Today's must-reads: July 19

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Newshour gets right to the point with this Day 1 analysis of the RNC: Is this the last chance for Trump to recast himself? Today, the Trump campaign brushed aside allegations of plagiarism in Meliana Trump's speech. NPR takes a moment to fact check some of the claims made in the speeches last night (and here's who is speaking tonight). And just for fun: How would you describe the 2016 presidential race so far? Mess. Frightening. Worrisome. Unique - those are just some of the words Washington Week found people using. Add your one word here

Trump’s GOP opponents get nowhere fast at convention Trump forces beat back efforts to knock the candidate from the nomination.