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Tierney Sneed

Tierney Sneed is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked for U.S. News and World Report. She grew up in Florida and attended Georgetown University.

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Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) kicked off Fox News' undercard debate Thursday by complaining about Fox News' lack of promotion for the undercard debate in favor of covering Donald Trump's decision to boycott the main debate later that evening.

"You know, listening to what your network was talking about prior to this debate, reminded me of the coverage that many on this floor are getting. This debate was called the undercard debate. The undercard debate," Santorum, who squeaked out a win in Iowa in 2012, said with disgust. "It wasn't advertised significantly. In fact, the entire hour lead-up to this, there was no conversation about any of the four people on this debate stage."

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The Saudi Prince who was photoshopped in an image with Megyn Kelly dissed Donald Trump for retweeting the picture.

In a tweet Thursday, Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz al Saud reminded Trump that he had "bailed out" the presidential frontrunner multiple times in the past.

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The lawyers representing Ammon Bundy reiterated the call from Bundy -- who was arrested Tuesday -- for the remaining occupiers to leave the Malheur wildlife refuge in Oregon at a press conference Thursday.

The attorneys promised those still at the Oregon refuge center that they can use the courts and the political system for "phase 2" of their movement.

"Phase 1 of this protest needs to come to an end," Bundy's attorney Michael Arnold said.

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The lawyers representing Ammon Bundy posted a brief statement from his wife Lisa -- including audio -- reiterating Ammon's desire that the remaining occupiers at a federal wildlife center in Oregon should go home.

"This is Lisa Bundy, Ammon Bundy’s wife. I spoke with Ammon’s lawyers yesterday and heard from his voice that those were his instructions: he wants people to go home; to go to their families," she said.

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A Reuters/Ipsos poll found that Americans approve of President's Obama's actions on immigration when described broadly -- especially when his name isn't attached. That support shrank once the question posed to respondents mentioned that they were executive actions taken by the president, but a majority of American still were okay with the plan.

Sixty-one percent of Americans supported Obama's plan -- which shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation -- when they were not told Obama had taken the action, according to the poll released Wednesday. While half of Republicans rejected the plan when described this way, 42 percent of Republicans supported it.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) threw shade on some major elements of Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) presidential platform, even as she suggested to reporters at a Democratic congressional summit in Baltimore that she wasn't choosing sides in the party's primary.

"We're not running on any platform of raising taxes," Pelosi said Wednesday, according to CNN, referring to Sanders' plan to raise taxes to pay for a single-payer model health care overhaul.

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