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Transcript of Republican debate in Miami, full text  —  (CNN)JAKE TAPPER: Live from the Bank United Center on the campus of the University of Miami, this is the CNN Republican Presidential debate.  For our viewers in the United States and around the world, welcome to Miami Florida, I'm Jake Tapper.
Tegna / 10NEWS:
EXCLUSIVE POLL: GOP race tightens … The latest numbers are closer than any other poll results so far on where Florida voters are leaning just days away from Tuesday's Florida Presidential Primary.  —  A new, exclusive Lakeland Ledger - 10News WTSP poll shows Donald Trump holds a 36%-30% lead …
Steven Shepard / Politico:
Insiders: Rubio wins debate too late to matter
Alexander Burns / New York Times:
Republican Debate Takeaways: Trump Labors at Policy, as Cruz Angles Toward One-on-One Fight
Discussion: The Atlantic
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Omarosa on Violence at Trump Rallies: 'You Get What's Coming to You'
Mike Ramsey / CBS Chicago:   Meet Some Of Chicago's Trump Democrats
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:
Donald Trump Encourages Violence At His Rallies. His Fans Are Listening.
Discussion: Slantpoint
Inside Edition:
Trump Supporter Who Punched Protester: ‘Next Time, We Might Have To Kill Him’
Dr. Ben Carson / Facebook:
Our country is at a crossroads and in the midst of a moral crisis.  We must be careful not to continue our current path, which is littered with uncertainty at best and ruination at worst.  We can make changes to our system and that change starts now with, “We the People.”
Robert Costa / Washington Post:
Ben Carson plans to endorse Trump  —  Woman asks about reuniting families … MIAMI — Conservative favorite Ben Carson, who recently suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, plans to endorse Donald Trump on Friday morning, according to two people familiar with his thinking.
Nick Gass / Politico:
Carson: ‘There are two different Donald Trumps’
Discussion: RedState, Yahoo Politics and ABC News
Katie Glueck / Politico:   Cruz: Trump ‘is the system’
Benny Johnson / Independent Journal Review:
EXCLUSIVE: Reporter Files Police Report Against Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski  —  Michelle Fields has filed a police report against Corey Lewandowski, the campaign manager for Donald Trump.  —  Independent Journal Review has learned from a source familiar with the events that Fields …
Joel B. Pollak / Breitbart:
The Scrum: Video Emerges to Suggest WaPo Reporter Ben Terris Misidentifies Lewandowski in Fields Incident  —  New video of Donald Trump's press conference Tuesday evening shows that the Washington Post's account of an altercation involving Breitbart News reporter Michelle Fields could not possibly have happened as Ben Terris reported.
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Exclusive: Audio and transcript of Breitbart reporter allegedly being roughed up by Trump campaign manager  —  Donald Trump's spokesperson flatly denied on Thursday that campaign manager Corey Lewandowski roughed up a reporter for the conservative website Breitbart, and suggested she was fabricating …
Anthony Borrelli / Press & Sun-Bulletin:
ALIVE: Rescued teens kidnapped for 11 months, DA says  —  A woman has been charged with kidnapping two teenage sisters from the Town of Binghamton who were found safe in a Vestal home after what state police described as an 11-month-long abduction.  —  Amanda J. Hellmann, 29 …
Discussion: NBC News, WGN-TV, KTLA and KFOR-TV
Tanae Howard / Fox 59:
Greenwood woman shows the unfiltered truth about skin cancer in viral Facebook album  —  GREENWOOD, Ind. (March 10, 2016) — If you're going to be soaking up the sun for spring break or tanning for prom season, a Greenwood woman has a warning for you.  She's shared the intimate details …
Discussion: KFOR-TV and KTLA
Chip Reid / CBS News:
CBS News investigates Wounded Warrior Project  —  In a three-part investigation, CBS News looked into the Wounded Warrior Project, the nation's most recognizable veterans charity.  What caught our attention is how the Wounded Warrior Project spends donations compared to other long-respected charities.
Chip Reid / CBS News:
Wounded Warrior Project execs fired  —  The two top executives of Wounded Warrior Project were fired Thursday by the board of directors.  —  Americans donate hundreds of millions of dollars each year to the charity, expecting their money will help some of the 52,000 wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Obama Mocks Cruz: ‘Where Else Could a Boy Born in Calgary Run for President of the United States?’  —  Pool was escorted into the East Room at 8:32, where POTUS had already begun delivering his toast.  POTUS spoke for about 7 minutes[.]  —  The toast was filed with jokes.
Discussion: Infowars and BizPac Review
Lauren Fox / Talking Points Memo:
Obama Trolls Ted Cruz So Hard With Canadian Birth Joke
New York Post:
Another debate, another pack of lies from Hillary Clinton  —  Looks like Hillary Clinton means to squirm out of tough questions all the way to Election Day.  —  Start with her use of a home-brewed server for all her work e-mails.  “It was not prohibited,” she said at the last Democratic debate.
Discussion: Power Line
Annie Karni / Politico:
Hillary Clinton's backseat driver
Discussion: Political Wire
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Trade and Tribulation  —  Why did Bernie Sanders win a narrow victory in Michigan, when polls showed Hillary Clinton with a huge lead?  Nobody really knows, but there's a lot of speculation that Mr. Sanders may have gained traction by hammering on the evils of trade agreements.
Cecilia Muñoz / The White House:
The Diaper Divide  —  Summary: Many parents are struggling to afford diapers and making choices no one should have to make.  —  I remember being astounded at the rate at which my two girls used diapers when they were born.  I'd drive out to the big box store and buy case after case, knowing I'd be back soon.
East Orlando Post:
Ted Cruz: Closet Pentecostal  —  Why is Ted Cruz hiding his pentecostal past...  By Jacob Engels  —  While Ted Cruz proudly proclaims he is an Evangelical Christian, his campaign takes pains to hide the truth that Cruz and his pastor father, Rafael Cruz are Pentecostal Christians …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
New York Times:
At Trump University, Students Recall Pressure to Give Positive Reviews  —  Robert Guillo gave a glowing evaluation to his instructor at Trump University because, he said, the teacher pleaded for the best possible score, warning that without it, “Mr. Trump might not invite me back to teach again.”
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and The Week
David Cole / The Atlantic:
How to Reverse Citizens United  —  Few Supreme Court opinions have been as controversial as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the 2010 decision that struck down limits on corporations' campaign expenditures, finding them to be an abridgment of free speech.
Discussion: New York Times
Jordain Carney / The Hill:
Senate passes opioid abuse bill  —  The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan opioid abuse bill Thursday, despite Democratic concerns about a lack of funding tied to the legislation.  —  Senators voted 94-1 on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, or CARA.
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The Stunning Facts on Crime and Imprisonment Everyone Is Ignoring
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This Debate Line From Ted Cruz Earned Him Perfect Score of 100-Percent From Frank Luntz Focus Group
Lindy West / New York Times:
What Are Trump Fans Really ‘Afraid’ to Say?
Robert Draper / New Yorker:
The Go-Between
Discussion: The Week, Fusion and Politico
Kevin D. Williamson / National Review:
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