Swallowing Hard, Trump Rivals Vow To Back Him If NominatedThe Republican establishment and its last best hopes to defeat Donald Trump spent a long and extraordinary day denouncing the billionaire businessman as dangerous, a "phony" and a "con man" unfit for office. Then, when it was all over, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and John Kasich swallowed hard and said they'd support Trump if he wins the GOP nomination.
Trump Not Yet On Track To Win NominationDespite Donald Trump's string of victories on Tuesday, he has to do better in upcoming contests to claim the Republican nomination for president before the party's national convention this summer, an AP delegate count shows.
Trump & Cruz Battle For Victory In Iowa's Lead-off CaucusesA new phase in the fight for the Republican Party's soul begins Monday night as Iowa voters decide whether they prefer Donald Trump's aggressive populist politics or Ted Cruz's fiery conservativism in the GOP's opening presidential primary contest of 2016.
Debate Takeaways: Trump Absence Boosts GOP RivalsIt was clear, even before it started, that Thursday night's Republican presidential debate would be dramatically different.