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Ted Cruz and John Kasich to Coordinate Against Donald Trump

“Ted Cruz and John Kasich of Ohio have agreed to coordinate in future primary contests in a last-ditch effort to deny Donald Trump the Republican presidential nomination, with each candidate standing aside in certain states amid growing concerns that Mr. Trump cannot otherwise be stopped,” The New York Times reports.