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He decided on Marco Rubio, not because he particularly likes him but because he believes he has the best shot at rallying the Republican establishment behind him and taking on Trump. Rubio, it went unsaid, has won only the Minnesota caucuses. Kasich in particular put a heavy emphasis on MI, campaigning the most here of any candidate.
  • Bernie Sanders Attempts to Clarify 'Ghetto' Comment

    Bernie Sanders Attempts to Clarify 'Ghetto' Comment

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    You don't know what it's like to be hassled when you walk down the street or you get dragged out of an vehicle. Clinton has been pressed on her 1996 speech in which she characterized at-risk youth as "super predators" and said, "We have to bring them to heel".
  • Peyton Manning finally makes National Football League retirement official

    Peyton Manning finally makes National Football League retirement official

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    Selected by the Colts with the No. 1 overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft from the University of Tennessee, Manning earned 11 Pro Bowl selections in 14 years in Indianapolis while being named to the NFL's All-Decade Team for the 2000s. That time has come. "Congratulations Peyton, on an incredible career", Tom Brady tweeted Sunday. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Nancy Reagan passes away at 94

    Nancy Reagan passes away at 94

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    In late 1949, the actress then known as Nancy Davis discovered that her name was on a list of Hollywood communists, a career-killer during what's now known as the Blacklist Era. "She became completely engrossed in that", Eberly said. They married in Los Angeles in 1952 and had a daughter, Patti Davis, and a son, Ron Reagan. She was born Anne Francis Robbins in New York City in 1921, but everyone called her Nancy from the start.
  • Seattle jury convicts woman of killing 6 family members

    Seattle jury convicts woman of killing 6 family members

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    She lived in a trailer on the family property in Carnation. Mantle's grandchildren were finally old enough to understand what Christmas was all about, and Erica was excited to spend Christmas Eve with her in-laws, "who were wonderful people", Mantle said.
  • Donald Trump Wins The Louisiana Republican Primary

    Donald Trump Wins The Louisiana Republican Primary

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    As the Washington Post observed in January (when establishment Republicans in Iowa were scrambling to upend the senator as the front runner in that state's caucus competition): "There's an opportunism to Trump's positions, of course, just as there is to Cruz's softened position on ethanol".
  • Republican Candidate Ted Cruz Wins 2016 CPAC Straw Poll

    Republican Candidate Ted Cruz Wins 2016 CPAC Straw Poll

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    Talk of a Republican Party crackup may prove to be overblown. He feuded with Fox News and questioned the pope's Christianity. Thursday's debate marked the nadir of a campaign season already notable for its extreme, unruly tone. "I don't see this as having that big of a long-term effect, because I think it is sui generis to Donald Trump", Porter said. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Nancy Reagan has died at age 94

    Nancy Reagan has died at age 94

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    Even after her time in the White House, she was an outspoken advocate for stem-cell research to find a cure for Alzheimer's. She was born Anne Frances Robbins in NY on 6 July 1921 but was known as Nancy from an early age. George and I send our prayers and condolences to her family. She dressed like a cleaning lady and sang reworked lyrics, "Second-Hand Clothes", to the tune of "Second-Hand Rose".
  • Ted Cruz racks up 2 wins, Trump snags Louisiana in GOP race

    Ted Cruz racks up 2 wins, Trump snags Louisiana in GOP race

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    Trump said he hopes to win Kansas and Kentucky on Saturday, and he urged the Orlando crowd to vote for him in the March 15 GOP primary. Bernie Sanders won Saturday's Kansas Democratic presidential caucuses while Ted Cruz took the Republican vote.
  • Bernie Sanders vows to stay in the race up until Democratic convention

    Bernie Sanders vows to stay in the race up until Democratic convention

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    After all, on the GOP side Ted Cruz and Donald Trump each won two contests, while among Democrats it was Bernie Sanders who won two of the night's contests as Hillary Clinton netted one victory. Rubio did not discuss the practical effects of 4-4 rulings from the court, which result in leaving the decisions of lower courts in place. The day proved to be another blow to the campaigns of the other two Republican candidates, Marco Rubio and John Kasich , with neither men able to snag a state.
  • Maine GOP presidential caucuses getting underway

    Maine GOP presidential caucuses getting underway

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    Five more states are chipping in verdicts on the Republican and Democratic presidential contests in races largely overshadowed by Super Tuesday and the big contests still to come. Cruz will collect at least 17 delegates for winning the Republican caucuses in Kansas, and Trump will win at least six. Trump said in a victory speech from West Palm Beach not long after the Kentucky race was called in his favor.
  • Protester Heckles Joe Biden Over Son's Death

    Protester Heckles Joe Biden Over Son's Death

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    The Vice President and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, toured high-tech research labs at the new UCSF Mission Bay campus, and then took part in a roundtable discussion to discuss the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative . For others, such as breast cancer survivor Emma Houston, the disease is unavoidable. "I think there's a really important emphasis to treat cancers that could have been prevented", she said.
  • Donald Trump Violated Fox Debate Rules, Report Says

    Donald Trump Violated Fox Debate Rules, Report Says

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    Citing "rival campaign sources",  CNN  reported that while Trump has broken the rules by communicating backstage with Lewandowski at multiple debates, the campaign manager met Trump directly on stage Thursday, which Byers characterized as "a new extreme".
  • Sanders Wins Kansas And Nebraska Democratic Caucuses

    Sanders Wins Kansas And Nebraska Democratic Caucuses

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    According to the Kansas Democratic Party, Senator Sanders won the caucuses, but the party officials have not released the vote totals. "God bless Kansas." Cruz declared while campaigning in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, after the result. Trump's "tapped into a level of frustration that transcends religiosity", said Ed Chervenak, who heads the University of New Orleans Survey Research Center.
  • Super Saturday 2016 Republican Results: Ted Cruz Having A Big Night

    Super Saturday 2016 Republican Results: Ted Cruz Having A Big Night

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    Despite defeats to Ted Cruz in Kansas and Maine , Republican Mr. Trump won in Louisiana and Kentucky. Trump skipped a scheduled Saturday appearance at a conference of conservatives near Washington , D.C., to push his bid in Kansas, making personal appeals for support at his trademark raucous rallies.
  • U.S. elections: Primary results 5 and 6 March

    U.S. elections: Primary results 5 and 6 March

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    Of the 11 Super Tuesday states, Sanders contested five, winning four of the five. For decades, campaigns ignored messaging and mobilizing black voters until much later in the race because of a focus on swing voters - those soccer moms or Reagan Democrats they were hoping to bring back in the fold.
  • Kentucky Republican Caucus drawing large turnout

    Kentucky Republican Caucus drawing large turnout

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    Hunter said he senses a lot of enthusiasm for the caucus format but isn't sure exactly what to expect as far as turnout goes. "The state just has not done a good job of getting the word out". "He's been out of the race long enough that everyone's had enough time to generate excitement for other candidates". Her candidate now is Marco Rubio.
  • How the delegates needed to win each party's nomination are awarded

    How the delegates needed to win each party's nomination are awarded

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    What about the Democratic Party? Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has been campaigning vigorously in Southern primary states such as Virginia and Georgia. Any registered voter can cast a ballot in either presidential primary (but not both). So, just how many times did each candidate pay a Super Tuesday state a visit? About 8.3 million were cast on the GOP side in the same set of states.
  • Donald Trump just defended his penis size at the Republican debate

    Donald Trump just defended his penis size at the Republican debate

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    Rubio replied: "Donald has mocked everyone and has done so to people on this stage". Cruz also questioned Trump's conservative bonafides. And I have said that. When Trump was asked about Duke's endorsement on CNN , he said he didn't know anything about David Duke. The New York businessman was forced to explain a civil lawsuit involving the collapse of Trump University.
  • Donald Trump backs out of CPAC

    Donald Trump backs out of CPAC

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    He also promised to stand up for America's closest Middle East ally, a pledge he said Trump has not made. When Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke to the movement faithful at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday afternoon, he walked out to Guns N' Roses and was greeted with adoring cheers and a raucous standing ovation.
  • Police officer killed in shooting on first day on job

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    Thomas the Apostle Cemetery in West Springfield, according to Western Mass News , TV partner of MassLive / The Republican. On Monday, Hamilton was held without bond. Inside the home, police found a woman shot to death and an 11-year-old, who was unharmed, Hudson said. She relocated to Virginia to pursue a graduate degree and sought to become a crime scene investigator, Prince William County police said in an online biography .
  • Jimmy Fallon's Super Tuesday skit pokes fun at Christie 'stare'

    Jimmy Fallon's Super Tuesday skit pokes fun at Christie 'stare'

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    Clearly, Fallon captured Trump's overwhelming confidence, especially in light of winning seven states during the election's biggest primary day. Fallon reprised his role as Trump and reenacted Trump's Super Tuesday speech with a full-sized cardboard cutout of Christie with that "stare" on the governor's face.
  • Early voting for presidential primary starts Saturday

    Early voting for presidential primary starts Saturday

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    Nancy Abel explained that she and her husband would be watching their two young grandchildren during the day of the primary election, March 15. "Normally I think we'd probably go on the regular day", Malcolm Abel said. "This is a closed primary, and there's nothing else on the ballot", Stafford said. "Which means there's 21% of the voters in Escambia County that fall into either the No Party Affiliation category, or are registered in a third or minor political party, will not be able to ...
  • Ted Cruz to visit Idaho Saturday

    Ted Cruz to visit Idaho Saturday

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    The event will take place from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, March the 5th, at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, in the Jacklin Event Building. Each guest is required to RSVP by clicking here. David Johnston, the party's executive director, emailed a media advisory regarding the "Ted Cruz for President Rally".
  • Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Who will win the Kansas Democratic caucus?

    Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Who will win the Kansas Democratic caucus?

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    Then, it's there those delegates will vote on the preferred candidate in their state. On Wednesday they went before the State Title Board to get measures on the ballot that would allow independents to participate in primaries as well as the option for major political parties to conduct primaries instead of caucuses.
  • Trump Brags About the Size of His Penis at the GOP Debate

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    Verdict: Trump was Trump and his supporters love him. Who won? Cruz . No one had a great night, but the Texas Senator had more good moments in Detroit . A lawsuit filed by the NY attorney general claims the classes fell so short of promises that it amounted to fraud. Trump said it was simply business.
  • More People Face Federal Indictment In 2014 Bundy Ranch Standoff

    More People Face Federal Indictment In 2014 Bundy Ranch Standoff

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    Militia men surrounding the ranch of Cliven Bundy gather at the back of a parked pickup truck in Bunkerville, Nevada May 3, 2014. He was arrested at the airport in Portland, Oregon, on his way to the refuge. They are jailed in OR after leading a weeks-long armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in that state, in protest of what they called federal overreach and federal control of public land.
  • Trump on Romney in 2012: 'He Would Have Dropped to His Knees'

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    Just hours after Mitt Romney held an exclusive speech dedicated towards attacking Donald Trump, he fired back by attacking Romney's inability to defeat Barack Obama in 2012. That strategy would prevent Trump from gaining a majority of party delegates on the first ballot at the nominating convention this summer. He has won 46 percent of the delegates awarded so far, and he would have to increase that to 51 percent in the remaining primaries.