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Trump to skip next Republican debate

January 27, 2016
Donald J. Trump​ is skipping the next Republican debate being hosted by Fox News​ tomorrow night. Trump's dispute is with moderator Megyn Kelly​, who he has called a "third-rate reporter" after he didn't like the questions she asked him during the last debate she moderated.
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Rand Paul shares his secret to winning Iowa

January 21, 2016
With a two-week countdown to the first voting in Iowa, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., joins Gwen Ifill to discuss which special group of voters he’s working to win over, breaking through the Donald Trump media domination, plus why he thinks the GOP front-runner shouldn’t be the next president.
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Conservative Backlash on Trump, Politics at the Supreme Court and Candidates Talk Foreign Policy

January 22, 2016
Republicans pick between Trump and Cruz, how terrorism shifted the 2016 race, and SCOTUS takes on abortion and contraception

Political Storm with One Week to Iowa, Supreme Court to Weigh Immigration Plan and Iran Releases U.S. Prisoners

January 22, 2016
Trump and Sanders gaining momentum, SCOTUS to decide on halt of deportations and Washington Post reporter released from Iran
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Inside the battle for Iowa and New Hampshire

January 20, 2016
With less than two weeks before early voting starts in the 2016 race, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin officially endorsed Donald Trump in Iowa Tuesday night, attacking the Republican establishment in the process. Gwen Ifill talks to Paul Steinhauser of the NH1 News Network in New Hampshire and O. Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa for more on the battle for those key states.
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Iran Hostages Released

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January 23, 1981
35 years ago, 52 Americans were released from Iran after spending 444 days as hostages after the takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran. Their release came minutes after President Ronald Reagan was sworn in on January 20, 1981.
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How Sarah Palin and the Tea Party Helped Ted Cruz Win in 2012

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August 3, 2012
In the summer of 2012, Sarah Palin's endorsement helped fuel tea party-backed, first-time candidate Ted Cruz to an upset victory in the Republican Senate primary in Texas. Now four years later, Cruz is running a campaign for the Republican presidential nomination and had hoped to win Palin's endorsement again, but on Tuesday the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee announced her support of GOP frontrunner Donald Trump less than two weeks before the Iowa caucuses.
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Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump

January 19, 2016
2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin announced her endorsement of GOP frontrunner Donald J. Trump less than two weeks before the Iowa caucuses. She made the announcement official at a campaign event in ‪‎Iowa‬. "Are you ready to make America great again?" the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee asked.
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Bill Clinton: Asset or liability? And Nikki Haley: GOP rising star.

January 15, 2016
As Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary, is he helping her campaign? And Nikki Haley's vice-presidential possibilities.