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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, answers a question as Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, listens and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, right, looks on during a Republican presidential primary debate, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Republicans face-off in eighth debate showdown

- The Washington Times

Three days out from votes being cast here in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary, most of the candidates in the shrinking GOP presidential field will be have a golden opportunity in a debate Saturday night to deliver their closing argument to undecided voters.

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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate

- Associated Press

Marco Rubio faced withering criticism of his readiness to be president and his policy depth in the last Republican debate before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other candidates launched an aggressive campaign to slow the Florida senator's rise.

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

- Associated Press

Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away.

Coalition works to provides homes for refugees

- Associated Press

Hoping they could make even the smallest dent in what's become the worst international refugee crisis since World War II, the Rev. Mary Anne Osborn and the parishioners at Christ Episcopal Church in Haddam came up with an idea late last year: Offer the church's vacant rectory as a home to a Syrian family resettling in the United States.

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, answers a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

- Associated Press

Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away.

Small group of NY lawmakers make biggest outside incomes

- Associated Press

Reform advocates, most voters and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo want to help clean up scandal-scarred Albany by prohibiting the state's 213 legislators from making serious money on the side.

Committee suggests domestic violence gun law for New Mexico

- Associated Press

New Mexico lawmakers' push this year to crack down on violent crime doesn't include legislation that would strengthen laws to keep firearms from domestic abusers - despite recommendations from a state review team and a trend that has seen other states take such action.

Missouri Democrat proposes gun ban for domestic abusers

- Associated Press

While there's consensus in some other Republican-dominated states to ramp-up laws to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a Missouri proposal to do that appears to have little chance in the GOP Legislature.