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Donald Trump steals the show with presidential announcement

June 22, 2015
Ed O'Keefe, Susan Davis | USA Today
In the reporters’ roundtable on Capitol Download, The Washington Post's Ed O’Keefe and USA Today's Susan Davis discuss Donald Trump’s and Jeb Bush’s announcements. They also discuss the revival of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
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Bush and Clinton are true policy wonks. Can they make a virtue of that?

June 22, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush laid out ambitious agendas in their announcement speeches over the past eight days. If they are as good as their word, the coming months of the presidential campaign could be remembered for something unusual: a summer of substance.
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Donald Trump's 2016 Campaign, Hostage Policy Review, Defense Authorization and Baseball Hacking

June 19, 2015
US reviews hostage policy over ransoms, Cardinals hack the Astros and Donald Trump’s 2016 ego

Charleston Church Shooting, House Revives Trade Bill, Al Qaeda Leader Killed in Drone Strike, Jeb Bush Enters 2016 Race

June 19, 2015
A hate crimes investigation after a church shooting, Republicans work again on trade, the CIA's drone war and 2016 politics
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A test of faith: Pope Francis puts 2016 GOP hopefuls on the defensive

June 19, 2015
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
For more than half a century, Catholic politicians in the United States have regularly been put in awkward positions on the question of how closely they would — or should — follow the dictates of the Vatican.
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Officially in the race, Jeb Bush begins ‘long slog’ in must-win N.H.

June 17, 2015
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Catherine Briggs, 89, smiled Tuesday as she recalled the days of Prescott Bush and said she’s supporting the presidential campaign of the late Connecticut senator’s grandson, Jeb Bush, “because his mother said so.”
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GOP rife with tensions over Obamacare-SCOTUS response

June 16, 2015
Manu Raju, Burgess Everett | POLITICO
The Republican senators running for president could stymie the party’s response to an anti-Obamacare ruling.
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Jeb Bush Says He Will Run as a Political Outsider

June 16, 2015
Beth Reinhard | The Wall Street Journal
Jeb Bush, heir to one of American’s most successful political dynasties, sought to jump-start his presidential campaign Monday as a scrappy political outsider after failing in recent months to emerge as the undisputed front-runner for the 2016 Republican nomination.
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Hillary Clinton balances on the thin line between party and president

June 16, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The Sunday dust-up over trade between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was a clash waiting to happen — and a revealing look at how the two candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination are likely to be circling one another in the coming months.
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