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Late Night Roundup: Trump’s Stages Of Grief

The Donald’s allegation that Cruz stole the Iowa caucuses was the talk of the night late shows.

February 4, 2016

Republican Santorum Drops Out Of White House Race, Endorses Rubio

Santorum won a reputation as a strong social conservative in Congress, where he opposed same-sex marriage and the teaching of evolution in schools.

February 3, 2016

Trump Accuses Cruz Of Stealing Iowa Caucuses Through ‘Fraud’

Cruz’s response: “Yet another #Trumpertantrum.”

February 3, 2016

Republican Rand Paul Suspends 2016 White House Campaign

His withdrawal leaves 10 Republican candidates in the 2016 White House race.

February 3, 2016

Late Night Roundup: When Donald Trump’s Meds Wear Off

Conan O’Brien had a phone call with “Donald Trump,” who revealed the secret behind his gracious concession speech: Every single Xanax pill he could find.

February 3, 2016

Marco Rubio Becomes Early Hope For Mainstream Republicans

Rubio, a fluent Spanish speaker, hopes to win back some of the Latino vote the party lost in recent years as it toughened its stance on immigration.

February 2, 2016

Endorse This: Ben Carson Hates Ted Cruz And His Dirty Tricks

Hmm, it’s easy to see why Cruz is so hated on Capitol Hill.

February 2, 2016

Trump Slams The Voters: I Will Keep Self-Financing, ‘But Not Worth It!’

Donald Trump is finally speaking at length on his second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses — and where else, but on Twitter?

February 2, 2016

Republican Cruz Tops Trump In Iowa Presidential Race, Clinton And Sanders Tie

The results could shift momentum in both races.

February 2, 2016

Bernie Sanders Shows Strong Momentum On Social Media

It may have been too close to call in the Iowa caucuses on Monday, but the senator from Vermont was the clear winner on social media.

February 1, 2016

Trump Tells Crowd To ‘Knock The Crap Out Of’ Protesters

“I promise you, I will pay for the legal fees.”

February 1, 2016

Trump, Cruz Tamp Down Expectations For Uncertain Iowa Vote

The day before Iowa’s caucuses, Trump and Cruz reflected anxiety about the unpredictability of the race in this Midwestern state.

January 31, 2016

Clinton’s ‘Girl Power’ Push Wins Over Women In Their 30s, Not 20s

Though Democratic women aged 18 to 29 say they prefer Sanders to Clinton 57 to 24 percent, those aged 30 to 39, prefer Clinton to Sanders 45 to 28 percent.

January 31, 2016

Cruz And Trump Make Final Appeals To Iowans

Across the state, Trump used stagecraft and blasted Cruz to enliven the crowd as he barnstormed through eastern Iowa.

January 31, 2016

Iowa Kicks Off 2016 U.S. Presidential Race With Caucus Tradition

The long and sometimes arcane ritual of electing the next U.S. president begins on Monday.

January 30, 2016

This Week In Polls: Iowa, Iowa, Iowa!

It’s the weekend before the Iowa caucuses. And the polls show that everyone will be in for a roller-coaster ride.

January 29, 2016

Iowa: Hardly Anybody Votes, But Everybody Worries

TV reporters know that the one question they don’t want to ask a voter in a live interview is: “Did you vote in the last caucus?”

January 27, 2016

Experience Vs. Judgment: Clinton, Sanders Vie For Pivotal Iowa Vote

Anxious to put down a threat from the democratic socialist, Clinton faced the challenge of convincing Democratic voters not to be swayed by Sanders’ populist rhetoric and to stick with her despite a clamor for candidates outside the political establishment.

January 25, 2016

‘Des Moines Register’ Endorses Rubio And Clinton In U.S. Presidential Race

The board put emphasis on whether the candidates had the potential to heal the partisan divide that has become a hallmark of Washington politics.

January 23, 2016

This Week In Polls: Hillary And Bernie Going Down To The Wire

With a week and a half until the first votes are in, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are waging a stiff battle for the two kickoff contests.

January 22, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump thanks the crowd after receiving Palin's endorsement at a rally at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa

Former U.S. VP candidate Palin Endorses Trump With A ‘Hallelujah’

At rally in Iowa, Palin described Trump as an anti-establishment candidate who would “kick ISIS’ ass.”

January 20, 2016

Iowa Governor Urges Caucus-Goers To Say ‘No’ To Cruz, Cites ‘Big Oil’

Gov. Branstad criticized Cruz’s opposition to Renewable Fuel Standard, which requires U.S. fuel to contain a minimum amount of biofuels, including ethanol.

January 19, 2016

Carson Cancels Iowa Campaign Events After Staff In Car Accident

Van carrying three volunteers and a campaign staffer slid on ice, flipped on its side and was hit by another vehicle.

January 19, 2016

Trump Rips Up Rule Book Of U.S. ‘Retail Politics’

Instead of shaking hands with voters at diners and stores in the early-voting states, Trump has simply favored large rallies and major TV appearances.

December 23, 2015
ted cruz worse than trump

5 Reasons Ted Cruz Is Scarier Than Donald Trump

Ted Cruz’s trademark is his sly evasion, and it makes his extremism much harder to pin down. Trump is troublesome, but Cruz is much more insidious — and a Cruz win would be far scarier. Here’s why.

December 14, 2015