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Week In Politics: Trump Campaign Shake-Ups

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and Eliana Johnson of the National Review. They discuss the recent shake-ups within the Trump campaign and the Clinton Foundation's announcement that if Hillary Clinton is elected president, the foundation will stop accepting donations from corporations or foreign governments.
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#MemeOfTheWeek: Picking Better Presidential Candidates ... Like A Chicken

Twitter spent a lot of time this week on #BetterPOTUSCandidates — almost begging for any one other than Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Including Jake from State Farm.
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Roundup: Smart Thoughts On Ryan Lochte And White Privilege

As it becomes increasingly clear that Lochte fabricated parts of his story, an interesting thought experiment emerges: What would happen if white athletes were treated like black athletes?
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Former Navy SEAL Settles With Authorities Over Bin Laden Raid Book

Matthew Bissonnette, who wrote a best-seller about the Osama bin Laden raid, has agreed to pay more than $6 million to resolve civil breach of contract claims with the government.
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The Politics Hour - August 19, 2016

D.C.'s Police Chief steps down after nearly a decade on the job. And a federal judge sentences the mastermind behind the 2010 shadow campaign for Vincent Gray to three months in jail.

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Between Police And Black Lives Matter, Hillary Clinton Walking A Fine Line

"I know that just by saying all these things together, I may upset some people," Clinton said this week as she tries to validate the concerns of police and groups like Black Lives Matter.
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Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Resigns

Just over two months after Manafort was brought on to bring some structure to Donald Trump's presidential bid, the Washington insider has resigned from the campaign.
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Koch Network Building A Senate Wall Against Trump

Four years after the Koch political network spent heavily to back Republican nominee Mitt Romney, it's now spending millions to save the GOP Senate majority from their own presidential candidate.
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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The Friday News Roundup: Donald Trump shakes up his staff after another campaign controversy. Major health insurer Aetna is the latest to pull back from Obamacare. And a group calling itself the shadow brokers say they hacked the NSA. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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WATCH: Donald Trump Releases First Campaign Ad, To Air in 4 States

The Republican nominee is finally going up on air with TV ads. His first spot — airing in Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida — focuses on security, specifically immigration.

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