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The Latest: GOP candidates face off in early-state forum

Kathleen Ronayne and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 5:00pm

The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season.

NBC poll: Trump leads Walker, Bush

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:34pm

Businessman Donald Trump is still riding high in a new poll, just days ahead of the much anticipated first GOP presidential primary debate.

Attack targets Trump website, Gawker posts old cell number

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:31pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's corporate website was the target of a cyberattack Monday, the same day a celebrity gossip website published an old mobile telephone number for the billionaire businessman.

Mitt Romney helps Colbert in new show promo

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:19am

Stephen Colbert is taking over for the now-retired David Letterman later this year, and former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is helping him out with a show promotion.

Book deal boosts net worth of GOP 2016 candidate Ted Cruz

Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 4:21pm

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is worth between $2 million and $4.5 million, a total aided by the roughly $319,000 advance the Republican presidential candidate received to write his best-selling memoir, according to a financial disclosure report released Monday.

GOP face off in early-state forum is also a debate preview

Kathleen Ronayne and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 4:20pm

The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season.

Ex-Senate candidate: Board has ended probe of Facebook posts

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 3:31pm

A Kansas radiologist who lost a hard-fought primary battle to Republican Sen. Pat Roberts said Monday that the state's medical board has dropped an investigation into whether he violated patient privacy by posting X-ray images of severe medical injuries on Facebook.

Ex-Senate candidate: Board has ended probe of Facebook posts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 3:31pm

A Kansas radiologist who lost a hard-fought primary battle to Republican Sen. Pat Roberts says the state's medical board has dropped an investigation into whether he violated patient privacy by posting X-ray images of severe medical injuries.

Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

Sergio Bustos and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:12pm

Jeb Bush outlined plans Monday to improve security of the nation's borders and enforcement of its existing immigration laws, calling both a requirement before any president could begin to address the status of the estimated 11 million people living in the country illegally.

Christie stirs outrage of an old enemy, teachers unions

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 12:21pm

More than any single Democrat, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's greatest rival has been the biggest teachers union in his home state.

Fattah vows re-election bid despite racketeering indictment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 12:11pm

U.S. Rep Chaka Fattah is vowing to run for re-election next year despite a federal racketeering indictment and says he expects to resume his leadership position on a powerful congressional committee by year's end.