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Tom Steyer launching $25 million effort to turn out young voters

April 26, 2016
Matea Gold | The Washington Post
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer announced Monday that his super PAC will spend $25 million this year to mobilize young voters in battleground states, hoping to harness climate change as a galvanizing political issue on college campuses.
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Trump accuses Kasich and Cruz of "colluding"

April 25, 2016
Donald J. Trump says accuses John Kasich and Ted Cruz of "colluding" in order to ‪stop his campaign‬. He says their campaign coordination is "weak" and "pathetic."
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Kasich on working with Cruz: "What's the big deal?"

April 25, 2016
"What's the big deal?" John Kasich asked in response to reports that he is teaming up with Ted Cruz to stop Donald J. Trump from getting 1,237 delegates at the Republican National Committee convention. The two campaigns are dividing up states they will spend their resources.
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Ted Cruz explains working with Kasich

April 25, 2016
Ted Cruz explains how he and John Kasich reached an agreement to split their campaign focus in order to ‪stop Donald Trump from reaching 1,237 delegates. Cruz will focus on Indiana while Kasich will move on to Oregon.
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Cruz, Kasich team up against Trump

April 25, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the latest efforts to stop Donald Trump from becoming the Republican nominee for president.
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After a Sanders supporter mentions Monica Lewinsky, Clinton accuses his campaign of encouraging vitriol

April 25, 2016
Anne Gearan, John Wagner | The Washington Post
A brief mention of Monica Lewinsky by a prominent Bernie Sanders supporter sparked controversy on the campaign trail this weekend, with Hillary Clinton’s team accusing her Democratic presidential rival of condoning “vitriol.”
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Whichever candidate gets elected come November should expect a miserable honeymoon

April 25, 2016
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
The presidential primaries are a long way from over, but they've already produced an unhappy paradox: Both parties appear headed toward nominating the two most unpopular candidates in the country.
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After Protests, Bathroom, Religious Freedom Bills Struggle Elsewhere

April 25, 2016
Reid Wilson | Morning Consult
Legislators in several states are slowing down their work on measures to ban transgendered people from using certain bathroom facilities and so-called “religious freedom” bills after the public outcry over versions passed in North Carolina and Georgia sparked protests and political pressure.
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Some GOP elites aren’t quite convinced by Trump charm offensive

April 23, 2016
Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Out on the campaign trail, Donald Trump relishes his feud with his own party. He threatened to sue the Republican National Committee. He called its nominating system “rigged,” “deceptive” and “a disgrace.” And he has suggested he might try to depose the party chairman.
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