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Donald Trump’s coronation week as GOP standard-bearer begins

July 18, 2016
The first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was action-packed. What can we expect to see Monday night? Rachel Martin of NPR reports from the convention floor, while Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Kellyanne Conway, an advisor to Indiana Gov. MIke Pence, presumptive vice presidential nominee.
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All about Donald Trump’s early years, from troubled teen to military academy and business school

July 18, 2016
Gwen Ifill launches the NewsHour”s series on Donald Trump’s life and times, from a decision to shun alcohol, to military academy and eventually business school. Trump’s developer dad Fred was his biggest influence, and his work with his dad laid the groundwork for his executive career.
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The split-screen reality: Trump’s convention and a world of tragedies

July 18, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The deadly shootings of police officers in Baton Rouge on Sunday, coming after the coup attempt and subsequent roundup of plotters in Turkey over the weekend, which followed a devastating attack in the French city of Nice, all have combined to redraw the backdrop for the Republican National Convention, which opens here Monday.
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RNC preps for Trump

July 18, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood provides a preview of day one at the Republican National Convention as Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton in the polls.
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Republicans' Last, Doomed Fight Against Donald Trump

July 18, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
An eccentric band of conservatives thought they could make a last stand against the presumptive nominee, but wound up only strengthening Trump as he marches to the nomination next week.
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Both Clinton and Trump would bring a war-time posture to the White House

July 16, 2016
Sean Sullivan, Abby Phillip, David Weigel | The Washington Post
Republican Donald Trump’s and Democrat Hillary Clinton’s efforts to portray themselves as assertive adversaries of the Islamic State terror group are increasingly defining the 2016 presidential race — and never more so than in the wake of the massacre in Nice, France, this week.
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The Pence pick: a conventional choice by an unconventional candidate

July 16, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Donald Trump did something uncharacteristic in selecting Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his vice-presidential running mate. He has chosen the safe course over flashier but more risky alternatives. The question is whether the decision is an aberration or represents an important change in his candidacy going forward.
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Republicans' Last, Doomed Fight Against Donald Trump

July 16, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
An eccentric band of conservatives thought they could make a last stand against the presumptive nominee, but wound up only strengthening Trump as he marches to the nomination next week.

Washington Week in Cleveland: Candidates respond to terror attack, Trump names Pence as VP and Sanders endorses Clinton

July 15, 2016
As the Republican National Convention is about to kickoff, Donald Trump names a VP.
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