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Fact-checking Hillary Clinton's subpoena claim

July 9, 2015
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
Hillary Clinton has come under fire after claiming she never received a subpoena while serving as Secretary of State. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.
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Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton accuse each other of flip-flopping on immigration — and they’re both right

July 8, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton on Tuesday accused each other of flip-flopping on immigration. Both of them are right.
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The GOP’s Border War

July 8, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Donald Trump and Jeb Bush are polar opposites on immigration. Where on the spectrum will the GOP fall?
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How far can Bernie Sanders go?

July 8, 2015
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
Bernie Sanders is on a roll. The independent socialist from Vermont, still not a registered Democrat, is drawing big crowds with his gruff populism: 2,500 people in Council Bluffs, Iowa; 7,500 in Portland, Me.; 10,000 in Madison, Wis. He's raised more than $15 million in mostly small donations — "not from billionaires," he crows. He's rising steadily in the polls; one survey shows him only 8 points behind the once untouchable front-runner, Hillary Rodham Clinton, in the early primary state of New Hampshire.
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It’s bold, but legal: How campaigns and their super PAC backers work together

July 7, 2015
Matea Gold | The Washington Post
The 2016 presidential contenders are taking advantage of narrowly drawn rules to be able to work with their independent allies unlike candidates in recent elections.
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Voters are shifting to Democrats, flashing a warning for Republicans

July 6, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
The Gallup organization reported its latest findings on party identification late last week, and the report contained good news for the Democrats and a flashing yellow for Republicans.
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Chris Christie’s Hard Truths

July 6, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has launched a “telling it like it is” campaign for president. It’s his theme. “I mean what I say, and I say what I mean, and that's what America needs right now,” he says. The appeal of such a campaign is obvious. Voters are fed up with politicians who ladle out small doses of pap. Christie is presenting himself as an antidote to the voluminous and meaningless talking points.
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Hillary Clinton offers some social-media reassurance to gay youth

July 6, 2015
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
In a gesture that fused her campaign’s aggressive social-media outreach to younger voters with her solidarity with the gay rights movement, Hillary Rodham Clinton has offered reassurance and support to an apprehensive gay youth.
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The Long Road to Same-Sex Marriage, Latest Clinton Email Release & Jeb Bush's Tax Returns

July 3, 2015
An in-depth look at the battle to win same-sex, an analysis of Clinton through her emails, and Bush releases his tax returns.
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