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Tensions with Warren camp could loom over Clinton campaign 1:03am EDT

WASHINGTON - The race for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is turning into a battle of ideas between a woman who has not yet said she is running and another who insists she won't.

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U.S. expects Congress to pass fast-track trade bill within next month

SINGAPORE - The United States expects the trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation, which is seen as an important step to speed free trade deals, will be passed by the Congress over the next month, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.

01 Apr 2015

California Treasurer urges CalSTRS divestment from assault weapon manufacturer

- California's state treasurer sent a stern letter to the state's teachers' pension fund on Wednesday, asking that the fund's managing partner, Cerberus Capital Management, fully divest from the assault weapon manufacturer, Freedom Group.

01 Apr 2015

Texas House gives tentative approval to $210 billion budget

AUSTIN, Texas - The Republican-controlled Texas House of Representatives gave tentative approval on Wednesday to a $210 billion, two-year budget that includes funds to boost security along the state's border with Mexico.

U.S. 01 Apr 2015

Exclusive: Republican White House hopefuls attack Obamacare but take money

WASHINGTON - Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records. | Video

U.S., 01 Apr 2015