February 13, 2016

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With election campaign in full swing, shadow money returns

WASHINGTON — Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this election. More than $4 million of it channeled to outside groups helping presidential candidates has come from unknown or masked donors. Super political action committees, or super PACs, helping White House hopefuls like Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton received big checks recently from obscure corporations Read More…

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Rand Paul announces he’s quitting bid for GOP presidential nomination

WASHINGTON — Rand Paul is dropping out of the 2016 race for president. Campaign spokeswoman Eleanor May confirmed his decision Wednesday to The Associated Press, saying a statement would be forthcoming. The first-term senator from Kentucky exits the race having never caught on with Republican voters, who have made billionaire businessman Donald Trump the front-runner Read More…

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Iowa caucuses: Cruz wins, Rubio has good showing for GOP; Dems gird for slugfest between Hillary, Bernie

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A victorious Ted Cruz and buoyant Marco Rubio emerged from Iowa with compelling claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the fractured Republican primary, as the presidential race shifted overnight to New Hampshire. Democrats were girding for a protracted slugfest between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, locked in a virtual tie. Read More…

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Kasich deploys Ohio officials, ex-congressmen on his behalf in Iowa

COLUMBUS — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich’s line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture and manufacturing. The Ohio governor’s campaign released the names ahead of Monday’s events. Speakers include Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, State Auditor Dave Yost and Read More…

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Voting for next president officially kicks off today with Iowa caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa — In a high-stakes test of enthusiasm versus organization, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday’s Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations months in the making. The caucuses kick off the 2016 presidential nominating contests, Read More…

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Trump looks to grab attention, holding own event as GOP candidates debate

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Thursday night absent their front-runner, Donald Trump, who will instead seek to starve his rivals of attention at a critical juncture in the campaign by holding a competing event of his own. Trump’s abrupt decision to boycott the final debate before Monday’s Iowa caucuses Read More…

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AP analysis: Present or absent, Trump drives GOP debate

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Once again, Donald Trump steals the show. The billionaire Republican’s decision to tangle with Fox News and skip the final presidential debate before Iowa’s kickoff caucuses all but ensures that he — and he alone — will dominate the conversation in the closing moments of campaigning in 2016’s leadoff state. It’s a Read More…

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Tight Democratic presidential race reveals debate over party’s path

DES MOINES, Iowa — For months, the tumultuous Republican presidential primary has masked a brewing debate among Democrats about their own party’s future. Now, with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders chipping away at Hillary Clinton’s grip on the Democratic nomination, the differences are spilling out into the open as the candidates campaign across snow-covered Iowa. At Read More…

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Melania Trump remains private while husband runs for president

WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump. If that prospect evokes no clear image, that’s no accident. Donald Trump’s wife has said little in the campaign about the type of first lady she’d like to be should her husband win the Republican nomination and the presidency. The distance, she’s said, is intentional so she can focus Read More…

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Some Democrats concerned about Hillary’s response to Sanders’ candidacy

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton has questioned Bernie Sanders’ electability. She’s criticized his plans for health care, foreign policy and Wall Street. And she’s tagged him with flip-flopping on gun control. None of it appears to be sticking, say some Democrats who have raised concerns that a months-long primary campaign could create lasting damage for their Read More…

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