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Sanders Narrows Clinton's Lead Nationally

Meanwhile, Trump continues to cruise

(Newser) - Following his decisive victory in the New Hampshire primary this week, Bernie Sanders narrowed the gap between himself and Hillary Clinton in a national poll released Friday, the Hill reports. According to the Morning Consult survey , Clinton has the support of 46% of likely Democratic voters versus Sanders' 39%. It'... More »

Why History Will Happen in Cuba's 'Threadbare' Airport

Plus more on pontiff's historic meeting in Havana with Russian Patriarch Kirill

(Newser) - Pope Francis is joining up with Patriarch Kirill in Havana on Friday, a historic event that marks the first time the head of the Roman Catholic Church is meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, notes NBC News , which outlines all the background behind this "religious rendezvous.... More »

Depp Is Trump in Surprise 'Funny or Die' Biopic

It's 50 minutes long and now streaming

(Newser) - Donald Trump doesn't just wake up today as the star of New Hampshire but as the subject of his very own biopic featuring a huge Hollywood name. Sort of: Funny or Die has a released a 50-minute "biopic" of Trump starring Johnny Depp, reports the New York Times... More »

5 Things to Expect After the Sanders, Trump Wins

Things could get tense in South Carolina

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump won big in New Hampshire on Tuesday, putting their parties in uncharted territory, which the GOP establishment in particular could find tricky to navigate. Here's what analysts expect to see in the days leading up to the Nevada caucuses—which are on Feb. 20... More »

Trump: 'You Are Going to Be So Happy'

Rubio admits debate wasn't his finest moment

(Newser) - Donald Trump won the first electoral victory of his life Tuesday night and he promised supporters there would be many more to come. "We are going to start winning again and we are going to win so much," he said at his victory party in New Hampshire, per... More »

Huffington Post's Trump Headline Is, Well, This

'NH Goes Racist Sexist Xenophobic'

(Newser) - Two weeks ago, the Huffington Post announced it would append an editor's note to the end of its stories about Donald Trump that defines him as " a serial liar , rampant xenophobe , racist , misogynist , birther and bully ," among other things. With Trump's Tuesday night win in New... More »

Ex-Mexican Prez Not Impressed With Trump's Border Wall Plan

Mexico will not be paying for any 'stupid,' 'useless' wall

(Newser) - Donald Trump isn't the only one who can throw around words like "stupid," "useless," "crazy," and "ignorant." Trump, of course, has claimed during his presidential campaign that not only will he get a border wall built if he's elected, but... More »

Trump Calls Out Bush for Having His 'Mommy' Fight His Battles

Barbara Bush says she's 'sick' of Trump

(Newser) - It appears we're one step away from seeing an outbreak of "yo mama" jokes in the GOP presidential race. "Wow, Jeb Bush, whose campaign is a total disaster, had to bring in mommy to take a slap at me," Donald Trump tweeted Saturday. "Not nice!... More »

Poll: Rubio Closing Gap on Trump in NH

'What a difference a caucus makes'

(Newser) - After months of enjoying a commanding lead in New Hampshire, is Donald Trump starting to falter just when it's time to close the deal? The latest Boston Globe /Suffolk University poll puts Trump still in the lead with 29%, but Marco Rubio is in second place and closing in... More »

Cruz Took 6 Big Swings at Trump Yesterday

A confident Cruz bashes his rival in New Hampshire

(Newser) - Ted Cruz claims Donald Trump's "reaction to everything is to throw a fit, to engage in insults." On Wednesday, however, the insults were coming mainly from Cruz himself. Six biggies:
  1. At a town hall in New Hampshire, Cruz managed to turn nearly every answer into a critique
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Trump: Cruz 'Illegally Stole' Iowa Victory

He's now demanding the results be nullified

(Newser) - Donald Trump's concession speech after his Iowa defeat seemed a bit out of character , but fear not: The billionaire was back to his usual self on Wednesday, alleging in a tweet that "Ted Cruz didn't win Iowa, he illegally stole it." The tweet was quickly deleted... More »

Trump: Iowa Result 'Could Have Been a Little Bit Better'

He says he's going to win New Hampshire

(Newser) - If Donald Trump was devastated by being mocked as a loser on Tuesday, he managed to hide it pretty well: He was in his usual form at a raucous rally in New Hampshire on Tuesday night where he laid into his rivals and portrayed the loss to Ted Cruz as... More »

Trump Wakes Up to Indignity

The schadenfreude is strong the morning after his Iowa caucus loss

(Newser) - Ted Cruz beat out Donald Trump last night in the Iowa caucuses, and even though Trump gave an uncharacteristically gracious concession speech , he didn't escape the media pokes this morning. A roundup of some of the more irreverent reactions:
  • More than one headline incorporated Trump's trademark "
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What Cruz's Win, Trump's Loss Mean for GOP

A Cruz-Rubio showdown is on the horizon

(Newser) - In an outcome that few analysts predicted, Donald Trump is not only a loser in Iowa, coming in second to Ted Cruz , he came within a whisker of being knocked into third place by Marco Rubio. Here's what pundits say this means for the GOP nomination race:
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White House Rejects $100M Trump Ballroom

Donald Trump says it would be better than tents

(Newser) - The Obama administration said Monday it had turned down Donald Trump's offer to pay for a new $100 million White House ballroom, USA Today reports. "I'm (not) sure it would be appropriate to have a shiny gold 'Trump' sign on any part of the White House,... More »

In Cruz vs. Trump, One Iowa Number Matters Most

More voters means better chances for Donald, and there's a tipping point

(Newser) - Despite Ted Cruz trying to shame Iowa residents into coming out to vote in Monday's caucuses , he may not want too many of them to show up, unless he knows for sure they're voting for him. Per Politico , voter turnout will prove critical in the race between him... More »

Ex-Trump Staffer: Campaign Is Sexist

Iowa woman has filed a discrimination complaint

(Newser) - Donald Trump is running a sexist campaign, according to a former staffer in Iowa who has filed a discrimination complaint. Elizabeth Mae Davidson says the Trump campaign paid men more than women for doing the same job and wouldn't let women plan or speak at rallies, reports the New ... More »

Final Iowa Poll: Clinton Hangs on, Trump Back on Top

But turnout could be key for Sanders

(Newser) - With the Iowa caucuses kicking off voting in the 2016 presidential election on Monday, the final Des Moines Register-Bloomberg poll out of the state shows Hillary Clinton hanging onto a three-point lead over Bernie Sanders, 45% to 42%, reports NBC News . Martin O'Malley is polling at 3%. But results... More »

So Who Won: Fox or Trump?

Well, it's not exactly clear

(Newser) - Who won Thursday night: Donald Trump or Fox News? The early word seems to be that there's "no clear winner," as the Baltimore Sun puts it. Trump, of course, skipped the Fox News GOP debate, and other networks including CNN and MSNBC ran portions of Trump's... More »

HuffPo to State Trump Is 'Racist' After Every Article

Also a 'serial liar' and 'rampant xenophobe'

(Newser) - Hoping to learn more about Donald Trump's campaign by perusing the Huffington Post? You'll also learn that he's a "serial liar" and a "racist." An editor's note attached to a Trump story published Wednesday reads: "Note to our readers: Donald Trump is... More »

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