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Dumpster Fires, Fishing And Travel: These Republicans Are Sitting Out The RNC

When the Republican National Convention officially gavels into order Monday, some major GOP leaders — including former presidents — will be conspicuously absent.
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6 Things To Watch At The Republican Convention This Week

The convention kicks off Monday. Will it be as exciting as Donald Trump has promised or will it be ... traditional?
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A Conversation With Bernie Sanders Supporters

Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. But will his supporters vote for her? NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Nicole Castillo and T. Lee Shostack, both Sanders supporters.
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GOP Convention Speaker Says Mike Pence Can Balance Out Conservative Side Trump Lacks

A parade of speakers begins tomorrow when the GOP convention starts in Cleveland. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, who will be one of those addressing the crowd.
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Americans Dislike Trump, Clinton, But Chances Are Slim Of A Third-Party Candidate Rising

When so many Americans dislike their Democratic and Republican candidates for president, what about a third-party candidate? NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben discusses those chances with NPR's Lynn Neary.
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How Is Turbulent Climate That Rocked '68 Democratic Convention Different From Today's?

Recent events have led many to compare today to the summer of '68. On the eve of the GOP convention, sociologist Todd Gitlin tells NPR's Lynn Neary about the ways it's similar, and how it's not.
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What To Expect From GOP Convention In Cleveland

The party in Cleveland is about to get started — the Republican party that is. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the preparations for the GOP convention, which begins Monday.
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Trump Names Religious Conservative Mike Pence As VP Pick Ahead Of GOP Convention

Donald Trump and his running mate pick, Gov. Mike Pence, are heading to Cleveland for the Republican Party convention. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson about Trump's choice.
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"Politics Has Become Celebrity-Driven": How 2016 Surprised Political Thinkers

Race, geography, and celebrity have taken on major (and, perhaps unexpected) roles in the 2016 campaign
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From The Sidelines To The Spotlight: Melania Trump Poised To Become First Lady

Donald Trump's older children are intimately involved in his campaign. Less involved is his wife, Melania. But if he wins the White House, she'll have the most prominent role of all: First Lady.

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