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Obama to sign customs, trade enforcement bill into law: White House 8:14pm EST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama will sign into law a bill that will strengthen trade enforcement rules and provide new tools to address currency manipulation, the White House said on Thursday.

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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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State Dept. subpoenaed documents from Clinton Foundation: report

WASHINGTON U.S. State Department investigators last year issued a subpoena to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation seeking documents about projects run by the charity that may have required U.S. government approval when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.

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George W. Bush to make first appearance for brother Jeb

WASHINGTON Republican George W. Bush on Monday will seek to generate a fresh burst of enthusiasm for his brother Jeb Bush's White House bid in South Carolina, marking the former president's first appearance on the campaign trail this year. | Video

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Black U.S. lawmakers group endorses Clinton White House bid

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was endorsed by the Congressional Black Caucus on Thursday, a much-needed boost to her campaign as it competes for the important black voting bloc in South Carolina's primary this month. | Video

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