The Twitter follow lists of the 2016 candidates
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The Twitter follow lists of the 2016 candidates

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that’s a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Ted Cruz’s follow list is a big tea party, though he keeps an eye on President Barack Obama, too. Marco Rubio seems open to following everyone under the sun — … Continue reading

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Google: What people search for most on presidential hopefuls
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Google: What people search for most on presidential hopefuls

  NEW YORK (AP) — Potential voters who take their curiosity about presidential candidates to Google are interested in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s age, Jeb Bush’s height, Chris Christie’s weight, Donald Trump’s net worth, Carly Fiorina’s marital status and Bobby Jindal’s birthplace. Those were among the top questions that the Internet search engine was asked about … Continue reading

Bush: Opening overseas markets to US oil, gas key to US boom
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Bush: Opening overseas markets to US oil, gas key to US boom

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says ending the ban on U.S. oil exports and easing restrictions on natural gas exports will unleash the nation’s economy. The former Florida governor is calling for ending the 1970s-era law prohibiting the U.S. from exporting crude oil at a time when domestic petroleum production … Continue reading

Shifting debate strategies, GOP hopefuls to take on Trump
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Shifting debate strategies, GOP hopefuls to take on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first Republican presidential debate, most candidates took a hands-off approach to Donald Trump and hoped the brash billionaire would hurt himself. Instead, he only got stronger. Trump’s unexpected durability has led some of his rivals to shift their strategy for Wednesday’s, September 16, second showdown. Now their goal is to … Continue reading

Bush: Trump ‘too pessimistic,’ will lead GOP to 2016 defeat
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Bush: Trump ‘too pessimistic,’ will lead GOP to 2016 defeat

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush says rival Donald Trump is “too pessimistic” to lead the country and Republicans will lose the 2016 election if they make the billionaire their party’s candidate for the White House. Campaigning in New Hampshire on Thursday, Bush acknowledged that Trump has tapped into anger among voters, … Continue reading

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Clinton likens GOP’s views on women to those of terrorists

  CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing “out of date” policies. “Now extreme views about women? We expect that from some of … Continue reading