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    Rising Stars in Both US Parties Face Internal Strife

    They need to mind their flanks. Under pressure from liberal activists, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro is set to announce changes to a controversial program to sell off bad mortgages. HUD says it’s purely a coincidence that the new rules arrive as Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential search heats up, though the former San Antonio mayor tops many lists. Meanwhile, Nebraska Republicans rebuked their own Sen. Ben Sasse for his persistent #NeverTrump talk, raising further questions about a much-discussed conservative third-party bid.

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