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1:30 PM ET, July 20, 2016


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Robert Draper / New York Times:
How Donald Trump Picked His Running Mate  —  One day this past May, Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., reached out to a senior adviser to Gov. John Kasich of Ohio, who left the presidential race just a few weeks before.  As a candidate, Kasich declared in March that Trump was …
Kenneth P. Vogel / Politico:   Corey Lewandowski, mischief maker
New York Times:
Paul Ryan's Dance With The Donald
Discussion: Common Dreams
Tarini Parti / BuzzFeed:
Lewandowski Has Been Pitching Donors On His Own Pro-Trump Super PAC
Emily Flitter / Reuters:
Exclusive: Trump could seek new law to purge government of Obama appointees  —  If he wins the presidency, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would seek to purge the federal government of officials appointed by Democratic President Barack Obama and could ask Congress to pass legislation making …
Jessie Hellmann / The Hill:
Carson defends ‘Lucifer’ comment: Clinton and Alinsky ‘on a first-name basis’ … Ben Carson early Wednesday defended linking Hillary Clinton  —  Lucifer, saying one of the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's college mentors admired him.  —  “Recognize that this is a very famous book …
Day 2 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims  —  (CNN)The Republican Party gathered in Cleveland on Tuesday for the second night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.  —  The team of reporters …
Tim Hains / RealClearPolitics:
Chris Christie Prosecutes Hillary Clinton in RNC Speech: Is She Guilty or Not Guilty?  —  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie asks the crowd at the Republican National Convention to reply “guilty” or “not guilty” while he talks about Hillary Clinton's character, judgment and trustworthiness.
Caleb Lewis / Vox:
Republican National Convention day 2 recap: what Republicans discussed (Lucifer) and didn't (jobs)
New York Times:
How Melania Trump's Speech Veered Off Course and Caused an Uproar  —  CLEVELAND — It was the biggest speech of Melania Trump's life, and her husband, Donald, wanted it to be perfect.  —  The Trump campaign turned to two high-powered speechwriters, who had helped write signature political oratory …
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Biz Staffer Takes Responsibility For Melania Speech Plagiarism  —  An employee of the Trump Organization, Meredith McIver, took responsibility Wednesday afternoon for lifting lines from Michelle Obama's 2008 Democratic convention speech to use in Melania Trump's Monday night speech at the Republican convention in Cleveland.
Discussion: The Root
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Twitter Just Permanently Suspended Conservative Writer Milo Yiannopoulos  —  After repeatedly suspending him for violating its terms of service, Twitter permanently bans the Breitbart provocateur.  —  After years of provocation, Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos from its service.
Lee Stranahan / Breitbart:
WATCH: Breitbart Confronts ‘The Daily Show’ at Milo's ‘Gays for Trump’ Party  —  CLEVELAND, Ohio — Breitbart News' Joel Pollak sent The Daily Show running for cover, armed only with his cell phone camera, outside a “Gays for Trump” party hosted by Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos near …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Ben Kew / Breitbart:
Milo Suspended Permanently by Twitter Minutes Before ‘Gays For Trump’ Party At RNC  —  Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos has been suspended from Twitter once more just 20 minutes before his “Gays for Trump” event takes place at the Republican National Convention.
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Megyn Kelly Rallied a Female Colleague to Testify Against Roger Ailes  —  When Gretchen Carlson filed her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes on July 6, the explosive allegations surely did not surprise Megyn Kelly.  Fox News' biggest star has since told lawyers hired …
Claire Atkinson / New York Post:
The end is near for Roger Ailes
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Trump Vets Adviser: Clinton “Should Be Put In The Firing Line And Shot For Treason”  —  An adviser to Donald Trump on veterans issues said on Tuesday that Hillary Clinton should be put in a firing line and shot for treason.  —  New Hampshire state representative Al Baldasaro …
Eliana Johnson / National Review:
Cruz Prepares for High-Stakes Convention Speech with Eye on 2020  —  By speaking at Trump's convention without endorsing him, the Texas senator hopes to placate both sides of the GOP civil war.  —  Cleveland — When Ted Cruz takes the stage here on Wednesday evening, what he doesn't say will be as important …
Discussion: Bloomberg, Instapundit and RedState
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Feud? Cruz not expected to endorse Trump tonight
Discussion: The Hayride and National Review
James Kirchick / Los Angeles Times:
Op-Ed If Trump wins, a coup isn't impossible here in the U.S.  —  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at FreedomFest in July 2015, in Las Vegas, where he criticized Sen. John McCain's military record.  (John Locher / Associated Press)  —  Americans viewing …
Discussion: and The Gateway Pundit
Carmel Dagan / Variety:
Garry Marshall, ‘Pretty Woman’ Director and Creator of ‘Happy Days,’ Dies at 81  —  Garry Marshall, who created some of the 1970s' most iconic sitcoms including “Happy Days,” “The Odd Couple,” “Laverne and Shirley” and “Mork and Mindy” and went on to direct hit movies including “Pretty Woman” …
Jonathan D. Salant / New Jersey Online:
With Trump's help, N.J. Republicans pay Bridgegate legal fees  —  CLEVELAND — With the help of Donald Trump, the New Jersey Republican State Committee has paid its legal fees connected to the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.  —  Campaign finance reports released Tuesday show …
Dennis Romero / LA Weekly:
Donald Trump's Walk of Fame Star Gets a Baby Border Wall (PHOTOS)  —  Los Angeles provocateur Plastic Jesus just rained on Donald Trump's parade.  On a day when the real estate mogul is celebrating his official coronation as the Republican Party's presidential nominee for 2016 …
Catherine Ho / Washington Post:
Lobbyists have raised $7 million for Hillary Clinton.  For Trump?  Zero  —  Lobbyists have so far raised $7 million for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, while Donald Trump's campaign reports he has collected $0 from K Street fundraisers.  —  These numbers, derived …
Katie Zavadski / The Daily Beast:
U.S.-Backed ‘Moderate’ Rebels Behead a Child Near Aleppo  —  It's the kind of stomach-wrenching brutality you'd associate with ISIS.  Except this time, it's American-armed rebels who are cutting off a boy's head.  —  Members of an American-backed rebel group in Syria beheaded a young child in a grisly execution video.
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The White House:
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative
Discussion: Mashable and Grist
Héctor Tobar / New York Times:
The Trump Affront to Latinos
Discussion: Media Matters for America and Vox
Rebecca Kheel / The Hill:
Turkey formally requests extradition of cleric from Pa.
Discussion: Hot Air
Paul Sperry / New York Post:
Judges and juries keep acquitting the cops that Black Lives Matter call racist
Discussion: Daily Wire
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Mother and three daughters stabbed ‘for being inappropriately dressed’
Erick Erickson / The Resurgent:
Sadness For Friends Who Cannot Be Sad
Jessie Hellmann / The Hill:
Bush's three delegates cost $50 million each
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New York Times:
Eyeing 2020, Republican Hopefuls Are Quietly Filling the Wings
Esme Cribb / Talking Points Memo:
NRA Official Dubs It ‘Largest And Oldest Civil Rights Association’ In US
Julie Phelan / ABC News:
Views on Experience vs. Outsider Status Pose a Potential Challenge for Trump (POLL)
Gavin Long suffered from PTSD, source tells CNN
Discussion: Bearing Arms, The Hayride and The Root
Ron Martinelli / The Hill:
Black Lives Matter lies force cops from policing to self protection

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Sohee Kim / Bloomberg:
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Wall Street Journal:
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