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Puerto Rican Voters Prized By Democrats, Republicans

By Sergio Bustos | Sep 4
Residents of Puerto Rico are U.S. citizens but can't vote for president. Yet Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton are campaigning there, following two other 2016 White House hopefuls.

Trump Signs Pledge to Back GOP's 2016 Presidential Nominee

By Steve Peoples | Sep 3
Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's next presidential nominee - whoever it may be.

Iran Deal Will Survive In Congress Despite GOP Opposition

By Erica Werner | Sep 3
The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress.

AP Sources: GOP Pledge Seeks to Avert Trump Third-Party Run

Sep 3
Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances.

Kentucky Clerk's Defiance is a Test for GOP Rivals

Sep 3
The Kentucky clerk who is defying a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is putting Republican presidential contenders on the spot

Bush: 'I Laughed' at Trump's Criticism of Speaking Spanish

Sep 3
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says his first reaction was to laugh at rival Donald Trump's criticism of him for speaking Spanish.

Kentucky GOP Senate President Asks for Time to Change Law

Sep 2
The Republican president of the Kentucky state Senate has asked a federal judge to withhold his ruling ordering a county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples against her religious beliefs.

Huckabee Supports Kentucky Clerk on Defying Federal Courts

By Bill Barrow | Sep 2
Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee supports a Kentucky clerk's refusal to issue marriage licenses because of her opposition to same-sex marriage.

Senate Dems Have Votes to Hand Obama Victory on Iran Deal

By Erica Werner | Sep 2
Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the crucial 34th vote in favor the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, ensuring a landmark victory for President Barack Obama over ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.

Biden to Test Political Waters in Florida as He Mulls 2016

Sep 2
Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Florida, where he's sure to get a glimpse of his presidential prospects as he considers a late entry into the 2016 Democratic primaries.

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