Ted Cruz: Honor Justice Scalia by Preventing Obama from Choosing His Replacement

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GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA— Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX, following the tragic death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, pledged to honor his name by asking his followers to help prevent Barack Obama from nominating his replacement to the nation’s highest court. Justice Scalia, one of the court’s most steady Constitutional voices for decades, passed away at his West Texas ranch on Saturday. The 79-year-old died of natural causes, according to reports. Cruz took to social media, stating: Sen. Cruz also issued the following statement regarding Scalia’s passing: 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. As liberals and conservatives alike would agree, through his powerful and persuasive opinions, Justice Scalia fundamentally changed how courts interpret the Constitution and statutes, returning the focus to the original meaning of the text after decades of judicial activism. And he authored some of the most important decisions ever, including District of Columbia v. Heller, which recognized our fundamental right under the Second Amendment to keep
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Watch Jeanette Discuss the Rubio Family and the Campaign

February 13, 2016 In a new video, Jeanette Rubio discusses Marco’s decision to run, their family backgrounds, and their children. It’s a wonderful look into the Rubio family: Jeanette is right — being an American is a gift. That’s why Marco is working every day to ensure that the America inherited by the next generation…
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SF City Attorneys: Officers Justified In Shooting That Killed Mario Woods

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San Francisco city attorneys have responded to a lawsuit by the family of Mario Woods by arguing that San Francisco Police Officers were justified in the shooting that killed Mario Woods. Breitbart News previously reported that Woods was shot December 2 after refusing to drop a knife after less-than-lethal measures like bean bags and pepper spray were used in seeking compliance. ABC 7 News quoted San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr explaining that officers approached Woods after receiving a call on a stabbing.  Suhr said officers order Woods to drop the knife but he would not. “They employed the standard beanbag gun several times,” said Suhr, “striking the suspect; he did not drop the weapon, they called for higher-powered, less lethal, that was deployed it actually knocked the suspect to the ground, he did not drop the knife, he got up again.” According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Woods’ family filed a federal civil rights suit, claiming “video footage of the encounter shows officers firing at the 26-year-old man from all sides, even though he was shuffling slowly along a wall and did not directly threaten the police.” But city attorneys say the shooting was justified; that Woods brought the use
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Rubio Goes ‘The Full Marco’ on Sunday Shows Ahead of South Carolina

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After his disappointing performance in Iowa and his dismal showing in New Hampshire, Marco Rubio seems eager to resurrect his campaign by hitting all five Sunday shows this weekend.

However, this is not the first time Rubio has appeared on all five Sunday shows in one day. In 2013, when Rubio was pushing his Obama-endorsed amnesty bill through the Senate, Rubio did all five shows plus Univision and Telemundo— prompting the press to dub his media tour “The Full Marco”.
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EXCLUSIVE: CBS News GOP Debate Ticket Breakdown

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GREENVILLE, South Carolina — GOP presidential candidates received the largest ticket allocation from the Republican National Committee (RNC) ahead of the GOP primary debate on Saturday night at Greenville’s Peace Center. Breitbart News learned from RNC’s Chief Strategist and Communications Director, Sean Spicer, that the Peace Center in Greenville holds roughly 1600 seats. Out of those 1600 seats, candidates received 600 tickets to invite their guests. The state party and locally elected officials received 550, while the RNC, including nationally elected officials, received 367 tickets. The debate partners, CBS News, the Peace Center, and Google received 100 tickets.
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Turkey, Saudi Arabia May Send Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State

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Ynetnews reports: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that his country and Saudi Arabia may launch ground operations against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkish media reported on Saturday. After taking part at a security conference in Munich, Cavusoglu said Saudi Arabia was “ready to send both jets and troops” to Turkey’s Incirlik air base, Saturday’s edition of the Yeni Safak pro-government newspaper quoted him as saying. “Turkey and Saudi Arabia may launch an operation (against ISIS) from the land,” he added, the paper said. Cavusoglu did not specify the number of troops or jets, or the timing of a possible Saudi deployment, but said exploratory visits have been made. The base is used by the US-led coalition in the campaign against the Islamic State group. Read the full story.
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Pro-Life Activist Abby Johnson Backs Marco

February 13, 2016 Abby Johnson has a unique story: She was once a clinic director for Planned Parenthood, up until one moment changed her life. Upon watching an ultrasound-assisted abortion, Johnson quit her job and became a pro-life advocate. Since then, she has worked to help other workers leave the abortion industry and tell their…
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