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Donald Trump’s coronation week as GOP standard-bearer begins

July 18, 2016
The first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was action-packed. What can we expect to see Monday night? Rachel Martin of NPR reports from the convention floor, while Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Kellyanne Conway, an advisor to Indiana Gov. MIke Pence, presumptive vice presidential nominee.
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Trump’s GOP opponents get nowhere fast at convention

July 18, 2016
On the opening day of the Republican National Convention, Trump forces beat back efforts to knock the candidate from the nomination, confirming this is the party of Trump. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk to syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report.
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All about Donald Trump’s early years, from troubled teen to military academy and business school

July 18, 2016
Gwen Ifill launches the NewsHour”s series on Donald Trump’s life and times, from a decision to shun alcohol, to military academy and eventually business school. Trump’s developer dad Fred was his biggest influence, and his work with his dad laid the groundwork for his executive career.
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Rancor Reigns as Bitterly Divided Republicans Begin Their Convention

July 19, 2016
Jonathan Martin, Patrick Healy | The New York Times
Rancor and hard-edged attacks dominated the start of the Republican National Convention on Monday as speakers branded Hillary Clinton as a liar who deserved to be in prison and two African-American Republicans ridiculed the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Controversies at the RNC

July 19, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
CNBC's John Harwood reports Rudy Giuliani bashed Hillary Clinton at the RNC, and Melania Trump delivers a keynote speech clouded in a bit of controversy.
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In a divided GOP, the lone uniter is Hillary Clinton

July 19, 2016
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The opening day of the Republican National Convention provided as much evidence as anyone needs that a party in search of unity has but one real path to get there: attacking Hillary Clinton.
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Republican Convention Speeches on Day 1: What You Missed and Our Fact Checks

July 19, 2016
David Sanger, Michael Shear | The New York Times
Welcome to the prime-time lineup for Day 1 of the Republican National Convention. Melania Trump, Donald J. Trump’s wife, was the featured speaker tonight. She was among a series of celebrities, politicians and former military officers whose jobs were to describe how Mr. Trump will “keep America safe again.” Here are the highlights and our fact checks
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2020 GOP hopefuls raise flags in Cleveland

July 19, 2016
Reid Wilson | The Hill
South Carolina’s delegates to the Republican National Convention kicked off their week in Cleveland on Monday morning with a series of breakfast lectures on national security issues that featured a rising star within their party: Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton.
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Advice for RNC Delegates from Clevelanders

July 18, 2016
Are you in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention? We asked locals for advice about where you should go during your free time.
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