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Building Coalitions and Trump's City Rhetoric

Jonathan Bernstein's morning links.

1. John Sides at the Monkey Cage on the diminishing prospects of repealing the Affordable Care Act (at least according to some forecasters). 

2. Jennifer Victor on coalition-building within the parties.

3. Will Wilkinson on Donald Trump and cities. Very nice piece. Watch out, however, for his claim to know what motivates Trump's rhetoric. It's plausible -- but it's also plausible Trump just hasn't noticed that U.S. cities have changed since the 1970s and '80s. 

4. Reid Wilson reports on a reunion of Democratic members of Congress

5. And my Bloomberg View colleague Barry Ritholtz on the Trump market rally.

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