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Former rival Ted Cruz says he will vote for Trump

Republican Senator Ted Cruz said Friday he will vote for his former arch-rival Donald Trump despite previously refusing to publicly endorse him after a hard-fought primary battle.

Reports: Trump's last remaining Republican opponent to exit race

Ohio Governor John Kasich will drop out of the Republican presidential race after Donald Trump's victory in the Indiana primary virtually assured he will be the party's nominee, US media report citing senior campaign officials.

Trump ties Cruz's father to the JFK assassination

The Republican primary took yet another bitter turn as candidate Donald Trump tied the father of rival Ted Cruz to the 1963 assassination of president John F Kennedy.

Voting underway in Indiana: Make or break for Republican Cruz

Voting was underway Tuesday in the Midwestern state of Indiana, in what could be the decisive showdown between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz for the Republican Party's nomination in the US presidential elections in November.

Cruz is "Lucifer in the flesh," former Republican leader says

Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is "Lucifer in the flesh," the former top Republican lawmaker in Congress said in an unusually blunt assessment of the Texas senator who hopes to prevent Donald Trump from becoming the Republican Party's presidential nominee.

Cruz bets on ex-HP chief as running mate in battle against Trump

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz said Wednesday that former Hewlett-Packard executive Carly Fiorina would be his vice presidential running mate if he wins the party's nomination, in a move that rival Donald Trump dismissed as a "waste of time."

Republican Cruz picks ex-HP chief Fiorina as would-be vice president

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz said Wednesday that former Hewlett-Packard executive Carly Fiorina would be his vice presidential running mate if he wins the party's nomination.

Cruz and Kasich cooperate to stop Trump in US primaries

Republican presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and John Kasich have put aside their rivalry to boost their chances of stopping populist maverick Donald Trump from securing the party's presidential nomination.

US presidential candidates Cruz, Sanders clinch Wisconsin

The two presidential candidates who emerged on top Tuesday in the Wisconsin primary claimed their campaigns are unifying their respective parties and gathering steam.

Trump campaign manager faces battery charge, as Walker backs Cruz

Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has been charged with battery over his alleged manhandling of a female reporter earlier in March, US media reported Tuesday.

Jeb Bush endorses former rival Ted Cruz in bid to stop Trump

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has endorsed former rival Ted Cruz for the Republican presidential nomination as he looks to keep Donald Trump from becoming the standard bearer for the US centre-right party in November presidential elections.

Cruz collects Romney endorsement ahead of polls in western states

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Friday picked up the endorsement of Mitt Romney, the party's 2012 nominee, as the Republican establishment seeks to slow the march of front-runner Donald Trump ahead of more state primaries next week.

Kickoff for Kasich is speed bump for Trump, requiem for Rubio

Ohio Governor John Kasich's victory in his own state may have slowed Donald Trump's drive to the Republican nomination. Meanwhile, Ted Cruz is hoping to benefit from fellow US Senator Marco Rubio's departure from the race.

Trump romps in Michigan, Mississippi; Clinton, Sanders split states

Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday won two more states

Cruz, Trump split Republican primaries, Sanders wins two from Clinton

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz won by wide margins over front-runner Donald Trump in party caucuses in the US states of Kansas and Maine Saturday, but Trump prevailed in two other states.

Challengers Cruz, Sanders notch wins in US primary races

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz won by wide margins in the Kansas and Maine party caucuses over front-runner Donald Trump Saturday, while Democratic dark horse Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Rodham Clinton in two Midwestern state races.

Ted Cruz wallops Trump in Kansas caucuses

Texas Senator Ted Cruz scored a decisive victory over billionaire businessman Donald Trump in the Kansas caucuses Saturday, giving the conservative lawmaker a boost in efforts to unseat the current Republican front-runner.

Cruz, Rubio vie for anti-Trump mantle as The Donald marches on

Marco Rubio is still struggling to find traction in the presidential race, and Ted Cruz is the bane of Republican Party insiders. But one of them represents the last hope to derail outsider Donald Trump's romp to the conservative party's nomination.

Trump, Clinton enjoy Super Tuesday victories, but snuff out no rivals

Super Tuesday brought more success to the campaigns of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election, along with a glimmer of hope for the anti-Trump faction and noticeable wins for Bernie Sanders.

Small New Hampshire next hurdle in the US presidential campaign

On Tuesday the US presidential campaign moves to New Hampshire. The small New England state has proved a graveyard for hopefuls in the past.

Trump accuses Cruz of fraud in Iowa win, calls for rematch

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is calling for fresh elections in Iowa, accusing Senator Ted Cruz of beating him in the caucuses through "fraud."

Cruz bests Trump; Clinton, Sanders tied in first US presidential vote

Cruz won 28 per cent of the vote to Trump's 24 per cent, with 99 per cent of precincts reporting, according to broadcaster CNN.

US presidential candidates make final pitches in Iowa

Candidates in the race for US president criss-crossed Iowa Saturday, speaking at rallies and meeting voters in a final push to win support ahead of all-important caucuses on Monday.