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Trump, Clinton Win New York, Take Big Step Toward Presidential Nomination

By Emily Flitter and Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, April 20 – Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rolled to easy wins in New York state’s presidential nominating contests on Tuesday, recapturing lost campaign momentum and taking big steps toward capturing their respective parties’ nominations. Republican Trump’s huge victory in his home state pushed him closer to capturing the

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Cruz Crushes Trump in Wisconsin, Says Party Will Unite

By Steve Holland MILWAUKEE, April 6 – Republican Ted Cruz easily won the Wisconsin presidential primary on Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump’s hopes of amassing enough delegates for the party’s nomination and boosting chances of a rare contested convention. Cruz’s double-digit win over Trump was a breakthrough for Republican Party forces battling to

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Trump Threat to Run as Independent Counterproductive: Party Chief

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, April 3 – U.S. Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus said on Sunday that Donald Trump is making it harder for himself to win the Republican presidential nomination by threatening to run as an independent if he is not treated fairly. In several television interviews, Priebus, who chairs the Republican National Committee,

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Trump’s Probability of Winning Nomination Drops: PredictIt

By Anjali Athavaley NEW YORK, April 2 – The probability that Republican front-runner Donald Trump will win his party’s presidential nomination dropped sharply in the past week while the likelihood of a brokered convention to potentially choose another candidate rose, according to online predictions market PredictIt. Trump’s probability of winning the nomination fell to 44 percent

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Trump Sounds Off On Abortion; Criticism Comes From All Sides

By Doina Chiacu and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, March 31 – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Wednesday that women who end pregnancies should face punishment if the United States bans abortion, triggering a torrent of criticism from both sides of the abortion debate, including from his White House rivals. After MSNBC broadcast a clip of

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Trump Campaign Manager Charged With Misdemeanor Battery Against Reporter

By Emily Stephenson and Colleen Jenkins March 30 – Donald Trump’s presidential campaign manager was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery in Florida on Tuesday in an incident involving a reporter, the latest chapter in a raucous U.S. race marked by threats, insults and physical confrontations. Police in Jupiter, Florida, charged Corey Lewandowski, 42, with intentionally

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Trump, Clinton Win Arizona On Big Night In The U.S. West

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, March 23 – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic favorite Hillary Clinton swept to victory in Arizona on Tuesday in contests that were overshadowed by deadly attacks in Brussels that raised security concerns in the United States. Trump, who has riled establishment Republicans, easily defeated his two rivals for the

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Trump: What If He Wins?

As president, would Donald Trump be a fascist? A reformer? A buffoon? A savior? Probably a bit of all that, but much closer to Jimmy Carter than Adolf Hitler By Matthew Cooper WASHINGTON, D.C.—Speaking to more than a million spectators, vowing to “make America great again” and declaring he’s a leader who is “a fantastic

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Trump Backs Tougher Border Security, Waterboarding After Brussels Attacks

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, March 22  – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump renewed a call for tougher U.S. border security following Tuesday’s deadly attacks in Brussels, and suggested torture could be an effective technique to gain information to thwart future attacks. Trump’s comments, in an interview on NBC’s “Today” program, came a day after he

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Anti-Trump Protesters Block Arizona Road; March in New York

By Alana Wise and Brendan McDermid March 20 – Demonstrators briefly shut down an Arizona highway leading to a campaign rally for Donald Trump on Saturday while protesters rallied outside of Trump Tower in Manhattan to voice their opposition to the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination. Television news footage of the demonstration outside Phoenix

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