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Governors team up against Rubio

In the competition for the White House, sometimes the best strategic play might be breaking into teams. In the days leading up to the second 2016 test —Tuesday's primary in New Hampshire — some Republican hopefuls are aiming for victory by making it a game of governors vs. senator.

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Iowa to New Hampshire: 7 days, 7 thoughts

The week between Iowa and New Hampshire is a traditional period where American families gather to feast on political prognostication, pontification and panic. It can be great, but, like holidays, it can foster quarrels, indigestion and, in extreme cases, spite-voting.

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