Clinton's conundrum: caught between protesters and police

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to the General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in PhiladelphiaBy James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The shocking shooting deaths of five Dallas police officers have magnified the challenge that Hillary Clinton faces as she tries to reassure both voters jittery about social unrest and activists angry about law-enforcement abuses that she is on their side. For Clinton, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, the political concerns going forward are two-fold. At the same time, Clinton can’t allow more moderate voters worried about the violent images on their TV screens to gravitate to her Republican rival, Donald Trump, who has attempted to use the tragedy in Dallas to argue that he is the better law-and-order candidate.

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