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Clinton has several VP options: Fiery liberals, Hispanics and white guys

July 18, 2016
Abby Phillip, Ed O'Keefe, John Wagner | The Washington Post
A liberal firebrand who could stoke the passions of the Democratic base. A Hispanic who could fire up one of the country’s fastest-growing population — and make history. Someone with governing experience who might also help with a key group where Demo­crats lag: white men.
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Both Clinton and Trump would bring a war-time posture to the White House

July 16, 2016
Sean Sullivan, Abby Phillip, David Weigel | The Washington Post
Republican Donald Trump’s and Democrat Hillary Clinton’s efforts to portray themselves as assertive adversaries of the Islamic State terror group are increasingly defining the 2016 presidential race — and never more so than in the wake of the massacre in Nice, France, this week.
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The Pence pick: a conventional choice by an unconventional candidate

July 16, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Donald Trump did something uncharacteristic in selecting Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his vice-presidential running mate. He has chosen the safe course over flashier but more risky alternatives. The question is whether the decision is an aberration or represents an important change in his candidacy going forward.
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Republicans' Last, Doomed Fight Against Donald Trump

July 16, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
An eccentric band of conservatives thought they could make a last stand against the presumptive nominee, but wound up only strengthening Trump as he marches to the nomination next week.
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Clinton Interviews Potential Running Mates as Deadline Nears

July 16, 2016
Jennifer Epstein, Margaret Talev | Bloomberg Politics
Hillary Clinton met with three potential running mates at her home in Washington Friday, including Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, as she and her aides conferred on selecting a vice presidential candidate ahead of the party’s national convention, according to people familiar with the talks.
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Washington Week Extra: Cleveland Edition - What do voters in Ohio care about in Election 2016?

July 15, 2016
Voters in Ohio ask about third-party candidates and drug addition.

Washington Week in Cleveland: Candidates respond to terror attack, Trump names Pence as VP and Sanders endorses Clinton

July 15, 2016
As the Republican National Convention is about to kickoff, Donald Trump names a VP.
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