GOP rivals mock Trump, try to make the most of his absence

Absent Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of the front-runner’s shadow in Thursday night’sRead More

Debate feud injects fresh chaos into GOP primary

An explosive feud between Donald Trump and Fox News is overshadowing the final sprint to Iowa’s presidential caucuses, injecting a new sense of chaos intoRead More

Voters conflicted on relevance of Clinton marriage drama

It’s fair game. It’s ancient history. It’s political. It’s personal. Like it or not, the long-running drama of Hillary Clinton’s marriage — her husband’s infidelityRead More

Obama, Sanders talk foreign policy, economy — and politics

President Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders talked foreign policy, the economy and "a little bit of politics," Sanders said Wednesday after their first extended sit-downRead More

Trump pulls out of GOP debate

Donald Trump declared Tuesday he would boycott the last Republican debate before the Iowa caucuses, leading Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to challenge him to aRead More

Clinton, Sanders vie for Obama voters; GOP woos evangelicals

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders worked to expand their appeal Tuesday to voters who fueled President Barack Obama’s rise, while Republicans Donald Trump and TedRead More

Donald Trump holds rally in New Hampshire

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke to a large crowd in New Hampshire on Monday. Trump, during the event at Farmington High School, criticized Republican candidate Ted Cruz forRead More

Candidates seek final Iowa edge in unpredictable race

One week to go, the 2016 presidential candidates opened their final push Monday in Iowa, seeking any edge in a race brimming with unpredictability forRead More

Obama contrasts Clinton’s pragmatism with Sanders’ idealism

President Barack Obama is portraying the Democratic presidential primary as a race between Hillary Clinton’s pragmatism and experience versus Bernie Sanders’ idealism and liberalism. ObamaRead More

Cruz GOP presidential bid aided by billionaire donors

Four of America’s wealthiest businessmen laid the foundation for Ted Cruz’s now-surging Republican presidential campaign and have redefined the role of political donors. With justRead More