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Ted Cruz says Donald Trump becoming 'rattled' by his gains

And by the way he's attacked me so when he attacks me as you know I'm a counter-puncher. Cruz then proceeded, in detail, to attack Cuomo, the governor of New York, for his disapproval of fracking, the controversial energy extraction process, while also aiming his sights on de Blasio, New York City's mayor, for his policies on taxes, charter schools and policing.

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Democrats outraged at governor over Flint water crisis

Oscar-winner and musical artist Cher is donating thousands of bottles of water to the troubled town of Flint, Michigan, according to multiple reports . However, the president has declared a federal emergency in Flint, which opens the door to $5 million in federal help. Flint is a city of about 100,000 plagued by poverty, aging infrastructure and a declining population.

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Shorter decision deadline in north Jersey casino bill

Obama's speech will be "a fantasy wish list by a President who has failed us", Christie said in his address to New Jersey's Democrat-led legislature. Christie's involvement should come in handy. Christie called for lawmakers to abolish the state's estate tax. But the movement on the casino-expansion proposal was to many the biggest development of the day.

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Snyder: 'Finger pointing' distracts from solving Flint's water

The first wave of troops arrived over the weekend, while President Obama declared a state of emergency and ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency to join the effort to protect Flint's citizens. 'I am so grateful that Icelandic Glacial has come on-board to help the city of Flint. Marco Rubio deflected a question about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan , on Monday, the day after Hillary Clinton had said the state's Republican governor "acted as though he didn't really care" ...

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Former Benghazi CIA Chief Slams '13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi'

Trump would like all Americans to know the truth about what happened at Benghazi ", Trump's Iowa co-chair, Tana Goertz , told the Des Moines Register . While the C.I.A.-contracted warriors want to be deployed and stop an ambassador from being killed, they are held back by a C.I.A. Chief identified as Bob (played by David Costabile ).

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Cuomo: Cruz owes apology for "New York values" remark

Preference polls find Trump with a commanding lead in New Hampshire, which votes February 9, and Cruz in the mix for second place. "That formulation didn't come from me". "Literally they were there when other buildings in the surrounding area they thought were going to fall and you had people working trying to help, the most horrific sites you've ever seen, trying to help do whatever they could".