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Republican National Convention

Republican National Convention

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    The RNC approaches (image via @GOPconvention)

    The next two weeks will see the formal nominations of the two major party candidates in the contest to succeed Barack Obama as President of The United States. First, this week, Republicans are expected to nominate Donald J. Trump, who on Saturday morning introduced Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate. On Saturday, Trump promised “we’re going to have an incredible convention.” The theme of the convention is "Make America Great Again," which has been Trump's campaign

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    What to watch for this week in New York politics:

    This week and next will be dominated by the race for President. The Republican National Convention takes place this week - Monday through Thursday - in Cleveland, followed by the Democratic National convention next week - June 25-28 - in Philadelphia.

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