeast

Donald Trump won at least three more states on Tuesday, giving the Republican front-runner fresh momentum in his push for the nomination even if his pathway has little room for …

UPDATED: Tue., April 26, 2016

Donald Trump routs rivals in Northeast; Hillary Clinton carries 4 states

In a front-runner’s rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared himself the GOP’s “presumptive nominee.” Hillary Clinton was dominant in …

Sanders looks to press on to the convention

Bernie Sanders’ campaign chief is vowing his candidate will stay in the Democratic race until the summer convention even as Hillary Clinton looks to lock down her commanding position for …

Man who appeared on stage with Trump is convicted felon

A man who appeared on stage in New York with Donald Trump wearing a hat suggesting he was a retired police officer is actually a convicted felon who never served …

UPDATED: Tue., April 26, 2016

Voices: Voters in 5 states speak out on their presidential choices

Voters in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island and Maryland are casting primary ballots for presidential candidates in contests pivotal for Republicans and Democrats alike. Democrats are choosing between Hillary Clinton …

The Cruz-Kasich merger and four other things to watch in Tuesday’s primaries

Some are calling Tuesday’s batch of elections the “Acela primary,” after the high-speed train route that runs through all five states holding contests: Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut and Rhode Island. …

Millennials shift toward Democrats, away from Trump, poll shows

Republicans long have worried about how to survive as conservative GOP voters die off and are replaced by more liberal younger Americans. A new national poll of millennial voters suggests …

GOP in spotlight of Oregon’s presidential primary

Oregonians could have a rare opportunity to influence a presidential race when casting primary ballots next month, and that’s especially true for Republicans.

Ted Cruz aide: Carly Fiorina being considered for VP

A top Ted Cruz aide says the campaign has identified a “short list” of possible vice presidential candidates. A spokeswoman for Carly Fiorina swiftly confirmed that the former business executive …

Trump bristles at Cruz-Kasich collaboration

Donald Trump says an extraordinary collaboration between Ted Cruz and John Kasich aimed at unifying the anti-Trump vote in some remaining primaries is a desperate move by “mathematically dead” rivals.

Donald Trump 2.0: Aides promise a new look. Will he deliver?

Standing in a conference room at a swanky South Florida hotel, Donald Trump’s chief adviser assured Republican insiders his boss was ready to tone down his over-the-top persona.

Donald Trump says he’ll campaign in Washington state in early May

The plan is for Donald Trump, the GOP presidential candidate, to do three rallies: one in Spokane, one near Vancouver, and one somewhere in the Puget Sound region.

Trump makes dramatic turnaround on eliminating national debt

Donald Trump has had a 14-figure change of heart in three weeks. Last month, the Republican presidential front-runner made news when he told the Washington Post that he’d push to …

Who will win over the voters who aren’t angry?

Swing voters aren’t angry. But they’re tired of nasty, strident, partisan rhetoric, and they don’t believe the economy is rigged against them. Those are among the findings of a survey …

Election analysis: In race between Clinton and Sanders, who will play nice first?

In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s expansive win in the New York primary, both she and challenger Bernie Sanders face a freighted decision: whether, and how, to pull back on …

GOP nominee must earn delegate majority, party boss says

The head of the Republican National Committee says the GOP will not “hand the nomination” to any presidential candidate who fails to win a majority of delegates in the coming …

Florida’s GOP delegates could face historic decision

Across Florida over the past few weeks, Republican Party members have gathered at libraries, office buildings and restaurants to choose the 99 delegates representing the GOP at the national convention …

Trump presses GOP leaders to embrace him as certain nominee

Donald Trump’s chief lieutenants pushed skeptical Republican leaders Thursday to embrace him as their likely presidential nominee, declaring he can deliver big electoral gains this fall despite his contentious ways.

Clinton email investigation has no deadline, FBI boss says

FBI Director James Comey says there’s no timetable for the FBI to complete its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server when she was secretary of state.

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz spar over transgender bathroom law

The issue that has roiled North Carolina erupted into the Republican presidential race Thursday, with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz attacking Donald Trump over his criticism of the state’s actions over …

GOP leaders reject change in presidential nominating rules

Republican Party leaders turned aside an effort Thursday to change the rules at their national convention to make it harder for the GOP to choose a fresh presidential candidate, a …

Presidential campaign rolls into Pennsylvania

With New York behind them, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton brought their campaigns to Pennsylvania Wednesday for what promises to be the state’s most raucous presidential primary races …

Dana Milbank: Oh, thank heaven for Trump

Turning 9/11 into 7-Eleven was the beginning of something huge. Phenomenal! The people at 7-Eleven - great retailer, decent coffee, convenient! - loved it. Loved it!

FAA grounds Trump’s business jet for expired registration

The top speed of Donald Trump’s business jet? Currently 0 mph. The billionaire GOP candidate’s 750 Citation X – in use lately to travel to campaign events – is grounded …

Ted Cruz robocalls prompt complaints in Montana

The Ted Cruz campaign may be chatting up Montanans for their vote, but the Texas senator’s alleged robocalls are pushing the wrong buttons for some.