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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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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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How Clinton and Sanders are trying to define their party — as Iowa looms

January 19, 2016
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, now in the two-week stretch before the first votes come, are laying down a choice for Democrats: Lead with their heads, or with their hearts.
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Portrait of a Party on the Verge of Coming Apart

January 19, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
With the Iowa caucuses just two weeks away, can Republicans reconcile themselves to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz? Or will the GOP break into pieces?
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Hillary Clinton campaign deploys husband Bill very carefully

January 16, 2016
Lisa Lerer | AP
Bill Clinton promised voters in 1992 that they'd be getting "two for the price of one" if they elected him to the White House — a presidential duo of the young Arkansas governor and his Yale Law-educated wife.
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Republicans now see a Trump-Cruz race, with time for a shift running out

January 16, 2016
Robert Costa, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
As the presidential primary race moves into a more urgent and combative phase, there is growing acceptance among Republicans, including the Washington and financial elite, that Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are the two candidates most likely to become the party’s nominee.
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Republican Presidential Field Tilts Rightward on Climate Change

January 16, 2016
Amy Harder, Beth Reinhard | The Wall Street Journal
Marco Rubio faces attacks over past support for cap-and-trade, and several rivals have moved to the right on climate change
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Sanders, Clinton Offer Contrasting Approaches to Wall Street Regulation

January 16, 2016
Laura Meckler, Ryan Tracy, Ryan Ackerman | The Wall Street Journal
One puts forth a couple of major proposals to deliver a punishing blow; other offers a wider array of less drastic ideas
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