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How Ted Cruz Secured Another Delegate Victory in Maine
With the selection of Maine delegates this weekend, Ted Cruz procured further support as he aims to win the nomination at what could possibly be a contested Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer, but his campaign came under fire for subverting a unity deal for its own benefit.
Trump Holds Slight Lead in Final Iowa Caucus Poll; Clinton in Tight Race With Sanders
In the final poll before the Iowa caucuses Monday, Donald Trump holds a slight 5-point lead over Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are neck-and-neck within the margin of error. The Des Moines Register and Bloomberg Politics pool took place January 26-29, three days before Trump
Iowa Caucuses 2016: 5 Things to Watch for in GOP’s Battle for the Hawkeye State
The Iowa caucuses are exactly one week away, marking the first electoral test for the three Democrats and dozen Republican candidates vying to become their party’s nominees. The top Democratic contenders -- Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders -- have been busy laying out their strategies to win the
Rubio Says Des Moines Register Endorsement Doesn't Make Him Establishment Pick
Sen. Marco Rubio downplayed the endorsement of the Des Moines Register Sunday, saying the backing of Iowa's most widely-read newspaper ahead of the caucuses doesn't make him the GOP establishment's pick for the Republican nomination. "It means that if I win the nomination, I'm going to unite the
Iowa Gov . Terry Branstad Wants Ted Cruz 'Defeated'
Branstad brushes off Cruz criticism he's part of 'panicked GOP establishment.'
The Note: The Palin Factor
NOTABLES --PALIN ENDORSES TRUMP WITH RAUCOUS 20-MINUTE SPEECH: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin endorsed Donald Trump during a raucous speech at the presidential candidate's rally in Ames, Iowa last night. Palin brought her folksy style to the stage, saying that Trump would "kick ISIS' a and saying
Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump for President
The Republican front-runner proudly unveiled the endorsement from the reality star at an Iowa rally.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on Donald Trump
Back now at the Iowa state fair, each year more than a million people flock here for the food, farm animals and good, old-fashioned fun, and every four years, there's an added attraction -- a chance to meet the field of candidates running for president. I'm joined now by Iowa governor terry
RIP Iowa Straw Poll: Republicans Kill Presidential Campaign Tradition For 2015
It's official: Tthe Iowa Straw Poll is dead for 2015. The Republican Party of Iowa’s State Central Committee voted this morning to cancel the 2015 straw poll, which had been scheduled to take place on August 8. "I've said since December that we would only hold a straw poll if the candidates wanted