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5 Ways Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump Are More Alike Than You Think

On the face of it, the two hottest candidates heading into the New Hampshire primary couldn't be more different. But there are definite similarities.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took aim at his opponents in Saturday's Republican presidential debate. But how solid is his own record? Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Fact Check: GOP Candidates On Taxes And Downgrades

The U.S. doesn't have the highest taxes in the world ... but it's close if you're talking about corporate taxes.

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As "Bernie Sanderswitzky," Bernie Sanders alluded to a central campaign message in one skit. "I'm so sick of the 1 percent getting this preferential treatment," he says, in an argument with Larry David's character over who gets lifeboats first in a Titanic-esque situation. SNL/nbc.com hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie points toward Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio at the other end of th stage as Republican presidential candidate, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson looks on during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College on Saturday in Manchester, N.H. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, campaigns with her son at a town hall meeting at West Running Brook Middle School in Derry, N.H. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders stand next to each other at the start of the MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate Feb. 4, in Durham, N.H. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidates, from right, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, former Florida governor Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., participate Jan. 28 in a GOP debate in Des Moines, Iowa. Rubio's strong third-place finish in Iowa has given him momentum and more backing from the same establishment Republicans that Bush and Kasich need for their campaigns to survive. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Buttons supporting U.S. Senator Rand Paul sit on display during a campaign stop in Atkins, Iowa, when he was still in the 2016 race. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have exchanged compliments. In the words of one Putin adviser, "he more carefully listens to so-called 'silent majority' of the American nation, who don't want conflict with Russia." Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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LISTEN: Correspondent Don Gonyea's New Hampshire Playlist

Headphones on, NPR's Don Gonyea is taking you on a roadtrip through the granite state — from Bill Morrissey to Frank Sinatra.

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