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Poll: Swing state voters dislike Trump and Clinton

July 23, 2015
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
The poll also finds a majority of swing state voters find Hillary Clinton untrustworthy. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.
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Ohio Gov. Kasich joins GOP race with message of conservatism, compassion

July 22, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Ohio Gov. John Kasich joined the crowded 2016 GOP presidential race Tuesday, offering an optimistic message that blends fiscal conservatism with social welfare compassion that he hopes will shake up the Republican Party and vault him into contention for the nomination.
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Why was Trump deferred from the Vietnam war?

July 22, 2015
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
Donald Trump promises veterans he has a long record of support for them, but does his record check out? CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.
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Donald Trump Heaps Insults on Lindsey Graham, Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, Other Foes

July 22, 2015
Michael Scherer | TIME
A triumphant and unrepentant Donald Trump launched a barrage of personal attacks and name-calling on his campaign rivals Tuesday, most notably calling South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham an “idiot” and handing out Graham’s cell phone number to the whole world.
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Lift the ceiling on campaign donations

July 22, 2015
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
A remarkable thing just happened in the chaotic race for the Republican presidential nomination, and it wasn't the rise of Donald Trump. It was the impressive numbers reported for the first stage of the GOP's "money primary": the competition to raise the hundreds of millions of dollars a White House campaign requires.
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Is Trump’s rapid rise headed for a reverse?

July 20, 2015
Stuart Rothenberg of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report and Susan Page of USA Today join Gwen Ifill to discuss the campaign disruption of Donald Trump, who offered controversial remarks about Sen. John McCain and religion over the weekend, plus demonstrators disrupt Democratic candidates speaking at the Netroots Nation conference.
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Poll: Trump surges to big lead in GOP presidential race

July 21, 2015
Dan Balz, Peyton Craighill | The Washington Post
Businessman Donald Trump surged into the lead for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, with almost twice the support of his closest rival, just as he ignited a new controversy after making disparaging remarks about Sen. John McCain’s Vietnam War service, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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The Trumpeter

July 21, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Donald Trump is unlikely to be president for many reasons. One is his lack of modesty.
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Trump’s attack on McCain marks a turning point for him — and the GOP

July 20, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
It was only a matter of time before Donald Trump crossed the kind of line he did on Saturday, when he questioned the heroism of Sen. John McCain, a Vietnam War POW. The question now is whether Candidate Trump is immune from the laws of political gravity or soon will be isolated and regarded as an object of scorn or curiosity rather than of presidential seriousness.
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