Trump, dismissing Clinton attacks, revives primary election controversies

Trump also took aim at Clinton directly during the rally Friday, promising to escalate his attacks against her.

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Here’s what happened to that giant balloon Bill Clinton carried off-stage in Philadelphia

Bill Clinton gave his really big balloon from the Democratic National Convention to his granddaughter, Charlotte. I hope she lets him play with it.

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Who were the protesters at the Democratic National Convention this week?

These three graphs explain who was protesting the DNC, and why.

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America’s Dirtiest Boat Races

Every July, tens of thousands of speedboat-racing enthusiasts descend on DePue, Illinois, a tiny village that sits at the elbow of the Illinois River, a hundred miles southwest of Chicago.

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SNCC defends Black Lives Matter movement, which found a more receptive audience at the Democratic convention

The veteran civil-rights activists joined others in defending protesters against criticism that they are divisive.

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Clinton, Kaine launch battleground state tour, while Trump hits back with attacks

“We’ve had a great convention but now we’ve got to go out and fight for our vision of America,” Clinton told the crowd at Temple University in Philadelphia.

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The 5 best speeches of the Democratic National Convention

Michelle Obama. And everyone else.

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How Progressive Was Hillary Clinton’s Acceptance Speech?

Just hours before Hillary Clintons delivered her speech accepting the Democratic nomination for President at the Party’s Convention on Thursday night, two veterans of Bill Clinton’s Administration—the pollster Stan Greenberg and the economist Joseph E. Stiglitz—appeared at an event organized by the Roosevelt Institute, a liberal think tank. The title of the session, which was held at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, was “How to Win on the Economy in 2016.” Greenberg, who has been polling for Hillary Clinton’s campaign, presented some interesting data about two possible ways to frame her domestic-policy agenda, which includes raising the minimum wage, eliminating tax breaks for hedge funds, guaranteeing paid family leave, and encouraging corporations to invest for the long term.See the rest of the story at newyorker.comRelated:Hillary’s NightTrump and Russia: Even Historians See No PrecedentWhat the Kremlin Makes of Donald Trump

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Hillary’s Night

“More than a few times, I’ve had to pick myself up and get myself back in the game,” Hillary Clinton said Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention, in Philadelphia, in a strong speech that attempted to explain not just what she had done in her life but why—“what to make of me,” as she put it. …

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Democratic Convention Night 4: What You Missed

On the last night on the Democratic National Convention, a full slate of speakers, including state leaders, some Republicans and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, preceded Hillary Clinton’s appearance.

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