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  • Christie, others turn to McCain's town hall playbook in 2016 story has photos
    Updated: Aug-01-15 3:19 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - In the summer of 1999, John McCain didn't have many big names backing his campaign for president. He didn't have much money, either, and even resorted at one point to giving away ice cream to drum up a decent-size crowd.

  • Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad' story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-27-15 10:55 pm

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."

  • 'Say 2016!' Sisters snag selfies with presidential hopefuls story has photos
    Updated: Jul-20-15 9:32 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Addy and Emma Nozell aren't the first New Hampshire residents to collect photos of themselves with as many presidential candidates as possible. But in the age of selfies, the Merrimack sisters are attracting a lot of attention, so much so that candidates now arrive in the state ready for their close-ups with the teens.

  • GOP candidates make a pitch to evangelical voters in Iowa story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-18-15 2:59 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Republican presidential contenders seeking to woo evangelical voters are making their case for conservative social issues at a gathering expected to attract thousands of potential Iowa caucus-goers.

  • Early-state newspapers plan GOP forum before Fox debate 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 1:36 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - A trio of newspapers in the early presidential nominating states is pushing back against the plan by Fox News to allow only 10 Republican candidates on stage in its Aug. 6 debate, the first of the 2016 campaign.

  • Charleston massacre, flag debate put Haley in 2016 spotlight story has photos
    Updated: Jul-15-15 5:40 am

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - From her public statements of grief to removing the Confederate battle flag from outside her Statehouse office, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has drawn wide praise since the massacre of nine black churchgoers from a historic Charleston congregation.

  • Gov. Abbott heading to NY on first economic development trip 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 6:08 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is making New York the first stop on his plans to travel around the U.S. and world to woo companies to Texas.

  • 2 convicted sex offenders free without supervision in Texas 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 11:12 am

    HOUSTON - As state officials race to fix growing legal issues over how to keep Texas' most dangerous sex predators off the streets, two convicted sex offenders have been freed without supervision - one in the Houston area and one near San Antonio.

  • Overflowing GOP presidential field has Fox News in demand 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 8:17 am

    WASHINGTON - It's the stuff of Republican nightmares: Fox News runs out of advertising time.

  • America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-05-15 2:46 am

    Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:

  • Texas AG fills several top jobs without public postings 
    Updated: Jul-04-15 3:12 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office hired several people from his campaign and elsewhere before they submitted applications or the jobs were posted publicly, as required by state law.

  • Presidential candidates to march in July Fourth parades 
    Updated: Jul-04-15 4:04 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire residents planning to celebrate July Fourth at local parades could catch a glimpse of America's next president. At the very least, they'll see some of the people vying for the job.