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This image released by CBS shows Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, left, with host Stephen Colbert during a taping of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in New York. (Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS via AP)

The Latest: Bloomberg sees chance in NH primary results

The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Michael Bloomberg sees an opportunity emerging in presidential politics after Hillary Clinton's blowout defeat in New Hampshire and Donald Trump's victory there. But those close to the former New York City mayor caution that he's not rushing to ...

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2016 file photo, former New York Mayor and U.N. special envoy for cities and climate change Michael Bloomberg, center, talks with diplomats after attending the biennial "Investor Summit on Climate Risk" on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 at U.N. headquarters. Bloomberg sees an opportunity emerging in presidential politics after Hillary Clinton’s blowout defeat in New Hampshire combined with Donald Trump’s ascension in the tumultuous Republican race. But those surrounding the billionaire centrist caution that he’s not rushing to join the fray.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Bloomberg cautiously eyes 3rd party presidential bid

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sees an opportunity emerging in presidential politics after Hillary Clinton's blowout defeat in New Hampshire combined with Donald Trump's ascension in the tumultuous Republican race. But those surrounding the billionaire centrist caution that he's not rushing to join the fray. Bloomberg — widely ...

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. boards a plane with his family and staff to leave Manchester, N.H., Wednesday Feb. 10, 2016, en route to South Carolina after the New Hampshire primary. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Rubio eyes brokered convention after NH setback

The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention. That's according to Rubio's campaign manager, Terry Sullivan, who told The Associated Press that this week's disappointing performance in New Hampshire ...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., raises a fist as he arrives for a breakfast meeting with Al Sharpton at Sylvia's Restaurant, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Sanders defeated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday in the New Hampshire primary. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Viewers' Guide: Post-NH, a tense Clinton-Sanders rematch

Grudge match. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get back in the debate ring Thursday night with an increasingly bitter family score to settle. The debate comes just 48 hours after Sanders' victory over Clinton in the New Hampshire primary by 22 percentage points, a jagged pill made ...

Rubio turns up the heat on Republican rivals

Marco Rubio is turning up the heat on his Republican rivals as he campaigns in South Carolina. The Florida senator jabbed Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush on national security while facing hundreds of South Carolina voters at an Okatie retirement community Thursday morning. "Donald Trump has zero foreign ...

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2007 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y. speaks in Las Vegas, Nev. Now that Iowa and New Hampshire are in the rear-view mirror, the Democratic presidential contest shifts to markedly different terrain in Nevada, whose largely urban and diverse electorate will test the breadth of Bernie Sanders’ appeal and the durability of Hillary Clinton’s coalition. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Next up for Democrats: Nevada, an entirely different state

Now that Iowa and New Hampshire are in the rear-view mirror, the Democratic presidential contest shifts to markedly different terrain in Nevada, where a largely urban and diverse electorate will test the breadth of Bernie Sanders' appeal and the durability of Hillary Clinton's coalition. In contrast to the overwhelmingly Anglo ...

But is she honest? Caring? Clinton grapples with questions

Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected from the problems facing Americans. So far, the campaign's effort hasn't worked. Less than half the voters in New Hampshire's Democratic primary found Clinton to be honest and trustworthy, ...

In this Feb. 9, 2016, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton mingles with supporters at her New Hampshire presidential primary campaign rally in Hooksett, N.H. For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President. In New Hampshire, women under the age of 45 overwhelmingly backed Bernie Sanders over Clinton, exit polls showed. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Clinton struggles to win over younger women

For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President. In New Hampshire, women under the age of 45 overwhelmingly backed Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton, exit polls showed. It's a problem for the former secretary of state as she tries to build the coalition of ...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, following a closed-door policy meeting. McConnell said the Senate will consider legislation to hit North Korea with more stringent sanctions in the wake of Pyongyang’s recent satellite launch and technical advances U.S. intelligence agencies say the reclusive Asian nation is making in its nuclear weapons program. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions

Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic arsenal. The Senate approved the sanctions bill 96-0 after lawmakers repeatedly denounced Pyongyang for ...

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thanks supporters during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The Latest: Bush says he won't blame Obama for problems

Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local: 8:20 p.m. Jeb Bush says if he is elected president he won't blame Barack Obama for any of his problems. The former Republican governor of ...

Campaign workers breaking down the primary night rally stage for Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in Nashua, N.H., early Wednesday morning, Feb. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for president "without an ounce of regret" on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary. "While running for president I tried to reinforce what I have always believed — that speaking ...

Ohio bill to strip Planned Parenthood funds heads to Kasich

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign a bill stripping government money from Planned Parenthood, a move that might help him with conservatives who dominate the upcoming Republican presidential primary in South Carolina. The legislation cleared the state legislature and was headed to Kasich on Wednesday, a day after ...

In this Feb. 5, 2016, photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington. Nine years ago to the day, Obama stood before the Old State House in Springfield and announced his run for president, declaring that "the ways of Washington must change." On Wednesday, Obama returns to the Illinois capital at the twilight of his political career, pleading once again for the type of national unity that has eluded him as president. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

In Illinois, Obama issues an appeal for political unity

President Barack Obama came here nine years ago to declare it was "time to turn the page" on cynical, special- interest politics. He returned Wednesday lamenting that the story hasn't changed. In a day trip to the state capital where he began his career and also launched his presidential bid, ...

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a primary night rally, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. At his side are his wife Melania Trump, left, and daughter Ivanka Trump, right. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina

Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party's nomination. Not me, Carly Fiorina announced, dropping out of the campaign. A Chris Christie spokeswoman said his race ...

New Hampshire: Proof Trump's bravado is his best asset

Donald Trump began his Republican presidential campaign by labeling Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals. He's since profanely promised to bomb Islamic State fighters. He's endorsed using torture on foreign prisoners. In his final rally before the New Hampshire primary, Trump repeated a supporter's shouted insult of a rival, effectively ...

Charlie Pearce, a campaign worker from Orange County, Calif., walks past a "Christie 2016" sign while breaking down the primary night rally stage for Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in Nashua, N.H., Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Viewer's Guide: What to watch on the day after New Hampshire

New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary left some GOP candidates with a hard-knocks hangover and others just happy to still be alive. Here's what to watch for Wednesday, as the race heads south and west — perhaps with a smaller cast of characters. WHERE TO? Most Republican candidates made a beeline for ...

Kasich's NH showing could be tough to convert into more wins

Republican presidential contender John Kasich spent time and money winning over New Hampshire voters. He came to next-to-vote South Carolina on Wednesday with a short supply of both. "You don't know me," Kasich told people in Mount Pleasant, a suburb of Charleston. "So I guess I've got to go back ...

Clinton allies forming group to protect, register voters

Allies of Hillary Clinton are forming a new $25 million political organization aimed at expanding voter protection efforts and driving turnout and registration among Latino and black voters essential to her Democratic presidential campaign. The new group, Every Citizen Counts, is beginning its work as Clinton faces a stronger-than-expected challenge ...

FILE - In this July 21, 2015 file photo, Wisconsin US Senate hopeful Russ Feingold speaks during a campaign stop, in Eau Claire, Wis. Feingold is avoiding endorsing either Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders in the hotly contested Democratic race for president. Feingold is trying to knock off incumbent Republican Sen. Ron Johnson in one of the most closely watched Senate races in the country. (Steve Kinderman/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)

Wisconsin's Feingold avoiding Democratic presidential pick

Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? The question is much more than a ballot choice for Democrat Russ Feingold, whose hopes of reclaiming the Senate seat he held for 18 years rests with Wisconsin voters heavily invested in the presidential nomination fight. As Sanders and Clinton slug it out, Feingold is ...

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. gestures as he speaks next to his son Anthony Rubio, 10, during a campaign event in Spartanburg, S.C., Wednesday Feb. 10, 2016, his first stop after the New Hampshire primary. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Rubio vows more aggressive approach in extended campaign

Facing the biggest test of his presidential bid, Marco Rubio promised a more aggressive approach in what his team expects to become an extended Republican nomination fight that could result in a brokered national convention. "I don't need to start these fights, but if someone starts one in the future ...

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