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Iran Nuclear Deal & Big Money Raised in Election 2016

July 17, 2015
Iran talks end in deal and the impact of 2016 fundraising
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Sen. Ted Cruz: Any president worth his salt would overturn the Iran deal

July 15, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate and author of the new memoir “A Time for Truth,” joins Gwen Ifill to discuss what he calls the “catastrophic” nuclear deal with Iran, why he likes Donald Trump’s style, Cruz’s heritage as a Cuban American and why he’s running for president.
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2 Campaigns Reflect Social Shifts in U.S.

July 16, 2015
John Harwood | The New York Times
No former American first lady has ever sought her husband’s old job before. So the temptation to compare Clinton presidential campaigns — Bill’s in 1992 and Hillary’s now — is irresistible.
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Gov. Bobby Jindal on rejecting the Iran deal, how U.S. could become a Greek tragedy

July 14, 2015
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican presidential candidate, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss how he would roll back the Iran nuclear agreement, cutting the budget in his state and whether the U.S. is in danger of becoming the next Greece, his views on immigration and heritage, plus making his voice heard amid a crowded field of GOP contenders.
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Groups backed by secret donors take the lead in shaping 2016 elections

July 15, 2015
Matea Gold | The Washington Post
The latest television ad touting GOP presidential contender Marco Rubio proclaims that he is “leading the fight” to stop President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran.
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How will super PAC money mold the race for 2016?

July 13, 2015
Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Gwen Ifill to discuss super PAC campaign fundraising, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s entrance into the 2016 race and how Hillary Clinton is speaking out on immigration in the wake of comments by Donald Trump.
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The Best Way to Vilify Hillary Clinton? G.O.P. Spends Heavily to Test It

July 13, 2015
Ashley Parker, Amy Chozick | The New York Times
Inside an office park here, about a dozen women gathered to watch a 30-second television spot that opened with Hillary Rodham Clinton looking well-coiffed and aristocratic, toasting champagne with her tuxedoed husband, the former president, against a golden-hued backdrop.
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The thing Bernie Sanders says about inequality that no other candidate will touch

July 13, 2015
Jim Tankersley | The Washington Post
There are very few unspoken rules among major-party candidates for president, and Bernie Sanders is breaking one of them. He’s saying that America’s leaders shouldn’t worry so much about economic growth if that growth serves to enrich only the wealthiest Americans.
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Grieving Joe Biden Focuses on the Job He Has Now, Not the Next One

July 13, 2015
Peter Baker | The New York Times
Hosting a rockfish and crab lunch for a visiting Vietnamese leader, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. seemed subdued as he talked of a painful history and a promising future between the United States and Vietnam. He ad-libbed some remarks, made a few mild jokes and stared straight ahead when his guest spoke.
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