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The 5th Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And A Video)

It was the first mano-a-mano encounter of the campaign, which means there was enough room for semantic arguments and serious debate.

Heading Into New Hampshire, GOP 'Front-Runners' Are Anything But

Republican establishment choice Jeb Bush was once the candidate to beat. No more: The success of Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio in the Iowa caucuses puts new pressure on the party mainstream.
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Technical Problems Cause Maryland To Ditch Voting Machines For April Primary

April's primary election in Maryland features several high-profile races, but the long list of candidates is creating a problem for the state's new voting machines.

Clinton, Sanders To Meet In First Debate Since Close Iowa Caucus

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders meet for a debate Thursday night in New Hampshire. It comes just days after the two were paired in the closest contest in Iowa caucus history.

Donald Trump Steps Up Attacks After Loss To Ted Cruz In Iowa

Two days after his loss in Iowa, presidential hopeful Donald Trump has intensified his criticism of his closest rival Ted Cruz.

Politics Podcast: If Not Iowa, Which State Should Vote First?

If Iowa and New Hampshire weren't the first to vote in the presidential primary, what state should be? NPR digs into demographics to try to find the state most representative of the U.S. as a whole.

Cable TV News Named As Most Helpful Source This Election

A new survey from Pew Research Center finds a high level of engagement in election news. In addition to cable TV, social media and radio are still important sources for many. Print media, not so much.

Meet The Guard Dog Who Keeps The New Hampshire Primary First

Bill Gardner is the longest-serving secretary of state in America. He's also one of the most powerful. He alone can move the primary. Critics call him autocratic; he says he's following the law.

Rick Santorum Drops Out, Endorses Marco Rubio For President

Unable to replicate the success he had in 2012, the former Pennsylvania senator is instead throwing his support behind fellow Republican Marco Rubio.

'Trumpertantrum': Trump Says Cruz Cheated In Iowa, Wants Results Overturned

Saying Ted Cruz won through dirty tactics by spreading false rumors that Ben Carson was dropping out, Donald Trump threatened to contest the results after he placed second in the Iowa caucuses.