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Who Will Be Trump's Pick for Vice President?

July 8, 2016
Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg Politics
Bloomberg Politics' Jennifer Jacobs reports on House Speaker Paul Ryan's meeting with Donald Trump. She speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn and Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets."
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While Clinton tries to change the subject, Republicans pounce on email criticism

July 7, 2016
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton came here Wednesday in an attempt to turn the spotlight away from her handling of classified emails and back on rival Donald Trump’s controversial business practices. But Republicans back in Washington began assembling the political machinery to keep the email issue at center stage through the presidential election.
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Orlando DNC meetings could lead to Clinton-Sanders joint event

July 7, 2016
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
The outcome of the weekend Democratic platform meeting in Orlando will help determine whether Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders appear together in New Hampshire next week, people familiar with the talks say.
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Newt Gingrich auditions to be Trump’s veep

July 7, 2016
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Donald Trump wasn’t scheduled to take the stage here until 7 p.m. Wednesday. But by 6:30 p.m., the crowd on this sweaty summer night was growing noisy and restless, and launching into sudden sporadic chants about “crooked Hillary” as they packed together tightly.
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Can super PACs be put back in the box?

July 7, 2016
Matea Gold | The Washington Post
A powerhouse legal team representing a bipartisan group of congressional members and candidates is unleashing a new effort to overturn the case that birthed super PACs, part of a novel strategy to rein in the big money that has poured into campaigns since 2010.
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FBI findings contradict many of Clinton's email server claims

July 6, 2016
John Dickerson | CBS News
FBI Director James Comey said on Tuesday that he will not recommend charges for Hillary Clinton in her use of a private email server while secretary of state.
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Even without charges, FBI rebuke leaves a heavy political cloud over Clinton

July 6, 2016
Abby Phillip, Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton may avoid criminal charges, but the searing rebuke of her “extremely careless” email practices Tuesday by FBI Director James B. Comey is likely to reverberate through the November election and, if she wins, well into her presidency.
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