McCain: “The United States has tried, convicted, and executed foreign combatants who employed methods of torture, including waterboarding.”
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There’s a lot of tough talk coming from Donald Trump, whose own military service record suggests he didn’t have any personal appetite for waging war in some distant land with no clear objective.
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.
The day before Iowa’s caucuses, Trump and Cruz reflected anxiety about the unpredictability of the race in this Midwestern state.
So how would Iowa’s evangelical Christian voter be served by those three leading candidates — Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz? If history has any predictive power, not too well.
An hour before the Jan. 14 Republican debate, 250 of Ted Cruz’s most dedicated Iowa field organizers huddled in the Heritage Assembly of God church gymnasium in Des Moines.
In this strange primary season, there is little relationship between money spent on ads and poll numbers for candidates, at least on the Republican side.