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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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Democrats scramble for pivotal bloc in the next 2 contests: Minority voters

February 11, 2016
Anne Gearan, John Wagner, Abby Philip | The Washington Post
The race for the Democratic presidential nomination turned sharply Wednesday into a battle for Hispanic and African American voters, who are expected to play a decisive role in a long list of upcoming contests in Southern and Western states.
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GOP Rivals Hit New Battleground

February 11, 2016
Janet Hook, Beth Reinhard | The Wall Street Journal
The Republican presidential campaign swept into South Carolina Wednesday, throwing the candidates onto fresh political territory and intensifying the rivalries—especially the one between Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush.
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Obama v. Supreme Court

February 11, 2016
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The court's stay of a climate-change rule leaves the president's environmental legacy in limbo until after he leaves office.
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9 years after promising hope, Obama laments the change we never got

February 11, 2016
Juana Summers, Amanda Wills | Mashable
President Obama returned to where it all began, but this time his message wasn't one filled with hope.
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Angry New Hampshire Voters Choose Outsiders

February 10, 2016
Reid Wilson | Morning Consult
Voters in New Hampshire registered their discontent Tuesday, choosing a Manhattan billionaire who promises to wholly reinvent his own party and a self-avowed socialist from Vermont who bested a Democratic Party stalwart by a surprisingly significant margin.
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For Trump and Sanders, new challenges loom after victory in N.H.

February 10, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
A presidential campaign that already has produced a series of surprises now moves to a new round of contests in the South and West with Republicans no closer to knowing who can emerge as the strongest challenger to Donald Trump and with Hillary Clinton under new pressure to right her shaky campaign and fend off a surging challenger in Bernie Sanders.
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Sanders surpasses Clinton in NH primary with wide support

February 10, 2016
Ken Thomas | AP
Sen. Bernie Sanders won a decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic primary Tuesday, propelled by support from a formidable alliance of men, women and young people.
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The Kids Are for Bernie

February 10, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
Twenty-three minutes into his typically rambling, hourlong stump speech in the arena here, at a private liberal-arts college on the Massachusetts border—after he had decried the Koch brothers and the prescription-drug companies, after he had accused Wall Street of bribing its way to deregulation, after he had called out the corporate media and the political establishment—Bernie Sanders turned to the bleachers behind him, which were filled with college students waving blue signs and chanting his name.
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