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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a town hall, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Roanoke, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump: Bernie ‘folded’ by sticking with Clinton

- The Washington Times

Donald Trump said Monday that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders “folded” by sticking with presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton amid an email scandal that revealed how party officials were conspiring against him.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a town hall, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Roanoke, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump mocks Clinton’s maiden name

- The Washington Times

Donald Trump poked fun Monday at Hillary Clinton’s maiden name, suggesting that the former secretary of state has stopped using “Rodham” because it sounds too much like “rotten.”

A media watchdog vows to prevent a Hillary Clinton "coronation" as a friendly press gathers around the Democratic presidential nominee. (Associated Press)

Media watchdog vows to foil liberal press attempts to ‘coronate Hillary’

- The Washington Times

The Media Research Center is vigilant about monitoring liberal bias in the press. The Democratic National Convention, however, has prompted the conservative watchdog to go round-the-clock, says founder Brent Bozell, who has assembled a “massive team of analysts” to track news media transgressions and tingling hysteria in Philadelphia — hour by hour if need be.

This Nov. 11, 2014, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol Building illuminated by the setting sun on the National Mall in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Next president should workd to repeal misguided Dodd-Frank Act

The Heritage Foundation’s Blueprint for Reform offers scores of policy recommendations for the next administration. Many of the proposals aim to fix the failed economic policies of the last decade. Of these, none is more important than the think tank’s call to repeal the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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Demonstrators make their way around Philadelphia to protest Hillary Clinton during the first day of the Democratic National Convention. (Associated Press)

Thousands of protesters hits Philadelphia streets to denounce Clinton

- The Washington Times

Thousands of people joined street demonstrations Monday outside the Democratic National Convention that dwarfed protest at the GOP convention in Cleveland last week, with most in the crowds calling themselves Democrats or ex-Democrats and vowing never to vote for the party's likely nominee, Hillary Clinton.

Leah Daughtry, left, CEO of the Democratic National Convention Committee, stands on stage with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, right, Friday, July 22, 2016, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The convention is scheduled to convene on Monday. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)

Vegas immigrants tell their stories at Democratic convention

- Associated Press

Several Las Vegas residents took center stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday, telling the audience at the nationally televised event that Hillary Clinton will fight to keep immigrant families together.

Prosecutors urge speedy jailing of 2 convicted legislators

- Associated Press

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling reversing the conviction of a former Virginia governor is no reason to let two former top New York legislators remain free pending appeals of their convictions, federal prosecutors on Monday told judges overseeing the cases.