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Trump Campaign Says Melania Trump's Words Were Her Own

Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort says there's nothing to apologize for in Melania Trump's Monday night convention address, which closely mirrored passages of a 2008 Michelle Obama speech.

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FACT CHECK: The First Night Of The Republican National Convention

National security was front and center, with speaker after speaker — including Sen. Joni Ernst and Rudy Giuliani — bashing Democrats' responses to ISIS, immigration and the 2012 Benghazi attacks.
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Can Big Data Help Head Off Police Misconduct?

An officer who has been under stress after responding to cases of domestic abuse or suicide may be at higher risk of a negative interaction with the public, a data scientist says.
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Update On The GOP Convention In Cleveland

GOP prime-time convention speakers in Cleveland focus on the theme of law and order. Join us for analysis of Donald Trump's message, its resonance with Republican voters and its possible appeal in the general election.

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Republican Convention Day 2: Trump Children, GOP Leadership Take The Stage

See who else is speaking Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
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Bouquets And Brickbats From Opening Night At Trump's Unconventional Convention

Rudy Giuliani's rhetorical questions got the delegates vocally into the act and, by the climax of his speech, they were all on their feet and roaring — making the sports arena feel like a coliseum.
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Cokie Roberts, Sam Donaldson On Conventions: We Witnessed History

Commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts and former ABC News newsman Sam Donaldson have been reporting on conventions for two decades. They give us some historical perspective on the week ahead.
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Day 1 In Cleveland: Chaos On The Republican Convention Floor

Some wanted to amend the rules to allow delegates to vote against Trump if they said they can't vote for him in good conscience. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Scott Detrow about the floor disturbance.
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Pa. Delegate: State Will Swing Red; Fact-Checking Convention Statements

Pennsylvania is a true swing state. It may go red this year, says pro-Trump delegate Lynn Ryan. And, Steve Inskeep and Scott Detrow fact-check the statements made Monday night at the convention.
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Republican Convention Day 1: 'Make America Safe Again'

Steve Inskeep talks to Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to the Trump campaign. NPR's Scott Detrow and Mara Liasson wrap up the convention events of the first night which had a law and order theme.

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