The Latest: Fiorina links Obama, Clinton to Paris attacks
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The Latest: Fiorina links Obama, Clinton to Paris attacks

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest from the Florida Republican Party’s Sunshine Summit, where the major GOP presidential hopefuls are wooing voters and activists for their support in the state’s March 15 primary. All times are local. 4:30 p.m. Carly Fiorina says the terrorist attacks in Paris are a direct consequence of President Barack Obama … Continue reading

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on guns; Sanders on wage inequality
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AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on guns; Sanders on wage inequality

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders persisted in using shopworn stats on income inequality and Hillary Rodham Clinton glossed over the well-heeled donors to her campaign in the latest Democratic presidential debate. Some of the claims in the debate Saturday, November 14, night and how they compare with the facts: CLINTON: “Since we last debated in … Continue reading

Democrats to stay on Benghazi panel for now
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Democrats to stay on Benghazi panel for now

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Benghazi committee said Friday, October 23, they are staying — for now — on the Republican-led panel, despite calling it a “fishing expedition to derail” Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign. At the same time, they called on House Speaker John Boehner to immediately shut down what they … Continue reading

Clinton revels in signs that Dems are coalescing around her
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Clinton revels in signs that Dems are coalescing around her

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton took a celebratory lap around Washington on Friday, October 23, reveling in signs Democrats are coalescing around her White House candidacy after an 11-hour grilling by House Republicans. Joking about her “long day,” Clinton told female supporters gathered for a party breakfast address that she tried to “rise above … 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

The Latest: O’Malley closes by railing on Republicans
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The Latest: O’Malley closes by railing on Republicans

  7:59 p.m. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is using his 90-second closing to rail on the Republicans, mocking their two debates as lessons in intolerance. He says of his Democratic colleagues: “What you heard tonight (was a) different debate than the sort of debate you heard from the two presidential Republican debates.” The Republican … Continue reading

Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy
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Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control and economic policy in the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday, October 13, night, vigorously outlining competing visions for a party seeking to keep the White House for a third straight term. Yet in … Continue reading

Google: What people search for most on presidential hopefuls
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Google: What people search for most on presidential hopefuls

  NEW YORK (AP) — Potential voters who take their curiosity about presidential candidates to Google are interested in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s age, Jeb Bush’s height, Chris Christie’s weight, Donald Trump’s net worth, Carly Fiorina’s marital status and Bobby Jindal’s birthplace. Those were among the top questions that the Internet search engine was asked about … 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

Clinton: ‘Global effort’ needed to help refugees in Europe
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Clinton: ‘Global effort’ needed to help refugees in Europe

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for a “concerted global effort” to assist the hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East, Africa and Asia seeking refuge in Europe. In an interview with The Associated Press, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination said Monday, September 7, that “everyone should … Continue reading

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NYC council speaker endorses Hillary Clinton for president

  NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. Mark-Viverito, a Democrat, made the announcement Wednesday, September 2, in an op-ed for El Nueva Dia, Puerto Rico’s largest newspaper. The speaker, one … Continue reading

Clinton likens GOP’s views on women to those of terrorists
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Clinton likens GOP’s views on women to those of terrorists

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing “out-of-date” policies. “Now extreme views about women? We expect that from some of the terrorist groups. … Continue reading

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Secrets have long slipped into State Department email

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the 2012 attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, State Department officials in Washington were emailing one another with updates in real time. Embedded in those messages were nuggets of classified information, including an apparent reference to a CIA facility that was a closely guarded secret. When the emails were released … Continue reading

Clinton to meet with church officials near Ferguson unrest
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Clinton to meet with church officials near Ferguson unrest

  ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting America’s struggle with race relations at the forefront of her presidential campaign, joining with church members near the epicenter of violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, as the nation grapples with the deadly shootings of nine black church members in South Carolina. The leading Democratic presidential … Continue reading