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Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash

Julie Bykowicz and Jack Gillum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:03am

It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.

Christie, others turn to McCain's town hall playbook in 2016

Kathleen Ronayne and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:32am

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.

Mayor Becker's spokesman placed on administrative leave after online comments

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 7:02pm

The spokesman for Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday while city officials investigate online comments he allegedly posted criticizing the mayor's campaign opponents.

Seeking pre-debate boost, Kasich zeroes in on New Hampshire

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 3:32pm

Days before Fox News announces who will participate in the first GOP primary debate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is projecting a laid-back attitude toward his chances of being on stage and saying he's pleased with the support he's received since joining the race July 21.

Group vows '8 to 10' more Planned Parenthood videos coming

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:33pm

The group that has released Planned Parenthood videos allegedly showing the illegal sale of fetal tissue plans to release about a dozen total videos with the ultimate goal of seeing the group defunded.

WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies

Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:50am

The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.

Bush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting

Sergio Bustos and Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:21pm

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing — and his record as Florida governor, especially in education, serves as a blueprint for a future presidency.

At a Glance: A look at Hillary Clinton's medical background

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:11pm

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton released a letter from her doctor Friday that declared her to be in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States."

Dozens of Clinton emails censored for security reasons

Ken Dilanian and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:01pm

Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of records released Friday.

Bush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:21pm

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the nation's efforts to fight poverty over the past several decades have failed.

Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:20am

Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.