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Wrong number? Donald Trump’s TV telephone interviews in spotlight

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In television news, a telephone interview is typically frowned upon. Donald Trump‘s fondness for them is changing habits and causing consternation in newsrooms, while challenging political traditions. Two organizations are circulating petitions to encourage Sunday morning political shows to hang up on Trump. Some prominent holdouts, like Fox’s Chris Wallace, refuse to do on-air phoners. Others argue that a phone interview is better than no interview at all. Except in news emergencies, producers usually avoid phoners because television is a…

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Marco Rubio says with Jeb Bush out, he’ll win the Florida GOP primary

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Marco Rubio knew he wasn’t going to win in Nevada on Tuesday night, so he started doing some early campaigning in Minnesota and Michigan, two states that are part of next week’s Super Tuesday slate of 11 different contests. Rubio finished a very distant second to Donald Trump in the Silver State, losing by 22 percentage points, 46 percent-24 percent. Ted Cruz finished in third place with a little more than 21 percent. On CBS This Morning, Rubio attempted to…

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