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Cruz hits at Trump as Indiana votes, calling rival 'amoral'

Steve Peoples and Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 11:40am

Republican Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on rival Donald Trump as voters cast ballots in Indiana on Tuesday, calling him "amoral" and likening him to a fictitious character he described as "a braggadocious, arrogant buffoon." Replied Trump, "Cruz does not have the temperament to be president of the United States."

Huntsman to GOP: Time to support Trump

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  May 2nd - 9:27pm

On the eve of Tuesday’s potentially decisive primary in Indiana, there’s a new call for GOP establishment to rally behind Donald Trump — and it’s coming from former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr.

The Latest: Trump says Indiana win means 'it's over'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 6:51pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential race on the eve of Indiana's primary (all times EDT):

Cruz fights for survival as Trump eyes Indiana knockout

Thomas Beaumont and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 6:41pm

Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the GOP's primary season. The fiery Texas senator hinted at an exit strategy, even as he vowed to compete to the end against surging Republican front-runner Donald Trump.

Trump's rise is driving immigrants to become citizens

Sergio Bustos, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:21pm

On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American.

Trump's NY co-chair has challenge of his own _ from teenager

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:51pm

Two candidates inhabit Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino's universe these days. The first is Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner whose campaign Paladino is co-chairing at home in New York.

Trump gets outside help for potential GOP convention battle

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:21pm

Donald Trump has a Plan B if he's faced with a contested convention, and it involves the sort of outside groups that he's called "corrupt."

Campaign rumbles into Indiana with underdogs struggling

Laurie Kellman and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:00pm

The 2016 presidential campaign rumbled through Indiana Sunday focused on Tuesday's critical primary, even as front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump itched to fully engage in the one-on-one battle they cast as inevitable.

Utah council wants governor, A.G. probe of monument push

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:32pm

The Constitutional Defense Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ask Gov. Gary Herbert's office, as well as Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, to investigate the support behind the push for a new monument in Utah and provide details on opponents.

The Latest: Clinton: Don't let progress fall to Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:01pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign ahead of Tuesday's high-stakes Indiana primary (all times Eastern Daylight Time):

Sen. Orrin Hatch headed to Israel to meet with Netanyahu

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:31pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch is traveling to Israel on Monday to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the Obama administration proposes the largest military aid package ever to another country.

Whittemore finishes sentence in San Francisco halfway house

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:50am

Former Nevada lobbyist Harvey Whittemore is a free man after spending 21 months of a two-year prison term in federal custody for breaking campaign contribution laws.

In debate, Wyoming newcomer questions Cheney's ties to state

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:10am

The first statewide debate in Wyoming's U.S. House race took a testy turn Monday, with a candidate who has lived in Wyoming only a few years criticizing Liz Cheney's frequent proclamations about how her family has deep, multi-generation ties to the state.

Cruz aides prepare for 'somber' night

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 9:41am

Aides to Ted Cruz aren't holding out much hope for a victory over Donald Trump in today's Indiana primary. One aide says the campaign is preparing for "a very somber" address in Indianapolis after the results come in.

Nevada Democrats beat GOP in new registrations in April

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 4:50pm

Officials say new Democratic voter registrations in Nevada outnumbered new Republican registrations two to one in April.

Trump's Washoe County delegates meeting in Sparks Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 4:40pm

Washoe County Republican delegates supporting Donald Trump are gathering in Sparks to plan for the state GOP convention in Reno later this month.

Jury selection begins in Rep. Chaka Fattah's corruption case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 1:50pm

Jury selection has begun in the federal corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah.

Cruz, Trump campaign in Indiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 9:10am

Ted Cruz is predicting a close finish in tomorrow's Indiana primary, and he's telling supporters, "We need every single vote." He delivered that message to several hundred people who came to see him this morning at a cafe in Osceola. Cruz is holding five events across Indiana today.

Clinton raises $26 million in April for primary bid

Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 9:00am

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton raised about $26 million in April for her primary race against Bernie Sanders, her campaign said, as her rival's fundraising juggernaut slowed.