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Will Trump eventually cross a line — or do the lines no longer exist?

November 25, 2015
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Donald Trump’s offensive comments and flat-out falsehoods just keep coming. Yet the celebrity billionaire continues his unlikely reign as the front-runner of the 2016 GOP presidential field. Which raises the question: Will Trump eventually cross the line — or is he proof that lines no longer exist?
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Campaigns tap Islamic State fears by zeroing in on national security

November 23, 2015
Many Republican candidates are pouncing on fears about the Islamic State to flex ideological and political muscle. Political director Lisa Desjardins offers a roundup of rhetoric in the debate over national security, and Tamara Keith of NPR and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Gwen Ifill to take a closer look.
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How GOP campaigns are strategizing for Super Tuesday’s delegate bonanza

November 24, 2015
Robert Costa, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
Ben Carson journeyed here last week to the buckle of the Bible Belt, where he proclaimed the United States a “Judeo-Christian nation” and delivered a stern warning to his devoted followers: Show up at the polls March 1 or face consequences.
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Trump leads, Carson second as GOP voters favor change over experience

November 23, 2015
Dan Balz, Scott Clement | The Washington Post
For the fourth consecutive month, businessman Donald Trump leads the contest for the Republican presidential nomination, with his candidacy fueled by a powerful anti-Washington mood among GOP voters, according to a new national poll by The Washington Post and ABC News.
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GOP Operative Plans ‘Guerrilla Campaign’ Against Donald Trump

November 21, 2015
Beth Reinhard, Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
Move comes as growing number of Republicans fear damage to party’s image and ‘Hillary Clinton will become president’
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How Do Voters Feel About Your Governor?

November 21, 2015
Reid Wilson | Morning Consult
Voters take a dim view of just about everything that happens in Washington, D.C., and few believe the country is headed in the right direction. But those same voters have a much better opinion of officials who govern their own states.
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Israeli Spy Released from Prison, Obama's Immigration Policy, Paul Ryan's House and the Rubio/Cruz Feud

November 20, 2015
Release of American spy Jonathan Pollard, dispute between Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, and Paul Ryan’s tenure so far.
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