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Kasich: Delegates should search their consciences before voting in Cleveland

July 6, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R), who has declined to endorse Donald Trump for president, said Tuesday that the delegates to the party’s national convention should search their own consciences and decide whether to support the presumptive nominee when they meet in Cleveland in two weeks.
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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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Donald Trump’s Potential Running Mates: Pros and Cons

July 5, 2016
Ashley Parker | New York Times
Donald J. Trump plans to announce his running mate before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this month, and has started an “Apprentice”-style search — meeting with possible candidates one by one and then posting on Twitter about it.
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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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Anti-Trump delegates raising money for staff and a legal defense fund

June 20, 2016
Ed O'Keefe | Anti-Trump delegates raising money for staff and a legal defense fund
Supporters of a growing anti-Donald Trump movement announced plans Sunday to raise money for staff and a possible legal defense fund as they asked new recruits to help spread the word with less than a month until the Republican National Convention.
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GOP donors rattled by Trump

June 20, 2016
Manu Raju | GOP donors rattled by Trump
Republican donors who are still willing to give to Donald Trump are increasingly uneasy -- not just about the constant controversy surrounding the presumptive GOP nominee but also the perceived total lack of infrastructure related to his nascent fundraising operation.
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Did Donald Trump self-fund his way to the Republican nomination? Not exactly

June 20, 2016
Juana Summers | Did Donald Trump self-fund his way to the Republican nomination? Not exactly
Before and after becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump has boasted repeatedly about paying for his campaign himself and eschewing traditional finance models of presidential campaigns.
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Help wanted: A veep for Donald Trump

June 20, 2016
Doyle McManus | Help wanted: A veep for Donald Trump
Help wanted: Seasoned Republican politician with Washington experience. Must have high energy, conservative credentials and a strong stomach.
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Donald Trump: I will make GOP proud

June 7, 2016
Donald Trump struck a more subdued tone in his speech after the final primary night of the 2016 presidential campaign. Reading from a teleprompter, the presumptive Republican nominee promised the GOP: "I will make you proud of your party and our movement."
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