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Hard Sell: The Potential Political Consequences Of The Trump University Documents

Trump U. was not a "university." The goal was to sell potential "buyers" on escalating packages, up to $35,000. Seminars included showing buyers how to capitalize on the housing crisis.
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Obama Returns To Booming Elkhart To Highlight Manufacturing Jobs

The president went back to the Indiana town to highlight its economic rebound. Since he first visited in early 2009, the unemployment rate has plunged from about 19 percent to around 4 percent.
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How Might Trump Or Clinton Pick Running Mates? Here's What The Data Say

There's little evidence that vice presidential picks help candidates at the top of the ticket win a state. What nominees try to aim for often is balance.
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Mitch McConnell: Republican Party Is At An 'All-Time High'

For all the talk of the GOP's upheaval, the Senate majority leader says he doesn't think Donald Trump's nomination will redefine the Republican Party in any substantial way.
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Generation Politics: 25-Year-Olds On The Experiences That Shaped Their Views

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to a group of 25-year-old voters as part of a radio series exploring the generational differences between how 25, 45 and 65-year-olds think about politics. Having stood witness to the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal, the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, two wars, and an economic crash from a very young age, this group of 25-year-olds has seen a country going through hard times for most of their lives.
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Donald Trump Attacks Federal Judge Involved In Trump University Case

Donald Trump continues to face lawsuits over his for-profit education company, Trump University. Trump accused federal judge Gonzalo Curiel of bias in one case, and said the judge, who is from Indiana, "happens to be, we believe, Mexican." NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Washington Post political reporter Tom Hamburger about the case.
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Donald Trump Details Donations To Veterans Organizations

Donald Trump held a press conference Tuesday to address questions about charitable donations he claimed to make in support of military veterans.
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Amid Pointed Dissent, Supreme Court Weighs In On 2 Death Penalty Cases

Justice Clarence Thomas called one of the opinions "a remarkably aggressive" use of the court's power to review the decisions of the states' highest courts.
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At Least $1.9 Million In Donations Trump Collected For Vets Was Sent Last Week

Veterans groups received the money after Donald Trump had been questioned about his claim he had raised $6 million for them. Trump battled reporters on the issue in a news conference on Tuesday.
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Supreme Court Declines Trump Resorts Case That Stripped Workers' Benefits

When Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy in 2014, it won a ruling from a federal bankruptcy judge stripping casino workers of their health insurance and payments to the pension fund.

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