GOP town hall: Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio weigh privacy, security

Welcome to Trail Guide, your host through the wilds of the 2016 presidential campaign. It’s Wednesday, Feb. 17, and here’s what we’re talking about:

  • Marco Rubio says at the town hall that a law won’t solve the fight between Silicon Valley and the government
  • But Ted Cruz says Apple should comply with an order to help in the San Bernardino investigation
  • Rubio’s view on intervention in Libya is more nuanced than he let on
  • In a competing town hall, Donald Trump promises a gun-rights litmus test for Supreme Court nominees
  • A new poll of Republicans nationwide has Cruz topping Trump
  • Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are seeking votes in rural Nevada -- a place where Democrats are rare
  • Young Latinos split from their parents to back Sanders over Clinton in Nevada