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Dozens of GOP delegates launch new push to halt Donald Trump

June 18, 2016
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Dozens of Republican convention delegates are hatching a new plan to block Donald Trump at this summer’s party meetings, in what has become the most organized effort so far to stop the businessman from becoming the GOP presidential nominee.

Orlando Shooting: Investigation and Political Fallout

June 17, 2016
The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history has sparked a debate on guns and terrorism.
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Trump Will Be the Nominee. Period.

June 17, 2016
Amy Walter | The Cook Political Report
This election year has been rife with conspiracy theories. Most of them, of course, have been peddled by Donald Trump. The most recent - that Trump is somehow going to be denied the nomination in Cleveland - comes from establishment and inside-the-Beltway types who should know better.
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Measuring the ‘Trump effect’ on the 2016 presidential race

June 15, 2016
With one of the most contentious and unusual primary seasons in history winding down, presumptive nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are gearing up for what promises to be an equally volatile general election. Gwen Ifill talks to senior Trump campaign adviser Barry Bennett, Beth Reinhard of The Wall Street Journal and Ann Selzer of Selzer & Company for more on what to expect this fall.
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Trump, GOP poised for collision

June 16, 2016
Gloria Borger, Theodore Schleifer, Sara Murray | CNN
Donald Trump is barreling toward a collision with fellow Republicans, upending recent progress in uniting the party -- and even threatening to go it alone if GOP leaders don't fall in line.
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Stop Blaming the Media for Trump

June 16, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
On Wednesday, the Washington Post's media columnist, Margaret Sullivan, declared that Donald Trump "has benefited from oodles...of free exposure in the media." Another Post columnist, Dana Milbank, proposed that the media impose a Trump blackout in retaliation for the candidate's attacks on the press. A political scientist's report, published this week by Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, asserted, "Trump is arguably the first bona fide media-created presidential nominee.... Journalists fueled his launch."
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Donald Trump's Campaign Anniversary

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June 19, 2015
One year ago, Donald Trump launched his unlikely campaign for the Republican nomination. Within weeks, he was leading the polls as the frontrunner, a position he would maintain until becoming the presumptive GOP nominee in May. "We’ll see how long he stays in," The Washington Post's Dan Balz said days after Trump entered the race with a speech that said Mexican immigrants are "bringing in drugs" and are "rapists."
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Inside Russian hacking of Democrats’ opposition research on Trump

June 14, 2016
For nearly a year, Russian hackers have been penetrating Democratic National Committee computers and stealing, among other things, research compiled on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. Gwen Ifill talks to Dmitri Alperovitch of CrowdStrike and Sasha Issenberg of Bloomberg Politics for more on the stunning sophistication of these breaches and the reasons behind them.
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