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Obama hits campaign trail for first time since leaving White House 7:08am EDT

Former President Barack Obama returns to the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, venturing out to support Democrats in two governor's races that could offer a clue about the national mood before next year's midterm elections.

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Senator McCain suggests subpoena to make White House cyber aide testify

WASHINGTON Senator John McCain suggested on Thursday that the Senate Armed Services Committee, the powerful congressional panel he chairs, may consider issuing a subpoena to make the White House's top cyber security official testify.

Tech, Election 2016 1:07pm EDT

Facebook, Twitter lawyers to testify in Congress on Russia meddling

WASHINGTON Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will send their general counsels to testify on Nov. 1 before two Congressional panels investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the companies said on Thursday.


Some middle-class Americans worry Trump health subsidies cut will hurt

PHILADELPHIA Tom Westerman voted for Donald Trump in last year's election but says he might not do so again after the president cut off billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to health insurance companies.

Election 2016, Health 7:31am EDT

GAO opens door for Congress to review leveraged lending

NEW YORK (IFR) - The investigative arm of Congress has decided that US bank guidelines on leveraged lending are subject to Congressional review, clearing the way for them to possibly be overturned.

Election 2016 1:32pm EDT