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Donors to White House hopeful Jeb Bush urged not to switch to Rubio

reuters.com — WASHINGTON Donors say Republican Jeb Bush's U.S. presidential campaign has not given them a green light to switch to rival establishment candidate Marco Rubio, whose strong third-place finish in this week's Iowa caucuses outshone the sixth-place Bush.
Feb 04, 2016

Donors to White House hopeful Jeb Bush urged not to switch to Rubio | Reuters reuters.com/article/us-usa…

Feb 05, 2016

Donors to White House hopeful Jeb Bush urged not to switch to Rubio reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Trump's defeat raises questions about his jetsetting campaign

reuters.com — DES MOINES, Iowa Republican Donald Trump's surprise defeat in Iowa at the hands of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz reflected shortcomings in his get-out-the-vote operations and an over reliance on his celebrity status in a state where voters prefer the personal touch.
Feb 02, 2016

Trump's defeat raises questions about his jetsetting campaign reut.rs/1QDTTew via @Reuters @steveholland1 @gingergibson

Feb 02, 2016

Trump's defeat raises questions about his jetsetting campaign reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Feb 02, 2016

Trump's defeat raises questions about his jetsetting campaign reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Feb 02, 2016

No ground game from a private jet? #Trump's defeat raises questions about his high-flying campaign reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

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In tight race, Cruz and Trump make final appeals to Iowans

reuters.com — AMES, Iowa Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz, locked in a tight race in Iowa with billionaire Donald Trump just two days before the state's crucial U.S. presidential nominating contest, urged a packed house of supporters to give him the first victory of the 2016 campaign.
Jan 30, 2016

In tight race, Cruz and Trump make final appeals to Iowans reut.rs/1QzARpo via @Reuters @amandabecker @steveholland1 @jamesoliphant

Jan 31, 2016

It doesnt matter "if you're sick" or "if you're wife leaves you" @realDonaldTrump pleads w/ Iowans to caucus Monday mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Jan 31, 2016

On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, both Trump & Cruz displayed anxiety about their performances reuters.com/article/us-usa…

Trump overshadows Republican debate even as he sits it out

uk.reuters.com — DES MOINES, Iowa Donald Trump will draw a ruptured U.S. Republican Party into a prime time TV ratings battle on Thursday night, as the billionaire presidential hopeful shuns a Fox News-sponsored debate to star in his own event at the same time.
Jan 29, 2016

Trump overshadows Republican debate even as he sits it out reut.rs/23w2Jlq

Trump takes risk by skipping debate, challenging Murdoch

reuters.com — DES MOINES, Iowa Donald Trump will draw a ruptured U.S. Republican Party into a prime time TV ratings battle on Thursday night, as the billionaire presidential hopeful shuns a Fox News-sponsored debate to star in his own event at the same time.

Trump takes calculated risk with decision to skip debate

reuters.com — DES MOINES Donald Trump has figured out how to make the buzz around a Thursday night debate of Republican presidential candidates all about him: by vowing to skip it. But the billionaire's move, days before Iowa holds the first nominating contest of the 2016 election, is a gamble.
Jan 28, 2016

Trump takes calculated risk with decision to skip debate reut.rs/23vxN4X via @Reuters @steveholland1

Jan 28, 2016

Trump's calculated risk in missing tonight's debate, with Iowa voter quotes, via @Reuters mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Jan 28, 2016

Trump takes calculated risk with decision to skip debate reut.rs/23vxN4X via @Reuters

Jan 28, 2016

RT @DRUDGE_REPORT: TRUMP MANIA ENGULFS MEDIA; DEBATE ATTENDANCE STILL POSSIBLE? reut.rs/1QvHCsh

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Trump pulls out of Republican debate in Iowa

reuters.com — MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly withdrew from a debate with party rivals this week out of anger at host Fox News (FOXA.O), leaving the last encounter before Iowa's first-in-the-nation nominating contest without the front-runner.

Trump abruptly withdraws from Fox debate in Iowa

reuters.com — MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly withdrew from a debate with party rivals this week out of anger at host Fox News (FOXA.O), leaving the last encounter before Iowa's first-in-the-nation nominating contest without the front-runner.
Jan 26, 2016

RT @Reuters: Trump abruptly withdraws from Fox debate in Iowa reut.rs/1JDcUyf

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Democrats skirmish with time running down until Iowa vote

reuters.com — DES MOINES With Iowa kicking off the 2016 election season in one week, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton went into a CNN town hall on Monday with her campaign accusing archrival Bernie Sanders of changing his views for political convenience.
Jan 25, 2016

RT @Reuters: Women earning less than men 'is nothing but old-fashioned sexism,' Sanders at #DemTownHall: reut.rs/1WLT2uw pic.twitter.com/nV6lJi3aAN

Jan 26, 2016

RT @Reuters: Experience v. Judgment: Clinton, Sanders vie for pivotal Iowa vote reut.rs/1OLD2Ws

Jan 26, 2016

Experience vs. Judgment: Clinton, Sanders vie for pivotal Iowa vote reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Jan 26, 2016

RT @Luciana_F_Lopez: Experience vs. Judgment: Clinton, Sanders vie for pivotal Iowa vote reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Bloomberg's possible entry into 2016 race gets mixed reception

reuters.com — DES MOINES/WASHINGTON U.S. presidential hopefuls on Sunday offered mixed reviews of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's potential independent White House run, with Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders saying it would add another billionaire like Republican Donald Trump to the field. With eight days to go until Iowa holds the first nominating contest on the road to the Nov.
Jan 24, 2016

Bloomberg's possible entry into 2016 race gets mixed reception reut.rs/23lVdcT via @Reuters

Jan 24, 2016

Bloomberg's possible entry into 2016 race gets mixed reception reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Jan 24, 2016

Bloomberg's possible entry into 2016 race gets mixed reception reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Jan 24, 2016

Bloomberg's possible entry into 2016 race gets mixed reception reut.rs/23lVdcT via Reuters

Jan 25, 2016

Sanders, Clinton cool to Bloomberg's possible entry into 2016 race reut.rs/23lVdcT via @Reuters

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Feb 05, 2016

RT @NorahODonnell: "No of course not." @JebBush on whether losing to Rubio in NH means an end to his campaign. Only on @CBSThisMorning #newsisback

Feb 01, 2016

Boos broke out at Trump caucus watch party when CNN declared Cruz the Iowa winner.

Feb 01, 2016

RT @okayhenderson: All sorts of ANECDOTAL reports on my text line – long lines, running out of voter registration materials @ #IACaucus sites


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