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Donald Trump claims self-funded campaign sets him apart

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
Posted 12/02/15, 12:15 pm

The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look at who’s ahead and who’s making moves as the primaries get closer.

As GOP presidential candidates work to stand out from the pack, Donald Trump is making a seemingly unique claim.

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GOP candidates downplay past waffling on immigration

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 11/18/15, 02:15 pm

It started well before the ISIS attack on Paris, before it became known that one of the attackers carried a Syrian passport, and before the fingerprints matched up. The immigration question, ranging from what to do with the tens of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing to European shores to the proper response toward 12 million illegal immigrants in this country has reached a tipping point among Republicans. It is now pitting candidates against each other, including Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Marco Rubio, R-Fla.

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The GOP's debate over debates

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
Posted 11/04/15, 03:05 pm

The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look at who’s ahead and who’s making moves as the primaries get closer.

The next GOP presidential debate is only six days away, but the aftershocks from last week’s presidential debate continue to rattle the race. What many Republicans consider a disastrous primetime contest on CNBC could reshape future GOP debates. 

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