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Washington – Rubio Wins The Republican Presidential Caucuses In Minnesota

March 1, 2016 at 11:45 PM
Washington - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has won the Republican presidential caucuses in Minnesota, earning his first victory in the 2016 race for the White House. Rubio won second place in Nevada and South Carolina but still trails rivals Donald Trump and fellow Sen. Ted Cruz in the much-needed delegates needed to win his party's nomination. But Rubio has won overwhelming support from members...

Houston – Cruz Compares Himself To Trump On Super Tuesday

March 1, 2016 at 11:30 PM
Houston - Ted Cruz is drawing sharp contrasts between himself and Republican front-runner Donald Trump. He said he and Trump differ on Israel, the Iranian nuclear deal and the possibility of compromising over a choice for the Supreme Court. He also asked if parents would be willing to vote for a candidate whose words "you wouldn't want your children to repeat." Cruz captured two states...

Washington – Trump Says He’s Expanding Republican Party

March 1, 2016 at 11:00 PM
Washington - Donald Trump claimed five Republican victories on Super Tuesday as the New York businessman extended his dominance in the 2016 primary. Ted Cruz won his home state of Texas and neighboring Oklahoma, while Marco Rubio struggled without a win so far, a setback to his effort to emerge as the leading Trump alternative. Contests in Vermont, Arkansas and Minnesota were too close to call...

New York, NY – NYC Will No Longer Arrest, Instead Will Issues Summonses For Low-Level Offenses

March 1, 2016 at 10:41 PM
New York, NY - Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., New York City Police Department Commissioner William J. Bratton, and Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a new initiative to change how individuals who commit low-level offenses are processed in Manhattan. Beginning on Monday, March 7, 2016, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office will no longer prosecute most violations or...

Washington – Carson Says He Is Not Dropping Out Of GOP Race

March 1, 2016 at 10:27 PM
Washington - Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson told a crowded banquet hall at a hotel in downtown Baltimore that he's not giving up, despite trailing behind all the other Republican candidates on Super Tuesday. Carson took the stage Tuesday at the Grand Hotel in Baltimore and called the political system "rotten to the core." "They have weaved such a complex web," Carson said. Carson did...

Mexico City – Mexico To Counter Negative Tone Of U.S. Presidential Race

March 1, 2016 at 10:21 PM
Mexico City - Mexico's government is planning a diplomatic push to counter aggressive rhetoric against its nationals in the U.S. election race, a senior official said on Tuesday, after calls by Donald Trump for a massive wall to divide the two nations. Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have also proposed building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but it is Trump...

Washington – Exit Poll: Clinton Expands Base, Trump Sells Outsider Image

March 1, 2016 at 10:03 PM
Washington - Hillary Clinton held on to older people and ate into Bernie Sanders' support among the 30-to-44 crowd on Super Tuesday as her rival claimed a clear advantage with only one age group: his devoted under-30 followers. On the Republican side, Donald Trump and his mad-as-hell message pulled in nearly two-thirds of voters looking to install an outsider in the White House. Those more...

Linthicum, MD – TSA Confiscates Gun-Shaped Stilettos Shoes At Baltimore Airport

March 1, 2016 at 09:35 PM
Linthicum, MD - Airport Officials say they stopped a woman on Sunday at a security checkpoint with a pair of gun-shaped stiletto heels. TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says the stilettos had heels in the shape of handguns and faux bullets around the sole. They were in the woman's carry-on luggage, along with bracelets lined in faux bullets. The agency prohibits passengers from carrying...

Washington – Cruz Wins Republican Primary In Oklahoma

March 1, 2016 at 09:12 PM
Washington - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won another Republican primary — this time in Oklahoma. Cruz topped his rivals in Oklahoma, having just won in his home state of Texas. Republican front-runner Donald Trump has already won the Republican races in Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Massachusetts and Tennessee...

Washington – Cruz And Clinton Win Primaries In Texas

March 1, 2016 at 09:06 PM
Washington - Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democrat Hillary Clinton have won the presidential primaries in Texas. This is the first win for Cruz during the group of Super Tuesday contests and his second win since the leadoff Iowa caucuses. Clinton earned her latest win in the string of contests known as Super Tuesday. She has also won the Democratic primaries in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia...

Washington – Trump Jumps To Big Lead In Republican Delegates

March 1, 2016 at 08:43 PM
Washington - Donald Trump has jumped to a big lead in the Super Tuesday delegates with victories in Georgia, Alabama, Massachusetts and Tennessee. Trump has won 100 delegates so far. Marco Rubio has won 12 and Ted Cruz has won five. There are 595 Republican delegates at stake in 11 states. Overall, Trump leads with 182 delegates. Rubio has 28, Cruz has 22, John Kasich has six and Ben...

Little Rock, AR – Clinton Wins Democratic Primary In Arkansas

March 1, 2016 at 08:33 PM
Little Rock, AR - Hillary Clinton has won the Democratic presidential primary in Arkansas, where she once served as the state's first lady. Clinton earned her latest win in the string of contests known as Super Tuesday. She has also won the Democratic primaries in Georgia, Virginia, Alabama and Tennessee, putting her ahead of her rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has won the race in his home...

Kansas City, MO – Missouri Chancellor Condemns Pro-Hitler Flyer Found In Dorm

March 1, 2016 at 08:30 PM
Kansas City, MO - Top administrators at the University of Missouri's Columbia campus on Tuesday condemned at least the fourth case of anti-Semitic graffiti in a dormitory in less than a year as the school grapples with racial unease that toppled two executives in November. University police Maj. Brian Weimer said officers are investigating a flyer scrawled in magic marker with the words...

Washington – Trump, Clinton Win Ala., Tenn., Trump Wins Mass.

March 1, 2016 at 08:03 PM
Washington - Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton have won the presidential primaries in Alabama. Trump has also finished on top in the Republican primary in Massachusetts. Trump and Clinton have also won their party primaries in Tennessee. These latest wins put the two candidates ahead of their rivals in the group of contests known as Super Tuesday. Earlier Tuesday...

Atlanta, GA – Trump Wins Georgia

March 1, 2016 at 07:35 PM
Atlanta, GA - Donald Trump was declared the winner in Georgia, according to network news projections, the first results in a Super Tuesday slate of delegate contests that could set the stage for the end of the Republican presidential race. Races remained too close to call in Virginia and Vermont, two other states where polls closed at 7 p.m. ET. Marco Rubio appeared to be close to Trump in...

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