Donald Trump's direct message on bombing ISIS seemed to resonate louder than all the others.
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November 19, 2015 Pundits have been wrongly predicting Donald Trump's downfall in the presidential race for months. The latest conventional wisdom says that after Paris, he will fade. But that might be very wrong.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump files for the New Hampshire state ballot earlier this month in Concord.
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November 18, 2015 The billionaire's support remains essentially unchanged at 22 percent, far ahead of other Republican candidates in the state.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theatre in Milwaukee on Nov. 10.
November 16, 2015 At the last Republican presidential debate, Sen. Marco Rubio said the U.S. needs more welders and fewer philosophers. So, Tania Lombrozo talked with a Stanford philosopher who was once a welder.
President Obama pauses as he speaks about attacks in Paris from the briefing room of the White House on Friday.
November 14, 2015 Politics is never far from controversy — be it Supreme Court rulings, guns or terrorist attacks, like the one in Paris. President Obama — and the candidates trying to replace him — all weighed in.
Marco Rubio stands alone during a Republican presidential debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday. He spoke to NPR about a hot-button issue in that debate — immigration.
November 11, 2015 Sen. Marco Rubio, who's gaining in the presidential race, supported and helped craft the Senate immigration bill. He's backed away from it somewhat, but clarified his stance in an interview with NPR.
Republican candidates for president debated Tuesday night in Milwaukee, Wis.
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November 10, 2015 Both Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio had strong showings, while Jeb Bush probably did enough to stop worries of nervous supporters. Candidates showed big differences on immigration and on foreign policy.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush again needs a strong debate performance to quiet concerns that his White House campaign is struggling.
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November 10, 2015 The former Florida governor will again be feeling the heat. Marco Rubio will try to capitalize on his breakout performance from last time. And Ben Carson could fend off questions about his biography.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., signs papers to be on the primary ballot in New Hampshire, the second presidential nominating contest behind Iowa.
November 5, 2015 The Florida senator is the youngest in the field presidential field, and he's making generational change key to his message. He does it when he talks about the economy and, yes, Darth Vader.
As with many campaign books, Trump's Crippled America functions in part as a supersized resume.
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November 5, 2015 The billionaire real-estate mogul's Crippled America, like any presidential campaigner's book, might be about publicity more than substance.
Billionaire Paul Singer has endorsed Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., for President. He's well-respected among Republican donor circles.
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November 4, 2015 Billionaire Paul Signer, who spent $11.5 million in 2014, has endorsed Rubio. So far he's only spent $3.4 million this year, and lots of other prominent donors have yet to dig deep in their pockets.
Marco Rubio (center) was able to stand out even while being targeted by Jeb Bush (left), someone once described as a mentor. Donald Trump looks on.
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October 29, 2015 The night's peak energy point came when Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told a CNBC moderator: "The questions that have been asked so far in this debate illustrate why the American people don't trust the media."
Preparations underway in the Media Center at the third Republican debate on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo.
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October 28, 2015 There will be a renewed focus on a surging Ben Carson, while Jeb Bush needs a strong performance during the debate — which is focused on the economy — to assuage nervous donors.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's national polling numbers could cause him to miss the main stage at next month's CNBC GOP presidential debate.
September 30, 2015 Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is close to not making the main-stage for the Oct. 28 CNBC debate. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., may not even make the undercard debate, which could feature just three people.
Marco Rubio says his two-bracket tax plan will simplify the tax code. It's not that simple.
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September 28, 2015 Lots of politicians, Democrat and Republican, want to cut the number of brackets in the name of simplification. Here's what's wrong with that argument.
Pope Francis walks down the steps of his plane upon his arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Tuesday.
September 23, 2015 There are more Catholic Republicans than ever running for president, but not all have embraced Pope Francis' more liberal statements and theology.
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