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Government & Politics

Are we a nation in fear, as Trump’s convention speech claims?

While experts denounce Donald Trump’s apocalyptic portrayal of a country beset by violence and fear as exaggerated, they acknowledge that there are many in America who respond emotionally to high-profile police shootings, Islamic jihadist attacks or killings by police of unarmed men – especially when they receive unprecedented attention not just on television, but also in today’s world of social media.

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Clinton/Kaine 2016: It's official

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, on Friday announced that Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, who grew up in Kansas City, would be her running mate. Here's what that says about her campaign.
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Clinton/Kaine 2016: It's official 1:17

Clinton/Kaine 2016: It's official

Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick 1:17

Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick

Tim Kaine's deep Kansas City area roots 2:34

Tim Kaine's deep Kansas City area roots

Trump's big night: Promises security and better trade deals for America 7:56

Trump's big night: Promises security and better trade deals for America

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