Morning Constitutional – Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Good morning, everybody. Aubrey O’Day and Pauly D are dating. Now, your morning constitutional:

Today’s the New Hampshire presidential primary election. Here’s some stuff to know. Senator Sanders and Governor Kasich won the tiny-town midnight voting.

Donald Trump repeated an audience member at a rally and called Sen. Ted Cruz a “pussy.”

When we’re finally done talking about how Sen. Marco Rubio repeats himself (although this is a good one), let’s remember that this was dumbest thing written about it.

On the other hand, Jeet Heer with a good piece on Gov. Jeb Bush.

Bernstein: Stop whining about Iowa and New Hampshire.

The United Nations fears for the lives of hundreds of thousands of people if Syrian government troops successfully surround Aleppo.

Texas was once again denied a request to ban Syrian refugees from being settled in the state.

Two trains in southern Germany collided Tuesday morning, killing at least nine and injuring 150.

The Obama administration is set to release its final budget proposal tomorrow.

A slump in Asian markets led to a drop in European bank stocks Tuesday morning. Japanese bond yields dropped into negative territory for the first time. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble offered “no concerns” regarding the health of Deutsche Bank.

Ta-Nehisi Coates on the enduring solidarity of whiteness.

Chinese soccer clubs are now spending huge for foreign talent, often at the heights of their careers.

Finally, Florida man throws alligator through fast food drive-through window.

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