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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Mike Pence and Tim Kaine Need Your Help in Farmville

A Time for Healing: In an bid to correct relations between law coercion and communities of color, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch kicked off National Community Policing Week with a forum in Dallas on Monday alongside Dallas Cowboys captains Jason Witten and Barry Church. (Michael A. Fletcher, The Undefeated)

Showing Solidarity with Trump: West Virginia has traditionally voted Democratic, though Trump has managed to win a state over this year. Here’s why an augmenting share of a state’s electorate feel a tie to a Republican nominee. (Larissa MacFarquhar, The New Yorker)

‘This Is Paul Ryan’s Life Now’: The House speaker—“the argent defender of conservatism, a egghead personality of a Republican Party”—has been forced to spend many of 2016 fortifying Donald Trump’s gaffes and tongue on a discuss trail. And it’s clearly removing to him. (McKay Coppins, BuzzFeed)

Got Game?: The Republican Party didn’t classify a quite clever belligerent diversion in several pivotal pitch states, though Donald Trump is still leading in some polls, that begs a question: Do grassroots efforts indeed matter in 2016? (Eliana Johnson, National Review)


Guess Who: Which vice-presidential claimant has been described as a “human sweater vest”? Take this quiz to exam your believe on Tim Kaine and Mike Pence forward of tonight’s debate. (Thomas Kaplan and Ashley Parker, The New York Times)

Question of a Week

SCOTUS is back in session and prepared to stone and order after a summer break. If a Court was to import in on one apolitical, pop-culture quandary—Kanye West v. Taylor Swift, Star Wars v. Star Trek, Daniel Craig v. Pierce Brosnan, for example—what would it be, and why?

Send your answers to hello@theatlantic.com, and the favorites will be featured in Friday’s Politics Policy Daily.

-Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey) and Candice Norwood (@cjnorwoodwrites)


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