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Boehner says Hillary Clinton should support White House on trade 11:58am EDT

WASHINGTON - Republican House Speaker John Boehner challenged Hillary Clinton on Sunday to help the White House get trade legislation through the U.S. Congress by speaking out in favor of it.

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Bid to end mass collection of phone data advances in Congress

WASHINGTON - A bill to end spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone data advanced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, setting up a potential showdown over the program, which expires on June 1.

Tech, 30 Apr 2015
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State Dept says extra Benghazi info does not change facts

WASHINGTON - The State Department said Thursday that the new trove of documents it has provided Congress from its own investigation into the deadly 2012 attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya do not change the "essential facts" known about the attack.

30 Apr 2015
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Bush rejects Rubio swipe that governors not ready to run U.S. foreign policy

WASHINGTON - Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on Thursday rejected a contention from Republican rival Marco Rubio that a governor would not be able to manage U.S. foreign policy if elected president in an early sign of their 2016 battle to come.

30 Apr 2015
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Boehner says Obama must deliver Democratic votes on trade bill

WASHINGTON - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday there was strong Republican support for legislation to streamline the passage of new trade deals through Congress, but U.S. President Barack Obama needed to boost Democratic support.

30 Apr 2015