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Love, the Clintons and the Politics of Marriage

Jonathan Bernstein's morning links.

1. Jennifer Victor on why party platforms matter.

2. Meredith Conroy at the Monkey Cage on gendered presidential elections.

3. Natalie Jackson and Janie Velencia at the Huffington Post look at Gary Johnson's support in the polls.

4. Nate Silver on why the Democratic nomination contest was a blowout. Yup. I’m still convinced it was the second-easiest nomination of the modern (post-1968) era, after Al Gore in 2000. And that Donald Trump's victory was the narrowest since the 1976 Gerald Ford/Ronald Reagan cliffhanger. Silver brings some data.

5. And Alyssa Rosenberg on Bill and Hillary Clinton, and politics and marriage

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