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Donald Trump’s Terrorism Plan Mixes Cold War Concepts and Limits on Immigrants

August 16, 2016
David Sanger, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Donald J. Trump on Monday invoked comparisons to the Cold War era in arguing that the United States must wage an unrelenting ideological fight if it is to defeat the Islamic State. He said he would temporarily suspend immigration from “the most dangerous and volatile regions of the world” and judge allies solely on their participation in America’s mission to root out Islamic terrorism.
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How House Republicans May Survive Donald Trump

August 16, 2016
John Harwood | The New York Times
No presidential candidate in modern history has behaved like Donald J. Trump. And that distinction, paradoxically, might be enough for Republicans in the House of Representatives to keep their majority in November.
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Donald Trump Calls for a New War on Terror

August 16, 2016
Janet Hook, Beth Reinhard | The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump, expanding on the provocative immigration ideas that have propelled his presidential candidacy, proposed on Monday a new ideological test that would limit immigrants seeking admission to the U.S. to “those who share our values and respect our people.”
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Has Donald Trump hit bottom?

August 15, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The unraveling of Donald Trump’s candidacy continues apace, a long and steady decline since the high point three months ago. If he were deliberately trying to avoid winning the election, he could hardly be doing a better job.
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G.O.P. Urges Donald Trump to Broaden Outreach to Black Voters

August 15, 2016
Jonathan Martin, Yamiche Alcindor | The New York Times
When Donald J. Trump went to Detroit last week to deliver a speech on his economic proposals, he laid the chronic problems of the heavily black city at the feet of his opponents, saying Democrats had a stranglehold on power, “and unless we change policies, we will not change results.”
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For millennial voters, the Clinton vs. Trump choice ‘feels like a joke’

August 15, 2016
Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
Jo Tongue doesn’t have much time for politics, but the Hillary and Trump show is hard to tune out. And even harder to take. To this 31-year-old mother of two, with a third on the way, the presidency should be an honorable office, but instead she feels “bummed that we’re at a place where it all feels like a joke.”
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Trump to Call for Ideology Test to Screen for Terrorists

August 15, 2016
Jennifer Jacobs, Kevin Cirilli | Bloomberg Politics
Donald Trump's plan to prevent terrorist attacks on American soil will include a screening test meant to allow entrance only to immigrants who express allegiance to U.S. laws and values.
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Donald Trump: The Populist in a Bubble

August 15, 2016
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump, in campaign rhetoric and demeanor, is delivering a populist message and casting himself as a man of the people.
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Donald Trump's meltdown, the debate over debates and Walmart moms face tough choice

August 12, 2016
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