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In Scranton, Pa., Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden’s memory lane tour is an appeal to white working-class Democrats

August 16, 2016
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
Vice President Biden excoriated Donald Trump as a dangerous and ill-informed bully on Monday as he urged a hometown crowd in this hard-luck former industrial center to back his friend and onetime political rival Hillary Clinton.
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How House Republicans May Survive Donald Trump

August 16, 2016
John Harwood | The New York Times
No presidential candidate in modern history has behaved like Donald J. Trump. And that distinction, paradoxically, might be enough for Republicans in the House of Representatives to keep their majority in November.
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Donald Trump Calls for a New War on Terror

August 16, 2016
Janet Hook, Beth Reinhard | The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump, expanding on the provocative immigration ideas that have propelled his presidential candidacy, proposed on Monday a new ideological test that would limit immigrants seeking admission to the U.S. to “those who share our values and respect our people.”
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Ayotte: I will 'stand up' to Trump but will vote for him

August 16, 2016
Manu Raju | CNN
Sen. Kelly Ayotte has often found herself in a familiar spot with Donald Trump: Keeping her distance. But in this fiercely independent state, Ayotte is gambling that voters might reward her for rebuking her own party's nominee. She has criticized Trump and will not endorse him -- yet still plans to vote for the billionaire in November.
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Has Donald Trump hit bottom?

August 15, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The unraveling of Donald Trump’s candidacy continues apace, a long and steady decline since the high point three months ago. If he were deliberately trying to avoid winning the election, he could hardly be doing a better job.
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G.O.P. Urges Donald Trump to Broaden Outreach to Black Voters

August 15, 2016
Jonathan Martin, Yamiche Alcindor | The New York Times
When Donald J. Trump went to Detroit last week to deliver a speech on his economic proposals, he laid the chronic problems of the heavily black city at the feet of his opponents, saying Democrats had a stranglehold on power, “and unless we change policies, we will not change results.”
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