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• President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with “mean” Republicans in the state where the GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field.

• Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said in an email to supporters Thursday that he will run for the Democratic nomination in 2016. Webb opted for a lengthy email outlining his policy positions rather than a splashy rally to introduce himself to the public.

• Defying the parade of businesses that are cutting ties with him in the wake of his inflammatory comments about Mexican immigrants, Donald Trump doubled down on his remarks in an interview with CNN on Wednesday.

• Law enforcement agencies around the country say they are pulling out all the stops to make sure that this year’s Independence Day celebrations are not disrupted by a terror attack. The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have issued a bulletin to authorities nationwide, warning that ISIS sympathizers may try to stage attacks.