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Want proof Trump’s family adds to his appeal? Check out Instagram

santacruzsentinel.com — It's common knowledge that Donald Trump's family adds to his appeal, perhaps substantially, though this trend can be hard to pin down with numbers. Now that the Republican convention is over, take a look at this slice of evidence from Instagram, which on Friday ranked the most popular images posted on its platform under the convention hashtag ( RNCinCLE).

Former KKK leader David Duke, citing Trump, announces Senate bid

washingtonpost.com — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke on Friday announced he will run for U.S. Senate, linking his decision to Donald Trump's bid for the presidency. Saying he was "overjoyed" at Trump's successful campaign to be the Republican party's presidential nominee, Duke said he will advocate for the "rights and heritage of European Americans" in Congress.

Want proof Trump’s family adds to his appeal? Check out Instagram.

washingtonpost.com — It's common knowledge that Donald Trump's family adds to his appeal, perhaps substantially, though this trend can be hard to pin down with numbers. Now that the Republican convention is over, take a look at this slice of evidence from Instagram, which on Friday ranked the most popular images posted on its platform under the convention hashtag (#RNCinCLE).

Hawaii Rep. Mark Takai, 49, dies after battle with pancreatic cancer

washingtonpost.com — Rep. Mark Takai (D-Hawaii) died Wednesday after a nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer, his office announced. Takai, 49, was elected to represent Hawaii's Oahu-based first congressional district in 2014. In late October, he announced he had been diagnosed with a small tumor on his pancreas after experiencing stomach pains.

The story behind Congress’s dueling intern selfies

washingtonpost.com — It was meant to just be a selfie. Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) gathered all the House Republican interns and used the opportunity to snap a photo of the group. To him, it seemed like an accomplishment to fit all those people into the frame.

Rep. Steve King says Ted Cruz has a lot to offer this country

washingtonpost.com — The Post's Philip Rucker asks Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) whether Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx) needs to endorse Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the GOP on Wednesday, July 20. ( ) Rep. Steve King says Ted Cruz has a lot to offer this country

Trump capes, flag suits, joke tees: A guide to Republican convention style

washingtonpost.com — It doesn't take much to fit in at a political convention. Pick something red or blue, display your pass and you're all set. But for the adventurous, conventions mean opportunities to wear bold - and sometimes bizarre - politically themed outfits that would raise eyebrows any other week of the year.

GOP raises eyebrows with ‘white elevators’ signs in Cleveland

washingtonpost.com — Turns out Donald Trump's campaign logo isn't the only design error Republicans have to fix this week. As the Republican National Convention gets underway in Cleveland, Twitter users are discovering a series of signs in and around the convention center designating certain facilities as "white."
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Clinton's challenge will be to balance a hopeful tone with an argument for change, by @danbalz @PhilipRucker  http://wapo.st/2a4BDh0 

Jul 23, 2016

Kaine sought to boost ‘Kaine brand’ after being passed over for VP in 2008 @postroz  http://wapo.st/2akaBVy 

Jul 22, 2016

Kaine’s acceptance of gifts in Virginia could create opening for Republicans, via @PostRoz  http://wapo.st/29ZDLp7 

Jul 22, 2016

She came to Cleveland uncertain about Trump. She left ready to vote for him.  http://wpo.st/3hyn1  @newsbysamuels


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