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Trump changes tone of campaign, Clinton fights off a resilient Sanders, Obama mends fences abroad, and U.S. currency shakeup

April 22, 2016
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton solidify their front-runner status after convincing wins in New York.
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Trump is playing ‘a part’ and can transform for victory, campaign chief tells GOP leaders

April 22, 2016
Philip Rucker, Dan Balz, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Trump’s chief strategist Paul Manafort told members of the Republican National Committee in a closed-door briefing here Thursday afternoon that his candidate has been playing a “part” on the campaign trail, but is starting to pivot toward presenting a more businesslike and presidential “persona.”
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As A Contested Convention Looms, Republicans Punt On Rules Changes

April 22, 2016
Susan Davis | NPR
The Republican National Committee delegates and the three presidential campaigns jockeying for their votes huddled here in Hollywood, Fla., for its last formal party meeting ahead of the July convention in Cleveland.
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As Trump moves to soften his image, Democrats seek to harden it

April 22, 2016
Matea Gold, Jose DelReal | The Washington Post
Is it too late for a Donald Trump makeover?
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Clinton says she hopes Sanders will follow her 2008 lead and support her

April 22, 2016
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton declined Thursday to urge challenger Sen. Bernie Sanders out of the primary race, but said she hopes he follows her 2008 model of endorsing and helping her if she defeats him.
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Trump, Clinton Get Their Groove Back. Now What?

April 21, 2016
Amy Walter | The Cook Political Report
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump easily won Tuesday’s New York primary. That was entirely expected and consistent with recent polling. Here’s what the road ahead looks like for the two frontrunners and their closest competitors.
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Donald Trump, After Difficult Stretch, Shows a Softer Side

April 21, 2016
Ashley Parker, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
It has been a rough few weeks for Donald J. Trump and his team: a bruising loss in Wisconsin, a public campaign shake-up, and some high-profile missteps and gaffes, including his reference to the attacks on the World Trade Center as occurring “on 7-11.”
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