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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 09:12 AM PDT

Trump Repeats Unsubstantiated Claim Cruz's Dad Has Oswald Ties

Trump Repeats Unsubstantiated Claim Cruz's Dad Has Oswald Ties

Republican front-runner Donald Trump rehashed unsubstantiated claims Tuesday that his rival Ted Cruz's father has links to President John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 07:38 AM PDT

As Indiana Heads to Polls, Candidates Scramble for Votes

As Indiana Heads to Polls, Candidates Scramble for Votes

Voters in Indiana headed to the polls early on May 3, 2016, in a primary that's been called a must-win for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) if he wants to defeat front-runner Donald Trump for the GOP nomination.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 06:11 PM PDT
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Highlights From the 2016 Campaign Trail

The 2016 presidential race has been contentious and full of surprises, with... View gallery

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 08:50 AM PDT

Sanders Within Striking Distance of Clinton for Ind. Primary

Sanders Within Striking Distance of Clinton for Ind. Primary

In Indiana, where the latest poll shows Sen. Bernie Sanders within striking distance of Hillary Clinton in the primary on Tuesday, Kristen Callihan will not even contemplate a general election without the...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 08:13 PM PDT

California Delegates Snubbed?

California Delegates Snubbed?

When the Republican convention gets underway in Cleveland, California's delegation will be put up 60 miles away in Sandusky. Mark Matthews reports.

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 07:14 PM PDT

Cruz and Fiorina Team Up in Last-Ditch Nomination Bid

Cruz and Fiorina Team Up in Last-Ditch Nomination Bid

NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston explores the challenges and opportunities for the would-be Republican duo.

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:59 PM PDT

Va. GOP Lawmakers to Sue Over Felons' Voting Rights

Va. GOP Lawmakers to Sue Over Felons' Voting Rights

Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday. Republicans...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 01:10 PM PDT

'Trump Fence' Becomes Magnet For Selfies

'Trump Fence' Becomes Magnet For Selfies

Who knew that a dull grey concrete barrier along U.S. 101 in Burlingame, California near the San Francisco International Airport would become a tourist attraction?

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 10:34 AM PDT

Ted Cruz Says Young Heckler Deserves a Spanking

Ted Cruz Says Young Heckler Deserves a Spanking

Ted Cruz responded to a young heckler who yelled out "you suck" during a campaign event in Indiana by telling the child that such an outburst would land him a spanking in the Cruz household.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 03:10 PM PDT

Cruz: Trump Is 'Amoral,' 'Pathological Liar'

Cruz: Trump Is 'Amoral,' 'Pathological Liar'

Republican Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on rival Donald Trump as voters cast ballots in Indiana on Tuesday, calling him "amoral" and likening him to a fictitious character he described as "a...

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