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UPDATED: Wed., May 4, 2016, 9:38 a.m.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich drops out of presidential race

John Kasich has cancelled a press conference in Virginia and plans to make a statement from Columbus, a day after one of his last remaining rivals, Ted Cruz, ended his …


UPDATED: Tue., May 3, 2016, 7:49 p.m.

The Latest: Bernie Sanders gets delegate boost; challenge remains

The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary.


UPDATED: Tue., May 3, 2016, 8:35 p.m.

Donald Trump virtually clinches Republican presidential nomination

In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out …


UPDATED: Tue., May 3, 2016, 8:25 p.m.

Exit poll: Indiana GOP voters pick Donald Trump, but party divided

Donald Trump can thank male voters for his big victory Tuesday night in the Indiana Republican primary.


Cruz suspends campaign, rally in Spokane likely off

Fresh off Tuesday’s Indiana primary, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will head to Spokane. Cruz’s campaign announced Tuesday that Cruz will hold a rally at the Spokane Convention Center at 3 …


UPDATED: Mon., May 2, 2016, 11:37 a.m.

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Bernie Nation shedding its dignity

It comes, then, to this. The extreme left now mirrors the extreme right, each reflecting the anger and unbending rigidity of the other.


Abroad, Trump seen as both a danger and a mystery

The world is fascinated by Donald Trump, just as blindsided as many Americans about his rise and nearly at a loss to understand what he would do as president.


What 8 years of Senate votes reveal about Hillary Clinton

Now that her dominance of the Acela primaries has moved Hillary Clinton’s nomination to the cusp of mathematical certainty, millions of voters will soon start looking for evidence to shape …


Ted Cruz getting Indiana governor’s endorsement

In a setback for Donald Trump, Indiana’s governor is endorsing chief rival Ted Cruz before the state’s critical Republican primary contest.


Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday that former House Speaker John Boehner let his “inner Trump come out” when he called Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh” during a talk to …


Sanders, Kasich holding rallies in Oregon Thursday

Democrat Bernie Sanders is making his third trip to Oregon since August, this time holding a rally on Thursday in Springfield in advance of the May 17 primary.


UPDATED: Wed., April 27, 2016, 12:19 p.m.

Cruz selects Fiorina as running mate, AP source says

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Associated Press has learned that Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to run as his vice presidential nominee.


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, 9:17 p.m.

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, 8:57 p.m.

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, 9 p.m.

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, 9:05 p.m.

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, 8:52 p.m.

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, 2:22 p.m.

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. …


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.


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 …