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Antonin Scalia dies

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on death of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: 'Today our Nation mourns the loss of one of the greatest Justices in history - Justice Antonin Scalia. A champion of our liberties and a stalwart defender of the Constitution, he will go down as one of the few Justices who single-handedly changed the course of legal history' - @tedcruz

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Editor's note: Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore ends his GOP presidential bid after a poor performance in both New Hampshire and Iowa. In New Hampshire, he received only 133 votes. Gilmore was set to be the only remaining Republican candidate left out of CBS' debate on Saturday, Politico reports. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Ben Carson and John Kasich all remain in the GOP race. - Stephanie

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Obama 2nd term nominations

Editor's note: Sen. Ted Cruz had announced he would would stop all U.S. State Department nominees unless President Obama promised to block any U.N. resolutions approving the Iran nuclear deal, The New York Times reports. The deal was approved in July. On Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who had aided GOP presidential hopeful Cruz in blocking nominations, moved to confirm several nominees. The approvals include Azita Raji to be ambassador to Sweden, Samuel Heins to be an ambassador to Norway, Thomas A. Shannon Jr. to be undersecretary for political affairs and Brian Egan to be legal adviser. Norway did not have an ambassador for 869 days. - Stephanie

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US Senate approves State Department nominees after presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, lifts hold; Norway, Sweden get ambassadors - Roll Call

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CBS says all 6 remaining GOP presidential candidates quailfy for Saturday's debate in South Carolina - CBS News

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North Korea nuclear program

US Senate begins vote on North Korea sanctions bill; GOP presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio expected to vote - @ChadPergram

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Donald Trump earns 10 delegates after winning New Hampshire GOP primary; John Kasich takes 4, and Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio each earn 3 - NBC News

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With 95% of precincts reporting, Donald Trump has 35.3% of vote in New Hampshire's GOP primary; John Kasich has 15.8%, Ted Cruz has 11.7% and Jeb Bush has 11% - New York Times

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Ted Cruz finishes 3rd in New Hampshire's GOP primary; Jeb Bush takes 4th, Marco Rubio ends up 5th - AP

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Editor's note: It's still unclear who will place third in the New Hampshire Republican primary. Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are in a close race for the No. 3 spot. Donald Trump is the projected winner and John Kasich is in second. - Stephanie

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NBC News allocates 10 delegates to GOP candidate Donald Trump, 4 to John Kasich, 2 to Ted Cruz and 2 to Jeb Bush after New Hampshire primary; 5 delegates remain unassigned

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With 71% of precincts reporting, Donald Trump has 34.5% of votes in New Hampshire GOP primary; John Kasich has 16.3%, Ted Cruz has 11.5%, and Jeb Bush has 11.2% - New York Times

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With 46% of precincts reporting, Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush battle for 3rd place in New Hampshire's GOP primary, 11.6%-11.4, respectively - New York Times

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Photo: Ted Cruz calls Donald Trump to congratulate him on New Hampshire GOP primary victory - @alicetweet

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Editor's note: While NBC News projects that Donald Trump is the winner in New Hampshire's Republican primary, the second place winner remains unclear. Currently, according to NBC News, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are vying for the second spot. - Rebecca

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Image: The top 5 trending questions Google users have asked search engine ahead of New Hampshire primary - @GoogleTrends

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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, blocks Senate from confirming US State Department nominees for 3rd time in a week - The Hill

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Photo: GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz campaigns in Peterborough, NH - @rickwtyler

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At GOP debate, Ted Cruz defends plan to 'carpet bomb' Islamic State, saying 'We should use overwhelming source. Kill the enemy. And then get the heck out' - Los Angeles Times

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Trump holds large lead in New Hampshire while Rubio, Cruz gain support, poll shows - WSJ

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