Today's must-reads: July 18

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Donald Trump and Mike Pence had their first joint interview over the weekend — with slightly awkward results. As the Republican National Convention kicks off today, NPR looks at 6 things you should watch out for. Trump hopes to capture the momentum and news narrative this week, but as NPR's battlemap reveals, he's got a bit of an uphill battle in statewide polls. Lastly, a new report from Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy finds that overcoverage of Trump and undercoverage of Bernie Sanders led to a "journalistic bias" during the primary season

The latest from Cleveland as GOP convention start nears The latest from Cleveland as GOP convention start nears