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In show of financial strength, Bush campaign forms expansive finance team 4:11am EST

WASHINGTON Republican Jeb Bush on Monday formed an expansive financial support team led by about 350 major donors from across the country in a much-needed show of strength for his presidential campaign.

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White House says would veto House energy and infrastructure bill

WASHINGTON The White House said on Monday that President Barack Obama's advisers would recommend that he veto the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015 if it comes to his desk.

Election 2016, 30 Nov 2015

After seven months, Senate approves Obama USAid nominee

WASHINGTON The Senate on Monday confirmed President Barack Obama's selection of Gayle Smith to be administrator of the country's main humanitarian aid organization, the U.S. Agency for International Development, seven months after her nomination.

Election 2016, 30 Nov 2015

Relief agency to resettle Syrians in Texas despite threats from state

DALLAS A relief agency said on Monday it plans to resettle Syrian refugees in Texas despite a threat from the state to cut funding to the nonprofit organization if it tries to do so. | Video

Election 2016, U.S. 30 Nov 2015

Moment of truth as Puerto Rico faces crucial debt payment

SAN JUAN/NEW YORK Puerto Rico faces a moment of truth on Tuesday, as the island owes a $355 million payment - a possible default which could trigger lawsuits, further spook investors and undermine the island's efforts to climb out of $72 billion in debt.

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