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Massive Government Data Breach, Confederate Flag Comes Down in S.C., Trump Unnerves GOP and Iran Nuclear Talks Continue

July 10, 2015
OPM Director resigns after 21 million records hacked and the latest debate on the Confederate flag.
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Loss Leader

July 10, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Donald Trump must really want to be president. Because he is letting his brand take a beating.
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Jeb Bush and allied super PAC raise an unprecedented $114 million war chest

July 10, 2015
Ed O'Keefe, Matea Gold | The Washington Post
Supporters of former Florida governor Jeb Bush have donated more than $114 million to bolster his presidential bid since the beginning of the year, giving the GOP contender an unprecedented campaign treasury as he heads into the highly competitive 2016 primary contest.
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GOP leaders fear damage to party’s image as Donald Trump doubles down

July 9, 2015
Karen Tumulty, Philip R, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
The head of the Republican National Committee, responding to demands from increasingly worried party leaders, spent nearly an hour Wednesday on the phone with Donald Trump, urging the presidential candidate to tone down his inflammatory comments about immigration that have infuriated a key election constituency.
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Fact-checking Hillary Clinton's subpoena claim

July 9, 2015
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
Hillary Clinton has come under fire after claiming she never received a subpoena while serving as Secretary of State. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.
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Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton accuse each other of flip-flopping on immigration — and they’re both right

July 8, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton on Tuesday accused each other of flip-flopping on immigration. Both of them are right.
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The GOP’s Border War

July 8, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Donald Trump and Jeb Bush are polar opposites on immigration. Where on the spectrum will the GOP fall?
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How far can Bernie Sanders go?

July 8, 2015
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
Bernie Sanders is on a roll. The independent socialist from Vermont, still not a registered Democrat, is drawing big crowds with his gruff populism: 2,500 people in Council Bluffs, Iowa; 7,500 in Portland, Me.; 10,000 in Madison, Wis. He's raised more than $15 million in mostly small donations — "not from billionaires," he crows. He's rising steadily in the polls; one survey shows him only 8 points behind the once untouchable front-runner, Hillary Rodham Clinton, in the early primary state of New Hampshire.
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It’s bold, but legal: How campaigns and their super PAC backers work together

July 7, 2015
Matea Gold | The Washington Post
The 2016 presidential contenders are taking advantage of narrowly drawn rules to be able to work with their independent allies unlike candidates in recent elections.
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