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NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 27: Chairman and president of the Trump Organization Donald Trump addresses the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 27, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Targeting Trump, GOP Seeks Loyalty Pledge From 2016 Hopefuls

Republican presidential hopefuls are pledging not to run for president as a third party candidate. All this as they waiting for Donald Trump to do the same.

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2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Says Strength Is Only Way To Maintain Peace With China

The United States must bolster its military, push for more free trade and hold China far more accountable on human rights, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio writes in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal.

08/27/2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a press conference which he held before his campaign event at the Grand River Center on August 25, 2015 in Dubuque, Iowa. Trump leads most polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Donald Trump’s Campaign Team, Dwarfed By Rivals

Not only is Donald Trump an unconventional candidate, he’s got a campaign operation that turns the conventional wisdom of electoral politics on its head.

08/27/2015

Marco Rubio (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio: Donald Trump Won’t Be Republican Nominee

Even though Donald Trump says he is leading in all the polls, GOP competitor Marco Rubio believes he will not be the Republican presidential nominee because his message is not an optimistic one.

08/26/2015

MOBILE, AL- AUGUST 21: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes the stage at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. The Donald Trump campaign moved tonight's rally to a larger stadium to accommodate demand. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

Trump Has Univision Anchor Removed From News Conference

In what felt like something that would have been seen on a reality TV show, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump​ engaged in a heated confrontation with Univision​ anchor Jorge Ramos​ before having him tossed at a news conference Tuesday.

08/25/2015

DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 21:  Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to supporters at his Religious Liberty Rally on August 21, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Earlier in the day Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) visited and spoke to guests at the Iowa State Fair.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cruz Outshines Bush At Americans For Prosperity Summit

exas Sen. Ted Cruz was the hands-down favorite of the Americans for Prosperity annual summit in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend, if the number and volume of ovations during the speeches of five presidential candidates who addressed the annual convention of tea party activists was the measure.

08/22/2015

AUGUST 21: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. The Trump campaign moved tonight's rally to a larger stadium to accommodate demand. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

GOP Candidates Court Voters In Alabama

Six GOP presidential candidates are visiting Alabama over a 10-day period, as the crowded Republican field jockeys for support ahead of the next year’s regional southern primary.

08/22/2015

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden  (Source: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Biden Ponders Details Of 2016 Run With Decision Nearing

Tucked away at his family home in Delaware, Vice President Joe Biden has been huddling with longtime aides and family members, evaluating what it would take to launch a viable presidential campaign against well-funded Democratic opponents with a huge head start.

08/22/2015

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MAY 06: Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks during the National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on May 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.  Clinton discussed various topics including mental health and social issues. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Democrats Urge Clinton To Offer Better Explanation Of Emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among elected Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of state, as new polls signal that the inquiry is taking a toll on her presidential campaign.

08/21/2015

Jeb Bush talks at National Urban League In Fort Lauderdale on Friday, July 31, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Newcomer To Koch Scene, Bush Competes For Tea Party Support

Billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch are cracking open a tea party door for Republican Jeb Bush, a welcome opportunity for the former Florida governor whose presidential competitors include several big tea party success stories.

08/21/2015

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