Cruz Tops Trump in Iowa Presidential Race, Clinton and Sanders Tie

By John Whitesides and Amanda Becker DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb 2 – Republican Senator Ted Cruz beat billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa on Monday while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders remained deadlocked in the first presidential nominating contests of the 2016 White House race. Cruz, a conservative lawmaker from Texas, won with 28 percent

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Trump, Cruz Tamp Down Expectations for Uncertain Iowa Vote

By Steve Holland and James Oliphant DES MOINES, Iowa/COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, Feb 1 – Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz battled on Sunday to persuade their supporters to turn out and tried to lower expectations on how well they will do in the first U.S. presidential nominating contest in Iowa on Monday. Iowa will set

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Sanders Lashes Out at Clinton in Contentious Debate

By John Whitesides and Amanda Becker CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan 18 – Democratic White House contender Bernie Sanders put front-runner Hillary Clinton on the defensive at a debate on Sunday, criticizing her for accepting speaking fees from Wall Street investors and sparring with her over healthcare. Sanders highlighted his own rise in opinion polls and showed

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