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    Trump Seeks Return to Basics in Campaign Overhaul

    So much for the pivot. Donald Trump brought in Stephen Bannon, the head of right-wing Breitbart News, as his campaign chief executive, while promoting pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager. Chairman Paul Manafort will continue in his role, but the reshuffle appears to have walled off his efforts to have Trump run a more mainstream general election campaign and mend fences with the Republican Party. With new polls Tuesday showing him far behind Hillary Clinton in crucial Florida and Virginia, Trump is doubling down on running as an unabashed nationalist and outsider.

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