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Anti-euro party polls well in German state votes

BERLIN (AP) — A new party that has expanded its anti-euro platform into a broader appeal to protest voters won seats in two more German state legislatures Sunday. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the votes in Thuringia and Brandenburg, two … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — With speculation on a White House run in overdrive, Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to Iowa Sunday to pay tribute to the state’s retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign. Clinton … Continue reading

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White House still seeking coalition in Mideast war

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Sunday it will find countries willing to send combat troops to fight Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq, but it’s too early to identify them. White House chief of staff Denis McDonough signaled … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton returns to Iowa as talk of 2016 picks up

DES MOINES, Iowa — When Hillary Clinton arrived in the U.S. Senate in 2001 as the junior senator from the Empire State, she made a point of putting her head down, deferring to and learning from her colleagues, and focusing … Continue reading

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Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says he may run for president as a Democrat

Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders is considering a run for president — as a Democrat. “I am thinking about running for president,” Sanders, a self-proclaimed “Democratic socialist,” said in an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. “Running as a … Continue reading

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Liberal Vermont Senator Sanders may seek U.S. presidency in 2016

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders, one of the Senate’s leading liberals, said on Sunday he is thinking about running for U.S. president in 2016 as either a Democrat or an independent in a move that could complicate … Continue reading

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Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions

In 2007, when the Charles Koch Foundation considered giving millions of dollars to Florida State University’s economics department, the offer came with strings attached. First, the curriculum it funded must align with the libertarian, deregulatory economic philosophy of Charles Koch, … Continue reading

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‘Ready for Warren’ to change name

Under pressure from federal regulators, an upstart super PAC attempting to convince Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to seek the presidency has agreed to change its name. “Ready for Warren PAC” will amend its registration paperwork and officially become the “Ready … Continue reading

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Eyeing 2016, Sen. Rubio stresses border security

MIAMI (AP) — Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop a plan to help people like her: immigrants brought to the United States illegally … Continue reading

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Arizona candidate gives GOP’s weekly radio address

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona congressional candidate Andy Tobin said Saturday that rural Arizona and parts of the country have been forgotten by Washington. Tobin made the remarks while delivering the Republican national radio address from Picacho Peak, a prominent landmark … Continue reading

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