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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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Inside the Republican Party’s Desperate Mission to Stop Donald Trump

February 27, 2016
Alexander Burns, Maggie Haberman, Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
Some establishment Republicans have been scrambling for a way to prevent Trump from becoming the party’s presidential nominee.
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The attack on Fortress Trump begins

February 26, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Three weeks after being pummeled on a debate stage in New Hampshire, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida showed Thursday night that he had learned his lesson, launching repeated and aggressive attacks on front-runner Donald Trump in the hope of slowing the New York businessman’s march to the nomination.
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Washington Week Extra - Milwaukee Edition: A Special Voice of the Voters Town Hall

February 12, 2016
Washington Week goes to Wisconsin to talk to voters about the 2016 presidential campaign.
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What are the key political issues on the minds of college students?

February 11, 2016
On the campus of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, the 2016 presidential election is not a big priority for the students heading to and from class. But ask them the issues they care about and it ranges from education to health care to inequality. For one student "drenched in privilege," he is most interested in "economic inequality."
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What would you ask Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a debate?

February 11, 2016
It's the final countdown to the PBS NewsHour Democratic debate from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. So what would the students walking on campus ask Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders during tonight's debate? Student loans and education were the top priorities on the minds of these students.
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Which presidential candidates are college students supporting?

February 11, 2016
At the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, the site of the PBS NewsHour Democratic candidates debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, we asked students who they are supporting in the 2016 race for the White House. We heard a lot of support for Bernie Sanders among the college-aged crowd -- a key voting bloc for the Democratic-socialist from Vermont.
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U.S. Voters Strike Back Against Political Status Quo

February 11, 2016
John Harwood | The New York Times
A backlash has been building gradually among American voters for years against "stagflation," "the middle-class squeeze,"cross-border trade deals and Wall Street bailouts.
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