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UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 19, 2016

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.


Donald Trump trails Ted Cruz in latest national poll

For the first time in months, Donald Trump has lost the lead in a major national poll, falling behind Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.


South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley endorsing Marco Rubio for president

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will win South Carolina’s most Republican coveted endorsement of the 2016 presidential race when Gov. Nikki Haley announces her support at a Chapin rally Wednesday evening, …


Campaign notebook: Cruz says Trump’s lawsuit threat is frivolous

Ted Cruz says if Donald Trump sues him as threatened over a campaign ad, the lawsuit would be dismissed as frivolous.


Ted Cruz rivals pounce on trust issues

Ted Cruz is getting hammered by his Republican rivals over what they call a pattern of unethical campaign tactics and inaccurate statements by the Texas senator who has shaped his …


AP Fact Check: Republicans debaters on high court, economy

The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria, immigration and more.


Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl

Saturday’s Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.


High school speech imploring acceptance strikes a nerve

A high school senior’s call for acceptance is gaining traction online.


Latino celebrities say Rubio and Bush belong to the ‘party of Trump’

In “an open letter to the Latino community” published online, Carlos Santana, George Lopez, Zoe Saldana and other prominent Latino celebrities and activists say Donald Trump’s GOP rivals have not …


Marco Rubio eyes brokered convention after New Hampshire setback

The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party’s presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention.


People: Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

In one of the more elaborate and unexpected spoofs of Donald Trump, Johnny Depp has joined the ranks of the combed-over, starring in a mock documentary released the morning after …


Exit polls: New Hampshire Democrats trust Sanders

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary after convincing voters that he was more honest and trustworthy than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to early …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 9, 2016

Donald Trump nails it in New Hampshire; Kasich snags second

Donald Trump nailed down a solid first electoral win in New Hampshire’s presidential primary Tuesday, demonstrating his unorthodox campaign can translate large crowds at rambunctious rallies into the votes that …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 9, 2016

AP News Guide: Donlad Trump, Bernie Sanders prevail in N.H.

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders powered to victory in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, avenging their Iowa losses to keep the mad scramble of the 2016 presidential campaign alive with …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 9, 2016

Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders ride voter frustration to big wins in New Hampshire

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of voters in both …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 9, 2016

The Latest: How delegate count shakes out after N.H. primary

The Latest developments from the 2016 presidential campaign, with the focus Tuesday on the New Hampshire primary.


New Hampshire voters keep the pundits guessing

Encouraged by Marco Rubio’s stumbles, the Republicans’ second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats’ Clinton-Sanders duel is …


How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

More than 30 years ago, Donald Trump bought a franchise in the upstart United States Football League. He then led his fellow owners to sue the NFL in a high-stakes …


Krauthammer: GOP future rides on Rubio/Cruz majority

Trump ideas hare-brained, contradictory, impractical and, most importantly, not truly conservative.


Can Ted Cruz legally be president? Ivy League scholars debate

Two legal scholars squared off in a public debate on Friday to settle whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president. Spoiler alert: They didn’t settle it.


Marco Rubio is target as rivals try to block his rise

With the New Hampshire primary poised to cut down the Republican field, candidates are sharpening their knives in a desperate bid for survival that on Thursday resembled a group attack …


Trump wants Iowa election do-over

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.


Trump says Cruz’s win was fraudulent; Paul drops out of race

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is taking issue with the results of Monday’s Iowa caucuses, accusing contest winner Ted Cruz of fraud.


Despite big lead, Trump lowers expectations in New Hampshire

Donald Trump shrugged off a second place finish in Iowa, suggesting Tuesday that New Hampshire – which holds the nation’s first primary on Feb. 9 – “fits me better.”


In Iowa, late deciders and evangelicals sided against Donald Trump

Donald Trump made a late play for evangelical voters in Iowa’s Republican presidential caucus, but he ultimately couldn’t wrest the group away from winner Ted Cruz, according to entrance polls …


Donald Trump boosts turnout, but not all newcomers vote for him

Donald Trump’s presence is drawing unprecedented attention to the Republican presidential contest. But after careful consideration, many new Iowa voters turned to his rivals instead.


Iowa kicks off 2016 voting; Democratic, GOP races tight

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday’s Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations …