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Tighter Presidential Race Brings a Shift in Tactics

November 2, 2016
Rebecca Ballhaus, Janet Hook, Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
With polls showing a tightening in the final days of the presidential race, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are moving advertising dollars and fine-tuning their closing arguments.
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‘He’s not one of us’: Trump is still having trouble winning over many Republicans

November 2, 2016
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
In this enclave of white, upper-middle-class Republicans, the party’s presidential nominee still faces a barrier that will be difficult to clear.
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Clinton campaign returns to airwaves in Virginia, Colorado, and runs ads for first time in Michigan, New Mexico

November 2, 2016
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton’s campaign will begin airing its first television ads of the general election in Michigan and New Mexico and will return to the airwaves in Virginia and Colorado after a months-long hiatus.
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FBI never asked Clinton aides for all their devices

November 2, 2016
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The FBI never asked Hillary Clinton's top aides to turn over all the computers and smartphones they used while Clinton was secretary of state.
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When the 2016 election is over: Ashley Parker will "full-on Rip Van Winkle"

November 1, 2016
7. More. Days. Until The New York Times reporter Ashley Parker can "full-on Rip Van Winkle." What will you do #WhenThe2016ElectionIsOver?
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Justice Department Dedicating 'All Necessary Resources' To Review Emails Quickly

November 1, 2016
Ailsa Chang, Scott Horsley | NPR
In a letter to several Democratic senators Monday, the Justice Department said it "will continue to work closely with the FBI and together, dedicate all necessary resources and take appropriate steps as expeditiously as possible" regarding the review of thousands of newly discovered emails that may be relevant to the investigation of Hillary Clinton's email server.
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Trump Expands Map; Clinton Team Swamps Battlegrounds

November 1, 2016
Rebecca Berg, Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Buoyed by recent polling but still facing a perilously narrow path to victory, Donald Trump will broaden his gaze in the final week of the presidential campaign, expanding from the central battleground states to others currently favoring Hillary Clinton.
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