Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
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Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign said Wednesday, April 27,  it plans to lay off hundreds of field staffers and other aides, even as the Democratic candidate promises to keep running against Hillary Clinton through the June primaries and into the Philadelphia convention. A day after losing four out of five Northeastern primaries, spokesman … Continue reading

Under Clinton, State’s cybersecurity suffered
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Under Clinton, State’s cybersecurity suffered

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department was among the worst agencies in the federal government at protecting its computer networks while Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary from 2009 to 2013, a situation that continued to deteriorate as John Kerry took office and Russian hackers breached the department’s email system, according to independent audits and … Continue reading

Disdainful of fundraising, Sanders raises big sums for 2016
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Disdainful of fundraising, Sanders raises big sums for 2016

  WASHINGTON (AP) — For someone who rails almost daily against big money in politics, Bernie Sanders has suddenly become pretty good at getting it. In the past three months, the independent senator from Vermont pulled in $26 million for his Democratic campaign for president. That’s several millions more than he’s raised from donors during … Continue reading

US: Clinton email storage safe not secure for some messages
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US: Clinton email storage safe not secure for some messages

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has told Senate investigators that it didn’t provide Hillary Rodham Clinton’s lawyer with a secure-enough method to read now-highly classified material from her homebrew email server because it didn’t anticipate that the messages would be deemed so secret. In July, State Department officials installed a safe at the … Continue reading