- Candidates sprint to NH finish, but brace for long campaign
SALEM, N.H. (AP) — Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sanders sought to play it safe on the eve of the nation's initial primary. GOP contenders vying for second and third saw fresh hopes for survival after New Hampshire as both parties settled in for a drawn-out slog to the nomination.
- Gov't report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign.
- Sanders, Kasich win 1st votes in tiny NH community
DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday.
- Today in History
Today is Shrove (preceding Ash Wednesday) Tuesday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2016. There are 326 days left in the year.
- The Latest: Clinton vows to 'make a difference' every day
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):
- AP FACT CHECK: Fumbles from the Republican field
WASHINGTON (AP) — What happened in Iowa didn't stay in Iowa. And when it reached the stage in the latest Republican presidential debate, Ted Cruz had some explaining to do.
- AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away.
- AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Democratic debate found Hillary Clinton in a defensive crouch about her Wall Street ties and making iffy claims about that longtime relationship. Rival Bernie Sanders offered a fumbling account of a campaign ad that boasted of endorsements that were bogus.
- AP FACT CHECK: Dems in New Hampshire
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has poured into her White House effort. Bernie Sanders once again mischaracterized the share of the wealth taken by the very richest Americans.
- AP FACT CHECK: GOP claims on health plans, China, economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz spoke of millions losing health coverage — but more than 16 million people have gained it, shrinking the pool of uninsured like never before. Donald Trump laid roughly the entire U.S. trade deficit at the feet of China, botching the numbers. Chris Christie overlooked pay gains for construction workers in a lunch-pail tale meant to slam President Barack Obama.