Republicans are showing up in Iowa early and often, trying to stand out against the big personality that former President Donald Trump brings to the GOP primary.
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The front page of the paper's opinion section has fake stories about a market crash, the beginning of mass deportations and U.S. military refusing orders from its civilian leadership.
In New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidates are using compassionate language when it comes to drug abuse. It's a marked change for a party that has advocated tough stances on the issue.
With the backdrop of terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, the fifth Republican presidential debate was the most serious to date. It was fiery but some substantive disagreements emerged.