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John Bolton ends speculation, will not run for president

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 11:38am
John Bolton announced Thursday that he will not run for president, ending speculation that the former U.N. ambassador might add his name to the growing and crowded Republican primary field.
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Senate under pressure after House votes to end NSA program

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 11:07am
After the House's lopsided bipartisan vote to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, the Senate is under considerable pressure to pass a similar measure. If it doesn't, lawmakers risk letting the authority to collect the records expire June 1, along with other important counterterrorism provisions.
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Wisconsin's Feingold to run for US Senate

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 11:02am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Russ Feingold announced Thursday he will run to reclaim the U.S. Senate seat he lost five years ago to Republican Ron Johnson, fulfilling the hopes of Democrats who have been pushing for the liberal to return to the political arena.
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ABC’s Stephanopoulos gave $75G to Clinton Foundation without disclosing it, apologizes

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:21am
ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos got deeper in hot water Thursday with his network, which revised upward to $75,000 the amount of money he contributed to the Clinton Foundation without full disclosure to the network or viewers -- while he was covering Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and foundation controversies.
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Senate panel probes ObamaCare aid confusion, as customers learn they owe IRS

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 9:03am
The Senate's top investigative committee has launched an inquiry into the system that's supposed to ensure ObamaCare tax credits go to the right customers for the right amounts -- amid concerns that many Americans are getting inflated or improper subsidies.
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For half a sentence, Bush is an official 2016 candidate

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:31am
Over and over again, Jeb Bush has said he's still thinking about whether to run for president.


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Amtrak union blames management for deadly crash

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:24am
Operator was traveling in excess of 100 mph around sharp turn
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Russian, Spanish-language ads fueling driver’s license fraud in Vermont

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:16am
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Foreign-language ads are helping illegal immigrants fraudulently obtain Vermont driver privilege cards, the chief inspector of the Vermont DMV has revealed.
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Does Obama want better reporting, or just more favorable coverage?

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 7:25am
President Obama wants to change the way the media cover issues.
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Obama seeks to reassure Gulf leaders amid specter of Iran, possible nuclear race

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 5:27am
President Obama will welcome leaders from six Persian Gulf nations to Camp David Thursday in an attempt to reassure them about their security amid the backdrop of a possible nuclear deal between the West and Iran, as well as reports that some Arab nations will try to match whatever enrichment regime Iran agrees to.
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Missouri House Speaker apologizes for actions with Capitol intern

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 5:00am
Missouri House Speaker John Diehl is looking to repair his reputation and retain his position while seeking forgiveness from the public for what he describes as “the poor judgment” he displayed in a relationship with a Capitol intern.
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