US presidential election

Cruz Exits Republican Race, Leaves Himself A Path Forward

By Ginger Gibson and Alana Wise INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 4 – U.S. Republican Ted Cruz carefully left the door open to a future run for president on Tuesday after a campaign that outlasted a long list of rivals but could not overcome the anti-establishment appeal of Donald Trump. Cruz, who still holds his U.S. Senate seat from Texas for another

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Trump Warns of Riots if Denied Republican Presidential Nomination

By Steve Holland PALM BEACH, Fla., March 16 – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump warned on Wednesday of riots if he is denied the party’s presidential nomination after a string of primary election victories. The New York billionaire scored big wins in Florida, Illinois and North Carolina on Tuesday which brought him closer to the

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Unforced Errors and Miscalculations End Bush’s White House Hopes

By Steve Holland CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 21 – Before Donald Trump’s put-downs and the stumbles in presidential debates, and before the profound frustration of voters became so unmistakably apparent, Jeb Bush appeared to be best positioned to win back the White House for Republicans in 2016. He amassed a $150 million war chest in 2015,

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Trump Takes South Carolina, Clinton Wins Nevada

By Luciana Lopez and Steve Holland LAS VEGAS/COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 21 – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rolled to victory on Saturday in South Carolina in a contest that saw former Florida Governor Jeb Bush drop out, while Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in Nevada. The victories by Trump

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Trump Shows His U.S. Presidential Bid is No Mere Publicity Stunt

By James Oliphant MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb 10  – Donald Trump served notice on Tuesday to those who have refused to take his 2016 White House campaign seriously: The celebrity real-estate developer and former reality show host is no joke. While Trump had been expected to win New Hampshire’s nominating contest, he swamped the Republican field

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