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National Journal reporters discuss Kevin McCarthy's gift to Hillary Clinton and his subsequent withdrawal from the speaker's race; the optics of George W. Bush coming to his brother's rescue; and Clinton moving leftward on a host of policy issues as Democrats gear up for their first primary debate next week. 

Stories mentioned in this episode:

CNN: 45 Times Secretary Clinton Pushed the Trade Bill She Now Opposes, by Jake Tapper

Buzzfeed: Democrats are Quick to Politicize Shootings and Talk About Gun Control Again, by Evan McMorris Santoro

NY Times: A Conundrum for Jeb Bush, by Jonathan Martin and Matt Flegenheimer

NY Times: Sanders Not Overloaded with Prep for First Democratic Debate

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