All posts tagged "GOP"

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks on Super Tuesday primary election night at the White and Gold Ballroom at The Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla., Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
    How to stop Trump? GOP leaders search for a way

    MIAMI (AP) — Gripped by chaos and dismay, Republican leaders searched on Wednesday for a last-chance option to derail Donald Trump’s momentum fueled by seven commanding Super Tuesday victories. Overshadowed by Trump’s wins, Ted Cruz came in...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, arrives for a caucus night rally with his wife Heidi, and daughter Caroline, 7, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
    Ted Cruz wins Republican presidential primary in Texas, Oklahoma

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the Republican presidential primary in Oklahoma. Cruz also won the contest in his home state of Texas.

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Protesters yell as they are escorted out of a rally for Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump at Radford University in Radford, Va., Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    GOP badly split as Trump, Clinton seek Super Tuesday wins

    VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — On the eve of Super Tuesday’s crucial primaries, a sharp new divide erupted between Republicans who pledge to fall in line behind Donald Trump if he wins their party’s nomination and others who...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a South Carolina Republican primary night event, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
    After South Carolina, GOP race becomes Trump’s to lose

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Yes, Donald Trump could really be the Republican nominee. The blunt-talking billionaire posted his second straight victory in South Carolina’s Republican primary Saturday, ending any lingering doubts that he could transform his passionate...

    • Posted February 21, 2016
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  • Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at his South Carolina Republican presidential primary rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
    Jeb Bush drops out of the Republican race for president

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Jeb Bush ended his campaign for the presidency Saturday after a disappointing finish in South Carolina, acknowledging his failure to harness the hopes of Republican voters angry at the political establishment. The...

    • Posted February 20, 2016
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  • resident Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)
    Cracks emerge in GOP refusal to consider Supreme Court pick

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Concerted Republican opposition to considering President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court showed early signs of splintering on Wednesday as a handful of influential senators opened the door to a possible confirmation hearing....

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush throws a snowball following a campaign event, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
    Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Encouraged by Marco Rubio’s stumbles, the Republicans’ second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats’ Clinton-Sanders duel is veering into gender...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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