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In Supreme Court term, Obama wins big and loses small 10:46am EDT

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's administration was unexpectedly on the winning side in nearly all the close, politically significant Supreme Court cases decided in the term that ended this week, including blockbuster rulings on Obamacare and gay marriage.

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Obama jabs Republican candidates in Walker's Wisconsin

LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - President Barack Obama ripped the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and poked fun at the large crop of Republican presidential candidates on Thursday, injecting himself into the race to find his successor in 2016.

02 Jul 2015
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Former Democratic Senator Webb announces White House campaign

WASHINGTON - Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb launched a long-shot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, promising to fight the political influence of big-money interests and bring a new approach to solving problems. | Video

02 Jul 2015
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Wisconsin's Walker to announce presidential bid July 13: aides

WASHINGTON - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination on July 13, aides said on Thursday, a high-profile late entry into the race and one whose hopes largely depend on how he does in Iowa.Walker has been exploring a White House run for months. He has remained near the top of the field by promoting his record of having defeated a 2012 recall effort over his challenge to the collective bargaining process for most public unions

02 Jul 2015
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Democrat Sanders raises $15 million in presidential campaign

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont has raised $15 million from about 250,000 individual donors in the two months since he announced he was seeking the Democratic Party's nomination to run for president, the Sanders campaign said on Thursday.

02 Jul 2015