Clinton to pitch sentencing, police changes to black voters
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Clinton to pitch sentencing, police changes to black voters

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is using a Southern campaign swing to outline criminal justice proposals she says would treat black Americans more fairly. The trip to Georgia and South Carolina comes as Clinton works to solidify her advantage in the African-American community over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Both candidates have … Continue reading

Clinton, Sanders look to build on debate performances
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Clinton, Sanders look to build on debate performances

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders looked to build Wednesday on their strong Democratic presidential debate performances, but the three other Democratic candidates were still seeking traction. A day after aggressively defending her long public service record and contrasting it with that of Sanders, the Vermont senator who has excited Democrats’ liberal … Continue reading

Debate Takeaways: Clinton on offense, defuses email issue
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Debate Takeaways: Clinton on offense, defuses email issue

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders and three more Democratic presidential hopefuls met Tuesday night at the Wynn Las Vegas resort and casino for the party’s first prime-time debate. Here are five takeaways from the debate in Nevada. ___ CLINTON VS. SANDERS Buffeted by an email controversy and sagging … Continue reading

Hillary Clinton slams Trump in front of his hotel
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Hillary Clinton slams Trump in front of his hotel

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton went to Donald Trump’s doorstep Monday to mock the Republican presidential front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate. The appearance at a boisterous rally of the politically potent Culinary Workers Union was a win-win for Clinton, letting her signal her support for an influential union … Continue reading

Clinton, Bush steady fundraising amid GOP summer Trump slump
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Clinton, Bush steady fundraising amid GOP summer Trump slump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters won’t cast their first ballots in the presidential race until February, but donors have been making their picks for months. Midnight Wednesday marks the end of a three-month period of fundraising. When the candidates turn over those financial documents to federal regulators two weeks later, voters will have the clearest look … Continue reading

Clinton plan to reduce drug costs gets shrugs from industry
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Clinton plan to reduce drug costs gets shrugs from industry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s plan to rein in prescription drug prices by reshaping how drugmakers do business is being met by skepticism within the industry. Pharmaceutical experts are mostly shrugging off the proposal from the Democratic presidential candidate, which she outlined Tuesday at a forum in Iowa. They point out that some of … Continue reading

Breaking Keystone silence, Clinton says she opposes pipeline
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Breaking Keystone silence, Clinton says she opposes pipeline

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she opposes construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, breaking her longstanding silence over a project criticized by environmentalists as a threat to the planet’s climate. The Democratic presidential candidate said she decided to speak out after concluding the ongoing debate over whether the pipeline should … Continue reading

Clinton’s email woes spin a tale about the ascendance of IT
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Clinton’s email woes spin a tale about the ascendance of IT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One congressional committee subpoenaed him. Two others are dangling the possibility of a promise of immunity to get him to dish about Hillary Rodham Clinton’s email setup. Lo, the IT guy, international man of mystery. The swirling interest around Bryan Pagliano, the former State Department employee hired to maintain Clinton’s email server, … Continue reading

Ex-State Dept. worker refuses to testify on Clinton emails
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Ex-State Dept. worker refuses to testify on Clinton emails

WASHINGTON (AP) —A former State Department employee who helped set up and maintain Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email server refused to testify to a House committee Thursday, and his lawyers said he won’t testify before any congressional committees. Bryan Pagliano appeared briefly behind closed doors Thursday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 Benghazi … Continue reading

Amid campaign concerns, Clinton seeks to rally her loyalists
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Amid campaign concerns, Clinton seeks to rally her loyalists

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With poll numbers declining and email questions persisting, Hillary Rodham Clinton labored Thursday to shore up support among some of her strongest backers and ease concerns about the trajectory of her presidential campaign. As Clinton worked in Ohio to marshal female voters, a sturdy base of support in a historically favorable … Continue reading

Clinton stirs up old difference with Obama on foreign policy
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Clinton stirs up old difference with Obama on foreign policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight years, two presidential elections and one shared commitment to the nuclear deal with Iran later, Hillary Rodham Clinton is delicately resurrecting her 2008 critique of Barack Obama’s approach to world affairs. In a speech on Wednesday, the Democratic presidential candidate once again positioned herself as the hawkish alternative to the president, … Continue reading

Clinton, Rubio court Puerto Rico voters as crisis looms
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Clinton, Rubio court Puerto Rico voters as crisis looms

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s financial crisis looms over Friday campaign appearances by Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio, two presidential contenders with sharply different positions on a key issue for Puerto Rican voters whose influence is growing in U.S. politics. The U.S. territory must find its own way to … Continue reading

Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept. info in email
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Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept. info in email

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of — and occasionally frustrated by — the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other correspondence. One example came in a February 2010 message, when an aide noted a draft of innocuous remarks … Continue reading

State Dept. to release 7,000 pages of emails, 150 censored
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State Dept. to release 7,000 pages of emails, 150 censored

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department will release roughly 7,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails Monday, including about 150 emails that have been censored because they contain information that is now deemed classified. Department officials said the redacted information was classified in preparation for the public release of the emails and not identified as … Continue reading