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How much does the first GOP presidential debate matter?

August 4, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Tamara Keith of NPR and Susan Page of USA Today about the upcoming debate among the Republican presidential candidates, new campaign ads for Hillary Clinton and whether Vice President Joe Biden will jump into the race.
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As Republicans Debate, Campaigns Will Serve Up Instant Spin Online

August 4, 2015
Ashley Parker | The New York Times
Several days before the first Republican primary debate, members of Senator Rand Paul’s brain trust gathered in an upstairs conference room at their Capitol Hill headquarters for a social media war-room session.
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What kind of party will the Republican nominee lead in 2016?

August 3, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The question that will be front and center at Thursday’s Republican presidential debate is who will lead the party in 2016. As important will be: What kind of party will the GOP nominee end up leading?
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Mr. Manners: Why Donald Trump may play the choir boy in next week’s GOP debate

August 3, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Donald Trump has changed the rules of campaigning. In no area has he done more pioneering work than in the field of insults. He has insulted countries, political opponents, senior Republican leaders, and entire classes of people—from Mexican immigrants to POWs. So it would be reasonable to expect that when he takes the center lectern next week for the first Republican debate, he’ll continue true to form—a knee to the groin here, a sweeping denunciation there. The word stupid is no doubt already limbered up and bouncing around his verbal ready-room.
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Chris Christie on 2016 race

August 3, 2015
John Harwood | CNBC
In a wide-ranging interview, CNBC's John Harwood sits down with GOP presidential candidate Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), to discuss his run for the White House.
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Republican Mistrust of Government, Hillary Dodges Keystone Questions, and A Republican Challenge to John Boehner

July 31, 2015
Republican worries grow with 2016 election approaching. Clinton addresses the Keystone pipeline in New Hampshire and political agitators call for John Boehner’s job.
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Donald Trump speaks out about lawyer's rape comment

July 31, 2015
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
Jeff Zeleny looks at the rape claim that put Donald Trump on the defensive.
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Trump’s presence in first GOP debate makes prep challenging for candidates

July 30, 2015
Dan Balz, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Next week’s Republican presidential debate in Cleveland marks not only the inaugural formal gathering of the expansive GOP field but also the start of a new and unpredictable chapter in an already raucous 2016 race.
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Conservative lawmaker introduces resolution to oust Boehner

July 29, 2015
Susan Davis | USA Today
A conservative lawmaker launched a provocative but unlikely effort late Tuesday to oust House Speaker John Boehner from his job. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., introduced a resolution to declare the speakership vacant, citing a series of grievances against the Ohio Republican who has held the gavel since Republicans took control of the chamber following the 2010 election.
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