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Clinton courts Latinos in Nevada, urges path to citizenship 05 May 2015

LAS VEGAS - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Tuesday for undocumented immigrants to be allowed to gain U.S. citizenship, courting Latino voters and drawing a line between herself and Republican rivals for the White House in 2016. | Video

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Staten Island prosecutor declares victory in congressional special election

NEW YORK - A Republican prosecutor declared victory on Tuesday night in a special election to replace disgraced U.S. Representative Michael Grimm, a month before his sentencing for federal tax evasion.

U.S. 05 May 2015
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Senate Republicans determined to move on fast track trade bill

WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans plan to push ahead with legislation key to sealing a Pacific trade pact as soon as possible, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday, despite objections from the chamber's top Democrat.

05 May 2015

Texas Senate passes measure to cut insurance payments for abortions

DALLAS - Health insurers would be prevented from covering the cost of abortions except in medical emergencies under a bill approved on Tuesday by the Republican-dominated Texas Senate.

U.S., Health 05 May 2015

Labor Dept to unveil proposed overtime pay rules

WASHINGTON - Overtime pay rules for broad swaths of salaried U.S. workers would be overhauled under a proposal that moved forward on Tuesday, with President Barack Obama pushing to make overtime more widely available.

05 May 2015