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How to watch the fourth Republican presidential debate and what to look for

Dec. 06, 2023 14:47 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The number of candidates on stage is shrinking, but the fundamentals of Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate may be familiar to anyone who has watched the previous three meetings. No one has yet emerged as the clear Republican alternative to former...

Vivek Ramaswamy struggles to gain traction with Iowa Republicans as critics question his path ahead

Nov. 21, 2023 11:33 AM EST

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Ten minutes before Vivek Ramaswamy was to take the stage in a dated casino hotel in western Iowa, no one was in the conference room except for two staffers from the Iowa GOP, which organized the event, and a group of journalists. Guests started trickling...

Ron DeSantis picks up 10 South Carolina endorsements from former backers of Tim Scott's campaign

Nov. 17, 2023 08:16 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Ron DeSantis has picked up 10 endorsements in South Carolina from former backers of Sen. Tim Scott's presidential campaign, support the Florida governor is hoping can shore up his strength in the first-in-the-South primary state as the 2024 GOP field continues to...

The 2024 Republican presidential field is rapidly shrinking. But is it too late to stop Trump?

Nov. 14, 2023 09:04 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Republican Party’s once-crowded 2024 presidential primary field has suddenly shrunk to just a handful of viable candidates. But a day after Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina stunned many of his own staff by suspending his campaign, it’s unclear whether...

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott abruptly ends 2024 presidential bid, shocking even his campaign staff

Nov. 13, 2023 10:06 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Tim Scott abruptly announced late Sunday that he was dropping out of the 2024 race, a development that surprised his donors and stunned his campaign staff just two months before the start of voting in Iowa's leadoff GOP caucuses. ...

Nikki Haley will launch a $10M ad campaign to try to overtake Ron DeSantis in the GOP primary

Nov. 13, 2023 08:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nikki Haley 's presidential campaign will reserve $10 million in television, radio and digital advertising across Iowa and New Hampshire beginning in the first week of December, a massive investment designed to give the former United Nations ambassador an advantage over Florida...

Republican presidential candidate Tim Scott announces he is dropping out of the 2024 race

Nov. 12, 2023 21:46 PM EST
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Tim Scott announces he is dropping out of the 2024 race.

GOP candidates hit Trump and back Israel. Here are highlights from the Republican debate

Nov. 09, 2023 00:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As they face an increasingly urgent task to emerge as a clear alternative to former President Donald Trump, five Republican presidential candidates gathered Wednesday for the party's latest debate. Trump, the overwhelming front-runner in the race, skipped the...

Donald Trump's rivals vow to back Israel and argue over China and Ukraine at the third debate

Nov. 08, 2023 23:30 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — In their first debate since the start of the Israel-Hamas war, the Republican presidential candidates all declared hawkish support for Israel but squabbled over China and Ukraine as they faced growing pressure to try to catch Donald Trump, who was again absent. ...

5 Republican candidates spar at debate, while Trump holds a rally nearby. Follow live updates

Nov. 08, 2023 22:14 PM EST

Five candidates sparred with one another at a whittled-down third Republican presidential debate in Miami while front-runner Donald Trump held his own event a short drive away. What to know What to watch during the Republican debate Trump looks to upstage...