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Politics

The Republican War on Hillary Clinton

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The 2016 Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention in Cleveland wraps up today following a speech by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Many of the fears we had for the convention - about protests turned violent, an overwhelmed Cleveland police department, and an unexpected coup by insurgents from the anti-Trump movement - never came to pass. 

Instead, the big news at the convention revolved around a plagiarized speech by Melania Trump, the number of prominent politicians who stayed home, fear-mongering that defies logic, and vitriol against Hillary Clinton that flowed easier than enthusiasm for Donald Trump.

With one more day to go, what's next?

GUESTS: 

  • David Swerdlick - Assistant editor at Washington Post Opinions, Outlook, and PostEverything.
  • Themis Klarides - Republican Minority Leader, CT House of Representatives and a delegate at the Republican National Convention and member of the platform committee
  • Shannon Dooling - Reporter for WBUR

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Colin McEnroe, Jonathan McNicol, and Greg Hill contributed to this show. 

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