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Saturday February 24th, 2018 9:05AM

AP Elections

Carson, Trump presidential campaigns have requested taxpayer-funded protection
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top two GOP presidential hopefuls, Donald Trump and Ben Carson, have requested protection from the U.S. Secret Service, a spokeswoman for the Department of Homeland Security said...
7:38PM ( 2 years ago )
Republicans to charge media $150 fee for seats to cover 2016 convention
WASHINGTON (AP) — Representatives for news organizations who plan to cover next summer's convention are protesting a move by the Republican National Committee to charge news media organizations a $150...
6:04PM ( 2 years ago )
Webb to consider leaving the Democratic race and running for president as an independent
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jim Webb's campaign says he is considering leaving the race for the Democratic nomination and running for president as an independent.The former Virginia senator's campaign says in a...
5:40PM ( 2 years ago )
Sanders plans to lay out what he means by the 'democratic socialism' he embraces
OSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders is planning a "major speech" on democratic socialism, the political and economic ideology he embraces in his campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nominat...
3:29PM ( 2 years ago )
Former President Bill Clinton to headline his first rally for wife's 2016 bid
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton will headline his first rally for his wife's presidential campaign on Saturday.He plans to address supporters of Hillary Rodham Clinton's second White H...
1:57PM ( 2 years ago )
No. 2 Senate Democrat says it may be too late for Biden to jump into 2016 presidential race
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dick Durbin says he's not sure Vice President Joe Biden could win the Democratic presidential nomination if he enters the race now.Calls within the party for Biden to run have b...
9:15AM ( 2 years ago )
Democrats hoping to succeed Obama in 2016 race show willingness to line up behind his legacy
WASHINGTON (AP) — If the recent Republican presidential debates have revealed hobbling breaks in the party, the Democrats' first political X-ray showed a couple of hairline fractures.The five Democrat...
7:23AM ( 2 years ago )
Once showing mutual deference, Bush, Rubio step up jabs as 2016 presidential rivalry heats up
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are on course for a collision.There once was mutual public deference. But that has eroded as the Florida Republicans battling for the presidential nomi...
5:11AM ( 2 years ago )
Support of small-dollar donors offers boost to billionaire Trump's presidential bid
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump likes to boast about his enormous wealth and how he doesn't need anyone else's money to pay for his presidential campaign. That hasn't stopped tens of thousands of peopl...
5:07AM ( 2 years ago )
Democrats welcome gun debate back to presidential politics, citing broader public support
WASHINGTON (AP) — After 15 years of a virtual gag order on guns in presidential politics, Democrats are talking again.President Barack Obama is considering more executive action on gun control. The fr...
5:06AM ( 2 years ago )