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Scalia’s absence alters dynamic for abortion case

March 2, 2016
The Supreme Court is hearing its first abortion case in nearly a decade, as pro-choice advocates challenge a Texas law they say limits abortion services. Judy Woodruff talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal for a look inside the high court, and Gwen Ifill gets contrasting views on the case from Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood and Clarke Forsythe of Americans United for Life.
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Mitt Romney: Rules of political history "shredded"

March 3, 2016
2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney made the case against the current GOP frontrunner today, and he summed up the current race. "I know that some people want this race to be over. They look at history and say a trend like Mr. Trump's isn't going to be stopped," Romney said. "Perhaps. But the rules of political history have pretty much all will shredded during this campaign."
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Mitt Romney: Trump enables Clinton victory

March 3, 2016
Mitt Romney made the case against Donald Trump as the Republican nominee during a speech in Utah Thursday. "A person so untrustworthy and dishonest as Hillary Clinton must not become president," Romney said. "Of course, a Trump nomination enables her victory."
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Mitt Romney: Trump "directing our anger for less than noble purposes"

March 3, 2016
Mitt Romney says he understands the anger that is driving the 2016 presidential election, but he think Republican frontrunner Donald Trump is "directing our anger for less than noble purposes. Romney cites Trump's comments on Muslims, Mexican immigrants and limiting the First Amendment as negative examples of his impact.
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Donald Trump responds to Mitt Romney: "He is a failed candidate"

March 3, 2016
Donald Trump responded to Mitt Romney's scathing critique of his campaign and the 2016 presidential election. "Mitt is a failed candidate," Trump said during his over 30 minute response.
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Marco Rubio on Super Tuesday: Donald Trump a "con artist"

March 1, 2016
Despite attacking Donald Trump for the last week, Marco Rubio won just one Super Tuesday state -- Minnesota. He vowed to fight on to Florida in two weeks and continued his attack on Trump as a "con artist." "Just five days ago we began to unmask the true nature of the frontrunner in this race," Rubio said. "Five days ago, we began to explain to the American people that Donald Trump is a con artist. And in just five days we have seen the impact it is having all across the country. We are seeing in state after state, he loves to talk about polls, we are seeing in state after state his numbers are starting to come down, our numbers going up. And two weeks from tonight, right here in Florida, we are going to send a message loud and clear. We are going to send a message that the party of Lincoln and Reagan and the presidency of the United States will never be held by a con artist."
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Donald Trump makes anti-Clinton pitch on Super Tuesday

March 1, 2016
After winning at least six Super Tuesday states, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump made his general election anti-Hillary Clinton pitch to voters in a press conference in Florida. "She's been there for so long," Trump said of Clinton's Washington experience. "I mean, if she hasn't straightened it out by now, she's not going to straighten it out in the next four years. It's only going to become worse and worse."
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Ted Cruz calls on other Republicans to consider dropping out after Super Tuesday

March 1, 2016
Ted Cruz won two Super Tuesday states and is the only Republican to beat Donald Trump in any state so far. During a speech in Texas, Cruz called on the other Republican candidates to consider dropping out of the race. "We are blessed with a deep, talented honorable field," Cruz said. " For the candidates who have not yet won a state, who have not racked up significant delegates, I ask you to prayerfully consider our coming together, uniting."
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Can Rubio and Cruz disrupt Trump’s momentum?

February 29, 2016
Gwen Ifill joins Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR to discuss the latest in politics, including growing Republican concerns over Donald Trump’s ascendancy, Sen. Marco Rubio's and Sen. Ted Cruz’s strategies for Super Tuesday, Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders’ renewed criticism of Trump’s rhetoric and the grim future facing the GOP.