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  1. Conservative writer George Will drops out of GOP over Trump
    Conservative columnist George Will has parted ways with the Republican Party, changing his voter registration to "unaffiliated" because of the GOP's support of Donald Trump.
  2. Darryl Glenn leaves the door open to a GOP nominee other than Donald Trump
    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn made it clear in the campaign he supported Donald Trump for president. He even called Trump “a patriot.” But his recent statements leave the door open to interpretation.
  3. Scalia opinion could shorten sentences for hundreds of prisoners
    Hundreds if not thousands of federal prisoners are likely to have their sentences shortened - and in some cases get immediate release - due to one of the final opinions written by Justice Antonin Scalia.
  4. Candidates consider impact of British vote on presidential race
    Donald Trump said Friday the British vote to leave the European Union was a triumph for his brand of bootstrap politics. Hillary Clinton warned of economic upheaval and political division from the sudden upset to the old order.
  5. New law targets repeat domestic violence offenders
    A new law passed this year and in effect next week clarifies which offenders should face felony punishment for repeated abuse of their victims.
  6. Would Amendment 69 limit access to abortion in Colorado?
    The ballot campaign to create universal health care in Colorado drew an unlikely and prominent opponent this week: NARAL ProChoice Colorado, one of the state’s leading abortion rights groups.
  7. After Orlando nightclub shooting, Darryl Glenn suggests suspicious neighbors need to be vetted
    Darryl Glenn took his response to the Orlando nightclub shooting one step further earlier this week at a campaign event, suggesting the need to “vet” neighbors who are acting suspicious.
  8. David Cameron’s resignation to set off leadership scramble
    British Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to resign after losing the referendum vote on European Union membership will set off an intense Conservative Party leadership battle.
  9. Trump, in Scotland, links Brexit vote to his campaign
    Donald Trump, in a visit to Scotland on Friday, hailed Britain's vote to leave the European Union, drawing parallels to the anger driving his own presidential campaign.
  10. Sanders says he’ll vote for Clinton, but no endorsement yet
    While stopping short of a full endorsement of his Democratic rival, Sanders says he’s “pretty good at arithmetic” and understands that Clinton has more pledged delegates than he does.