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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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Democratic Group Prepares Trove of Research to Unload on Donald Trump

June 30, 2016
Ashley Parker, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
The opposition research group American Bridge made its mark in the 2012 election cycle with a video clip of a Missouri Senate candidate, Todd Akin, saying that “legitimate rape” rarely leads to pregnancy.
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Trump blasts trade deals, departing from GOP orthodoxy

June 29, 2016
Jill Colvin, Lisa Lerer | AP
In a speech Tuesday, Donald Trump called for a new era of economic "Americanism."
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Benghazi Probe Eroded Voters' Trust in Clinton

June 29, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Hillary Clinton says she understands how multiple investigations surrounding the 2012 deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, including a new report released Tuesday, have impacted her presidential bid.
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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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At rally with Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren gets under Donald Trump’s skin — again

June 28, 2016
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter from the Cook Political Report join Gwen Ifill to discuss the latest from the campaign trail.
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Donald Trump Back-Pedals on Banning Muslims From U.S.

June 28, 2016
Beth Reinhard, Damian Paletta | The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump appears to be backing away from one of his signature and most controversial proposals—banning Muslims from entering the U.S.—as polls show him falling slightly behind Hillary Clinton.
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Clinton's VP thinking: Don't harm Dem chances to take Senate

June 28, 2016
Lisa Lerer, Julie Pace | AP
As Hillary Clinton considers her choices for vice president, she's seriously weighing the potential negative impact her decision could have on Democratic efforts to retake control of the Senate, according to party members familiar with her thinking.
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