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Secret Service cracking down on conventions

Report: Secret Service cracking down on convention screening

04/08/16 07:52PM

Buzzfeed’s John Stanton reports that the U.S. Secret Service is using an executive order by the president to exert control over screening reporter credentials for the national conventions. The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart and the Guardian’s Sabrina Siddiqui also tell Chris Matthews something he doesn’t know. watch

Ronald Reagan shakes hands with then-President Gerald Ford at the 1976 Republican National Convention at Kemper Arena in Kansas City. (Courtesy Gerald R. Ford Library)

The art of closing the deal

04/08/16 07:46PM

Donald Trump’s lack of discipline and propensity to take high-risk gambles could undermine his chances in the home stretch to the Republican convention if he manages to spook the unbound delegates he might need to clinch the nomination. The same thing happened to another Republican candidate who would eventually be revered as the party’s... read more

Report: May be hard to unite Dem party too

Report: May be hard to unite Democratic party too

04/07/16 07:44PM

The Washington Post’s Anne Gearan reports that Bernie Sanders says it may be more difficult to unite the Democrats for the general election than the party anticipates. Dana Milbank and Francesca Chambers also tell Chris Matthews something he doesn’t know. watch

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