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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, accompanied by former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords, second from right, and her husband, Mark Kelly, right, arrives Saturday for a rally at Iowa State University in Ames.
    Turnout is name of the game in Monday’s Iowa caucuses
    Jan. 31, 2016
    n a final frenzy to inspire supporters to turn out for Monday's Iowa caucuses, the presidential contenders scrambled to close the deal with the first voters to have a say in the 2016 race for the White House ...
  • Cash flow could be issue for 4 GOP contenders seeking boost
    Jan. 30, 2016
    Money may be growing tight for four Republican presidential hopefuls clustered under Donald Trump and Ted Cruz — just when they're about to need it the most.
  • Clinton, Sanders campaigns agree to add N.H. debate
    Jan. 30, 2016
    Democrats would hold a presidential debate next week in New Hampshire before the state's first-in-the-nation primary and three more in the spring under a tentative deal reached Saturday between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaigns.
  • A Cruz-Rubio feud flares in Iowa closer
    Jan. 30, 2016
    As if hearing Marco Rubio's footsteps creeping up on him, Ted Cruz directed much of his final advertising against the Florida senator in the frenzied weekend prelude to the Iowa caucuses, feeding a Republican feud that turned increasingly bitter before voters have their first say in the 2016 presidential race.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., shakes hands Friday during a campaign rally in Davenport, Iowa.
    Sanders transforms into contender, still pitches revolution
    Jan. 30, 2016
    Bernie Sanders' stump speech offers "radical" ideas and a voice rising in outrage as he describes the plight of a disappearing middle class, retirees scraping by on meager Social Security payments and recent college graduates struggling with debt. But the …
  • Cruz’s religion once wasn’t so obvious
    Jan. 30, 2016
    Ted Cruz sometimes sounds more like a preacher than a presidential candidate, praising the transformative love of Jesus Christ and promising to defend religious liberty. But the Texas senator rarely evokes the biblical tenet of tithing, the mandate that 10 percent of possessions be donated to God.
  • 2016 hopefuls to Iowans: Please vote
    Jan. 30, 2016
    Bernie Sanders implored Iowa supporters Saturday to get on their feet in two days and turn their months-long infatuation with his upstart campaign into actual votes — a call to action echoed by Democratic and Republican hopefuls in a frenzied weekend prelude to the first presidential contest of the 2016 race.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, accompanied by former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords, second from right, and her husband, Mark Kelly, right, arrives Saturday for a rally at Iowa State University in Ames.
    Clinton campaigns with Giffords, focuses on gun control
    Jan. 30, 2016
    Hillary Clinton campaigned Saturday with gun-control advocates Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly, trying to draw a contrast between her push for stricter laws with rival Bernie Sanders' record. Giffords, the former Democratic congresswoman from …
  • Liz Cheney addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington in 2010.
    Liz Cheney runs for Wyoming’s U.S. House seat
    Jan. 30, 2016
    The elder daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney is running for Congress, following up a failed U.S. Senate campaign two years ago with another attempt to woo voters in a state where she has been a full-time resident for only a few years.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at a NARAL Pro-Choice dinner in Concord, N.H.
    22 Clinton emails deemed too classified to be made public
    Jan. 29, 2016
    The Obama administration confirmed for the first time Friday that Hillary Clinton's home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails that contained ...
  • Opponents of Nevada tax increase forging ahead in repeal effort
    Jan. 29, 2016
    A contingent of Nevada conservatives remains undeterred in their efforts to repeal a portion of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $1.5 billion omnibus tax plan passed during the last legislative session, even as those repeal efforts remain tied up in ...
  • Democrats get Obama pep talk, face long odds
    Jan. 29, 2016
    House Democrats are heading home from their annual issues retreat energized by a pep talk by President Barack Obama but facing steep odds of reclaiming the majority that delivered ...
  • Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, center, and Mike Huckabee, left, applaud while listening to Rick Santorum during a campaign event on the campus of Drake University Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    Donald Trump holds his own event as GOP rivals debate
    Jan. 29, 2016
    As his rivals made their final case to voters ahead of Iowa's kickoff caucuses, Donald Trump was headlining a show of his own ...
  • 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.
    For GOP, debate was glimpse of what could have been
    Jan. 29, 2016
    Front-runner Donald Trump's boycott of the final debate before the Iowa caucuses created space for his rivals to delve more deeply into their differences on ...
  • Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, center, and Mike Huckabee, left, applaud while listening to Rick Santorum during a campaign event on the campus of Drake University Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa.
    GOP rivals mock Trump, try to make the most of his absence
    Jan. 28, 2016
    Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of Donald Trump's shadow in Thursday night's presidential debate, after mocking ...
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