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Trump-Cruz Rivalry Escalates, Goes on Air

January 23, 2016
Janet Hook, Heather Haddon | The Wall Street Journal
The rivalry between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz escalated and went to the airwaves Friday, as the two leading GOP presidential candidates launched their first attack ads against each other.
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Former Carson campaign manager Barry Bennett is quietly advising Trump’s top aides

January 23, 2016
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Barry Bennett, the longtime Republican strategist who until recently was Ben Carson’s campaign manager, is now serving as an informal adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
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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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GOP establishment warms to Trump — and remains cool toward Cruz

January 22, 2016
Robert Costa, Philip Rucker, David Fahrenthold | The Washington Post
The Republican establishment — once seen as the force that would destroy Donald Trump’s outsider candidacy — is now learning to live with it, with some elected and unelected leaders saying they see an upside to Trump as the nominee.
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A G.O.P. Majority in New Hampshire Pipes Up: We’re Not for Trump

January 22, 2016
Ashley Parker, Michael Barbaro | The New York Times
Jeanne Cleveland, a retired teacher, pursed her lips sourly at the mention of his name and tried to summarize her distaste in diplomatic terms.
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How Sarah Palin Created Donald Trump

January 21, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
The rabble-rousing former Alaska governor pioneered the rhetorical style now powering the frontrunner's rise.
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Donald Trump Is Forcing Ted Cruz to Rewrite His Playbook

January 21, 2016
Jonathan Martin, Matt Flegenheimer | The New York Times
Ted Cruz did not have to say a cross word about Scott Walker. Rick Perry and Bobby Jindal faded on their own. And when Ben Carson briefly rocketed to the top of the Iowa polls, Mr. Cruz and his team stayed cool, confident that the neurosurgeon’s support would wither.
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