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Tense protests outside Trump speech in California

Apr 30, 2016 - 11:45 AM

The demonstrators wave banners that read No hate no racism no Trump We need a uniter not a divider and Trump is the modern day Hitler

'NO TO TRUMP.' Protesters opposed to US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump are separated from supporters by a line of riot police officers outside Trump's campaign rally in Costa Mesa, California, USA, April 28, 2016. Photo by Eugene Garcia/EPA

Jeb Bush ends White House bid

Feb 21, 2016 - 10:02 AM

3rd UPDATE Bush: I m proud of the campaign that we have run to unify our country

In this file photo, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks at a CNN Town Hall in Columbia, South Carolina, USA, February 18, 2016. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

As South Carolina readies to vote, tensions ferment

Feb 18, 2016 - 5:37 PM

The hearts of the people have not changed says the brother of a black man shot by a white police officer

LAURENS, SC - FEBRUARY 14: A memorial to the Civil War sits on a town green along Route 176 in rural South Carolina on February 14, 2016 in Laurens, South Carolina. South Carolinians, who will vote in the Republican presidential primary this coming Saturday, are being inundated with signs, candidate appearances and newspaper and television advertising. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Rubio wilts, Trump strong in New Hampshire debate

Feb 07, 2016 - 9:27 AM

UPDATED Surging Republican hopeful Marco Rubio wilts under sustained attack in the latest US presidential debate denting his stature going into Tuesday s New Hampshire primary

#GOPDEBATE. People wait in line to enter the Republican presidential debate at St. Anselm College February 6, 2016 in Manchester, Iowa. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

New Hampshire may be now or never for Jeb Bush

Feb 06, 2016 - 11:48 AM

I know I ve been written off You know what gives me confidence? New Hampshire says Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush

DO OR DIE. Jeb Bush speaks to a crowd of people at a Nationwide Speakers Series in Des Moines, Iowa, January 27, 2016. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Trump, Cruz at loggerheads as Republican race gets personal

Feb 04, 2016 - 12:43 AM

UPDATED Donald Trump launches a full blown attack on Republican arch rival Ted Cruz accusing him of stealing victory in Iowa as the Texas senator bit back

CALLING FOR RE-VOTE. US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the Sheraton in West Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 01 February, 2016. Photo by John Taggart/EPA

Trump out front in new polls, but warning signs emerge

Aug 11, 2015 - 10:34 PM

UPDATED Trump doubles down on his assertion that he will not rule out a third party candidacy – a nightmare scenario for the Republicans

PROTEST. A demonstrator's sign is seen prior to a gathering near Donald Trump's luxury hotel project in DC to protest his recent remarks about Mexican immigrants in Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC, USA, 09 July 2015. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA

Trump refuses to apologize for 'blood' remark

Aug 09, 2015 - 10:20 PM

UPDATED Donald Trump says only sick people or a deviant would have concluded he was talking about the Fox News journalist s mentsruation

NO APOLOGY. A file picture dated 27 February 2015 shows American businessman Donald Trump on stage to address the American Conservative Union's 42nd Annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, USA. Photo by Pete Marovich/EPA

Jeb Bush: 'I will run to win'

Jun 16, 2015 - 8:01 AM

UPDATED Jeb Bush jumps headlong into the US presidential race insisting America deserves better after 8 years of Barack Obama

IN IT TO WIN IT. Former Republican Governor of Florida Jeb Bush (C) celebrates after announcing his candidacy for the 2016 Presidential elections, at Miami Dade College on June 15, 2015, in Miami, Florida. Andrew Patron/AFP

Marco Rubio dives into US presidential race

Apr 14, 2015 - 8:25 AM

UPDATED Rubio: I believe our very identity as an exceptional nation is at stake and I can make a difference as president

HE'S IN. A file picture dated 18 April 2013 shows Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio laugh during a press conference in Washington, DC, USA. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA