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6:25 PM ET, February 29, 2016

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Peter Beinart / The Atlantic:
Why Liberals Should Vote for Marco Rubio  —  Marco Rubio would be a terrible president.  His tax proposals make George W. Bush look fiscally prudent.  He acts as if America can use sanctions, war, or the threat of war to bludgeon its adversaries into submission despite the devastating failure of that approach since 9/11.
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CNN:
Trump, Clinton dominant as Super Tuesday looms  — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are poised to lead the nation's two major parties in this fall's presidential election  —  (CNN)Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are poised to lead the nation's two major parties in this fall's presidential election …
Ben Sasse / Facebook:
AN OPEN LETTER TO TRUMP SUPPORTERS  —  To my friends supporting Donald Trump:  —  The Trump coalition is broad and complicated, but I believe many Trump fans are well-meaning.  I have spoken at length with many of you, both inside and outside Nebraska.  You are rightly worried about our national direction.
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Donald Trump Secretly Told The New York Times What He Really Thinks About Immigration  —  The New York Times is sitting on an audio recording that some of its staff believes could deal a serious blow to Donald Trump, who, in an off-the-record meeting with the newspaper, called into question whether …
Bloomberg Business:
Super Tuesday Predictions Point to Trump, Clinton Rout  —  Statistical models, betting markets, and the Internet weigh in.  —  andretartar  —  On Tuesday, more delegates will be awarded than on any other day of the presidential race.  About half of the delegates needed for a Republican candidate …
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Trip Gabriel / New York Times:
Donald Trump Finds Ally in Delegate Selection System, Much to G.O.P.'s Chagrin  —  Memo to Republican leaders: Be careful what you wish for.  —  Hoping to avoid a repeat of the messy fight for the Republican nomination in 2012, the party drew up a calendar and delegate-selection rules intended …
Discussion: Vox, Refinery29 and National Review
Sari Horwitz / Washington Post:
More than half a million registered Texans don't have the right ID to vote on Super Tuesday
Discussion: The Week and CBS News
Joe Scarborough / Washington Post:
Trump's feigned ignorance about the KKK raises disturbing questions  —  They weren't hard questions to answer.  —  “Do you condemn David Duke?  And the Ku Klux Klan?”  —  A simple “yes” would have worked.  But on Sunday, Donald Trump swatted away the easy answers and instead feigned ignorance …
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Nick Gass / Politico:
Trump blames ‘lousy earpiece’ for KKK flap
Alex Jaffe / NBC News:
Donald Trump Has ‘Small Hands,’ Marco Rubio Says
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Clarence Thomas Breaks 10 Years of Silence at Supreme Court  —  WASHINGTON — Breaking a decade-long silence, Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday asked several questions from the Supreme Court bench.  He spoke just weeks after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, whose empty seat next to Justice Thomas's remains draped in black.
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Yahoo Politics:
Justice Thomas poses questions, stuns Supreme Court crowd
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
For first time in 10 years, Justice Clarence Thomas asks questions during an argument
Discussion: Althouse
Juliet Eilperin / Washington Post:
Scalia showdown is opening round of long fight over Supreme Court's future
Discussion: Hit & Run
Jonathan Swan / The Hill:
Guard choke-slams photographer at Trump rally in Va.  —  A photographer was slammed down on a table by someone who appears to be a security guard during a Donald Trump  —  rally Monday in Virginia.  —  A short video of the encounter was posted on Twitter by Independent Journal reporter Joe Perticone and other repoters.
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John Nolte / Breitbart:
VIDEO: Time Reporter Grabs Secret Service Agent's Throat at Trump Rally  —  According to The Independent Journal's congressional reporter Joe Perticone, the man holding the camera in the video below is a journalist.  Perticone writes, “Secret Service agent choke slams reporter. ”
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Stacey Dash:
Who is Stacey Dash and why did she just walk across the #Oscar stage?  —  You might be watching the Oscars and wondering why someone named Stacey Dash just walked across the stage.  (Why was that funny anyway?)  —  Well, I'm Stacey - with an “e” - and it's nice to meet you.
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Daily Mail:
Horror in Moscow as burka-clad babysitter ‘decapitates four-year-old girl in her care’ - then walks through streets carrying her severed head and shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’  —  A burka-clad babysitter decapitated the little girl in her care before walking through Moscow carrying the child's severed head, police say.
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Manu Raju / CNN:
Leading GOP senator: Trump an ‘albatross’ to party  — Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn raised serious concerns Monday about Donald Trump's surging presidential bid  —  Washington (CNN)Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn raised serious concerns Monday about Donald Trump's surging presidential bid …
Discussion: Political Wire
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Steven T. Dennis / Bloomberg Business:
Heroin Crisis Puts Vulnerable U.S. Senate Republicans in a Bind
Discussion: Booman Tribune
Juan Williams / The Hill:
GOP hits new low on court
Discussion: Politico
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Don't Assume Conservatives Will Rally Behind Trump  —  If Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential nomination, he'll have undermined a lot of assumptions we once held about the GOP.  He'll have become the nominee despite neither being reliably conservative nor being very electable …
WCPO:
WATCH LIVE: 4 injured in Madison High School shooting  —  MADISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Four students were injured and tensions among parents and community members were high after a shooting incident at Madison High School.  —  Butler County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Anthony Dwyer told reporters …
Discussion: WLWT-TV and The Week
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Katherine Krueger / Talking Points Memo:
Sheriff: 4 Injured, 14-Year-Old Suspect In Custody After High School Shooting
Discussion: WHIO, The Week and Madison Jr
Ben Carson, M.D. / Fox News:
Ben Carson: Why I intend to stay in the GOP presidential race  —  It seems like the only thing that's guaranteed in this year's election is the litany of punditry after every primary.  This undiscussed industry has helped make politics more blood sport than democratic exercise.
Dallas Franklin / KFOR-TV:
Oklahoma City teacher's powerful open letter about the struggles of teaching is gaining attention online  —  OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma City teacher's powerful open letter about the struggles of teaching is gaining a lot of attention online.  —  Steven Wedel's brutally honest blog post …
Discussion: WGN-TV and FOX31 Denver
 
 
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Alan Grayson's Emails:
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The Hill:
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Glenn Thrush / Politico:
Plouffe to Clinton: Stop micromanaging
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Guardian:
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Hugh Hewitt / Washington Examiner:
Six reasons Trump is still better than Clinton