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Invoking religion, a more disciplined Trump speaks of unity

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump invoked religion, talked of unifying Americans and tried to raise doubts about whether Democratic rival Hillary Clinton can be trusted in a new campaign stump speech unveiled on Tuesday. “I will fight for Detroit, for Chicago, for Baltimore, and for every neglected part of this …

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Trump, Clinton court Ohio as White House race enters final 2 months

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton opened a final two-month sprint to the Nov. 8 election on Monday with the Republican presidential nominee suddenly looking stronger as he and his Democratic rival took their bitter fight to Ohio. Both Trump and Clinton made overtures to a news media that each candidate …

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Obama torches Trump at his final Washington correspondents’ dinner

U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday took aim at Democrats and Republicans alike in his final appearance headlining the star-studded White House correspondents’ dinner, but saved his sharpest barbs for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. “The Republican establishment is incredulous that he’s their most likely nominee,” Obama told attendees at …

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Trump, Clinton win New York, take big step toward presidential nomination

Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rolled to easy wins in New York state’s presidential nominating contests on Tuesday, recapturing lost campaign momentum and taking big steps toward capturing their respective parties’ nominations. Republican Trump’s huge victory in his home state pushed him closer to capturing the 1,237 delegates needed …

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Trump blasts ‘rigged’ rules on picking Republican delegates

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump lashed out at what he called the party’s “rigged” delegate selection rules on Monday after rival Ted Cruz swept all of Colorado’s 34 delegates over the weekend. The New York billionaire, who has been outmaneuvered by Cruz in a series of recent state meetings to …

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Obama says Trump, Cruz doing Democrats a ‘favor’ in election campaign

President Barack Obama on Friday told donors that Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz were doing Democrats a “favor” by exposing extreme views within their party on issues such as immigration and national security. “I actually think that Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have done us a favor,” …

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Republicans Cruz, Trump spar over tabloid charges of affair

WASHINGTON – Republican Ted Cruz on Friday denounced an article in the National Enquirer tabloid claiming he had extramarital affairs as “complete and utter lies” and accused rival Donald Trump of being the source of the story. The story took the Republican presidential race to a new level of personal …

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Cruz gets Jeb Bush backing as Republican elites try to stop Trump

U.S. presidential candidate Ted Cruz won the backing of former rival Jeb Bush on Wednesday as prominent Republicans overcome their aversion to the conservative senator to try to force a standoff with insurgent Donald Trump at their party’s convention in July. The endorsement by Bush, part of a Republican dynasty, …

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