Conventions, Nominations and Controversies

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.
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1. Casey Dominguez and Andrew Tirrell at Mischiefs of Faction on the effects of the party conventions.

2. Really nice Jennifer Victor item, also at MoF, about money in the 2016 nominations.

3. Richard Pildes at the Monkey Cage looks back at how we got the presidential nominating process that's in place today.

4. Benjamin Wittes on Donald Trump, the Justice Department and the presidency.

5. And Mark Mellman, over at the Hill, is absolutely correct about recent controversies over polls.

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