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Why It’s Too Soon for Mitt Romney to Endorse Marco Rubio

He should wait until that endorsement would do the most good.

Slate Plus
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Metropolis
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Foreigners
Feb. 4 2016 5:43 AMA Fortnight in LerosWhat I saw when I volunteered in a Greek refugee camp.
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Feb. 3 2016 5:11 PMJeb’s Futile Attacks on RubioBush’s super PAC spent millions trying to prevent the Florida senator from getting the outcome in Iowa he achieved. 
Crime
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Feb. 3 2016 9:35 AMTed Cruz Just Lied AgainThe Texas senator is now telling even bigger lies about his record on immigration.
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Feb. 2 2016 11:47 AMWhat We Learned in IowaMaybe the GOP contest isn’t really about the establishment and outsiders.
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Feb. 2 2016 7:43 AMTrump’s Not Dead YetHis surprising loss in Iowa doesn’t mean his candidacy is doomed.
Jurisprudence
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Roads & Kingdoms
Feb. 5 2016 12:40 PMChina’s Top DogsA growing number of Chinese pups and their owners are competing in high-end dog shows, but not without controversy.
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Feb. 4 2016 11:32 PMBernie Wins the MSNBC Debate, NarrowlyHillary Clinton needed to land a punch. She didn’t.
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Feb. 4 2016 8:00 PMWhat Twitter Pundits Have to Say About the Democratic DebateCheck out the instant spin room.
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Feb. 4 2016 4:52 PMMarco Rubio’s SpinelessnessThe Florida senator attacks Obama for a perfectly normal speech about Muslims.
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Feb. 4 2016 9:00 AMGrowing Up With the BernBernie’s big brother talks about their childhood and the Vermont senator’s failed bid to be high school president.
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Feb. 3 2016 7:10 PMThe Iowa DelusionThe media says Trump lost Iowa and Rubio won. That’s insane.
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Jurisprudence
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Crime
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