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Republicans see Obama as more imminent threat than Putin: Reuters/Ipsos poll 1:20am EDT

WASHINGTON - A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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Republican lawmaker says Clinton wiped clean email server

WASHINGTON - The Republican chairman of a House of Representatives committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said on Friday that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had failed to respond to the panel's subpoena for documents in the case.

27 Mar 2015

Arkansas Senate passes religion bill seen as targeting gays

- The Arkansas Senate overwhelmingly approved on Friday a Republican-backed bill whose authors say is intended to protect religious freedoms but critics contend could allow businesses to refuse service to gay people.

U.S. 28 Mar 2015
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Senate Democrat Reid to retire; wants Schumer as next leader

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said on Friday he will retire next year and threw his weight behind New York Senator Chuck Schumer to replace him as leader after he leaves office. | Video

Elizabeth Warren 27 Mar 2015
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Exclusive: Upset by Warren, U.S. banks debate halting some campaign donations

NEW YORK - Big Wall Street banks are so upset with U.S. Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren's call for them to be broken up that some have discussed withholding campaign donations to Senate Democrats in symbolic protest, sources familiar with the discussions said. | Video

Elizabeth Warren, Arts, Money 27 Mar 2015