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Trump's stance on tariffs divides Republicans

Dec 6, 2016
Donald Trump promised big changes in America’s trade policy, and as president-elect he’s busy tweeting about it. Over the weekend, he warned that companies that move production out of the United States could face a 35 percent fine on things…
President-elect Donald Trump exits elevators to talk with the media at Trump Tower on Tuesday.
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Where did 'I approve this message' come from?

Oct 17, 2016
The fix for attack ads run amok has lost some of its power in the digital age.
A view of a digital billboard supporting Donald Trump in Times Square, New York City. The billboard was paid for by a pro-Trump political action committee (Super PAC) called 'Committee to Restore America's Greatness.' 
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Most campaign money is coming from 158 families

Oct 12, 2015
Super PAC donations are largely coming from older white men leaning right.

Inside the not-so-invisible primary

Apr 24, 2015
A Republican media strategist explains the money-gathering time before a campaign.