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Monday, July 27, 2015

Ashley Parker, Maggie Haberman
The New York Times
The latest chapter in the continuing story of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s State Department emails has presented Republican presidential candidates with a new opportunity to attack Mrs. Clinton, traditionally something popular with their party’s voters, and some of them lost no time doing it.
Molly Ball
The Atlantic
You want the Trump show to be over. But it’s not over. You want to ignore Donald Trump. You think maybe if you ignore him long enough, he will go away. Well, guess what? He’s not going away.
Manu Raju, Burgess Everett
Ted Cruz just wanted a roll-call vote on Sunday. Instead, he got a smackdown. Republican leaders, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), delivered what senators described as punishment for Cruz’s brazen floor tactics — the Texas senator first accused McConnell of lying and later sought to change Senate procedures in order to push for an Iran-related amendment.