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Lawmakers Return To Washington With Contentious Issues On Their Plates

July 6, 2016
Ailsa Chang | NPR
Congress is preparing to leave for its long summer recess. Before the lawmakers leave town, they have a couple of very contentious issues on their plates - guns and Zika.
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FBI Recommends No Criminal Charges Against Hillary Clinton

July 5, 2016
John Harwood, Eamon Javers | CNBC
The FBI is recommending that Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, should not be indicted over the use of a private email server.
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Can Hillary Clinton overcome her trust problem?

July 5, 2016
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton’s weekend interview with the FBI stands as a perfect symbol of what is probably her biggest liability heading into the fall election: A lot of people say they don’t trust her.
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Rust Belt Voters on Choice Between Clinton and Trump

July 5, 2016
Martha Raddatz | ABC News
New polls show Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are statistically tied in the crucial battleground states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. Martha Raddatz traveled to the Rust Belt to talk to swing-state voters about the candidates.
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Sanders' campaign is over, yet Secret Service motorcade roars on

July 5, 2016
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
Bernie Sanders is back to his old day job, trading the booming applause of his campaign rallies to the far more tedious work of the Senate.
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Why Hillary Clinton Probably Won’t Pick Elizabeth Warren as a Running Mate

June 22, 2016
Amy Chozick, Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
Hillary Clinton has officially started her search for a running mate, and no potential candidate has evoked more speculation, and, depending on who is asked, wistfulness or dread, than Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.
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How Obama & Clinton found Unity for Democrats

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June 27, 2008
Less than three weeks after Hillary Clinton ended her 2008 presidential campaign, she stood on a stage with Barack Obama in Unity, New Hampshire, in an effort to bring the Democratic Party together after a bruising primary fight. Now, eight years later, Clinton once again wants to bring Democrats together after a long primary campaign. Only this time its her campaign that came out on top.
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Hillary Clinton declares victory, acknowledges historic nomination

June 7, 2016
Eight years after conceding defeat to Barack Obama in the Democratic primary race and the day after the Associated Press declared her the presumptive nominee, Hillary Clinton claimed victory in the Democratic race. "Thanks to you, we've reached a milestone, the first time in our nation's history that a woman will be a major party nominee," Clinton said, acknowledging the historic moment in American politics.
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Poll: Election 2016 shapes up as a contest of negatives

May 23, 2016
Dan Balz, Scott Clement | The Washington Post
The coming presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump begins in a virtual dead heat, a competition between two candidates viewed unfavorably by a majority of the current electorate and with voters motivated as much by whom they don’t like as by whom they do, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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