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Trump and Clinton prep for conventions, terror in Turkey, and SCOTUS rules on abortion

July 1, 2016
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton start the search for VPs, terror breaks out at the Istanbul airport, and SCOTUS leans left on a historic abortion ruling.
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Gingrich, Christie are the leading candidates to be Trump’s running mate

July 1, 2016
Robert Costa, Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Donald Trump’s campaign has begun formally vetting possible running mates, with former House speaker Newt Gingrich emerging as the leading candidate, followed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
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Unpredictability Is Hallmark of Convention to Crown Donald Trump

July 1, 2016
Ashley Parker, Jeremy Peters | The New York Times
With just more than two weeks until the Republican National Convention opens in Cleveland, Donald J. Trump’s preparations for what is usually a polished and highly choreographed affair are looking a lot like his campaign itself: chaotic, freewheeling and unpredictable.
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Judge Sets Hearing on Delegate Lawsuit Aimed at Derailing Trump's Nomination

June 30, 2016
Pete Williams | NBC News
A federal judge has ordered a hearing for July 7 in a lawsuit brought by a Virginia Republican who says a state law requiring him to vote for Donald Trump is unconstitutional.
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Trump Loves Jeff Sessions, But He Once Loved His Opponent Too

June 30, 2016
Eamon Javers | CNBC
Donald Trump touts Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as a possible vice presidential running mate, and Sessions was the first sitting U.S. senator to endorse Trump for the presidency.
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Who will show up? Who will pay? The many unknowns of the GOP convention.

June 29, 2016
Ed O'Keefe, David Weigel | The Washington Post
Dozens of well-known Republicans aren’t showing up. There’s no word yet on who will speak. A growing number of corporate sponsors are taking a pass. And then there’s the fight to dethrone the big star.
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Donald Trump Severs Ties With Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski

June 21, 2016
Janet Hook, Monica Langley, Patrick O'Connor | The Wall Street Journal
Republican Donald Trump fired his campaign manager on Monday, saying he wanted to shift his team’s focus heading into the fall election against Democrat Hillary Clinton.
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November is fast becoming what the GOP fears: A referendum on Trump

June 18, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The hole that Donald Trump has dug for himself keeps getting deeper. On nearly every front, his position continues to deteriorate. Unless he reverses course, Republicans are heading toward a wrenching week at their convention in Cleveland next month and potentially worse in November.
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