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The Trumpian campaign, California dreaming and America's standing in the world

June 3, 2016
The stakes are high for Clinton, Sanders and Trump heading into the California primary.
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Clinton: Trump is ‘dangerously incoherent,’ ‘temperamentally unfit’ to be president

June 3, 2016
Anne Gearan, Abby Phillip, Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed Republican rival Donald Trump on June 2 in a speech on national security.
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The Democratic Establishment Prevails

June 3, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
Both political parties experienced populist uprisings this year. But while Republicans were consumed by theirs, Democrats have defeated their insurgent wing, even if they haven’t tamed it.
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Election 2016 Leadership Contrast: Résumé vs. Bumper Sticker, Pollster Says

June 3, 2016
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
As the 2016 presidential primary season comes to a close for both parties, voters have gotten a pretty clear impression of what kind of leadership they would get from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New York businessman Donald Trump.
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Polls: Trump, Clinton in dead heat

June 2, 2016
Manu Raju | CNN
Manu Raju reports on the latest national match up polls that show presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in a dead heat.
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Clinton: Donald Trump is a "fraud"

June 2, 2016
Lisa Lerer | AP
Hillary Clinton is calling Donald Trump a fraud, claiming he's trying to scam Americans the way he scammed students who enrolled in his university. Newly released documents about the now-defunct business owned by Trump revealed that he tried to trick people into enrolling who couldn't afford the tuition.
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Bernie or bust: Sanders supporters vow to hold out

June 2, 2016
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
Three words are hanging over the final days of the Democratic presidential race: Bernie or bust. "When you say Bernie or bust, that means if we don't get Bernie, we're just not going to automatically vote for the demon because you're saying the devil may be there," said Billy Taylor, who is organizing a coalition of Bernie Sanders supporters to protest at the Democratic convention here in July.
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