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Donald Trump Solidifies Lead Over GOP Rivals in First States to Vote

January 28, 2016
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump is dominating the GOP presidential field in the first three states to vote in the 2016 campaign, including in Iowa where he has extinguished the lead once held by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC/Marist Poll finds.
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The Audacity of Hope: The Trump Version

January 28, 2016
Amy Walter | The Cook Political Report
I have no idea what is going to happen in Iowa and New Hampshire. If the polls are correct, Donald Trump is on his way to victory in both states. On the Democratic side, Iowa is a coin-toss and Bernie Sanders wins big in New Hampshire. But, I also have little confidence that this is how things will work out. I honestly wouldn’t be surprised by anything.
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Obama Hosts Sanders, But Hints Hillary's His Pick

January 28, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Let’s stipulate: It is rare that President Obama encourages another Democrat to grab headlines outside the iconic columns of the West Wing. The appearance of Sen. Bernie Sanders at the microphones in the White House driveway after a 45-minute meeting Wednesday with the president in the Oval Office was a message unto itself.
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Hillary Clinton says she wants to debate

January 28, 2016
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton says she wants to hold another Democratic debate next week and hopes principal opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders “will change his mind” and agree to participate.
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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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Trump bows out of GOP debate

January 27, 2016
Eamon Javers | CNBC
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Donald Trump's decision to skip the Republican debate.
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Hillary the dove

January 27, 2016
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
Taking heat from Sanders over Iraq and Libya, Clinton casts herself as a peacemaker.
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Iowa Reckonings for Clinton, Cruz

January 27, 2016
Alexis Simendinger, Caitlin Huey-Burns | Real Clear Politics
In just a handful of days, Iowa caucus-goers will set a course for the presidential contest, and few candidates have more at stake there than Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton.
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Ahead of their White House meeting, a look at the Obama-Sanders dynamic

January 27, 2016
Juliet Eilperin, Paul Kane | The Washington Post
In the 11 years that Barack Obama and Sen. Bernie Sanders have served together in the halls of Washington, the two men have crossed paths dozens of times.
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