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How Donald Trump convinced the Republican Party to revolve around him

Donald Trump was every bit the buyer ready to walk off the lot if he couldn’t be shown a bargain.

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Obama mocks Republican candidates' economic policies as pure 'fantasy'

Barack Obama has accused the Republican presidential candidates of defying logic and peddling “fantasy” in telling voters they can cut taxes and government regulations, balance the budget and produce economic growth.

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Charles Koch: Trump's 'monstrous' plans for Muslims are 'reminiscent of Nazi Germany'

Republican superdonor Charles Koch shared scathing views on Sunday of the top two candidates in the party’s presidential nominating race, saying Donald Trump and Ted Cruz had presented policy proposals that were “reminiscent of Nazi Germany”, “monstrous” and “frightening”.

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Hillary Clinton tells hip-hop radio show she would never use the phrase 'super predators' again

Hilly, Hillary, secretary or senator – any name goes, Hillary Clinton told the hosts of a hip-hop radio show in a phone interview broadcast on Wednesday morning.

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Here are 9 things we learned from the #GOPDebate in Miami

The 12th Republican debate took place in Miami, Florida on Thursday night. Here’s how it went down:

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Spike Lee backs Bernie Sanders ahead of South Carolina primary: 'Wake up -- the system is rigged'

Director Spike Lee has endorsed Bernie Sanders for president in a radio ad targeting South Carolina voters, four days before the state’s Democratic primary.

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'Degrade and destroy': a look back at Obama's evolution on Isis

In what will be only the third Oval Office address of his presidency, Barack Obama is expected to lay out his latest thinking – and the country’s latest strategy – for taking on the Islamic State militant group.

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Clinton and Republican candidates agree: Increased surveillance is necessary to prevent terror attacks

Presidential candidates from both parties came together at the weekend to call for beefed-up government surveillance programs in the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California.

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Ben Carson stands by shady business associate and 'best friend' who pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud

Ben Carson is continuing to stand by his business associate and “best friend” Alfonso Costa following revelations that Costa pleaded guilty in federal court in 2007 to healthcare fraud.

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Billionaire Charles Koch says he will not endorse any GOP candidate during primaries

Activist who with his brother David has donated hundreds of millions to conservative causes says he has no plans to endorse anyone in nomination race

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Ben Carson: The confusing world of an equally confused GOP front runner

When Donald Trump blasted to the top of the presidential polls in July, it became clear 2016 would be a very unusual election cycle for Republicans trying to nominate someone to win back the White House.

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Rand Paul's promised debt ceiling filibuster clocks in at just 19 minutes

Senator who has twice staged marathon speeches to delay Senate votes declared he would filibuster on Thursday, but a scheduled vote interrupted him

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Fox News says Trump's 'boycott' of the network came after they canceled his Thursday night appearance

Republican candidate has vowed not to appear on Fox in near future over ‘unfair treatment’, but network says his version of events is misleading

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The rise of Carly Fiorina and what it means for the Republican party

The word landed at the end of the first sentence Carly Fiorina spoke at the Republican presidential debate last week: “My story, from secretary to CEO, is only possible in this nation, and proves that every one of us has potential.”

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Hillary Clinton’s advisers embark on plan to make candidate more likeable

Top advisers to Al Gore were so worried that he would come across as wooden in the 2000 presidential debates that they set up a training facility at an aquatic center in Florida featuring a replica stage at a cost of $400,000.

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