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Republican Christie wins major endorsement in presidential race 12:20pm EST

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican Chris Christie has won the endorsement of the New Hampshire Union Leader, a major conservative publication in an important early voting state, picking up steam in the Nov. 2016 presidential election.

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Ben Carson arrives in Jordan to visit Syrian refugees

NEW YORK Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson arrived in Jordan on Friday for a two-day tour of multiple camps housing Syrian refugees, his campaign manager said.

Election 2016, Jordan 27 Nov 2015

Trump denies mocking New York Times reporter's disability

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump denied on Thursday he was mocking the physical disability of a New York Times reporter during a campaign speech in which he flailed his arms and distorted his speech in an imitation of the journalist. | Video

Election 2016, 26 Nov 2015

Remember the Pilgrims, Obama says, in appeal for generosity to Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama urged Americans to show generosity to Syrian refugees in a Thanksgiving message on Thursday, reminding them that the Pilgrims who came to America in 1620 were themselves fleeing persecution. | Video


Lagging behind Clinton in 2016 bid, Sanders boosts staff, spending

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is boosting the size of his campaign staff and increasing state budgets in his challenge against the frontrunner for the party's nomination, Hillary Clinton.

Election 2016, 25 Nov 2015