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RNC head defends nomination process as Cruz claims Trump backers threatening delegates

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:21am
The head of the Republican National Committee defended the party's presidential nominating process late Tuesday in a social media post directed at party front-runner Donald Trump.
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Krauthammer on Ryan's vision for GOP: Rebuilding the party 'after the rubble of this election cycle'

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 7:03pm
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer told viewers Tuesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that while House Speaker Paul Ryan garnered attention for his announcement he will not be a contender for president this election cycle, the Wisconsin Congressman had a less-publicized message for the American people that was nonetheless significant.
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Trump confuses key endorser with Cruz backer during stump speech

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 6:16pm
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump mixed up the name of a key endorser with that of one of his rival’s top backers while campaigning in upstate New York Tuesday afternoon.
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‘Count me out’: Ryan rules out 2016 White House bid

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 6:00pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan tried Tuesday to put an end “once and for all” to the rampant speculation about his 2016 ambitions, ruling out a late-stage bid for the Republican presidential nomination and definitively declaring: “Count me out.”
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Speaker Ryan's rejection of presidential bid a 'Shermanesque' pledge

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 5:31pm
Many commentators will declare that House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., uttered a “Shermanesque” pledge to rebuke those who would court him for the Republican presidential nomination.
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Army grants Sikh enlistees waiver to its beard policy

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 4:00pm
The Army has ruled that three Sikh enlistees will be allowed to serve while keeping their distinctive beards and turbans.
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U2's Bono urges lawmakers to view aid as national security

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 3:34pm
U2 front man Bono brought his star power to Capitol Hill Tuesday as he called on members of Congress to take swift action to deal with the global refugee crisis and violent extremism.
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Calls grow for Obama to declassify 9/11 docs ahead of Saudi trip

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 3:30pm
President Obama is facing renewed pressure to declassify and release 28 pages of sealed documents regarding the 9/11 terror attacks that some suspect show a Saudi connection, ahead of a planned presidential trip next week to Saudi Arabia.
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Governor wants parts of North Carolina rights law changed

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 3:10pm
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday he wants to change a new state law that prevents people from suing over discrimination in state court, but he's not challenging a measure regarding bathroom access for transgender people.
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Taxpayer info at risk from cyberattacks as Tax Day nears?

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 2:18pm
With Tax Day looming, the IRS came under fire Tuesday on Capitol Hill over fresh concerns that taxpayer information remains at risk from cyberattacks.
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With new monument, Obama and Dems seize on Equal Pay Day

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 1:09pm
President Barack Obama and other Democrats on Tuesday seized on Equal Pay Day -- a symbolic event dramatizing how much longer it takes a woman to earn as much as a man -- to court women voters and call out Republicans for inaction on the issue.
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Fresh document trove sheds light on Clinton-Trump ties

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 12:32pm
The release of a fresh trove of Clinton-era files could turn into the latest political football in the 2016 race, with the National Archives releasing hundreds of pages of documents detailing the Clinton administration’s contacts with Donald Trump.
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Missouri certifies wins for Trump, Clinton in close primary

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 11:18am
Republican businessman Donald Trump and former Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were certified Tuesday as the winners of Missouri's presidential primaries, though a recount remains a possibility.
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Trump helps Hillary survive a rocky year

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 10:33am
Would Hillary be as successful at dodging her scandals without Trump? Probably not.
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GOP Senate Judiciary chair Grassley has breakfast with Garland

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 10:00am
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley has had breakfast with the man whose nomination to the Supreme Court he has promised to block.
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Clinton mocks subway mishap on website error page

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 9:28am
Hillary Clinton's campaign is embracing her widely publicized struggles on the New York subway, by making fun of the moment on her website's error page.
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LSD Ale renamed after federal scrutiny

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 8:40am
Minneapolis-based Indeed Brewing is putting a new name on one of its popular spring beers after getting in trouble with the federal government.
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NLRB official suspended for pro-union conflict of interest

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 8:33am
The National Labor Relations Board suspended a top-ranking Philadelphia official after receiving complaints that he helped raise money from unions for his pro-union charity.
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EPA has $3 million tied up with contractors who aren't doing anything

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 8:13am
The Environmental Protection Agency has nearly $3 million tied up with contractors that have not done any work for the agency in a year and a half, according to a new audit.
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Delegate disruption: Shenanigans fuel Trump's case that the system is rigged

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 5:00am
Donald Trump says that what happened in Colorado is “crooked.”
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