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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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Clinton, Sanders Offer Strikingly Different Messages on the Stump

January 23, 2016
Laura Meckler | The Wall Street Journal
Both make their arguments ahead of the Feb. 1 Iowa Caucuses
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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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Bloomberg, Sensing an Opening, Revisits a Potential White House Run

January 23, 2016
Alexander Burns, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Michael R. Bloomberg has instructed advisers to draw up plans for a potential independent campaign in this year’s presidential race.
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Poll: Could Bloomberg Win?

January 23, 2016
Morning Consult Polling | Morning Consult
Bloomberg receives 13 percent support in potential three-candidate matchup
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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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Rand Paul shares his secret to winning Iowa

January 21, 2016
With a two-week countdown to the first voting in Iowa, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., joins Gwen Ifill to discuss which special group of voters he’s working to win over, breaking through the Donald Trump media domination, plus why he thinks the GOP front-runner shouldn’t be the next president.
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Clinton's response to Sanders has some Democrats worried

January 22, 2016
Lisa Lerer, Ken Thomas | AP
Hillary Clinton has questioned Bernie Sanders' electability. She's criticized his plans for health care, foreign policy and Wall Street. And she's tagged him with flip-flopping on gun control.
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