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12:30 PM ET, February 22, 2016

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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.
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Ellie Schroeder / thedp.com:
Marco Rubio has awkward confrontation with Rafael Cruz, Cruz staffer in hotel lobby  —  Note from the Editor: We have been receiving lots of questions about the contents of this video, and some have disagreed with our transcript.  We stand by our original transcript, but the video …
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Conservatives: Court nominee must be stopped at all costs  —  Conservative leaders are sending a blunt message to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell  —  : The Supreme Court is more important than your majority.  —  McConnell's (R-Ky.) top priority since becoming majority leader last year …
Discussion: Politicus USA and Daily Kos
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Derek Hunter / Townhall.com:   Demeaning The Office  —  When President Bill Clinton's affair …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:   Its power is derived from custom and deference.  How old-fashioned.
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
Supreme Court Fight Is New Front in Partisan Warfare
Discussion: Washington Post and RedState
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?
Discussion: Politico
New York Times:
Donald Trump's Victory Spurs Renewed Scrambling Among Republicans
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.
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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.
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Maeve Reston / CNN:
Jeb's 2016 departure draws out Mike Murphy critics
Discussion: Political Wire and Hot Air
Zachary Mider / Bloomberg Business:   Rubio Seeks Cash Infusion From Donors Who Backed Bush
Greg Stohr / Bloomberg Business:
Roberts Calls Late Justice Scalia ‘Our Man For All Seasons’  —  U.S. Supreme Court sits for first time since Scalia's death  —  Black drapes adorn Scalia's chair as eight justices take bench  —  An empty seat commanded the courtroom as the U.S. Supreme Court took the bench …
Discussion: Althouse
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Adam Liptak / New York Times:
How Does It Feel, Chief Justice Roberts, to Hone a Dylan Quote?
Discussion: JustOneMinute
Lydia Wheeler / The Hill:
Scalia's legacy: A court transformed
Discussion: Washington Post and Politico
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: Washington Monthly and Politico
Jon Ralston / USA Today:
Harry Reid delivers for Hillary Clinton: Jon Ralston  —  Nevada's ‘neutral’ power players may have saved a campaign and changed history.  —  I'd like to congratulate the winner of the Nevada Democratic caucuses: Harry Reid.  —  What's that, you say?  The Senate Democratic leader wasn't running?
Discussion: Taylor Marsh, NBC News and The Hill
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Jon Ralston / Reno Gazette-Journal:
Ralston Reports: ‘Reid-Culinary bond’ won Nevada for Clinton
Discussion: Scared Monkeys
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:
Donald Trump Hopes to Follow Hillary Clinton's Lead in Nevada
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Did Bernie Sanders really just win the Hispanic vote in Nevada?  —  This is not what the results from the Democratic Nevada caucus were supposed to look like.  —  Well, the first two bars are.  We expected to see about an even split among white voters, leaning toward Bernie Sanders.
Discussion: Hot Air and Wall Street Journal
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Taylor Millard / Hot Air:
Why Charles Koch's awesome Bernie Sanders op-ed matters in future elections
Nate Cohn / New York Times:
No, the Polling Doesn't Prove Bernie Sanders Won the Hispanic Vote in Nevada
Discussion: Trail Blazers Blog
Hans A. Von Spakovsky / National Review:
The Obama Administration Wants to Make Sure Non-Citizens Vote in the Upcoming Election  —  Several well-funded organizations — including the League of Women Voters and the NAACP — are fighting efforts to prevent non-citizens from voting illegally in the upcoming presidential election.
Discussion: Power Line, RedState and Clayton Cramer
Washpostpr / Washington Post:
Margaret Sullivan joins The Post as media columnist  —  Announcement from Liz Seymour, executive features editor:  —  I am thrilled to tell you that Margaret Sullivan, the public editor of the New York Times, will be joining The Post later this year as our media columnist.
Paul Bedard / Washington Examiner:
Almost 90,000 dangerous illegal immigrants go free  —  Nearly 60 percent of illegal immigrants identified by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as criminal threats are not deported and are eventually released, the latest example of the Obama administration's failed immigration policy.
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.
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.
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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Scott Wise / WTVR-TV:
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Bradley Klapper / Associated Press:
U.S. And Russia Agree On Syria Cease-Fire To Begin Saturday
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Dean Balsamini / New York Post:
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Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project:
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Catherine Treyz / CNN:
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Nahal Toosi / Politico:
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Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Escape From Bushworld  —  LAS VEGAS — The Bushes always bristled at the “d” word.
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 Earlier Items: 
George F. Will / Washington Post:
Donald Trump relishes wrecking the GOP
Betsy McCaughey / New York Post:
Obama is looting the Treasury to pay off insurers
Discussion: Power Line
Oliver Jj Lane / Breitbart:
Young Boy Repeatedly Raped After He Was Billeted With Migrant Men
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
Trump brags about winning with ‘short people, fat people, skinny people’
Juan Williams / The Hill:
Black divisions matter in Dem race
J. D. Vance / National Review:
Did Ted Cruz Miscalculate His Support among Evangelicals?
Discussion: The Resurgent and The Daily Caller