GOP debate

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks as Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump listens, during the Republican presidential debate sponsored by CNN. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Trump, GOP rivals fight on — but politely — in late debate

MIAMI — Abandoning the nasty insults of past debates, Donald Trump and…

 

Republican presidential candidates, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and businessman Donald Trump argue a point during a Republican presidential primary debate at Fox Theatre on Thursday in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Debate night: Insults flying once more despite pledges

DETROIT — Relentless in their attacks, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz leveled…

 

From left, Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump and Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speak and gesture during a Republican presidential primary debate at The University of Houston on Feb. 25 in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Debate day: Trump’s ready for Rubio, Cruz to bring it on

DETROIT — Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio head into the 11th debate…

 

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,  answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  on Saturday. (David Goldman/AP)

Rubio put on the defensive at GOP debate after rise in polls

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in…

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,  answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  on Saturday. (David Goldman/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Donald speaks to reporters during a new conference at the Roundhouse Gymnasium on Tuesday in Marshalltown, Iowa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Trump refuses to debate; calls Fox’s Kelly ‘a lightweight’

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Donald Trump on Tuesday bowed out of the final…

Republican presidential candidate Donald speaks to reporters during a new conference at the Roundhouse Gymnasium on Tuesday in Marshalltown, Iowa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks as Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, looks on during the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum on Thursday in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Trump, Cruz go at each other in year’s first GOP debate

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz…

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks as Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, looks on during the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate at the North Charleston Coliseum on Thursday in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
An Elvis impersonator performs outside the Venetian Hotel & Casino before the CNN Republican presidential debate on Tuesday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Republicans to take debate stage in race reshaped by attacks

LAS VEGAS — Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Tuesday night…

An Elvis impersonator performs outside the Venetian Hotel & Casino before the CNN Republican presidential debate on Tuesday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Donald Trump will be standing at center stage, but Ted Cruz, above, will be in the spotlight during Tuesday's Republican presidential debate. The Texas senator is challenging Trump's lead in Iowa, and has the money, campaign infrastructure and conservative appeal to compete deep into the GOP primary season.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Trump at center stage, but Cruz in spotlight at GOP debate

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump will be standing at center stage, but Ted…

Donald Trump will be standing at center stage, but Ted Cruz, above, will be in the spotlight during Tuesday's Republican presidential debate. The Texas senator is challenging Trump's lead in Iowa, and has the money, campaign infrastructure and conservative appeal to compete deep into the GOP primary season.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Workers prepare the stage at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Thursday. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Candidate clash: Republicans face off in first 2016 debate

CLEVELAND — The Republican bid to reclaim the White House begins in…

Workers prepare the stage at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Thursday. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)