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Trump hires ex-Cruz super PAC strategist Kellyanne Conway


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign town hall meeting outside a closed Osram Sylvania manufacturing facility in Manchester, N.H., on June 30. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Donald Trump continues to staff up his campaign for the general election, announcing Friday that he has hired veteran GOP pollster and strategist …

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GOP delegate fight to stop Trump heats up in federal court


Donald Trump speaks at a campaign town hall meeting outside a closed manufacturing facility in Manchester, N.H., on June 30. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Last-ditch attempts by a group of Republican delegates seeking to stop Donald Trump from becoming the GOP presidential nominee are quickly fading — and now their fight is …

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Here’s why Hillary Clinton is about to start airing TV ads in Nebraska


Hillary Clinton speaks in New York in April. (Yana Paskova/For The Washington Post) Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign said Thursday that it would expand its eight-state television advertising effort to include what at first blush might seem an unlikely location: heavily Republican Nebraska. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee is planning to …

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March of Dimes petitions Congress to fund fight against Zika


A city worker fumigates a public school to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito, known to transmit dengue, Chikungunya and Zika, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio) The March of Dimes is petitioning lawmakers to fund Zika prevention efforts, days after congressional efforts to fight the virus failed. …

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New anti-Trump super PAC aims to build 50-state coalition


Reivin Alexandria of Dallas listens to leaders organize protesters outside a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on June 16 in Dallas. (Stewart F. House/Getty Images) A new super PAC taking aim at Donald Trump has formed, with the focus on mobilizing Democrats against him. The group, named Keep …

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Senators and delegates remain cool to ‘dump Trump’ plot


Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump  speaks during a rally at Ohio University Eastern Campus in St. Clairsville on June 28. (Patrick Semansky/AP) On cable news, Twitter  and a few conference calls, the debate over dumping Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention is fierce. Speaker of the House Paul …

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