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9:50 AM ET, February 22, 2016

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Chris Perez / New York Post:
Donald Trump leads polls in 10 of next 14 voting states  —  Donald Trump is leading in 10 of the 14 states set to vote in Republican primaries or caucuses over the next two weeks.  —  Recent polls show that Trump is ahead in Nevada, Alabama, Alaska, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Virginia, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Louisiana.
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Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:
Trump has a stranglehold on the GOP nomination.  So why isn't he getting credit?  —  Donald Trump cruised to a double-digit win over the Republican field on Saturday in South Carolina.  It was his second straight easy win — coming 11 days after he swept the New Hampshire primary by nearly 17 points.
Discussion: Politico
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Donald Trump Hopes to Follow Hillary Clinton's Lead in Nevada
J. D. Vance / National Review:
Did Ted Cruz Miscalculate His Support among Evangelicals?
Discussion: The Resurgent and The Daily Caller
Ed O'Keefe / Washington Post:
Fall of the House of Bush: How last name and Donald Trump doomed Jeb  —  For Jeb Bush's campaign, August was a cruel month.  Donald Trump's attacks on the former Florida governor as a ­"low-energy" politician were beginning to stick, and the two were bickering over immigration.
Discussion: Downtrend, Yahoo Politics and Politico
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Maeve Reston / CNN:
Jeb's 2016 departure draws out Mike Murphy critics  —  Las Vegas (CNN)In the unsparing judgment of the Twittersphere, there was one clear loser after Jeb's Bush's graceful exit from the Republican presidential race Saturday night: political strategist Mike Murphy and the Bush-allied super PAC Right to Rise USA, which he directed.
Zachary Mider / Bloomberg Business:   Rubio Seeks Cash Infusion From Donors Who Backed Bush
Leigh Ann Caldwell / NBC News:
Rubio Campaign Is Ready to Milk Jeb Bush's Cash Cows
Patrick Healy / New York Times:
Delegate Count Leaving Bernie Sanders With Steep Climb  —  Senator Bernie Sanders vowed on Sunday to fight on after losing the Nevada caucuses, predicting that he would pull off a historic political upset by this summer's party convention.  —  But the often overlooked delegate count …
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Jon Ralston / Reno Gazette-Journal:
Ralston Reports: ‘Reid-Culinary bond’ won Nevada for Clinton
Discussion: USA Today and Scared Monkeys
Karen Tumulty / Washington Post:
Sanders has the resources and a plan to go the distance. Will it matter?
Discussion: ABC News and Politico
Associated Press:
Clinton Heads South, Aims for Delegate Edge Over Sanders
Discussion: Politico and ABC News
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
GOP candidates chart different paths as race goes national on Super Tuesday
Derek Hunter / Townhall.com:
Demeaning The Office  —  When President Bill Clinton's affair with intern Monica Lewinsky was exposed, it was a new low for the office of president.  It wasn't the first affair by a president (or Clinton), not by a long shot.  But the fact it was with an intern and he committed perjury behind …
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Lydia Wheeler / The Hill:   Scalia's legacy: A court transformed
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:   Its power is derived from custom and deference.  How old-fashioned.
Betsy McCaughey / New York Post:
Obama is looting the Treasury to pay off insurers  —  The Obama administration will tell any lie and break any law to prevent the president's signature health-care program from collapsing.  —  Insurance companies such as UnitedHealthcare and Aetna are losing billions trying to sell ObamaCare plans …
Discussion: Power Line
James Comey / Lawfare:
We Could Not Look the Survivors in the Eye if We Did Not Follow this Lead  —  The San Bernardino litigation isn't about trying to set a precedent or send any kind of message.  It is about the victims and justice.  Fourteen people were slaughtered and many more had their lives and bodies ruined.
Erick Erickson / The Resurgent:
I Will Not Vote For Donald Trump.  Ever.  —  When I wrote in National Review that I was against Donald Trump, I said and have maintained since his entry into the race that if Donald Trump is the Republican nominee, I would support him.  No longer.  —  Donald Trump believes the federal government should fund Planned Parenthood.
Discussion: Politico
Rick Tyler / Facebook:
I want to apologize to Senator Marco Rubio for posting an inaccurate story about him here earlier today.  The story showed a video of the Senator walking past a Ted Cruz staffer seated in the lobby of a hotel reading his Bible.  The story misquoted a remark the Senator made to the staffer.
Juan Williams / The Hill:
Black divisions matter in Dem race  —  In all of Congress, only two Democrats have endorsed Bernie Sanders  —  , the independent senator and democratic socialist from Vermont.  —  How can that be?  —  Already, close to half of Iowa Democrats and nearly two-thirds of Democrats in New Hampshire …
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Wall Street Journal:
Young and Black in South Carolina: How Will They Vote?
Discussion: Washington Post
Walter Smith-Randolph / WWMT-TV:
Alleged gunman worked as Uber driver during deadly shooting spree; passenger shares story  —  KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - In an exclusive interview with Newschannel 3, a passenger of Jason Dalton's details his Uber experience before Dalton allegedly shot eight people across Kalamazoo County.
Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Donald Trump consults with Rudy Giuliani as he builds political kitchen cabinet  —  Fresh off back-to-back victories in the Republican presidential race, Donald Trump is moving to expand his tight-knit campaign by building a political kitchen cabinet that includes former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and The Week
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
Trump brags about winning with ‘short people, fat people, skinny people’  —  GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump  —  took a victory lap on Sunday evening after winning the South Carolina primary, bragging about his ability to win across multiple voting blocs.  —  “We won with everything.
Matt Bruce / Daytona Beach News-Journal:
Cheesy garlic knots spat sparks brawl at Palm Coast pizza shop  —  PALM COAST — A disagreement over cheesy garlic knots sparked a melee inside a Palm Coast pizzeria and led to four arrests late Friday night, according to deputy reports.  —  Jessica Conti, 25, Vincent Conti, 23, Hareem Jones …
Discussion: Associated Press
 
 
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Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Escape From Bushworld  —  LAS VEGAS — The Bushes always bristled at the “d” word.
Discussion: Althouse
George F. Will / Washington Post:
Donald Trump relishes wrecking the GOP
Oliver Jj Lane / Breitbart:
Young Boy Repeatedly Raped After He Was Billeted With Migrant Men
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Jonathan S. Tobin / Commentary Magazine:
Why Cruz is SC's Biggest Loser
Ben White / Politico:
Bloomberg's trial balloon isn't rising yet
Eric Schmitt / New York Times:
U.S. Scrambles to Contain Growing ISIS Threat in Libya
Discussion: Mother Jones and Washington Post
Kyle Smith / New York Post:
Obama's rudeness hits new heights with Scalia, Schumer
Anabel Hernandez / Los Angeles Times:
Murder, torture, drugs: Cartel kingpin's wife says that's not the ‘El Chapo’ she knows
Discussion: The Week and TalkLeft
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Nick Miroff / Washington Post:
Zika has been linked to birth defects. Now it may be causing paralysis.
Agence France-Presse:
Leading Hindu priest decapitated in Bangladesh
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Taylor Millard / Hot Air:
Why Charles Koch's awesome Bernie Sanders op-ed matters in future elections
Clyde Haberman / New York Times:
16 Years After Bush v. Gore, Still Wrestling With Ballot-Box Rules
Sam Adams / Mirror.co.uk:
Crowd CHEERS as Germany migrant hostel is burned out - and even try to stop firefighters battling the blaze
Discussion: Vox Popoli
David Lightman / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Trump poised to step on the GOP accelerator
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Donnie Wahlberg endorses Rubio
Discussion: Politico and Raw Story