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    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at a town hall-style campaign event Sunday in Peterborough, N.H.

    Cruz embraces supporters on fringe of GOP
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out. The Texas senator's strength in the 2016 Republican presidential primary is drawn, at least in part, from the backing of high-profile figures from …
  • Trump seeks to reverse fortunes in New Hampshire
    Feb. 7, 2016
    With less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls, Hillary Clinton took a trip to Michigan. And other candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday. Donald Trump said he doesn't need to win New Hampshire, but would like to — though he was notably …
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with officials at the House Of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday in Flint, Mich.
    Clinton calls Flint water crisis ‘immoral’ in break from N.H.
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Taking a detour from New Hampshire's campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said Sunday that a water crisis in a Michigan city was "immoral" and demanded that Congress approve $200 million in emergency aid to address the community's battle with lead-contaminated water.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign stop Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, N.H.
    Sanders campaign plans clash with political realities
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Bernie Sanders promises voters a "political revolution" that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems.
  • Trump: No White House run if he'd bought the Buffalo Bills
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Donald Trump's flirtation with professional football lasted for three decades. He never ended up with an NFL franchise despite repeated demonstrations of interest.
  • AP fact check: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Following is a look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story:
  • Debate takeaways: Rubio shaken, Trump not stirred
    Feb. 6, 2016
    There have been no higher stakes on a Republican debate stage in the 2016 campaign for president than there were Saturday night.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton peeks through signs of hers as she greets supporters during a campaign stop Saturday in Manchester, N.H.
    Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' N.H. advantage
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions about her trustworthiness and explanation of the deadly 2012 attacks in …
  • Sanders appears on 'SNL' with Larry David
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" with Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation …
  • The latest: GOP candidates offer closing arguments in NH
    Feb. 6, 2016
    The latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary in the 2016 race on Tuesday (all times local):
  • Republican presidential candidates, from left, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talk after the Republican presidential primary debate, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    Rubio braces for attacks in debate, Trump returning to stage
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Marco Rubio headed into the latest Republican debate ready for an onslaught of attacks about his experience and preparedness from a trio of rivals whose performance in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday will be critical to their White House hopes ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Great Bay Community College on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Portsmouth, N.H.
    After Iowa, Trump showing off effort to win in New Hampshire
    Feb. 6, 2016
    With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another in search of potential votes for Donald Trump. "It's like the Revolutionary War," joked ...
  • Former President Bill Clinton speaks about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, his wife, at United Brotherhood of Carpenters International Training Center on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Las Vegas.
    Bill Clinton touts Hillary in Las Vegas as ‘change-maker’ millennials should back
    Feb. 5, 2016
    Speaking to a crowd of several hundred, Clinton suggested that some millennials had been “carried away by her opponent’s message,” though not directly mentioning ...
  • Gun control not resonating as key issue in New Hampshire
    Feb. 5, 2016
    Charleston. San Bernardino. Roseburg, Oregon. With each mass shooting in the United States in the past year, a debate raged about whether gun-control measures were overdue to make Americans …
  • Speeches that earned Clinton millions remain mystery
    Feb. 5, 2016
    Hillary Clinton told voters in the latest Democratic debate there's "hardly anything you don't know about me." Just minutes later, she …
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