- Kobach: Trump correct on immigration proposals Updated: Aug-27-15 5:26 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said he agrees with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposals to build a wall along the southern border and end "birthright citizenship" for children born to parents who are in the U.S. illegally.
- Trump, Cruz to hold joint event to blast Iran deal Updated: Aug-27-15 5:17 pm
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are expected to headline a Capitol Hill rally against President Obama's proposed nuclear agreement with Iran, both candidates confirmed Thursday.
- Tim Scott hosting Rick Perry at town hall in Columbia Updated: Aug-27-15 4:06 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Rick Perry is the latest Republican presidential candidate to take part in a town hall meeting with South Carolina's junior senator.
- Conservatives target bust of Planned Parenthood founder Updated: Aug-26-15 6:31 pm
- Perry, Santorum presidential hopes undercut by own donors Updated: Aug-25-15 3:44 pm
WASHINGTON - The two returning Republican presidential candidates have struggled to keep their own donors interested.
- Rand Paul is 6th candidate planning to attend Michigan event Updated: Aug-25-15 9:15 am
MACKINAC ISLAND, Michigan - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is scheduled to speak next month at a Republican gathering in Michigan.
- For Koch group, winning is rising as priority over purity Updated: Aug-23-15 7:52 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The head of the Koch brothers' flagship political organization says a Republican winning the presidency is becoming a higher priority for more of its members, suggesting a rift between pragmatists and ideologues.
- GOP candidates court voters in Alabama Updated: Aug-22-15 10:05 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama was once considered a flyover state for presidential hopefuls. That is no longer the case.
- Bush talks tax-cutting in speech to tea party group Updated: Aug-21-15 3:38 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is highlighting his experience cutting taxes and overhauling Florida's education system in an appeal to tea party conservatives.
- Cruz brings undo-Obama message to GOP event in Cheyenne Updated: Aug-20-15 8:05 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz campaigned at a Wyoming Republican Party fundraiser Thursday with tea-party-flavored promises to undo huge portions of President Barack Obama's legacy, from health care reform to a nuclear agreement with Iran.
- Top South Carolina prosecutor hosting presidential hopefuls Updated: Aug-20-15 3:15 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's top prosecutor is taking part in a series of conversations with more than a dozen of the contenders seeking the Republican presidential nomination.
- GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul to visit Wyoming Updated: Aug-18-15 10:11 pm
CASPER, Wyoming - Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul says he will visit Wyoming at the end of the month.
- GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax credits Updated: Aug-18-15 2:28 pm
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minnesota - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker on Tuesday offered an alternative to President Barack Obama's health care law that would provide tax credits and restructure Medicaid, and took a swipe at GOP rivals in Congress for their inability to repeal the law.
- GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson in Phoenix Updated: Aug-18-15 6:15 am
PHOENIX - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson plans to deliver a speech at the Phoenix convention center.
- Koch group jumps into Senate fight with anti-Strickland ad Updated: Aug-18-15 3:27 am
WASHINGTON - Americans for Prosperity, one of the biggest outside groups backed by billionaire conservative donors Charles and David Koch, this week begins a $1.4 million television advertising campaign against former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, now a leading Democratic candidate for Senate.
- 2016 hopefuls hit the gym, try to skip pie on campaign trail Updated: Aug-17-15 3:44 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Scott Walker is counting steps on his FitBit. Jeb Bush swears by the Paleo diet. Bobby Jindal is a "gym rat."
- Presidential campaigns tap Oklahoma for voters, donations Updated: Aug-16-15 10:57 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - When presidential candidates like U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas visit a red state like Oklahoma, they're doing more than boosting name recognition and organizing a ground game. They also are seeking an infusion of cash, especially from deep-pocketed donors in the state's booming energy industry, to bolster their campaigns before next year's primary elections.
- 2 GOP presidential candidates in Vegas ahead of Basque Fry Updated: Aug-14-15 6:18 am
LAS VEGAS - Two Republican presidential candidates are in Las Vegas a day ahead of rural Nevada's Inaugural Basque Fry political event.
- Laxalt hopes Basque Fry becomes can't-miss GOP campaign stop Updated: Aug-13-15 8:08 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt said he hopes his Basque-themed gathering of Republican presidential candidates this weekend will become a can't-miss campaign tradition that turns the course of elections and spawns copycat events throughout the Silver State.
- Ted Cruz completes southern state sweep in Oklahoma Updated: Aug-13-15 6:33 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was wrapping up a sweep through several southern states with campaign stops in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
- Oklahoma treasurer, House Speaker announce support for Bush Updated: Aug-13-15 6:25 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Speaker of the House Jeff Hickman and State Treasurer Ken Miller are among nearly a dozen elected officials in the Sooner State who are announcing their support of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential campaign.
- Cruz enlists help of religious objections law's sponsor Updated: Aug-12-15 5:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz enlisted the help of the legislator behind Arkansas' religious objections law on Wednesday as the Republican presidential hopeful tried to rally support in rival Mike Huckabee's home state.
- Bridenstine, Oklahoma Senate leader endorse Ted Cruz's bid Updated: Aug-12-15 4:12 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine of Tulsa and Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman of Sapulpa are among the Oklahoma leaders endorsing U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential bid.
- Cruz making 5 stops in Tennessee on weeklong tour of South Updated: Aug-10-15 7:18 pm
MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - Tennessee Republicans have a history of bucking establishment presidential candidates, which could explain why tea party favorite Ted Cruz is making five stops in the state this week.
- Constitutional convention sparking buzz, but odds still long Updated: Aug-10-15 12:32 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - With Republicans controlling more than half the state legislatures across the country, some want to use that power to push for a federal spending limit through a mechanism unused since George Washington's day.