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Bush not a candidate? Super PAC's spending reveals otherwise 8:31pm EDT

NEW YORK - The first report of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s Super PAC, made public Friday, reveals for the first time, election lawyers say, just how much the group, Right to Rise, functioned as a kind of shadow campaign for Bush.

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Clinton urges Congress to end 'failed' Cuba embargo

MIAMI - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday urged Congress to end the longstanding U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, calling it a "failed policy" that had done little or nothing to foster change on the communist-ruled island. | Video

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Trump's presidential bid draws scorn and bemusement in Europe

LONDON - With his distressed hairstyle, voluptuous female companions and love of the media spotlight, U.S. tycoon Donald Trump is no stranger to people on this side of the Atlantic.

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How Pentagon war fund became a budget buster Washington can't resist

WASHINGTON - The number of U.S. troops deployed in battle zones is at its lowest level since before the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Still, Congress has authorized a 38 percent increase in the war budget over last year. | Video

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Obama says Congress should focus on Ex-Im Bank, budget after recess

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed a three-month extension of the surface transportation bill on Friday, admonishing Congress for failing to pass longer-term legislation.

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