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UPDATED: Tue., April 5, 2016, 11:06 p.m.

Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders emerge victorious in Wisconsin primaries

Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump’s chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party’s convention. Democrat Bernie Sanders triumphed over …


Voter Voices: Wisconsin voters discuss their presidential primary picks

Wisconsin voters are expected to turn out Tuesday in large numbers for the presidential primary and statewide races. Here’s what voters are saying at the polls.


UPDATED: Tue., April 5, 2016, 9:13 p.m.

The Latest: Ted Cruz haul raises odds of contested convention

The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Wisconsin head to the polls for the state’s presidential primary


Wisconsin primary election: Cruz aims to extend Trump’s bad week

Ted Cruz aims to use Wisconsin’s presidential primary to extend Donald Trump’s recent rough stretch on the campaign trail. Bernie Sanders would like to administer some tough medicine of his …


Trump, Cruz make final Wisconsin pitches

After Donald Trump’s toughest stretch of the campaign, he and Ted Cruz made spirited final pitches Monday to Wisconsin voters, who will cast ballots Tuesday in a Republican primary that …


Trump stumbling in Wisconsin as forces coalesce against him

Next Tuesday’s Wisconsin presidential primary is emerging as a crucial lifeline for Republicans desperate to stop Donald Trump’s march to their party’s nomination. One of his worst weeks of the …


Presidential campaign roils Obama’s free-trade plans

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree on almost nothing. Except for their dislike of a sweeping agreement that would erase most tariffs and other trade barriers among the United States …


Ted Cruz wants John Kasich off Montana ballot

Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign is trying to knock Republican opponent John Kasich out of Montana’s June 7 primary by questioning the signatures the Ohio governor’s campaign submitted to qualify for …


Trump rescinds pledge to back GOP nominee; Walker backs Cruz

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz won the endorsement of Wisconsin governor – and former GOP rival – Scott Walker Tuesday as all five candidates converged on his state ahead of …


Kathleen Parker: It’s a war on women, after all

Once upon a time, I protested the Democratic trope that the GOP was waging war on women. … Sue me if you must, but I’ve changed my mind.


Gary Crooks: Liberty for all, except Muslims?

Do we need to make an exception for Muslim Americans when it comes to the principle of religious freedom?


Editorial: Kasich and Clinton are only moderates left standing

Kasich and Clinton are the only pragmatic, moderate candidates left in the race.


Dionne: Trump, Cruz fail leadership test

Before the age of Trump, we valued sobriety in leaders when the country faced severe challenge. But in the Republican primaries, sobriety has gone out the window.


UPDATED: Wed., March 23, 2016, 1:06 a.m.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump trade wins with rivals in Western states

WASHINGTON – Under a fresh cloud of overseas violence, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fought to extend their delegate leads in primary voting across three Western states on Tuesday as …


UPDATED: Tue., March 22, 2016, 10:53 p.m.

The Latest: Bernie Sanders wins Democratic caucuses in Utah

The Latest on the U.S. presidential race, with Republican and Democratic primaries in Arizona, Republican caucuses in Utah and Democratic caucuses in Utah and Idaho on Tuesday.


UPDATED: Tue., March 22, 2016, 9:32 p.m.

Voices from voters choosing candidates in 3 Western states

PHOENIX – Voters in Arizona, Utah and Idaho are making their choices in party caucuses and primaries based on issues such as the minimum wage and Native American and veterans …


UPDATED: Tue., March 22, 2016, 9:07 p.m.

AP News Guide: Arizona goes for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would love to wrap things up and get on with a head-to-head race for the White House, unobstructed by rivals who just won’t …


Cruz calls for Muslim surveillance in US, sparking criticism

WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Tuesday that surveillance in Muslim neighborhoods in the U.S. must be intensified following the deadly bombings on Brussels’ airport and subway. Echoing …


Romney to vote for Cruz in Utah caucuses

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he will vote for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the upcoming caucuses in his home state of Utah.


UPDATED: Tue., March 15, 2016, 10 p.m.

Hillary Clinton sweeps Ohio, Florida; Donald Trump, John Kasich split; Marco Rubio out

CLEVELAND – John Kasich was locked in a close race with Donald Trump in the Ohio governor’s home-state Republican primary Tuesday, a make-or-break contest for Kasich. In the night’s other …


UPDATED: Tue., March 15, 2016, 10:02 p.m.

Donald Trump tops Marco Rubio in Florida, falls to John Kasich in Ohio

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is looking to overcome the home-court advantages of two Republican rivals Tuesday with victories that could strengthen his chance to secure the GOP presidential nomination.


UPDATED: Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:56 p.m.

The Latest: GOP, Dem races in Missouri too close to call

WASHINGTON – The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign, with primaries in five states Tuesday and Republican front-runner Donald Trump trying to move closer to nailing down his party’s nomination


Forget favorite candidates, some people voting strategically

The notion of strategic voting – in a way, playing amateur political scientist – is now front and center in Ohio and Florida, which award winner-take-all delegates in the Republican …


Wild, wacky GOP presidential campaign even too crazy for Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer, a man who knows something about out-of-control television, says the raucous Republican campaign is too much even for him.


Trump rallies highlight divisions

CLEVELAND – In a Republican presidential primary filled with extraordinary moments, a 24-hour stretch that began Friday night stands above them all. Opponents of Donald Trump were so committed to …


Marco Rubio wins Republican presidential caucuses in Washington DC

WASHINGTON – Marco Rubio has won the Republican presidential caucuses in Washington D.C.


Ted Cruz wins most delegates at stake Saturday in Wyoming

WASHINGTON – Ted Cruz won most of the delegates at stake in Saturday’s Republican county conventions in Wyoming.


Ben Carson backs Donald Trump, a ‘very intelligent man’

Ben Carson threw his support behind Donald Trump’s presidential campaign Friday, calling the Republican front-runner a “very intelligent man that cares deeply about America.”


Rubio campaign urges for Kasich vote in Ohio

Marco Rubio’s campaign is urging people in Ohio to vote for his rival, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, to stop rival Donald Trump from clinching the prized contest.


GOP preview: ‘Softer’ debate? So says Trump, maybe

The chairman of the Republican Party has declared that he wants Thursday’s Republican presidential debate to be “more of a G-rated” event than recent showdowns.