Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz ‘Lucifer in the flesh’
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Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a talk to college students, calling the Texas senator “Lucifer in the flesh.” Speaking at a town hall-style event at Stanford University Wednesday, April 27, Boehner called front-runner Donald Trump his “texting buddy,” but offered a more … Continue reading

GOP officials: Rules changes unlikely before July convention
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GOP officials: Rules changes unlikely before July convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three top Republican Party officials said Thursday, April 14, they believe there’s a consensus that the GOP should not propose rewriting rules about picking a presidential nominee before this summer’s national convention. Such a move could help shield party leaders from accusations by Donald Trump, other contenders and disgruntled, anti-establishment GOP voters … Continue reading

GOP candidate Ben Carson condemns Paris attacks
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GOP candidate Ben Carson condemns Paris attacks

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest from the Florida Republican Party’s Sunshine Summit, where the major GOP presidential hopefuls are wooing voters and activists for their support in the state’s March 15 primary. All times are local. 8 p.m. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is condemning the terror attacks in Paris. Carson says that if … Continue reading

After dismal debate, Bush seeks ways to steady campaign
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After dismal debate, Bush seeks ways to steady campaign

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Jeb Bush emerged from the third Republican debate as a candidate in crisis, with supporters struggling to understand why he keeps underperforming and advisers promising a turnaround before it’s too late. Campaigning in New Hampshire Thursday, Bush insisted his White House bid was “not on life support.” Still, advisers concede November … Continue reading

Trump cancels Virginia Beach rally due to Joaquin
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Trump cancels Virginia Beach rally due to Joaquin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is cancelling a scheduled rally in Virginia ahead of Hurricane Joaquin. Trump had been scheduled to attend a rally at the Wave Convention Center Friday evening in Virginia Beach. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency Wednesday, September 30, afternoon, allowing emergency responders to begin … Continue reading

Trump plan to return refugees defies US laws
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Trump plan to return refugees defies US laws

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he will send Syrian refugees home if he’s elected president, but U.S. laws would interfere with his plans. “I’m putting the people on notice that are coming here from Syria as part of this mass migration. If I win, they’re going back,” the billionaire businessman promised during a campaign … Continue reading

Bush: Opening overseas markets to US oil, gas key to US boom
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Bush: Opening overseas markets to US oil, gas key to US boom

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says ending the ban on U.S. oil exports and easing restrictions on natural gas exports will unleash the nation’s economy. The former Florida governor is calling for ending the 1970s-era law prohibiting the U.S. from exporting crude oil at a time when domestic petroleum production … Continue reading

Trump unveils tax plan that would lower taxes for millions
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Trump unveils tax plan that would lower taxes for millions

  NEW YORK (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday, September 28, proposed eliminating income taxes for millions of Americans, and lower rates for the highest-income earners, as part of a plan he said would grow the U.S. economy at a pace not seen in years. Trump’s plan for an overhaul of the … Continue reading

GOP presidential hopeful Cruz to visit jailed Kentucky clerk
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GOP presidential hopeful Cruz to visit jailed Kentucky clerk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is heading to a Kentucky jail to support the county clerk imprisoned for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Cruz spokeswoman Catherine Frazier says the Texas senator will meet with Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis on Tuesday, September 8, afternoon. Another Republican presidential hopeful, former Arkansas … Continue reading