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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan 9:42pm EDT

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters. | Video

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Bush not a candidate? Super PAC's spending reveals otherwise

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.

31 Jul 2015
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Biden, aides talking with supporters about possible presidential run: NYT

WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden, inspired in part by his late son, has been holding meetings at his Washington home to discuss challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

01 Aug 2015
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Hillary Clinton takes on Jeb Bush on racial equality issues

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Democrat Hillary Clinton sought to persuade African-Americans on Friday to resist any temptation to side with Republican Jeb Bush in the 2016 presidential race as they offered differing visions on how to tackle economic and racial inequality.

Africa 31 Jul 2015
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Emails from Clinton private account were recently classified

WASHINGTON - Dozens of emails on the private email account that Hillary Clinton used when secretary of state were recently classified by the government, the State Department said on Friday, giving Republican critics more ammunition against the Democratic presidential hopeful.

31 Jul 2015