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12:50 PM ET, March 11, 2016


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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
Katherine Krueger / Talking Points Memo:
Report: Breitbart Reporter Files Criminal Complaint Against Top Trump Aide
National Review:
Ted Cruz for President  —  Conservatives have had difficulty choosing a champion in the presidential race in part because it has featured so many candidates with very good claims on our support.  As their number has dwindled, the right choice has become clear: Senator Ted Cruz of Texas.
Discussion: The Right Scoop and ABC News
Shane Goldmacher / Politico:
National Review to endorse Ted Cruz  —  National Review, one of the country's leading conservative magazines, will endorse Ted Cruz on Friday in a blow to Marco Rubio after its top editors and publisher decided that the Texas senator is the only candidate left who can defeat Donald Trump, POLITICO has learned.
Discussion: ABC News
Tommy Christopher / Mediaite:
Watch Donald Trump Completely Crush Ted Cruz in Mere Seconds
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
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 …
Nolan D. McCaskill / Politico:
Rubio's campaign tells Ohio supporters to vote for Kasich  —  Marco Rubio's campaign says supporters of the Florida senator should back John Kasich in Ohio on Tuesday if they want to stop Donald Trump.  —  Republican presidential candidates have each called on voters to consolidate …
Discussion: Infowars and The Week
Steven Shepard / Politico:
Insiders: Rubio wins debate too late to matter
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: KTLA and KFOR-TV
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.
Alexander Burns / New York Times:
Republican Debate Takeaways: Trump Labors at Policy, as Cruz Angles Toward One-on-One Fight
Discussion: The Atlantic
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.
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.
Lauren Fox / Talking Points Memo:
Obama Trolls Ted Cruz So Hard With Canadian Birth Joke
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Omarosa on Violence at Trump Rallies: 'You Get What's Coming to You'  —  Donald Trump supporter Omarosa appeared on MSNBC tonight and engaged in a lot of excuse-making for the violence at Trump's rallies, literally saying, “You get what's coming to you.”  —  Chris Matthews repeatedly confronted …
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
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
Brent Scher / Washington Free Beacon:
Four Out of Five of Obama's Supreme Court Finalists Are Obama Donors  —  The White House has reportedly narrowed its list of potential Supreme Court nominees down to five people, and four of them have donated to Barack Obama's political campaigns.  —  The five federal judges who will be interviewed …
John Hinderaker / Power Line:   The Obama Administration's Idea of a Crime...
Ana Calderone /
Lane Bryant Ad Starring Ashley Graham Rejected by TV Networks  —  Some people just can't handle #ThisBody.  —  A new commercial that is part of Lane Bryant's body positive campaign may never get a chance to air.  A representative for the clothing company tells PEOPLE it has been rejected by multiple TV networks including NBC and ABC.
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