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It’s bold, but legal: How campaigns and their super PAC backers work together

July 7, 2015
Matea Gold | The Washington Post
The 2016 presidential contenders are taking advantage of narrowly drawn rules to be able to work with their independent allies unlike candidates in recent elections.
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Voters are shifting to Democrats, flashing a warning for Republicans

July 6, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The Gallup organization reported its latest findings on party identification late last week, and the report contained good news for the Democrats and a flashing yellow for Republicans.
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Chris Christie’s Hard Truths

July 6, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has launched a “telling it like it is” campaign for president. It’s his theme. “I mean what I say, and I say what I mean, and that's what America needs right now,” he says. The appeal of such a campaign is obvious. Voters are fed up with politicians who ladle out small doses of pap. Christie is presenting himself as an antidote to the voluminous and meaningless talking points.
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Hillary Clinton offers some social-media reassurance to gay youth

July 6, 2015
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
In a gesture that fused her campaign’s aggressive social-media outreach to younger voters with her solidarity with the gay rights movement, Hillary Rodham Clinton has offered reassurance and support to an apprehensive gay youth.
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The Long Road to Same-Sex Marriage, Latest Clinton Email Release & Jeb Bush's Tax Returns

July 3, 2015
An in-depth look at the battle to win same-sex, an analysis of Clinton through her emails, and Bush releases his tax returns.

Victories for Obama Help Fight "Lame Duck" Status and Christie & Webb Enter 2016 Race

July 3, 2015
President Obama announced plans to open a U.S. embassy in Cuba and the state of the 2016 race.
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How Jeb Bush’s firm made him rich -- and created a nest egg for his family

July 3, 2015
Matea Gold, Rosalind Helderman, Robert O'Harrow Jr. | The Washington Post
Shortly after Jeb Bush left the Florida governor’s office in 2007, he established his own firm, Jeb Bush & Associates, designed to maximize his earning potential as one of the country’s more prominent politicians.
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In New Hampshire, Chris Christie bets his candidacy on town hall meetings

July 3, 2015
Dan Balz, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been a presidential candidate for only a few days, but he already has settled into his routine: gather a crowd, remove his jacket and take questions -- and more questions and more questions.
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Politics in play: Jeb's income, Hillary's emails

July 2, 2015
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood provides highlights from his interview with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and weighs in on Jeb Bush's income, and new disclosures about Hillary Clinton's emails.
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