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Clinton, Trump's Shared Strategy: Vilify the Other

August 26, 2016
Alexis Simendinger, Caitlin Huey-Burns | Real Clear Politics
In back-to-back speeches Thursday, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump worked to make the election a referendum about the other, wrestling on a fraught battlefield of race and leadership in America.
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Clinton ties Trump to white supremacists, anti-Semites

August 26, 2016
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
Hillary Clinton issued a blistering take down of Donald Trump, accusing him of racism and arguing that "fringe" elements have taken over the Republican Party.
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Donald Trump suddenly sounds a lot like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on immigration

August 26, 2016
Ed O'Keefe, Sean Sullivan | The Washington Post
For more than a year, Donald Trump took the hardest line on immigration — vowing to deport 11 million illegal immigrants en masse and pillorying his GOP primary rivals as favoring “amnesty.”
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Donald Trump’s Mixed Signals on Immigration Roil Campaign

August 26, 2016
Beth Reinhard, Reid Epstein | The Wall Street Journal
Some backers say they would welcome a change; others say easing his plan to deport all illegal immigrants would cost him the election.
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Suburban Women Key To Victory In Pennsylvania Senate Race

August 26, 2016
Susan Davis | NPR
At a recent campaign stop in Philadelphia, Senate Democratic candidate Katie McGinty faced a tough crowd: 4-year olds. "Hi! How's everybody doin'?" McGinty said, as she entered the Western Learning Center, an early childhood program for local families.
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Hillary Clinton forcefully defends foundation: ‘There’s a lot of smoke and there’s no fire’

August 25, 2016
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton offered a full-throated defense of her family's foundation after a week in which her critics suggested that donors sought special influence during her time as secretary of state.
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Clinton on defense over Clinton Foundation

August 25, 2016
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
Hillary Clinton is off the trail today, but her campaign is pushing back, with vigor, on an AP report raising new questions about the Clinton Foundation.
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Trump ‘softening’ on immigration? Many of his supporters don’t seem to mind.

August 25, 2016
Ed O'Keefe, Jenna Johnson | The Washington Post
As prominent Republicans try to determine whether Donald Trump has changed his mind about mass deportations, Babs Buffington is confident that the GOP presidential nominee hasn’t shifted at all — but it’s not a big deal if he has, as long as he builds a wall along the southern border.
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Trump Adds to Confusion on Immigrants: No Citizenship, but ‘We Work With Them’

August 25, 2016
Janet Hook, Reid Epstein | The Wall Street Journal
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump proposed contradictory immigration policies, saying in a broadcast interview that it would be “a very, very hard thing” to deport illegal immigrants who have been in the country for decades.
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