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With tough words for Wall St, O'Malley launches White House bid 3:44pm EDT

BALTIMORE, Maryland - Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley blasted social injustice and Wall Street excesses as he launched a White House bid on Saturday, casting himself as a younger, more liberal alternative to Democratic Party frontrunner Hillary Clinton. | Video

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White House: Obama to sign two-month highway funds extension on Friday

WASHINGTON - The White House said U.S. President Barack Obama would sign into law later on Friday a bill extending federal transportation funding for two months.

29 May 2015
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Illinois governor: Will not sign unbalanced state budget

CHICAGO - Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner said on Friday that he will reject a fiscal 2016 budget from the Democratic-controlled legislature if it is not balanced.

29 May 2015

U.S. House majority leader: 'further action' possible on surveillance

WASHINGTON - The Republican majority leader left the door open on Friday for the House of Representatives to consider an extension of expiring provisions of the USA Patriot Act if the Senate does not back a domestic surveillance bill passed by the House.

29 May 2015

U.S. Democrat Chafee to run for president in 2016: Politico

WASHINGTON - Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee on Wednesday will join the race for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president, challenging front-runner Hillary Clinton, Politico reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source with knowledge of his plans.

29 May 2015