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The Galveston County Daily News: Politics

July 23, 2016

Politics

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Trump's criticism of Cruz renews questions about temperament

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donald Trump followed the script in his big speech to the Republican National Convention. Less than 12 hours later, he was free-form again, Trump being Trump, resurrecting a conspiracy theory linking the father of his chief rival from the primaries to John F. Kennedy's assassination.

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Saturday 07/23/2016
Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity
Posted: July 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Delegates to the Democratic National Convention gave mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president Friday, saying he will appeal to moderates but also do little to soothe disenchanted Bernie Sanders supporters.

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Trump's criticism of Cruz renews questions about temperament
Posted: July 23, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donald Trump followed the script in his big speech to the Republican National Convention. Less than 12 hours later, he was free-form again, Trump being Trump, resurrecting a conspiracy theory linking the father of his chief rival from the primaries to John F. Kennedy's assassination.

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Friday 07/22/2016
Trump, now GOP nominee, returns to fighting former foe Cruz
Posted: July 22, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) — A day after accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump pivoted back to the GOP primaries on Friday, choosing to re-litigate a pair of months-old battles with rival Ted Cruz.

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Thursday 07/21/2016
Ahead of Trump speech, Rhode Island delegate goes home
Posted: July 21, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In the waning hours of a dramatic and contentious Republican National Convention, not everyone was sticking around for the headliner.

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Ted Cruz booed lustily as he refuses to endorse Donald Trump
Posted: July 21, 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried to link arms with Republicans at the party's national convention but was booed lustily by delegates when he ended his speech without offering Donald Trump his endorsement — or even saying he would vote for the New York billionaire.

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Monday 07/18/2016
As divided US views conventions, NBC promotes Olympic unity
Posted: July 18, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Disillusionment. Fear. Rage.

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Clinton condemns shooting of Baton Rouge officers
Posted: July 18, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hillary Clinton on Monday called for an end to the "madness" after the death of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, condemning a series of recent shootings involving police and vowing to hold those who kill police officers legally accountable.

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Poll: US-Mexico border residents feel ignored, oppose wall
Posted: July 18, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new poll suggests residents along the U.S.-Mexico border are feeling ignored in the midst of the U.S. presidential election.

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Friday 07/15/2016
Clinton holds day of VP interviews at her home in Washington
Posted: July 15, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton summoned contenders to become her running mate to her Washington home on Friday as she closes in on a pick for vice president.

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