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NBC Agrees to Give Time to 4 Republican Candidates

By David Bauder | Nov 24
NBC agreed Monday to give four Republican presidential candidates free time on affiliates in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina after they complained Donald Trump unfairly benefited from appearing as "Saturday Night Live" host earlier this month.

DeMaio Accuser Sentenced to Probation Over Threatening Email

Nov 24
An aide to former California congressional candidate Carl DeMaio was sentenced Monday to five years' probation for lying to federal investigators about a threatening email he wrote but said might have come from DeMaio, one of several allegations

Trump Won't Rule Out Independent Run for President

Nov 23
Republican Donald Trump on Sunday refused to rule out an independent bid for president in 2016, and he dug in on creating a database to track Muslims in the U.S.

Carson Would Support Monitoring of 'Anti-American' Groups

By Bill Barrow and Julie Pace | Nov 23
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said Saturday that he wants to expand the government's surveillance operations aimed at potential terrorist threats, even beyond tracking American Muslims as rival Donald Trump has suggested.

Trump Under Fire for 9/11 Story, Views on Muslims

Nov 23
He suggested over the weekend ways he would track not just Syrian refugees but many other Muslims in the U.S..

Cruz Wants to Convince Voters He's 'Electable Conservative'

By Steve Peoples | Nov 23
Ted Cruz is among the most hated men in Washington, reviled by leaders of both parties as an ideological hard-liner loyal only to the far-right of the conservative movement.

AP Fact Check: Most GOP Candidates Flunk Climate Science

By Seth Borenstein | Nov 23
When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments.

GOP's Carson Says He Has Capacity to Learn Foreign Policy

By Thomas Beaumont | Nov 23
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson likens his learning foreign policy to his ability to absorb changing complex medical practices.

Trump Says He Would 'Absolutely' Implement Muslim Database

By Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin | Nov 20
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has voiced support for creating a mandatory database to track Muslims in the United States - the latest in an escalating series of responses following the deadly attacks in Paris.

Cruzin' For A Bruzin': Ted Cruz Reimagines Himself as a Hunky Boxer

Nov 20
In a new petition urging Obama to agree to a face-to-face debate, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) reimagined himself as a cartoon boxer, in which he looks like a twinky/muscular Disney prince.

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