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Campaign rumbles into Indiana with underdogs struggling

Laurie Kellman and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:02pm

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.

Trump gets outside help for potential GOP convention battle

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:01pm

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."

The Latest: Trump predicts win, with or without united GOP

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 3:31pm

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

CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina

Nicholas Riccardi and Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 10:00pm

When Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport Saturday night, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential candidate.

The Latest: Fiorina says Trump prematurely claiming victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 10:00pm

The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern):

GOP race shifts California's political fault lines

Nicholas Riccardi and Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 7:40pm

The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the party's political fault lines in advance of its pivotal June primary, forging unexpected alliances that blur those longstanding divisions.

Chaffetz attorney calls FEC complaint claims 'false and misleading'

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 10:01am

A lawyer for Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Friday the Utah Republican's primary opponent, Chia-Chi Teng, made "demonstrably false and misleading" claims in a request for a Federal Election Commission investigation.

Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 6:20am

She has no stamina. She shouts. She's got nothing going for her but being a woman.

Pennsylvania GOP delegates voice strong support for Trump

Mark Scolforo and Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 12:51am

A solid majority of Pennsylvania Republicans elected as delegates to the GOP's presidential nominating convention in Cleveland say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in their state — Donald Trump.

The Latest: Kasich calls for balance on gay rights, religion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:41pm

The Latest on the California Republican Party's convention, a stage for the GOP presidential candidates (all times local):

The Latest: Skirmishes break out outside Trump event

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:31pm

The Latest on protests against Donald Trump during the GOP candidate's California events (all times local):

Cruz gets Indiana governor's endorsement

Scott Bauer and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:11pm

In a setback for Donald Trump, Indiana's governor endorsed the front-runner's chief rival, Ted Cruz, on Friday, injecting new drama into the state's critical Republican primary contest just days before voters head to the polls.

Republicans beginning to make peace with Trump as nominee

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:50pm

They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the idea that Donald Trump will be their party's presidential nominee.

White House 2016: Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race

Lisa Lerer, Julie Pace and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 1:50pm

Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convention rally in Philadelphia. An army of lawyers is scrutinizing more than two dozen possible vice presidential picks.

Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 1:41pm

President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them as well as sharing mental health records with the federal background check system.

After 2012 stunner, ex-con makes another White House run

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 12:31pm

When Hillary Clinton tries to vanquish Bernie Sanders in West Virginia's Democratic presidential primary next month, she will also have to watch out for Keith Judd.

Pay to play: Unopposed candidates raise, spend big bucks

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:30am

For Idaho House Speaker Scott Bedke, fighting for his seat has been an uneventful battle.

Former California Gov. Pete Wilson endorses Ted Cruz

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 11:10am

In a key pickup for his California campaign, Ted Cruz is being endorsed by former Gov. Pete Wilson.

Trump has 81 percent of delegates needed to win nomination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 1:10pm

Donald Trump has picked up two more delegates in Rhode Island, giving him 81 percent of the delegates needed to clinch the nomination and avoid a contested convention.