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2:35 PM ET, July 14, 2016


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Indianapolis Star:
Next Slide  —  Gov. Mike Pence is dropping his re-election bid in Indiana to become Donald Trump's running mate.  —  IndyStar has confirmed that Trump plans to announce Pence as his selection for vice president, ending a weeks-long vice presidential casting call during which Trump vetted a handful of high-profile Republicans.
Patricia Murphy / Roll Call:
Trump to Pick Mike Pence, Says Source  —  Announcement expected Friday  —  Could Bayh and the Reruns Reboot the Senate?  In Search of a Hero A ‘Trumptastic’ GOP Convention  —  Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)  —  @Patricia Murphy  —  Donald Trump is planning to announce …
New York Times:
Donald Trump's Campaign Signals He Will Pick Mike Pence as Running Mate  —  Donald J. Trump's campaign has signaled strongly to Republicans in Washington that he will pick Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, as his running mate, though Republicans caution the party's mercurial presidential candidate …
Robert Faturechi / ProPublica:
What Newt Gingrich Really Thinks of Donald Trump  —  In a private speech recorded in February, the onetime Speaker of the U.S. House, now reportedly on the shortlist to be Trump's running mate, said Trump would lose in a landslide if he didn't evolve to be more like Ronald Reagan than Barry Goldwater.
Nolan D. McCaskill / Politico:
Christie on VP chatter: I don't like coming in second  —  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie doesn't yet know whether he will be named Donald Trump's running mate.  But he did admit Thursday that doesn't care for second place.  —  The presumptive Republican presidential nominee is expected …
Meghan Keneally / ABC News:
Donald Trump's VP Search Could Be Down to 2 Contenders
Discussion: Politico and
Hannah Levintova / Mother Jones:
Mike Pence Has Led a Crusade Against Abortion Access and LGBT Rights
Discussion: Vox and Media Matters for America
White House candidate Trump picks Indiana Governor Pence for running mate: source
Discussion: Raw Story
Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Pence reserving Indiana advertising time
Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Speakers at Donald Trump's Convention: Tim Tebow, Peter Thiel, but No Sarah Palin?  —  CLEVELAND — A night highlighting the tragedy in Benghazi, Libya.  An appearance by onetime football star Tim Tebow.  A presentation detailing former President Bill Clinton's sexual misconduct.
New York Times:
Poll Finds Emails Weighing on Hillary Clinton, Now Tied With Donald Trump  —  Hillary Clinton has emerged from the F.B.I. investigation into her email practices as secretary of state a wounded candidate with a large and growing majority of voters saying she cannot be trusted, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.
Eddie Scarry / Washington Examiner:
Trump explains Palin's absence from GOP convention speakers  —  Former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin isn't included in the official list of speakers for the Republican National Convention next week, and Donald Trump suggested in an interview that her absence is because she lives too far from the venue.
CBS News:
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tied going into conventions - CBS/NYT poll  —  The State of the Race  —  Heading into the two parties' conventions, the race for President is a dead heat, a change from last month when Hillary Clinton led by six points.  Forty percent of registered voters …
Nick Gass / Politico:
GOP convention speaker list: Gingrich and Christie, but no Pence  —  Donald Trump has promised to add some dazzling “showbiz” to the Republican National Convention, but the initial list of speakers has dim wattage.  —  Noticeably lacking are not only many of the party elders who are on the other side …
Discussion: ABC News, Mediaite and The Week
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
Republican convention's ‘non-conventional’ list: Model, astronaut and Trump clan
Ben Kamisar / The Hill:
Trump: Ginsburg didn't really apologize  —  says Ruth Bader Ginsburg didn't really apologize to him for her recent criticism.  —  The Supreme Court justice released a statement Thursday morning saying she regrets her comments, adding that “judges should avoid commenting on a candidate for public office.”
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Ariane de Vogue / CNN:
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: ‘I regret making’ Donald Trump remarks  —  (CNN)Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Thursday she regrets remarks she made earlier this week to CNN and other news outlets criticizing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Ezra Klein / Vox:
Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the fetishization of “objectivity”
Discussion: Washington Examiner, Salon and NPR
Donald J. Trump / USA Today:
Ginsburg's blooper: Our view
John Hinderaker / Power Line:   Ginsburg Apologizes For Attacks On Trump
Harper Neidig / The Hill:
Ginsburg apologizes for ‘ill-advised’ criticisms of Trump
Cameron Easley / Morning Consult:
50-State Snapshot: Clinton Beats Trump, but It's Close  —  If the presidential election were held today, Hillary Clinton would top Donald Trump 320-212 in electoral votes to clinch the White House, according to an extensive Morning Consult analysis of 57,000 voters.
Discussion: Vox, NBC News, US News, AOL and WPRI-TV
USA Today:
Trump, Clinton both threaten free press: Column
Tim Alberta / National Review:
Priebus Meets Privately with Mike Lee, Never Trump Leaders to Discuss Procedural Compromise  —  CLEVELAND — Barely two hours into the much-anticipated meeting of the Convention Rules Committee, a backroom deal may be in the works.  —  According to two sources, Republican National Committee …
Zeke J Miller / TIME:
Republican Chairman Uses Secret Meeting to Head Off Rules Revolt
Discussion: CNBC, NBC News and Political Wire
Real Clear Politics:   Will Mike Lee Blow Up Trump's Convention?
Sandra Pedicini / Sun-Sentinel:
Disney firefighters were warned to stop feeding alligators  —  PICTURE GALLERY: A 2-year-old boy who was vacationing with his family was dragged by an alligator into the Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14.  —  Orlando Sentinel
Discussion: Orlando Weekly, AOL, Jezebel, WBTW-TV and WNCN
Byron Tau / Wall Street Journal:
Ahead of GOP Convention, Cleveland Officials Affirm Protesters May Carry Guns  —  But water guns, toy guns, knives, aerosol cans, rope, tennis balls are barred  —  CLEVELAND — Cleveland officials said Wednesday that they will uphold the right of protesters at the Republican National Convention …
Hillel Italie / Associated Press:
APNewsBreak: Sanders has book deal; will reflect on campaign  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Just days after ending his campaign and endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, Sen. Bernie Sanders is preparing to take his message to the printed page.  —  Thomas Dunne Books told The Associated Press …
Christina Wilkie / The Huffington Post:
Ex-Staffer Alleges Trump Misused Funds, Set Up Fake Company  —  “This is happening on the worst possible day for him,” said a Trump adviser.  —  National Political Reporter, The Huffington Post  —  S.V. Date  —  Senior Political Correspondent, The Huffington Post
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