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8:00 PM ET, March 12, 2016


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Elizabeth Chuck / NBC News:
Secret Service Rushes Stage to Protect Donald Trump at Ohio Rally  —  A Donald Trump rally took a dramatic turn Saturday when a disturbance broke out behind him — causing Secret Service agents to jump on stage and form a wall around the candidate amid the commotion.
Eli Rosenberg / New York Times:
Trump Supporter Who Made Nazi Salute Explains Why She Made the Gesture  —  The photo, taken outside the arena where Donald J. Trump's appearance had just been canceled on Friday in Chicago, circulated far and wide: A woman in a Donald Trump T-shirt, eyes locked with a protester, her right arm raised skyward, her palm faced down.
VIDEO: Security jumps stage at Donald Trump event  —  DAYTON —  Toward the end of Donald Trump's speech at the Dayton airport a protester attempted to rush the stage and security at the event was quick to act.  —  Witnesses told our reporters that the person who tried to rush the stage …
German Lopez / Vox:
Don't believe Donald Trump has incited violence at rallies?  Watch this video.  —  On Friday night in Chicago, violence broke out between supporters and protesters at a Donald Trump rally, leading Trump to cancel the event.  On Saturday, Trump blamed the protesters and “thugs” — a racially coded word — for the violence.
Jason Williams /
Cincy Trump rally canceled; clash at Chicago event  —  Donald Trump is no longer planning a rally in Downtown on Sunday afternoon.  —  The Secret Service security supporting the GOP presidential front runner's campaign could not complete its preparation work in time to hold the event …
CBS News:
CBS News journalist caught in turmoil at canceled Donald Trump rally  —  A CBS News journalist covered all of Friday night's events until he himself was detained.  —  We want to show you what he captured on videotape.  —  Sopan Deb was on the floor of the arena as tensions built - raw emotions on both sides.
Donald Trump / Chicago Tribune:
Trump supporter outside UIC  —  Donald Trump supporter Birgitt Peterson, center, of Yorkville, argues with protesters March 11, 2016, outside the UIC Pavilion after the rally for the Republican presidential candidate was canceled.
Alex Seitz-Wald / MSNBC:
How Bernie Sanders supporters shut down a Donald Trump rally in Chicago  —  When Ja'Mal Green, a prominent black activist and Bernie Sanders supporter in Chicago, saw that Donald Trump was coming to the University of Illinois Chicago, he knew what he had to do.  “Everyone, get your tickets to this.
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Trump blames Sanders for chaos at his rallies
Harper Neidig / The Hill:
Sanders: My supporters are not to blame for violence at Trump rally
Discussion: Death and Taxes
Kim Bellware / The Huffington Post:
Donald Trump Rally In Chicago Canceled After Protesters Turn Out In Droves
Katie Glueck / Politico:   Cruz reaffirms pledge to support GOP nominee, even if Trump
Donald Trump cancels UIC rally amid security concerns
Discussion: Hot Air
Anthony Man / Sun-Sentinel:
Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz split anti-Donald Trump vote in Florida  —  U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., left, and real estate developer Donald Trump are running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.  —  Sun Sentinel … Privacy Policy  —  A Florida Atlantic University public opinion …
Discussion: Chicago Tribune and Political Wire
Jonathan Swan / The Hill:
Key GOP fundraiser: Donors will fall in line behind Trump  —  A top Republican fundraiser says he believes the majority of the party's donor class will ultimately “fall in line” behind Donald Trump  —  as the party's presidential nominee despite last-ditch attempts by some wealthy conservatives to derail the billionaire front-runner.
Discussion: Political Wire and Politico
Eliza Collins / Politico:
America's most awkward primary
Discussion: RedState and Hot Air
Rosie Gray / BuzzFeed:
Breitbart Editor Ordered Staffers To Stop Defending Michelle Fields  —  Breitbart senior editor-at-large Joel Pollak ordered staffers in an internal chatroom to stop defending Michelle Fields, the staffer who was allegedly manhandled by Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.
Rukmini Callimachi / New York Times:
To Maintain Supply of Sex Slaves, ISIS Pushes Birth Control … Supported by  —  DOHUK, Iraq — Locked inside a room where the only furniture was a bed, the 16-year-old learned to fear the sunset, because nightfall started the countdown to her next rape.  —  During the year she was held …
Discussion: Jezebel and The Week
The Intercept:
Trump Concerned His Rallies Are Not Violent Enough  —  For months now, Donald Trump has been complaining about the level of violence inflicted on protesters at his campaign rallies.  Complaining, that is, about protesters — who have been tackled and kicked, pushed, spat on, and sucker-punched …
Justin Huggler / Telegraph:
‘Mama Merkel’ faces first test of migrant crisis handling as elections loom  —  ‘Open-door’ refugee policy exposes deep divide in chancellor's party as Germany goes to polls in regional vote  —  It was a wedding without the bride.  Germany's chancellor was not only absent from the election rally …
Keith Lee / Associate's Mind:
Top Students Avoiding Law School 2016 Edition  —  Back in 2013, I was the first person to notice that students graduating from the top universities in the country were beginning to avoid law school in droves.  The LSAC usually updates this information around this time of year …
New York Times:
Donald Trump's Presidential Run Began in an Effort to Gain Stature  —  Donald J. Trump arrived at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in April 2011, reveling in the moment as he mingled with the political luminaries who gathered at the Washington Hilton.
Lydia Wheeler / The Hill:
John Lewis to Trump: ‘Have you no decency, sir?’  —  Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) took to twitter Saturday to express dismay with Donald Trump  —  , asking the GOP presidential candidate, “Have you no decency, sir?” … Trump campaign events have become increasingly violent in recent days.
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