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8:00 AM ET, July 29, 2016

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Michael Edison Hayden / ABC News:
Trump Says He Wanted to ‘Hit a Couple of [DNC] Speakers So Hard’  —  Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Thursday afternoon he wanted to “hit” some of the Democratic National Convention speakers “so hard” while watching them last night, including a “little guy...so hard his head would spin.”
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Katherine Krueger / Talking Points Memo:
The Reviews Are In: Conservatives Say The DNC Was ‘Disaster’ For The GOP  —  Something strange happened on the last night of the Democratic National Convention.  —  After the GOP nominee lambasted the Democrats on Twitter for displaying what he viewed as too few American flags …
Rick Klein / ABC News:
ANALYSIS: Convention Spreads Bigger Tent for Democrats - as Hillary Clinton Pitches Reinvention  —  The wild week of the Democratic National Convention brought anger and unpredictability, loud disagreements and flashes of patriotism and a party exposing its divisions and anxieties for the nation to see.
Tom Hamburger / Washington Post:
Republican security experts request congressional investigation of DNC hack  —  Two dozen Republican national security experts signed a letter to congressional leaders Thursday asking for an immediate investigation into the cyberattack on the Democratic National Committee, writing that …
Reuters:
Exclusive: FBI investigates hacking of Democratic congressional group - sources  —  The FBI is investigating a cyber intrusion at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) that may be related to an earlier hack at the Democratic National Committee, said four sources familiar with the matter on Thursday.
Dominic Patten / Deadline:
No Obama Bounce For DNC Day 3 Ratings As They Fall Behind RNC, ‘Wayward Pines’ Finale Down From 2015
ABC News:
Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm on Whether She'll Be the Next Democratic Party Chair
Discussion: Politico and Associated Press
Katie Hicks / Vox:
Watch live: the final night of Democratic National Convention
ABC News:
Democratic National Conventions: Past and Present
Discussion: Politico
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
The father of Muslim soldier killed in action just delivered a brutal repudiation of Donald Trump  —  Donald Trump was speaking at an event in Iowa, complaining that America was not allowed to waterboard terrorists, when Khizr Khan and his wife walked up to the microphone at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia.
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Nolan D. McCaskill / Politico:
HRC president: ‘Trump struggled to read the letters L-G-B-T-Q’
Discussion: ABC News
Maggie Haberman / New York Times:   Pro-Donald Trump ‘Super PAC’ to Run Ads in Battleground States
Frank Bruni / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton's Convention: Day 4  —  PHILADELPHIA — To hear her daughter, to watch a video about her life and to listen to her own words, it was hard to believe that a significant majority of Americans hold a negative view of Hillary Clinton, finding her untrustworthy and dishonest.
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Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
Hillary Clinton is bad at speeches for the exact reasons she'd be a good president
Discussion: CNN and Hot Air
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Hillary Clinton Is Running Not Just As the Democrat But As the Candidate of Democracy Itself  —  Since the start of the Reagan era, American politics has revolved around a war over the role of government in the economy.  The Republican Party is set apart from major conservative parties across …
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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Where The Election Goes From Here  —  PHILADELPHIA — In contrast to Republicans, whose convention had a random-seeming parade of speakers each night, Democrats mostly hit their marks and stuck to the traditional convention script.  Each day of the Democratic convention had an overarching strategic goal.
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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Election Update: Why Our Model Is Bullish On Trump, For Now
Discussion: Slate and TheStreet.com
Ezra Klein / Vox:
This election isn't just Democrat vs. Republican.  It's normal vs. abnormal.  —  What we just witnessed in Cleveland and Philadelphia defies our normal political vocabulary.  We are used to speaking of American politics as split between the two major parties.
Russ Choma / Mother Jones:
Trump Claims He's Never Spoken to Putin.  In This 2014 Video, Trump Says He Did.  —  On Wednesday, Donald Trump angrily told reporters that he had no connection to Russian President Vladimir Putin.  “I have nothing to do with Putin,” he said.  “I've never spoken to him.
Discussion: Washington Post
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Politico:
Full text: Hillary Clinton's DNC speech  —  Hillary Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention, as prepared for delivery:  —  Thank you!  Thank you for that amazing welcome.  —  Story Continued Below  —  And Chelsea, thank you.  —  I'm so proud to be your mother and so proud of the woman you've become.
Amanda Marcotte / Salon:
Obama's DNC letdown: The president needed to hit it out of the park, but he surprisingly fell short  —  Obama is one of the great orators of our time, but his meandering speech for Hillary missed the mark  —  Barack Obama's signature, as a speaker, is his ability to stay on-topic.
Discussion: The Mahablog
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NBC News:
Trump Jr. Says Obama Lifted Phrase From His RNC Speech
Sam LaGrone / USNI News:
Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk  —  The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a Congressional notification obtained by USNI News.  —  The July 14, 2016 notification, signed by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus …
Allan Smith / Business Insider:
MARK CUBAN: I bet this is Donald Trump's ‘biggest debate fear’  —  Brash billionaire Mark Cuban was back at mocking Republican nominee Donald Trump on Twitter late on Wednesday night, making a prediction about the Manhattan billionaire's “biggest debate fear.”
Discussion: Bloomberg and AOL
Economist:
The new political divide  —  Farewell, left versus right.  The contest that matters now is open against closed  —  From the print edition  —  AS POLITICAL theatre, America's party conventions have no parallel.  Activists from right and left converge to choose their nominees and celebrate conservatism …
Discussion: Vox Popoli
GOP.com:
Unequal Convention Coverage By Networks  —  Traditionally, TV networks ABC, NBC and CBS have worked to ensure fairness giving each party the primetime hour of 10:00PM to 11:00PM on Monday through Thursday of their respective parties' conventions.  While speeches can go over allotted time, they strive for parity.
Discussion: Mediaite and Politicus USA
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
‘I felt angry that it took so long’: Gretchen Carlson on Roger Ailes's ouster from Fox News  —  After a professional life spent speaking before TV cameras, former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson isn't often at a loss for words.  —  But when I asked her how she felt as she watched Roger Ailes …
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Dylan Byers / CNNMoney:
The uncouth Roger Ailes
 
 
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Mark Mazzetti / New York Times:
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to Get Intelligence Briefings
Discussion: Fox News Insider
Jake Novak / CNBC:
Sorry Hillary, Friday's headlines will be about Trump
Discussion: Instapundit
John Kartch / Americans for Tax Reform:
Hillary Clinton has made clear she intends to dramatically raise taxes …
Discussion: Townhall.com
Nolan D. McCaskill / Politico:
Biden to appear on ‘Law & Order’
Discussion: AOL and Mashable
Daily Mail:
'I'm a famous person who could be a target': Paris Hilton reveals fears of attracting the attentions …
Discussion: alan.com and The Daily Caller
 Earlier Items: 
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
Federal Appeals Court Rejects Protections For Gay People Under Existing Civil Rights Law
Discussion: Joe.My.God.
Alex Swoyer / Breitbart:
Poll: Donald Trump Sees 17-Point Positive Swing in Two Weeks
Discussion: The Last Refuge
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
JAMES O'KEEFE ASSAULTED - THROWN TO GROUND During Undercover Op at DNC (VIDEO)
Discussion: The Right Scoop