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Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes 3:30am EST

MILWAUKEE Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans. | Video

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Senate panel to hear from U.S. antitrust bosses

WASHINGTON The Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee will hear from the top U.S. antitrust bosses next month to discuss a wave of big mergers over the past year, according to a staffer briefed on the hearing.

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Louisiana governor says state's finances in dire situation

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards presented a dire picture of the state's fiscal situation on Thursday, urging lawmakers to consider a set of budget cuts and revenue-raising measures, including tax increases.

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House panel approves plan to privatize air traffic control

WASHINGTON A Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives panel approved legislation to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system on Thursday as part of a six-year bill to authorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Obama to nominate acting Education Secretary King to fill post permanently

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will officially nominate acting Education Secretary John B. King to fill the post permanently, he said in a statement on Thursday, urging the Senate to quickly confirm King for the job.

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