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Rich donors to Trump: ‘No money’

From a luxury hotel on the edge of the Rocky Mountains, some of the nation's most powerful Republican donors are rebelling against Donald Trump. Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch, host of the exclusive weekend retreat, did...

Racists cheer Trump’s nomination

They don't like to be called white supremacists. The well-dressed men who gathered in Cleveland's Ritz-Carlton bar after Donald Trump's speech accepting the Republican nomination for president prefer the term "Europeanists," ''alt-right," or even "white...

GOP’s right-wing platform of regression

The Republican Party has adopted what Christian conservatives cheered as the most conservative party platform ever, pushing the GOP decidedly to the right on abortion and gay rights amid uncertainty about Donald Trump's policies. The...

Trump ramping up in battleground states

Donald Trump is moving quickly to install political operatives in more than a dozen states, targeting Maine and Minnesota among others that traditionally favor Democrats, as the Republican White House contender lays the groundwork...

Another Trump messy sideshow

The 2016 presidential race may have descended on Wisconsin - but most of the campaign buzz surrounds an incident that happened nearly a month ago in Florida. Police there charged Donald Trump's campaign manager with...

Clinton, Trump push to add delegates

Eager to move beyond a divisive primary season, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton seek to pad their delegate lead over their underdog rivals as the 2016 race for the White House moves West on...

Rubio’s last chance: Florida or bust

Coming off what may be his worst night of the primary season, Marco Rubio's make-or-break moment has arrived. And the Florida senator, a home-state underdog with a week to prove he belongs in the 2016...

Romney: Trump is ‘phony,’ shun him

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney charged into the increasingly divisive 2016 GOP White House sweepstakes Thursday with a harsh takedown of front-runner Donald Trump, calling him a "phony" and exhorting fellow Republicans to...

Any time left to stop Trump?

With Donald Trump's grasp on the Republican presidential nomination tightening, the billionaire businessman's rivals get one more chance to challenge the GOP front-runner on the debate stage before next week's slate of Super Tuesday...

Pope Francis vs. Trump & Republicans

The Republican Party's tug-of-war over its relationship with black and Hispanic voters was under way long before Pope Francis decided to answer a question about Donald Trump. On one side, Marco Rubio and others insist...