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Friday, July 31, 2015

Amy Walter
The Cook Political Report
A lot of conventional wisdom floating out there about 2016 is grounded more in opinion and assumption than in facts or data. And, as your teacher or mom may have taught you, "assumption makes an A.S.S. out of you and me." Here are some of the most prevalent and pervasive assumptions about the nascent 2016 campaign.
Jeff Zeleny
Jeff Zeleny looks at the rape claim that put Donald Trump on the defensive.
Josh Gerstein, Rachael Bade
Hillary Clinton’s private lawyer has a thumb drive containing classified information from as many as five U.S. intelligence agencies — but the State Department told POLITICO the law firm is taking “appropriate measures” to secure the files.