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GOP rules fight caps weekend in politics

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 12:03pm
In an undecided Republican nominating contest, every single rule and procedure looks to be hotly contested -- a reality that came into clearer view over the weekend.
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Gay Republican confronts Cruz over same-sex marriage

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:09am
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz cited religious liberty and states' rights when asked by a gay Republican Monday what he would do as president to protect same-sex couples.
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Photos tell the story of Sanders' childhood

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 10:29am
If Bernie Sanders wins this November, he would be the oldest person ever elected to the presidency at 75 years old.
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Obama adviser: Ex-defense secretary's comments 'disturbing'

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:26am
A top White House adviser is hitting back against criticism from former Defense Secretary Bob Gates of President Barack Obama's foreign policy approach.
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White House threatens to veto 9/11 lawsuit bill

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:26am
A bipartisan bill to let families victimized by the 9/11 terrorist attacks sue Saudi Arabia ran into sharp setbacks Monday, as the White House threatened a veto and a GOP senator privately sought to block the measure.
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Study: Latino influence on rise while voting numbers lag

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:25am
Juniata, a bodega in Philadelphia's north side, is the kind of place where bananas are called rulo, beans are habichuelas and pumpkins are cabucha.
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How Trump can win the inside delegate game in New York

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 7:29am
When New York voters head to the polls in the Republican primary on Tuesday, they will be deciding how the state's 95 delegates vote on the first ballot.
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Trump keeps up RNC feud, rips delegate process

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:54am
Donald Trump wrote a blistering op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday night, ripping the "the system" and continuing his attack on party insiders over the delegate process.
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McConnell signals he's against Trump

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:53am
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said "he's not going to get into" 2016, but he appeared to signal he wants someone other than the current GOP front-runner Donald Trump to win the nomination.
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Trump: If I win, I might oust RNC chairman

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:47am
If Donald Trump clinches the 1,237 delegates required to win the Republican nomination, he said he's not sure he'll keep Reince Priebus as chairman of the Republican National Committee.
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Trump wants 'some showbiz' at RNC

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:47am
Republican front-runner Donald Trump is still in pursuit of his party's nomination, but he has some thoughts about how the GOP convention should go, saying in an interview he wants to "put some showbiz" into the proceedings.
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Chicago 'a broken city,' says journalist who broke Laquan McDonald story

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:46am
The journalist who broke the story of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of a Chicago policeman says the city, riddled by gun violence, is a broken place.
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Photos tell the story of Trump's early years

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:46am
Donald Trump's career as a businessman, author, reality TV host and presidential candidate makes him one of America's most recognizable celebrities. Photos of Trump's childhood show the man who wants to be America's next president in a much different light.
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RNC chief dismisses Trump's comments as 'hyperbole'

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:46am
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus pushed back Sunday against Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's assertion that the nominating process is "rigged" to block him.
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Obama administration, religious non-profits open to contraception mandate compromise

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:43am
The Obama administration and religious non-profit groups said late Tuesday night they are open -- depending on the details -- to a compromise floated by at least some members of the Supreme Court that could resolve a challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate.
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Saudis warn of economic reprisals if Congress passes 9/11 bill

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:42am
Saudi Arabia is warning it will sell off billions in American assets if the U.S. Congress passes a bipartisan bill that would allow victims of 9/11 and other terrorist attacks to sue foreign governments.
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U.S. issues formal protest to Russia over Baltic Sea incident

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:42am
The USS Donald Cook sailing in the Baltic Sea this week has had two extremely close overflights by unarmed Russian fighter jets, CNN has learned.
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U.S. protests China's use of military jet

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:42am
China's apparent landing of a military jet on a man-made island in the disputed waters of the South China Sea drew protest from the United States military Monday.
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Sanders: Clinton needs to make better case to young voters

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:42am
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday that Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton's campaign will need to listen to his supporters if she is the one who takes home the Democratic nomination.
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Clinton hits the dance floor on the campaign trail

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 6:42am
Hillary Clinton, after finishing brief remarks at a block party with Rep. Charlie Rangel in Washington Heights on Sunday, danced to Latin music with a group of local politicians.
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