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Can Donald Trump Even Count on a Convention Polling Bounce?

His rise defied political orthodoxy. His collapse just might, too.

Kansas’ Insane Right-Wing Experiment Is About to Destroy Its Roads

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The  Government Is Concerned That We Never Hang Out Anymore

Some Flaws in the NRA’s First Trump Ad, Which Is About Benghazi


When Racist Slurs Are “OK”

Donald Trump says Jimmy the Greek’s bigotry was fine until he started apologizing for it.



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Donald Trump on Jimmy the Greek's Racist Slurs About Black Athletes: "He Was Doing OK ’Til He Said He Was Sorry"

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