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Sanders Medical History Reveals 'Very Good Health'

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is releasing information about his medical history. His doctor says in a 1-page letter that Sanders is in "overall very good health." The letter released by the campaign says the…

Republican Presidential Debate: 5 Things to Watch

(ABC News) -- We're just hours away from the final Republican presidential debate before next Monday’s Iowa caucuses. But there's one major difference: Donald Trump won't be on the stage. The Republican front-runner is waging war with Fox News and…

Former Providence Mayor Vincent Buddy Cianci dies at 74

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The former Providence mayor who dominated Rhode Island politics for parts of four decades before serving time for corruption has died. Vincent "Buddy" Cianci Jr., was 74. Cianci's employer, WLNE-TV, and a friend, Artin Coloian, both…

WATCH: Trump Earns Major Endorsement from S.C. Leader

GILBERT, S.C. (WOLO) - South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Henry McMaster endorsed Donald Trump in the Republican race for the White House Wednesday night in Gilbert Thousands came to see Trump speak at Harmon's Tree Farm. McMaster joins a group that…

Education at Forefront in SC

Supporters rally for National School Choice week and Governor Nikki Haley endorses bill to streamline workforce development.

WATCH: 5 Ways Sanders' Campaign Differs From Obama's in 2008

(ABC News) -- With the Iowa caucuses nearly upon us, both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are trying to embrace President Obama and identify as the rightful heir to his legacy. On Wednesday, the president and Sanders are set to…

Trump Campaigns in Lexington County

GILBERT, S.C. (WOLO) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a rally at Harmon Tree Farm on Augusta Road in Gilbert Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. According to a new CNN/ORC…

Last Day to Register for SC Presidential Primary

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) -- Time is running out to make sure your voice is heard in vote 2016. The deadline to register to vote in the South Carolina Democratic Presidential Preference Primary is Wednesday.   The voter registration deadline for…

Trump Boycotts Debate

  MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) _ Donald Trump says he'll have a fund raising event in Iowa to raise money for veterans instead of attending the final Republican presidential debate before the leadoff Iowa caucuses. It's all part of a dispute…

Obama Bans Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in Fed Prisons

WASHINGTON, DC (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Monday he will ban the use of solitary confinement for juvenile and low-level offenders in federal prisons, citing the potential for "devastating, lasting psychological consequences" from the use of the isolation as punishment.…

Democrats Woo Iowa's Remaining Undecided

DES MOINES, IA (ABC News) -- Exactly one week before the Iowa caucuses, all three Democratic presidential candidates participated in forum hosted in the state by CNN. They mostly faced questions from 'leaning' or undecided voters, and both Hillary Clinton and…

Candidates Shore Up Support at Democratic Town Hall

  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ A Monday night town forum in Iowa gave the Democratic presidential candidates one last time to address voters before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses. Bernie Sanders reiterated his calls for free tuition at public…

Bush Family Rallies for Jeb

(ABC News) -- As voting finally nears, the dynastic power of the Bush family is being unleashed. This week, the country saw once more the face of First Lady Barbara Bush, replete with her pearls, snow-white curls ... and eye black…

Rick Perry Endorses Ted Cruz for President

(ABC News) -- Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is throwing his support behind a fellow Texan -- Sen. Ted Cruz -- in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. The Lone Star…

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