• GOP lamaker puts New Mexico bail bond proposal on hold

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker on Wednesday asked the House to suspend action on a proposed constitutional amendment he drafted to allow judges to deny bail to defendants deemed a flight-risk or danger to the public.

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  • A supporter reaches for Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump as he walks by after a campaign rally Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Primary puts values of retail campaigning to the test

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump upended the traditions of New Hampshire campaigning when he opted for mega-rallies over living room conversations and diner stops, spending less time in the first primary state than any of his rivals. Yet the businessman goes into the state’s Tuesday primary with the hope of clinching his first win.