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Analysis: Donald Trump adjusting to role of GOP standard-bearer

On a night where Donald Trump leaped ahead of Republican rivals and won at least seven states, it was fitting that he dispensed with tradition and did not throw a …


Trudy Rubin: Will Americans fall for ‘strongman’ Trump?

Trump plays on public discontent to promote himself as a Putinesque populist who will rule with a firm hand and cure all our ills.


Brian France sends wrong message with Donald Trump endorsement

Brian France’s endorsement of Donald Trump sure will do wonders for NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program. You know, the effort to recruit minorities, including Mexicans, into the sport.


UPDATED: Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:52 a.m.

AP News Guide: Big Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton wins, no shocks

WASHINGTON – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump scored delegate-rich Super Tuesday victories across the South and beyond as they bid for clear sailing in a tempest-tossed campaign for …


UPDATED: Wed., March 2, 2016, 1 a.m.

Exit poll: Hillary Clinton expands base, Donald Trump sells outsider image

Hillary Clinton held on to older people and ate into Bernie Sanders’ support among the 30-to-44 crowd on Super Tuesday as her rival claimed a clear advantage with only one …


UPDATED: Tue., March 1, 2016, 10:14 p.m.

Donald Trump claims 7 GOP victories, extending dominance

MIAMI – Donald Trump won the Georgia primary, claiming the first Republican victory on Super Tuesday as the New York businessman looks to extend his dominance in 2016 primary. Ted …


Super Tuesday Republican results

Alabama 0 of 2,314 precincts – 0 percent


UPDATED: Tue., March 1, 2016, 10:20 p.m.

It’s a Super Tuesday for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton claimed Super Tuesday victories in the Georgia and Virginia Democratic primaries, while rival Bernie Sanders carried his home state of Vermont. Republican front-runner Donald Trump picked up his …


UPDATED: Tue., March 1, 2016, 3:48 p.m.

Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump look to pull away from rivals

Out front and looking ahead, Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton hope to begin charting a final path toward the general election on Super Tuesday, a delegate-rich day of primary …


UPDATED: Tue., March 1, 2016, 9:11 p.m.

The Latest: Ted Cruz wins Alaska caucuses to wrap Super Tuesday

The Latest on campaign 2016 on Super Tuesday.


Mexico to confront criticisms from US political campaigns

The Mexican government has come up with a plan to confront criticism of the country during U.S. electoral campaigns, but it doesn’t include getting into verbal duels with presidential candidates.


Birther ballot challenge against Ted Cruz in Illinois tossed by judge

A judge has dismissed a claim that Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz isn’t eligible for the Illinois ballot because he was born in Canada.


UPDATED: Tue., March 1, 2016, 12:26 p.m.

Trump University fraud lawsuit can continue, court says

A New York court has refused to throw out a fraud lawsuit against Donald Trump over his former school for real estate investors.


Paul Ryan: GOP nominee must reject bigotry

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday anyone who wants to be the Republican presidential nominee must reject any racist group or individual. Ryan made the tacit swipe at GOP front …


Bishop denounces Trump chants at high school basketball game

The Catholic bishop in northern Indiana on Monday denounced students who waved a picture of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump and shouted “build a wall” at opponents during a basketball …


Why Super Tuesday is so important to the presidential candidates in both parties

After starting small, the presidential campaign has exploded into a nationwide contest that on Tuesday could all but decide the Democratic and Republican nominating fights. Twelve states from Alaska to …


Kathleen Parker: Messages of inclusion, exclusion clash

Campaign messages from Clinton, Trump place Americans in separate worlds.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 7:15 p.m.

The Latest: Hillary Clinton collects 39 delegates with S.C. victory

The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with attention focused on the Democratic primary in South Carolina on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 5:35 p.m.

Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio escalate case against Donald Trump

ATLANTA – With Super Tuesday approaching, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz escalated their argument Saturday that Donald Trump is a conservative impostor, trying to make the case to voters they …


Donald Trump wants to weaken libel laws amid feuds with reporters

Feeling maligned by the media, Donald Trump is threatening to weaken First Amendment protections for reporters if he were president and make it easier for him to sue them.


Trump says he ‘can’t’ release his tax returns. IRS doesn’t see why not.

Donald Trump says he would like to release his tax returns to the public, but just can’t. The Internal Revenue Service and tax experts, though, say he can.


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.