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The Republican National Convention is in 3 days in Cleveland.
The Democratic National Convention is in 10 days in Philadelphia.
Did you know? Comcast, the “official broadband and telecommunications provider” for the DNC in Philadelphia, has announced it will be laying miles of new fiber in preparation for the convention. Once done, convention-goers will be able to upload selfies and retweet over internet speeds 17,000 times faster than the average home.
July 14, 2016
Today we talked about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s apology for her “ill-advised” Trump comments, Hillary Clinton campaigning with possible VP pick Sen. Tim Kaine today, whether Donald Trump’s business proneness could help mend the U.S. economy, how politics corresponds with religion, the “Never Trump” campaign’s last-ditch effort to stop Trump’s nomination, and how Sen. Jeff Sessions shares Donald Trump’s hardline view on immigration.