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10:55 AM ET, July 29, 2016

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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.
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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.
Media Matters for America:
Fox News Plays Benghazi Commercial Over Khzir Khan's Anti-Trump Speech At The Democratic National Convention  —  Fox News ignored a speech by the father of U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, who was killed in 2004 in the Iraq war, instead opting to air commercials during the speech.
Jeremy Stahl / Slate:
Father of Fallen Muslim American War Hero to Trump: “You Have Sacrificed Nothing!”  —  One of the finest and most damning addresses of the Democratic National Convention was delivered on Thursday night by one of the event's lowest profile speakers.  Khizr Khan addressed the Philadelphia crowd …
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:
Trump: Republicans ‘have no choice’ but to vote for me  —  said Thursday that Republicans wary of his campaign have little choice but to vote for him anyway.  —  “If you really like Donald Trump, that's great, but if you don't, you have to vote for me anyway.  You know why?
Discussion: RedState
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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.”
Nikita Vladimirov / The Hill:
Trump: Obama talked about a 'world that doesn't exist'
Discussion: Instapundit and USA Today
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Where The Election Goes From Here  —  Check out all of our dispatches from the Democratic National Convention 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.
Discussion: The Root
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Fox News:
1 San Diego cop killed, another wounded in shooting  —  DEVELOPING - One San Diego police officer was killed and another one wounded when a driver they stopped Thursday night opened fire on them in the latest in a series of cop shootings around the nation.  —  The suspected shooter was arrested …
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Los Angeles Times:   2 San Diego police officers shot, one fatally, in traffic stop; suspect held
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 …
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.
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Tom Hamburger / Washington Post:
Republican security experts request congressional investigation of DNC hack
John Podhoretz / New York Post:
How Hillary blew her big moment  —  MORE FROM:  —  Well, Hillary Clinton took the stage after four days of Democratic triumph — the party staged what was even to these conservative eyes and ears the best, tightest, most interesting convention of our time — and pretty much stunk up the joint.
Discussion: The Federalist and National Review
Matthew Yglesias / Vox:
Hillary Clinton is bad at speeches for the exact reasons she'd be a good president  —  Hillary Clinton has one job tonight: Deliver a kick-ass speech.  —  Unfortunately, it's just not a job that suits her talents.  In a rational world, “rousing convention speech” would be a job permanently bestowed …
Discussion: Washington Monthly, CNN and Hot Air
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Frank Bruni / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton's Convention: Day 4
Chuck Raasch / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Trump, Clinton in virtual tie in Missouri  —  This photo combo of file images shows U.S. presidential candidates Donald Trump, left, and Hillary Clinton.  Income inequality has been a rallying cry of the 2016 election, with more Americans turning fearful and angry about a shrinking middle class.
Maurice Tamman / Reuters:
The year of ‘Neither’: Why Reuters/Ipsos is tweaking its U.S. presidential poll  —  In a presidential campaign notable for its negativity, the option of “Neither” candidate appears to be an appealing alternative, at least to participants in the Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.
Discussion: Ipsos Ideas Spotlight
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 …
New York Times:
Hillary Clinton Warns of ‘Moment of Reckoning’ in Speech Accepting Nomination  —  PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton, who sacrificed personal ambition for her husband's political career and then rose to be a Democratic senator and secretary of state, became the first woman to accept …
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Amy Chozick / New York Times:
Hillary Clinton Turns to Shonda Rhimes of ABC to Create Video of Her Life
Discussion: Liberty Unyielding and The Week
Robert Allen / Detroit Free Press:
6 state employees criminally charged in Flint water crisis  —  FLINT — Six state employees were criminally charged this morning in district court in connection with the Flint water crisis.  —  Charged are Michigan Department of Health and Human Services workers Nancy Peeler …
Discussion: Daily Kos and The Root
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
Damian Paletta / Wall Street Journal:
Pentagon Allies Jailed in Turkey Amid Coup Backlash, General Says  —  ASPEN, Colo. - A top U.S. military commander said there was a persistent concern that the failed coup in Turkey - and the backlash by the Turkish government - would impair the Pentagon's operations in the region.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Chuck Schumer's audacious prediction  —  PHILADELPHIA — Chuck Schumer is feeling good enough about the battle for Senate control to essentially predict he'll be majority leader next year.  Not only that, the veteran New York Democrat believes his party is on the cusp of something much bigger: An era of electoral dominance.
NBC News:
Trump Jr. Says Obama Lifted Phrase From His RNC Speech  —  Donald Trump Jr. suggested Thursday that Barack Obama's speech in Philadelphia Wednesday night lifted a line from his Republican National Convention remarks, pointing out that both addresses contained the line “That's not the America I know.”
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Amanda Marcotte / Salon:
Obama's DNC letdown: The president needed to hit it out of the park, but he surprisingly fell short
Discussion: The Mahablog
 
 
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ACLU:
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Ambrose Evans-Pritchard / Telegraph:
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Jake Novak / CNBC:
Sorry Hillary, Friday's headlines will be about Trump
Discussion: Instapundit
Ezra Klein / Vox:
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Allan Smith / Business Insider:
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Discussion: Bloomberg and AOL
Nolan D. McCaskill / Politico:
Biden to appear on ‘Law & Order’
Discussion: AOL and Mashable
GOP.com:
Unequal Convention Coverage By Networks
Discussion: Politicus USA and Mediaite
Russ Choma / Mother Jones:
Trump Claims He's Never Spoken to Putin. In This 2014 Video, Trump Says He Did.
Discussion: Washington Post, The Hill and RedState
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
JAMES O'KEEFE ASSAULTED - THROWN TO GROUND During Undercover Op at DNC (VIDEO)
Discussion: The Right Scoop