Politics

Trump is projected to win Michigan’s Republican primary

Speaking during a campaign stop in Kissimmee, Fla., March 8, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said the “pressure is to stay in” the race to beat front-runner Donald Trump. (Reuters) Billionaire Donald Trump has been projected as the winner of Republican primaries in Michigan and Mississippi, according to exit polls and early returns — two victories in far-flung states, which ...

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In an unusual allusion to Bill Clinton’s sexual affair, Hillary Clinton speaks of forgiveness

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton meets with a small group of African American ministers in downtown Detroit. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) DETROIT — Taking her cue from a minister who praised her public grace “in the face of adversity,” an apparent reference to former president Bill Clinton’s dalliance with an intern, Hillary Clinton likened her husband to the prodigal son ...

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Trump ‘sexism’ a key target for pro-Clinton advocates, super PACs

DETROIT, MI – With a portrait of President Barack Obama in the background, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets voters at Kuzzo’s Chicken & Waffles in Detroit, Michigan on Friday March, 4, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post) Using businessman Donald Trump’s “degradation of women” against him is a top strategy of super PACs working on behalf of ...

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Trump: Romney a ‘choke artist’ who would have ‘dropped to his knees’ for an endorsement

Donald Trump in Portland, Maine. (Joel Page/Reuters) PORTLAND, Maine — Hours after being attacked as a “fraud” by Mitt Romney, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump slammed him as a “choke artist” and “failed candidate” who begged for Trump’s endorsement during his 2012 presidential bid. “You can see how loyal he is,” Trump told a crowd of about 500 packed into a ...

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Criminal case against ex-Gov. Rick Perry dismissed

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was cleared Wednesday of all criminal charges against him related to allegations he misused his power while in office. In a 6-2 ruling, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals dismissed the abuse-of-power charge that had loomed over the former Republican governor — including during his short-lived presidential campaign, which ended last September. The charge was ...

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Former Bush donors rally around Rubio, in bid to take on Trump

Parts of Jeb Bush’s formidable donor network already are gravitating to Marco Rubio within days of his exit from the race, sensing a quickly narrowing window to disrupt Donald Trump’s march to the nomination.  While the more than $ 150 million of campaign and super PAC cash pumped into Bush’s bid did little for the former Florida governor, his money men ...

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The Nevada expectations game

**Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut:· The Nevada expectations game· Meet Trump’s evangelicals· Unions flex muscle for Hillary· Hillary, Cruz led the January money race· More than she bargained for THE NEVADA EXPECTATIONS GAMEPredicting the outcome of the Nevada caucuses is particularly hard on the Republican side given the fact that there is ...

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Trump wins South Carolina GOP primary

Donald Trump swept to victory in the South Carolina Republican primary on Saturday, putting him in a commanding position as the race shifts to a slew of delegate-rich contests. Jeb Bush, though, abruptly suspended his campaign after a distant finish, leaving unclear to whom his supporters will gravitate. But Trump, at his victory rally, seemed to dismiss the notion that ...

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