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Trump picks up more unbound GOP delegates

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:27pm
As Republican leaders grapple with whether or not to support Donald Trump as their presidential candidate, unbound delegates across the country are rallying behind his candidacy, pushing him closer to formally clinching the party's nomination.
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Cruz campaign: We could have stopped Trump if Rubio became running mate

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:27pm
Republican officials who oppose Donald Trump as their party nominee have spent the last few days -- ever since the withdrawal from the race of Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich -- wondering if there is anything they could have done to prevent this outcome.
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Trump: London mayor may be 'exception' to Muslim travel ban

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:27pm
Donald Trump has suggested London's new mayor would be exempt from his proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States, prompting the leader of the British capital to slam the American presidential candidate's "ignorant" take on Islam.
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Clinton camp takes fresh shots at Trump's tax proposal

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:27pm
Hillary Clinton's campaign is attacking presumptive Republican opponent Donald Trump -- this time on his tax plan, even as the billionaire businessman struggles to find his footing on the issue.
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Ryan will skip chairing convention if Trump asks

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:27pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan would back out of chairing the Republican National Convention in July, if Donald Trump asks him to, his office confirmed Monday.
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Ryan challenger faces uphill fight against popular Wisconsin GOPer

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:25pm
Wisconsin businessman Paul Nehlen is hoping to be the giant-killer of the 2016 cycle, delivering what would be a stunning blow on par with the surprise primary knockout of Eric Cantor in 2014, but he's got a steep hill to climb to come close to unseating highly popular House Speaker Paul Ryan.
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Ryan downplays upcoming meeting with Trump

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:23pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan is downplaying the prospects of his Thursday meeting with Donald Trump leading to a big political breakthrough, but is channeling his efforts on unifying a fractured Republican Party.
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Senate Republicans rule out Garland confirmation in lame-duck session

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:23pm
Top Senate Republicans closed the door Tuesday to the possibility of confirming Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland in a post-election lame duck session -- even if Hillary Clinton wins the White House -- reiterating their long-held position that a new president should pick someone to fill the vacancy on the high court.
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Obama aide Ben Rhodes explains Iran deal sales pitch

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:22pm
One of President Barack Obama's top foreign policy advisers sought to clarify his comments about the Iran nuclear deal on Sunday, insisting the administration used standard messaging tactics -- and not deceit -- to market the plan.
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Fight over bumper sticker puts state Senate candidate in surgery on Election Day

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:22pm
Instead of spending election day pounding the pavement, a West Virginia state senate candidate was in surgery after being severely attacked Sunday, just days before the state's primary election.
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Alleged Syrian hacker appears in Virginia court

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:21pm
An alleged computer hacker working on behalf of the Syrian regime appeared in a Virginia federal court Tuesday to face charges relating to unauthorized computer intrusions and violating sanctions against Syria, according to the Department of Justice.
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Trump's ideas on debt would devastate US, global economy

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 9:54pm
If economy crashed, Trump said, he'd 'make a deal' on debt. Problem? it's unConstitutional, could destroy the U.S.'s standing in the world, crash global economy.
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Clinton should model Carter on energy

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 9:54pm
Hillary Clinton may be doomed in West Virginia, writes Meg Jacobs, but she should look to Jimmy Carter's example to build a coalition around clean energy compromise.
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Judge orders 'Bridgegate' names to be released

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 8:08pm
A federal judge in New Jersey ruled Tuesday that the names of the "unindicted co-conspirators" involved in the Bridgegate scandal can be released.
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Cruz not ruling out re-entry into race if path opens

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 7:58pm
Former Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Tuesday he is not ruling out getting back into the race if a path to victory were to re-open.
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Clinton on FBI: 'No one has reached out to me yet'

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 7:58pm
Hillary Clinton confirmed Sunday the FBI has not yet contacted her to schedule an interview over her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state.
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Trump tries to clean up economic comments

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 7:52pm
Donald Trump, one of America's best-known businessmen, spent Monday trying to clean up his comments about the economy.
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Obama at Howard: 'Passion is vital, but you got to have a strategy'

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 7:50pm
President Barack Obama warned against a culture of political correctness on college campuses Saturday as he urged students at Howard University to engage in the political process at the local level.
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US destroyer sails near disputed Chinese island

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 7:50pm
The U.S. Navy sent a guided missile destroyer within 12 miles of a man-made Chinese island in the South China Sea on Tuesday, a senior military official told CNN.
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US official: Terror kills as many or more in Africa than Mideast

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 7:49pm
The number of people killed by terror attacks in Africa in the last year is as large, if not larger, than the deaths inflicted by ISIS in the Middle East, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
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