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The Triumph of the Chaos Candidate

July 23, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
Donald Trump took the freak show of American politics and made it the main event. But now he says he wants to be the candidate of calm.
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Donald Trump Celebrates With Victory Lap, but Feud Festers

July 23, 2016
Janet Hook, Heather Haddon | The Wall Street Journal
On day after convention, Republican nominee says he wouldn’t accept a future endorsement from Ted Cruz
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Obama blasts GOP vision of a violent and chaotic America, saying it doesn’t ‘jibe with the facts’

July 23, 2016
Juliet Eilperin, David Nakamura | The Washington Post
President Obama on Friday offered his first response to the Republican National Convention, blasting the vision painted by Donald Trump and other Republicans of a country "on the verge of collapse" as a fiction that does not match reality.

Washington Week in Philadelphia: Trump accepts Republican nomination and Clinton prepares for DNC

July 22, 2016
Days before the Democrats meet in Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton prepares to name her VP.
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Donald Trump Accepts GOP Nomination, Promises to Fix America

July 22, 2016
Janet Hook, Rebecca Ballhaus | The Wall Street Journal
Republican nominee amps up attack on Hillary Clinton, says he is ready to lead during ‘moment of crisis’
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What was Donald Trump trying to project in his acceptance speech?

July 22, 2016
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
The Washington Post's Karen Tumulty recaps Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 21.
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Ted Cruz Stirs Convention Fury in Pointed Snub of Donald Trump

July 21, 2016
Jonathan Martin, Patrick Healy | The New York Times
The Republican convention erupted into tumult on Wednesday night as the bitter primary battle between Donald J. Trump and Senator Ted Cruz reignited unexpectedly, crushing hopes that the party could project unity.
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A mighty challenge awaits Trump on Thursday night

July 21, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Donald Trump has left himself with a mighty challenge for the final day of the Republican National Convention. After three days of tumult and controversy, the success — or not — of the week now depends even more heavily than it should on his performance Thursday night.
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