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For shame, Jeb! (To be clear, this is an unsubstantiated National Enquirer headline.)



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The National Enquirer has come out with a sensationally announced but carefully worded allegation that Ted Cruz might maybe have had some extramarital affairs; Cruz says the tabloid’s report is “garbage” and claims Trump is behind the smear. Trump says that’s not case—but it’s hard not to notice how Trump-friendly the Enquirer’s coverage has been this cycle. In other news:

Have a good weekend out there!

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