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Why Hillary Clinton Probably Won’t Pick Elizabeth Warren as a Running Mate

June 22, 2016
Amy Chozick, Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
Hillary Clinton has officially started her search for a running mate, and no potential candidate has evoked more speculation, and, depending on who is asked, wistfulness or dread, than Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.
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What a Trump staff shake-up means for his election strategy

June 21, 2016
Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Gwen Ifill to discuss the latest in politics, including what Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski’s ousting means for the presumptive GOP nominee, Trump’s unconventional June advertising strategy, Hillary Clinton’s $23 million swing state blitz and whether mainstream Republicans will try to dump Trump at the RNC.
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Trump entered June with just $1.3 million in the bank, while Clinton sat on $42 million war chest

June 21, 2016
Matea Gold, Anu Narayanswamy | The Washington Post
Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump loaned his campaign $2.2 million in May and collected $3.1 million in donations, ending the month with less than $1.3 million in the bank, according to new campaign finance filings.
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In Swing States, Clinton to Rip Trump on Economy

June 21, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Hillary Clinton believes Donald Trump, if elected president, would be a disaster for the U.S. economy.
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Hillary Clinton's VP search moves into more intense phase

June 21, 2016
Julie Pace, Lisa Lerer | AP
Hillary Clinton's search for a running mate is moving into a more intense phase, according to several Democrats, as aides contact a pared-down pool of candidates to ask for reams of personal information and set up interviews with the presumptive Democratic nominee's vetting team.
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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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Anti-Trump delegates raising money for staff and a legal defense fund

June 20, 2016
Ed O'Keefe | Anti-Trump delegates raising money for staff and a legal defense fund
Supporters of a growing anti-Donald Trump movement announced plans Sunday to raise money for staff and a possible legal defense fund as they asked new recruits to help spread the word with less than a month until the Republican National Convention.
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GOP donors rattled by Trump

June 20, 2016
Manu Raju | GOP donors rattled by Trump
Republican donors who are still willing to give to Donald Trump are increasingly uneasy -- not just about the constant controversy surrounding the presumptive GOP nominee but also the perceived total lack of infrastructure related to his nascent fundraising operation.
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Help wanted: A veep for Donald Trump

June 20, 2016
Doyle McManus | Help wanted: A veep for Donald Trump
Help wanted: Seasoned Republican politician with Washington experience. Must have high energy, conservative credentials and a strong stomach.
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