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Michael Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton

July 25, 2016
Jeff Zeleny, Eric Bradner | CNN
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an independent who considered his own presidential run this year, will endorse Hillary Clinton and speak at the Democratic National Convention, a senior Clinton official confirmed to CNN.
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Clinton Picks Virginia's Kaine as Running Mate

July 23, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to be her vice presidential running mate, a choice that reflects her political ambitions as well as her affinity for a comfortable and reliable partner in governance.
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4 Reasons Why Progressives Aren't Thrilled With Clinton's Pick Of Kaine

July 23, 2016
Susan Davis, Jessica Taylor | NPR
While many pundits and political observers were quick to praise Hillary Clinton's pick of Tim Kaine as her running mate on Friday, the choice wasn't met with universal acclaim.
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Donald Trump Celebrates With Victory Lap, but Feud Festers

July 23, 2016
Janet Hook, Heather Haddon | The Wall Street Journal
On day after convention, Republican nominee says he wouldn’t accept a future endorsement from Ted Cruz
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Obama blasts GOP vision of a violent and chaotic America, saying it doesn’t ‘jibe with the facts’

July 23, 2016
Juliet Eilperin, David Nakamura | The Washington Post
President Obama on Friday offered his first response to the Republican National Convention, blasting the vision painted by Donald Trump and other Republicans of a country "on the verge of collapse" as a fiction that does not match reality.
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Washington Week Extra: Philadelphia Edition - What voters care about in battleground state Pennsylvania

July 22, 2016
Washington Week is on the ground in the city of brotherly love to hear what voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania care about in the 2016 election.

Washington Week in Philadelphia: Trump accepts Republican nomination and Clinton prepares for DNC

July 22, 2016
Days before the Democrats meet in Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton prepares to name her VP.
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