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Kenneth P. Vogel / Politico:
Trump team, RNC to meet at pivotal moment  —  Donald Trump's campaign and top Republican Party officials plan what one person called a “come to Jesus” meeting on Friday in Orlando to discuss the Republican nominee's struggling campaign, according to multiple sources familiar with the scheduled sit-down.
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Anna Palmer / Politico:
Dozens of Republicans to urge RNC to cut off funds for Trump  —  More than 70 Republicans have signed an open letter to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus urging him to stop spending any money to help Donald Trump win in November and shift those contributions to Senate and House races.
Allegra Kirkland / Talking Points Memo:
Trump On Election Strategy: 'I Don't Know That We Need To Get Out The Vote'  —  Donald Trump trumpeted a confident assessment of his campaign on Thursday night, saying there was no need for him to encourage voters to head to the polls on election day.  —  Asked by Fox News' Eric Bolling …
Jeremy Fugleberg / Cincinnati.com:
Email: Trump campaign scrambling in SW Ohio  —  With the presidential election 90 days away, the Donald Trump campaign is scrambling to set up the basics of a campaign in Hamilton County, a key county in a swing state crucial to a Republican victory, a recent internal email obtained by The Enquirer shows.
Ben Shapiro / Daily Wire:
Hannity, Ingraham Say It's Immoral Not To Vote Trump.  Here Are 3 Reasons They're Wrong.  —  On Wednesday night, Fox News' Sean Hannity, apparently desperate to begin casting blame for Donald Trump's November election loss in August, called out conservatives unwilling to vote for Donald Trump.
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Louis Nelson / Politico:
Trump predicts winning the presidency will get him into heaven  —  Donald Trump called on evangelical pastors to help him win the presidency this November, which he said is “maybe the only way I'm going to get to heaven.”  —  “For evangelicals, for the Christians, for the everybody …
Tal Kopan / CNN:
Donald Trump: I meant that Obama founded ISIS, literally  —  Washington (CNN)Donald Trump said Thursday that he meant exactly what he said when he called President Barack Obama the “founder of ISIS” and objected when a conservative radio show host tried to clarify the GOP nominee's position.
Ivan Levingston / CNBC:
Trump: If I lose, I'll have a ‘nice long vacation’
Discussion: BuzzFeed
Patricia Mazzei / miamiherald:
Trump: Americans could be tried in Guantánamo  —  A President Donald Trump might push for Americans accused of terrorism to be tried in military tribunal at the U.S. Navy base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the Republican nominee told the Miami Herald on Thursday.
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Harper Neidig / The Hill:
Trump says he'd try U.S. citizens in Gitmo military tribunals
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Nico Hines / The Daily Beast:
The Other Olympic Sport in Rio: Swiping  —  One athlete poses in his full team kit.  Others post their Olympic bedspreads as their profile pictures.  When they're not competing, they're ready to date.  —  RIO DE JANEIRO — I expect you've heard the legend of the athletes' village …
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Mark Joseph Stern / Slate:
This Daily Beast Grindr Stunt Is Sleazy, Dangerous, and Wildly Unethical  —  On Thursday morning, the Daily Beast published an exceedingly gross and bizarre article by a straight, married male writer who lured in gay Olympians through hookup apps for no particular purpose.
Bruce Schreiner / Associated Press:
McConnell: GOP chances to keep Senate are ‘very dicey’  —  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that GOP prospects for keeping control of the Senate after the November elections are “very dicey,” sounding an alarm amid mounting Republican concerns about presidential nominee Donald Trump,
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Kristina Peterson / Wall Street Journal:
Reid Expects Clinton to Renominate Obama Supreme Court Pick Garland
Discussion: Lambda Legal
Jordain Carney / The Hill:   Reid: Dems could force Senate vote on Garland
CBS Dallas / Fort Worth:
Cruz's Popularity Takes A Hit In KTVT-CBS 11/Dixie Strategies Poll  —  DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Sen. Ted Cruz won the Republican presidential primary in Texas with nearly 44 percent of the vote.  But most voters now do not think very highly of the U.S. lawmaker, according to the latest KTVT-CBS …
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Jack Fink / CBS Dallas:   Trump Leads Texas In KTVT-CBS 11/Dixie Strategies Poll
Associated Press:
Trump touts child care programs, but they're for guests only  —  NEW YORK (AP) — When Donald Trump vowed this week to make child care more accessible and affordable, it was just the second time during his White House campaign that he's talked about an issue that affects millions of working Americans with young children.
Discussion: Vox and Mother Jones
Monmouth University:
Monmouth University Polling Institute  —  The Divided State of America  —  Voters concerned about threats to way of life  —  West Long Branch, NJ - The vast majority of voters say the country is greatly divided and many are also concerned that the country could suffer lasting damage …
Discussion: WND and Political Wire
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Clinton/Trump Race Tight in South Carolina
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
WIKILEAKS Proves TRUMP IS RIGHT: Hacked Emails Include Info On Hillary's Arming of Jihadists, Including ISIS  —  Republican nominee Donald Trump spoke to the National Association of Home Builders on Thursday morning.  —  Trump repeated his line that Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama created ISIS.
Hadas Gold / Politico:
Clinton's press problem  —  Think Donald Trump is the only candidate sidelining the press?  Think again.  —  The Republican's media blacklist, complaints about unbalanced coverage, and accusations that veteran reporters are simply fabricators have drawn the most vocal condemnation from the Washington press corps.
Steven Shepard / Politico:
GOP insiders: Trump can't win  —  Republican insiders are more convinced than Democrats that Donald Trump is so far behind Hillary Clinton that he can't win in November.  —  Roughly half of Republican members of The POLITICO Caucus — activists, strategists and operatives in 11 swing states …
Jason Horowitz / New York Times:
Fred Trump Taught His Son the Essentials of Showboating Self-Promotion  —  The throngs of New Yorkers who poured into Coney Island on a sweltering Sunday in July 1939 — shuffling past the rides, hot-dog stands and freak shows — confronted one last spectacle blaring just beyond the surf.
Nicholas Kristof / New York Times:
Obama's Worst Mistake  —  A crazed gunman's attack on an Orlando club in June, killing 49 people, resulted in blanket news coverage and national trauma.  —  Now imagine that such a massacre unfolds more than five times a day, seven days a week, unceasingly for five years, totaling perhaps 470,000 deaths.
CNN:
Top Clinton State Department aide helped Clinton Foundation  —  (CNN)A top aide to Hillary Clinton at the State Department traveled to New York to interview job candidates for a top job at the Clinton Foundation, a CNN investigation has found.  —  The fact that the aide, Cheryl Mills …
Mara Siegler / Page Six:
Anthony Weiner still sexting other women, says Sydney Leathers  —  More On:  —  Sydney Leathers — the woman who horndog Anthony Weiner sexted as “Carlos Danger,” torpedoing his mayoral campaign in 2013 — has accused the pervy former pol of being up to his old tricks again, with yet another woman.
Gabriel Debenedetti / Politico:
Sanders strategists exit Canova campaign against Wasserman Schultz  —  Less than two weeks after publicly signing on to help the campaign of ousted Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz's challenger, Bernie Sanders' top political and media strategists are no longer working for Tim Canova.
Discussion: RedState and Naked Politics
 
 
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Neil W. McCabe / Breitbart:
Breitbart/Gravis Poll: Virtual Tie in Georgia, Trump 45% to Clinton 44%
RT:
ISIS sleepers ‘arrived as refugees’ in Germany, ready for action - top intel official
Discussion: Jihad Watch
Becket Fund:
Military court punishes Marine over Bible verses
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Rob Lever / Agence France-Presse:
Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter
James B. Stewart / New York Times:
How Much Does Donald Trump Pay in Taxes? It Could Be Zero
Discussion: CNBC
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