Debate Takeaways: Kaine challenges Pence to defend Trump
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Debate Takeaways: Kaine challenges Pence to defend Trump

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine repeatedly challenged Mike Pence during Tuesday’s vice presidential debate, attempting to tie the Indiana governor to some of Donald Trump’s most controversial statements about women, immigrants and foreign policy. Trump’s running mate maintained a folksy, soft-spoken demeanor, even as he mounted an uneven defense of the New York billionaire. Rather than … Continue reading

Police charge Trump campaign manager with battery
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Police charge Trump campaign manager with battery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police charged Donald Trump’s campaign manager with simple battery Tuesday as a videotaped altercation with a reporter transformed what was another messy campaign sideshow into a criminal court summons. Trump decried the charges. Jupiter, Florida, police determined that probable cause existed to file a criminal complaint against the Republican front-runner’s … Continue reading

Bush bust as Cruz, Rubio, Clinton get million-dollar boosts
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Bush bust as Cruz, Rubio, Clinton get million-dollar boosts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican and Democratic presidential contenders reported on the financial health of their national campaigns even as they were in the thick of the Nevada Democratic caucuses and South Carolina primary. Most of the outside groups known as super political action committees also faced a midnight Saturday deadline to report to the … Continue reading

Trump’s campaign long ago spread beyond early-to-vote states
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Trump’s campaign long ago spread beyond early-to-vote states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s unorthodox bid to win the Republican presidential nomination has some distinctly traditional trappings: offices and employees across the country. Trump, the winner in two of the first three states in the presidential primary season, has long been laying the groundwork for more victories in March, when two dozen states go … Continue reading

Sarah Palin: Trump ‘would let our warriors do their job’
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Sarah Palin: Trump ‘would let our warriors do their job’

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump is brandishing the endorsement of conservative Republican firebrand Sarah Palin in the increasingly intense 2016 GOP presidential sweepstakes, giving the billionaire businessman a boost against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz less than two weeks before Iowa’s kick-off caucuses. “Media heads are spinning,” the former vice presidential candidate said after taking … Continue reading