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John Kasich: Hunting down undocumented immigrants is ‘not what America is’

August 19, 2015
Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss why he’s ready to run and win, plus the need for a tight border and a path to citizenship for immigrants, setting high educational standards, putting boots on the ground to fight the Islamic State and more.
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The Donald Has Landed: Deal With It

August 20, 2015
Michael Scherer | TIME
There are some things you just can’t do in politics, not at the presidential level, anyway. This is a game like any other, with rules honed over decades by the pros in blue blazers clutching focus-group results: Be likable. Don’t make enemies. Respect the party elders. Avoid funny hats. And never wear white bucks or French cuffs to the Iowa State Fair, a flyover fantasy­land of cholesterol and common decency where the life-size butter cow grazes behind glass with the life-size butter Uncle Pennybags from Monopoly.
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Jeb Bush attacks Donald Trump, calls him a long-term Democrat

August 20, 2015
Ed O'Keefe, Jose DelReal | The Washington Post
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush made a significant shift in strategy Wednesday night by launching a direct attack on rival Donald Trump, questioning the businessman's conservative credentials.
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Hillary Clinton fights back on classified emails

August 20, 2015
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is stepping up its response to complaints that she stored classified material on a home-brewed email server. The core of the current controversy, the campaign asserted Wednesday, stems not from Clinton’s handling of emails but the dysfunctional system used by agencies to designate and safeguard classified documents.
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Could Clinton Face Criminal Charges Over Her Email?

August 20, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
As federal agents look into whether classified information in Hillary Clinton's private email was compromised, there's debate over whether she could be charged with a crime.
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Two tense moments demonstrate Clinton’s strengths and weaknesses

August 20, 2015
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Over the course of her presidential campaign, there may be no more complete look at Hillary Rodham Clinton than two recent moments, both captured on video.
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Republican Presidential Candidates Address Education Reform at NH Summit

August 19, 2015
At an education summit in New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidates outlined their vision to fix the elementary and secondary education system in America. A common theme among the GOP hopeful was how student achievement should be measured and how education standards should be set.
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In a crowded race for Iowa, the importance of being Donald

August 18, 2015
While other candidates crisscross the state of Iowa and drop money on political ads, it seems like they just can’t buy the attention Donald Trump has been getting. Gwen Ifill examines why the candidate has had such popularity, and how it is affecting the race.
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FBI Begins Analysis of Hillary Clinton's Private Email Server

August 19, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
Sources tell NBC News that the FBI is optimistic about recovering at least some data from the server Clinton acknowledge was wiped clean when her email was deactivated.
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