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    ‘Civil’ Republicans Debate Convention Endgame

    No drama. They kept cool during the Florida debate, sticking to policy rather than insults. OZY’s Nick Fouriezos, reporting from Miami, says that avoiding confrontation with Donald Trump, who got Ben Carson’s endorsement today, could signal that candidates feel it’s too dangerous to keep swinging at the front-runner. But lines were drawn over the possibility of a contested GOP convention: John Kasich is in favor, Trump is opposed, and Ted Cruz called that scenario “an absolute disaster.” Only Marco Rubio remained coy, simply promising to trudge on despite “disappointing” results.

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