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2016 GOP presidential race

Donald Trump says he’s ‘totally committed’ to GOP

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Donald Trump says he’s now ‘‘totally committed to the Republican party’’ and won’t run as an independent if he’s not the GOP nominee. Trump was responding to concerns that he would stay in the race as an independent if another Republican wins the nomination, and send Hillary Clinton to the White House by splitting the conservative vote. The business mogul says he’s gained great respect for the people he’s met during his candidacy and is honored to be the front-runner.…

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No longer patient, Jeb Bush backers fret about sluggish campaign

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For months, Jeb Bush‘s campaign insisted it was too early. Too early to worry about the Republican presidential candidate’s sluggish poll numbers. Too early to fret over the rise of unorthodox candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson. Too early to question if the one-time front-runner is merely a pedestrian candidate. But with just over three months until primary voting gets underway in Iowa, and Bush still mired in the middle of the crowded GOP field, some supporters fear it could…

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Donald Trump trolls Lindsey Graham, gives private cell number on TV. Graham strikes back with YouTube humor

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Lindsey Graham now knows why movies use fake phone numbers (think “555-“). On Tuesday, reality-television star and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump launched a tirade attacking Graham, where he called the South Carolina senator an “idiot” and “lightweight.” The previous day Graham had referred to the Donald as a “jackass.” “It’s amazing, he doesn’t seem like a very bright guy,” Trump said to an audience at Sun City, S.C. “He actually seems to me not as bright, obviously, as [former Texas…

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