Hillary Rodham Clinton wins the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union
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Hillary Rodham Clinton wins the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union

DALLAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton won the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union on Tuesday, giving her the support of a labor powerhouse that backed President Barack Obama in 2008. The nation’s largest health care union represents about 2 million nurses, health care workers and other caregivers and is among the most ethnically … Continue reading

Clinton, digging at Sanders, says don’t scrap health law
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Clinton, digging at Sanders, says don’t scrap health law

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Fresh from the second Democratic presidential debate, Hillary Rodham Clinton has suggested that Bernie Sanders would raise middle-class taxes and “scrap” President Barack Obama’s health care law, in an escalating critique of the Vermont senator. Joined by her husband, former President Bill Clinton, at a fall barbecue, the front-runner said Sunday … Continue reading

Rubio’s low-budget campaign looks to ramp up as voting nears
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Rubio’s low-budget campaign looks to ramp up as voting nears

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For months, Marco Rubio’s campaign team in South Carolina operated out of a staffer’s garage, plotting strategy for the first-in-the-South primary from freshly painted yard sale furniture and tiny classroom desks. The shoestring budget setup was a point of pride for the Republican presidential candidate’s team. Now, with Rubio enjoying a … Continue reading

Trump, down in polls, begs Iowa voters for support
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Trump, down in polls, begs Iowa voters for support

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Unseated as the front-runner in Iowa polls, a kinder, humbler Donald Trump emerged Tuesday evening at a rally in Sioux City, Iowa, where the billionaire businessman practically begged voters for support. “Iowa, will you get your numbers up, please?” Trump urged the crowd of nearly 2,400. “I promise you I … Continue reading

Cruz faults Senate rivals for skipping pressing debate
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Cruz faults Senate rivals for skipping pressing debate

ROCKWELL CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Monday tried to distinguish himself as a leader among the party’s more conservative voters by indirectly chiding presidential rivals such as Marco Rubio for skipping recent high-profile votes in the Senate. Without mentioning Rubio by name, Cruz said he had been “proud to lead” … 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

Trump starts new media feud with Univision anchor Ramos
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Trump starts new media feud with Univision anchor Ramos

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has opened up a new media feud, taking on another popular TV news personality even as his appearances continue to draw big ratings. Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation Tuesday with Jorge Ramos, the Miami-based anchor for Univision, during a news conference in Dubuque, Iowa. After … Continue reading

Clinton Small Business
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Clinton Small Business

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton sharply criticized Republican efforts to revamp a 2010 financial regulation law Tuesday, calling it a “cynical attempt to game the system for those at the top.” But she continued to sidestep questions about her views on an Asia-Pacific trade pact that has divided fellow Democrats. She noted … Continue reading