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LISTEN: Stafford County Democratic Delegate On Kaine, Clinton And Convention

Kandy Hilliard, one of Virginia's delegates to the Democratic Convention this week in Philadelphia, says the commonwealth's delegation had a hint that Sen. Tim Kaine might be chosen as Hillary Clinton's running mate.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The Republican National Convention ends with a divided GOP. Hillary Clinton prepares to select her running mate. And Roger Ailes resigns from Fox News over sexual harassment allegations. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Republican National Convention: Analysis Of Trump's Plans For The Economy And Creating Jobs

Speakers at the Republican National Convention address jobs and the economy. A convention update and analysis of Donald Trump's economic plans and how his own successes and failures as a businessman could shape voter opinion.

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The History Of Political Conventions

America's first presidential nominating conventions were held in 1831. Since then, they've evolved into what many call made-for-TV promotions for the Democratic and Republican parties. The colorful history of political conventions.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Funerals are held for Dallas police officers and two African-American men killed by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. Donald Trump prepares to announce his running mate. And Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Controversy Over Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Comments About Donald Trump

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is under fire for speaking her mind publicly about Donald Trump. She called him "a faker" who "has no consistency about him." Trump, in turn, said Ginsburg is a "disgrace" and should resign. The implications of a Supreme Court justice entering the political fray.

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How One D.C. Delegate Tried To Soften The GOP Party Platform On LGBT Issues

Rachel Hoff is an openly gay D.C. Republican, and this week she tried to soften the Republican Party's official position on same-sex marriage.
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National And International Reaction To The Mass Shooting In Orlando, Florida

The latest on the investigation into the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. And public debate over terrorism and gun violence, as presidential candidates weigh in.

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Do Voters In The D.C. Region Feel Their Choices Matter?

Democratic voters in D.C. will finally get to weigh in on the presidential nomination process when the city conducts its primary elections this week.

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Analysis Of Primary Election Results In California And Five Other States

Voters cast their ballots in California and five other states in the last big primary date of the 2016 campaign. Analysis of results for Republicans and Democrats and what it all means for the general election campaign.

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