Clinton proposes tax credit to boost youth employment
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Clinton proposes tax credit to boost youth employment

  NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Taking aim at unemployment among younger Americans, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday, June 17, proposed using tax credits to encourage businesses to train young people. Speaking at a technical college in South Carolina, Clinton proposed giving businesses a tax credit of $1,500 for each apprentice they hire. The program, … Continue reading

Democrats: GOP trying to ‘move the goalposts’ on Benghazi
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Democrats: GOP trying to ‘move the goalposts’ on Benghazi

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of a House panel investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, complained Tuesday, June 16, about delays in receiving emails between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and a longtime confidant. But committee Democrats countered that delay was understandable after the committee expanded its scope from a probe of … Continue reading

Clinton seeks ‘high quality preschool’ for all 4-year-olds
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Clinton seeks ‘high quality preschool’ for all 4-year-olds

  ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton promised Monday, June 15, to dramatically expand education opportunities for young children, vowing to make “high quality preschool” available for all 4-year-old children in the next ten years. The Democratic candidate for president focused the first major policy proposal of her campaign on universal pre-K education — an … Continue reading

GOP says Clinton dividing Americans over voting rights
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GOP says Clinton dividing Americans over voting rights

  HOUSTON (AP) — Republicans struck back Friday, June 5, against Hillary Rodham Clinton’s suggestions that they have attempted to disenfranchise voters systematically. They accused the Democratic presidential front-runner of running a divisive campaign and favoring lax controls on voting. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a potential GOP presidential candidate, said in Concord, New Hampshire, that … Continue reading

Chafee to unveil presidential run, puzzling longtime allies
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Chafee to unveil presidential run, puzzling longtime allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee plans to formally open his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, June 3, setting off on a quixotic political quest that has left even some of his closest allies scratching their heads. Chafee, a former Republican turned independent who joined the Democratic Party two years … Continue reading

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president

  MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will announce his plans to seek the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday, presenting a liberal challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton. Sanders, an independent who describes himself as a “democratic socialist,” will follow a statement with a major campaign kickoff in his home state in several … Continue reading

Clinton to start 2016 bid with focus on voter interaction
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Clinton to start 2016 bid with focus on voter interaction

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to launch her campaign for president sometime in the next two weeks and will initially focus on intimate events, rather than soaring speeches to big rallies, as her team looks to put her in direct contact with voters in states with early primaries or caucuses. The … Continue reading