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Clinton, Sanders meet; Clinton wins D.C. primary

June 15, 2016
Jeff Zeleny, Theodore Schleifer | CNN
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders met privately at the Capital Hilton in Washington on Tuesday evening, just after Clinton won the final contest on the Democratic calendar in the District of Columbia.
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D.N.C. Says Russian Hackers Penetrated Its Files, Including Dossier on Donald Trump

June 15, 2016
David Sanger, Nick Corasaniti | The New York Times
Two groups of Russian hackers, working for competing government intelligence agencies, penetrated computer systems of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to emails, chats and a trove of opposition research against Donald J. Trump, according to the party and a cybersecurity firm.
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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton react to Orlando mass shooting

June 13, 2016
Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Gwen Ifill to discuss the latest in politics, including Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s standoff over the Orlando shooting, what Orlando could mean for the presidential election, Clinton’s take on the struggle against radical Islamic terrorism and Donald Trump’s appeal to the LGBT community.
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Trump, Clinton clash on immigration

June 14, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood reports Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump speak out on immigration reform after the horrific attack in Orlando, Florida.
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Hillary Clinton Presses for Stricter Gun Laws After Orlando Shooting

June 14, 2016
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
Democrat Hillary Clinton, in her first extended response to the massacre in Orlando, denounced “inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric” and pushed for stricter gun laws, including the reinstatement of a ban on the sort of assault weapons used by the Florida gunman.
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This is Trumpism: A personality-fueled run that resonates in an anxious era

June 14, 2016
Karen Tumulty, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Donald Trump’s behavior in the aftermath of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history has erased all doubts, if there were any left, that he is determined to leave all the norms of American politics in the dust.
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Donald Trump Seizes on Orlando Shooting and Repeats Call for Temporary Ban on Muslim Migration

June 13, 2016
Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
Donald J. Trump on Sunday sought to capitalize on the mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando, reiterating his controversial call for a temporary ban on Muslim migration to the United States and criticizing Hillary Clinton for what he claimed was her desire to “dramatically increase admissions from the Middle East.”
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The new norm: When tragedy hits, Americans stand divided

June 13, 2016
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Three of the most contentious questions in American culture and politics — gay rights, gun control and terrorism — collided in a horrific way in an Orlando nightclub early Sunday.
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There's No Such Thing as Nice Trump

June 13, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
You could tell how much the effort to control himself pained Donald Trump. He was trying to do what the consultants and D.C. stiffs had told him to do: stick to the script. But his whole being practically strained against the restriction.
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