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Candidates Accuse Each Other of Fueling Terrorism

September 21, 2016
Alexis Simendinger, Caitlin Huey-Burns | Real Clear Politics
Donald Trump seized on the weekend attacks in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota to promote his anti-immigration proposals as a national security agenda and return his campaign to the familiar terrain of terrorism a week before the first presidential debate.
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Bombing Case Points to Gaps in Trump’s and Clinton’s Antiterrorism Plans

September 21, 2016
David Sanger, Eric Schmitt | The New York Times
There is nothing in Donald J. Trump’s or Hillary Clinton’s antiterrorism plans that would have had much chance of stopping the bombings in New York and New Jersey that Ahmad Khan Rahami is accused of carrying out.
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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Clash Over National Security

September 20, 2016
Janet Hook, Michael Bender | The Wall Street Journal
National-security concerns lurched back to the forefront of the 2016 presidential race Monday as Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump battled over policy and fitness to lead after the series of weekend bombings in the New York City area.
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Birtherism and Donald Trump's penchant for conspiracies

September 20, 2016
John Dickerson | CBS News
Donald Trump’s promotion of birtherism isn’t just a story about the last five years, it’s a story about last Saturday night. When responding to criticism from Defense Secretary Robert Gates Trump said, “He’s a nasty guy. Probably has a problem that we don’t know about.”
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Are Clinton and Trump judged by different standards?

September 19, 2016
Mirroring their dissimilar campaigns, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump responded very differently to Saturday's bombings, with Clinton emphasizing her experience and Trump focusing on immigration. But even when they're discussing the same issues, are the candidates evaluated according to separate standards? Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith join Gwen Ifill to discuss.
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Donald Trump’s Anything-Goes Campaign Sets an Alarming Political Precedent

September 19, 2016
Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
Routine falsehoods, unfounded claims and inflammatory language have long been staples of Mr. Trump’s anything-goes campaign. But as the polls tighten and November nears, his behavior, and the implications for the country should he become president, are alarming veteran political observers — and leaving them deeply worried about the precedent being set, regardless of who wins the White House.
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Michelle Obama hits the campaign trail, candidates' health takes center stage and voters ask "Is America still great?"

September 16, 2016
First Lady is an effective surrogate for Hillary Clinton and pessimism is "deeply ingrained" with many Americans

Health, Taxes and Birtherism: The debate over transparency on the campaign trail

September 16, 2016
Donald Trump changes course and declares President Obama was "born in the United States."
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