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Donald Trump scrambles to address delegate fight

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He is the Republican Party’s undisputed front-runner, yet Donald Trump‘s White House aspirations may now depend on a messy fight for delegates he is only now scrambling to address. Trump’s campaign on Monday vowed to pursue legal action against the Republican National Committee to protect his recent victory in Louisiana, one of many states that feature complicated rules allowing campaigns to influence the presidential nominating process weeks or months after their votes have been counted. A similar process plays out…

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Ben Carson suggests campaign shake-up is coming

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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is pointing toward a major shake-up in his struggling campaign six weeks before early voting begins in Iowa. Carson told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he is considering “personnel changes” in his campaign. He did not name specific aides, but the interview occurred without the prior knowledge of his campaign manager, Barry Bennett. Told of Carson’s remarks, Bennett declined to comment immediately. He says he is “getting ready to have a conversation” with Carson…

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Ben Carson raises $20M for 2016 bid in past 3 months

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Political newcomer Ben Carson raised more than $20 million in the past three months to fuel his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign said Wednesday, a haul of campaign cash that shatters records and sets a new bar for his GOP rivals. As other campaigns scrambled to bring in final donations before the end of the fundraising period at midnight, Carson’s senior team celebrated its massive haul at its suburban Washington campaign headquarters. Two dozen staffers shared a…

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