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Stephen Colbert reaches a ratings milestone at start of Donald Trump era

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He may cringe at the thought, but is Stephen Colbert the late-night man for the Trump administration? Colbert’s “Late Show” won the late-night ratings competition last week over NBC’s Jimmy Fallon for the first time since Colbert replaced David Letterman in September 2015, the Nielsen company said. The margin was so small — 2.77 million average for CBS, 2.76 million for NBC — that CBS didn’t want to jinx its good fortune by making an executive available to talk about…

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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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Jeb Bush says Donald Trump would send Syrian refugees ‘to their slaughter’

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Jeb Bush bashed Donald Trump for a lack of substance on CBS’ This Morning program on Friday, accusing the GOP presidential front-runner of having simplistic responses to some of the world’s biggest crises. “I have no clue,” Bush told host Charlie Rose when asked if he’d be concerned whether Trump could keep America safe if he was president. “That’s the point. He hasn’t shared his views.” Taking note of how Trump frequently seems to free associate when asked to comment on issues,…

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