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In Clinton vs. Trump, the Overlooked Impact of Asian-Americans

wsj.com — Donald Trump has made overtures in the last few days to Hispanic and African-American voters, trying to whittle away at the giant advantages Hillary Clinton enjoys among them. There is a third group that gets less attention, but one that provides Democrats a similar strategic edge: Asian-Americans. Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing...

In Clinton vs. Trump, the Quiet Impact of Asian-Americans

wsj.com — Donald Trump has made overtures in the last few days to Hispanic and African-American voters, trying to whittle away at the giant advantages Hillary Clinton enjoys among them. There is a third group that gets less attention, but one that provides Democrats a similar strategic edge: Asian-Americans. Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing...

Russia Emerges as a Campaign Issue That Can’t Be Ignored

blogs.wsj.com — Russian troops move to the Ukrainian border. Russian jets take off from a base in Iran to attack targets in Syria. Russian hackers are accused of breaking into Democratic websites. Ukrainian investigators say they believe a top Republican campaign operative took millions in fees from a pro-Russian party.

Hillary Clinton’s Conundrum: Keeping Left Happy, Pursuing Opening on Right

wsj.com — Hillary Clinton is caught in a kind of political and ideological no-woman's land. The energy in her Democratic Party is all on the left, where suspicions of her moderate instincts still run high. But Donald Trump is offering her a historic opening on her right among independents and moderate Republicans.

Separating Donald Trump From Trumpism

wsj.com — This is a good time to remember that there is Trump, and there is Trumpism. They aren't the same, and their fates aren't necessarily linked. Trump is, of course, Donald Trump, Republican presidential nominee. And he is in some trouble.

Donald Trump’s Challenge: Passing the Plausibility Test

wsj.com — With both parties spinning out of their conventions, and the general-election campaign now essentially in full swing, one megaquestion hovers over the whole affair: Will enough Americans get comfortable with the idea of Donald Trump as president? If they do, the presidential race likely will be a close one-and one he could well win.

How, and How Well, Democrats Tackled Convention Challenge

wsj.com — PHILADELPHIA-A national political convention is like a giant Rubik's cube: It's a puzzle with dozens of moving parts that somehow are supposed to fall into an orderly whole over a week's time. It's almost always a messy process, but the important thing is how it looks at the end.

Democratic Dilemma: Knock Donald Trump, or Boost Hillary Clinton?

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The party faces a fundamental strategic choice as it frames its convention this week in Philadelphia, Gerald F. Seib writes PHILADELPHIA-Democrats who have gathered here for their national convention want people to vote for Hillary Clinton.

Republican Heavy Hitters Maneuver With an Eye on 2020

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Variety of party leaders to position themselves as contenders for the next presidential campaign if Trump falls flat this fall Donald Trump was poised Thursday to complete his improbable journey to the GOP presidential nomination by delivering an acceptance speech to a party already rife with speculation about who and what might come after him.

Ted Cruz: I Can’t Back a Man Who Attacked My Family

blogs.wsj.com — CLEVELAND-Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, in a sometimes heated exchange with members of his own state's convention delegation Thursday morning, appeared to offer his clearest explanation yet of why he declined to endorse Donald Trump in his speech to the convention.
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Aug 23, 2016

Trump is reaching out to blacks & Hispanics, but Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing minority group:  http://on.wsj.com/2buLcE3  via @WSJ

Aug 22, 2016

With little notice Asian-Americans have arrived as a force in 2016. Advantage Democrats right now.  http://on.wsj.com/2buLcE3  via @WSJ

Aug 19, 2016

North Korea threats against U.S. military drills are a tool by the Kim regime, study says  http://on.wsj.com/2bmIocb  via @WSJ

Aug 19, 2016

Anarchists try to fix up a mansion in Russia where they meet. It's hard because nobody likes to take instructions.  http://on.wsj.com/2bLRlRb 

Aug 19, 2016

Events in recent days show that Russia is a campaign issue that can't be ignored:  http://on.wsj.com/2bsk4sJ  via @WSJPolitics

Aug 19, 2016

Trump has talked of expansive list, but new campaign mgr Conway tells WSJ it will focus on focus on 7 or 8 states:  http://on.wsj.com/2bBfkQ4 

Aug 18, 2016

Trump campaign reboot reflects the influence of hedge-fund manager Robert Mercer.  http://on.wsj.com/2bAseOg  via @WSJ

Aug 18, 2016

Democrats think the Trump effect gives them a shot at a big Republican name this fall: Rep. Darrell Issa.  http://on.wsj.com/2bzieVo  via @WSJ

Aug 17, 2016

Britain's hedgehog population is collapsing. Britain must do something. So it is, including hedgehog costumes.  http://on.wsj.com/2bH41sJ 


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