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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 …


Donald Trump is least popular American politician in three decades

For months, as Donald Trump lurched from controversy to controversy, commentators marveled that his voters remained loyal: Trump is impervious to political attack, some said.


Donald Trump’s bad week: A bump or a turning point?

After months of dominating the Republican race, Donald Trump has endured one of his worst weeks since launching his presidential bid, and while he remains the GOP front-runner, his struggles …


Trump says abortion comments were taken out of context

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump now says his contentious comments on abortion were taken out of context.


Trump gets super PAC help in Wisconsin ahead of primary

An outside group is rushing to support Donald Trump’s Republican presidential bid, including in next-to-vote Wisconsin.


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 …


Trump calls reporter a threat; security agents didn’t flinch

Donald Trump said he was worried that a reporter walking with him through a ballroom and asking questions earlier this month may have been armed with a bomb or a …


Carbon tax initiative goes to November ballot in Washington

An initiative that would create a carbon tax in Washington state is now headed to the November ballot.


Trump: Abortion ban must carry punishment for women

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday there would “have to be some form of punishment” for women who have abortions if the procedure were outlawed in the U.S.


Teen pepper-sprayed as Donald Trump protesters, supporters clash

Police are looking for a man who pepper-sprayed a 15-year-old girl as opponents and supporters of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump clashed outside a Wisconsin rally.


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’s name not left off ballot, Florida officials confirm

Florida election officials said Tuesday that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s name was not left off ballots in a town in south Florida, despite a small number of voter complaints.


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 …


Trump wins Northern Mariana Islands GOP caucus

Donald Trump has posted a big win in the GOP caucus on the Northern Mariana Islands.


Breitbart reporter involved in Donald Trump incident resigns

The Breitbart News reporter allegedly roughed up last week at a Donald Trump press conference has resigned from the conservative website, saying that she can’t work for an organization that …


17-year-olds in Ohio can vote in presidential primary, judge rules

A judge on Friday granted a request to let 17-year-olds vote in the swing state’s presidential primary just days before the election.


Montana GOP asks Supreme Court to close primary elections

Montana Republicans seeking to prevent non-GOP voters from participating in their primary elections are making a long-shot appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.


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.


Nation’s capital gets rare chance to influence GOP presidential race

The latest contest in the Republican presidential primary season will be held in a place where Republican votes hardly ever matter: the nation’s capital.


Hillary Clinton to visit Seattle ahead of March 26 caucuses

SEATTLE – Hillary Clinton is planning a visit to the Seattle area to raise money before the state’s Democratic caucuses. The Seattle Times reported the fundraiser is set for March …


Donald Trump won’t seek repayment for his loans to his campaign, manager says

Donald Trump says he has spent $30 million so far running for president, and his campaign manager says he’s never getting that money back.


Ohio’s youngest primary voters at center of election dispute

A policy for Ohio’s youngest voters is under dispute in the swing state, causing confusion and prompting two lawsuits days before the primary election.


Fiorina endorses Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz isn’t having much luck getting the endorsements of his Senate colleagues, but he has picked up one from a former foe: Carly Fiorina.


Bend voters reject proposal to raise gas tax, improve roads

Bend voters have rejected the city’s plan to raise gas tax to pay for road improvements.


Fact Check: Trump overstates Rubio’s absenteeism in Senate

Donald Trump charges that Republican presidential rival Marco Rubio is the worst Senate delinquent in years, perhaps decades. Not so.


Trump University plaintiff seeks to withdraw from lawsuit

Tarla Makaeff has had enough of Donald Trump after spending six years fighting him in court.


Long lines at some Idaho GOP polling locations

Some voters in Idaho’s GOP presidential primary are already facing long lines at the polls.


Better Business Bureau: Trump University got a D- in 2010

U WASHINGTON – The Better Business Bureau is disputing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claims about its ratings of his Trump University.


Michigan is biggest prize in Tuesday’s primary contests

LANSING, Mich. – Republican front-runner Donald Trump faces a test of his durability with white, working-class voters in Michigan, the first industrial state to vote in the 2016 primaries and …