WASHINGTON - Republican Mitt Romney bowed out of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Friday after considering a third run, telling supporters it was time for the next generation of party leaders to seek the White House.
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WASHINGTON - The Obama administration must insist that U.S. trading partners pledge not to manipulate currencies when negotiating trade deals, the Senate Committee on Finance chairman said on Friday.
- U.S. Representative Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi, who was diagnosed with brain cancer last year, has been told by doctors he has a new tumor and it is inoperable, a spokesman for the Republican congressman said on Friday.
PHILADELPHIA - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned House of Representative Democrats on Friday that Republicans are trying to take credit for a strengthening economy and urged his party to tout the stimulus, auto bailouts and health care reforms engineered by the Obama administration.
NEW YORK - A prominent Manhattan judge who quit a Justice Department advisory commission in protest has changed his mind after the department reversed course and agreed to review a proposal he backed concerning defendants' access to scientific evidence before trial, a spokeswoman said on Friday.