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Monday, May 2, 2016

Ed O'Keefe
The Washington Post
Supporters of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) routed Donald Trump's campaign — again— this weekend in Arizona, Missouri and Virginia, packing delegations to the Republican National Convention with supporters of the senator even though the New York businessman won those states.
Janet Hook
The Wall Street Journal
The long, contentious Republican presidential primary is taking a toll. Party unity is being strained by the infighting among rivals, and polls suggest that the GOP brand is suffering due to the searing rhetoric and nonstop negative advertising.
Juliet Eilperin
The Washington Post
Malia Obama’s decision to take a year off before attending Harvard University in the fall of 2017 reflects a growing trend among driven teenagers to pursue other interests and get a respite from the academic grind that has come to define high school for many young Americans.