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    Donald Trump’s Invisible Shackles

    By Michael Barone… “It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the way I want to,” Donald Trump tweeted at the reasonable hour of 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Shackles? There were no visible shackles on Trump when he launched his several-news-cycles-long assaults on Judge […]

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    Trump attacks ‘Mexican’ judge in Trump U lawsuit

    By keast@politico.com (Kristen East) Over the course of 12 minutes, Donald Trump used a campaign rally in San Diego on Friday night to lace into the judge overseeing a lawsuit over Trump University, calling him a “hater” and speculating about his ethnicity. “The trial is going to take place sometime in November. There should be […]

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    The Gender Gap Giveth, the Gender Gap Taketh Away

    By Sean Trende One of the more prominent bits of conventional wisdom this cycle is that Hillary Clinton’s advantage among women will open a huge gender gap, and that this will help her win the presidency. I don’t doubt that there will be a larger gender gap, perhaps even a historically large one. I’m less […]

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    For Trump Brand, the Record Doesn’t Match the Luster

    By David Ignatius WASHINGTON — Consider Donald Trump for a moment as a purveyor of men’s cologne. I quote from the merchandise section of trump.com, the website for his portfolio of “great” companies. “‘Empire by Trump’ is the perfect accessory for the confident man determined to make his mark with passion, perseverance and drive. … […]