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Chicago Story: Trump sends GOP donors spinning

Ron Gidwitz, Dan Webb and William Kunkler are veteran Republicans — and friends — from Chicago's political money circuit. They raised buckets of cash for Mitt Romney four years ago. This time, however, their party's nominee has sent them spinning off in three directions.

National Politics

Suddenly it's Trump sounding soft on illegal immigration

Donald Trump defeated 16 rivals in the Republican primaries by being the most anti-immigrant of them all, promising to build a giant wall on the border and deport millions. He labeled opponents like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio as weak and amnesty-loving, and his extreme rhetoric pushed the entire debate over immigration to the right.

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Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump

In his speech Wednesday night at the GOP Convention, Ted Cruz refused to endorse Donald Trump, instead saying “vote your conscience” which drew loud boos from inside Quicken Loans Arena.
Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump 2:18

Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump

NYT: At the Libertarian Convention 1:52

NYT: At the Libertarian Convention

Clinton and Trump respond to Orlando shooting 3:50

Clinton and Trump respond to Orlando shooting

Modesto voters talk about candidates, Election Day 2:01

Modesto voters talk about candidates, Election Day