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Clinton goes on attack against Sanders at Democratic debate

/  18.01.2016  /  Politics 

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton accused top challenger Bernie Sanders of being too lax on gun control at a debate on Sunday in a bid to block Sanders’ recent rise in opinion polls that threaten her in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

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Cruz, Rubio say Iran prisoner swap a ‘dangerous precedent’

/  17.01.2016  /  Politics 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio praised Iran’s release of five detained Americans on Sunday, but sharply criticized the deal the White House made to win their freedom saying it would lead to more Americans being taken “hostage.”

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Many ‘lost’ voters say they have found their candidate in Trump

/  17.01.2016  /  Politics 

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ted Wade hasn’t cared about politics enough to cast a vote in a U.S. presidential election for almost a quarter of a century, back when he supported Ross Perot’s independent candidacy in 1992.

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For better or worse, Bill Clinton not a big factor among U.S. voters: poll

/  16.01.2016  /  Politics 

NEW YORK/MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – Bill Clinton may not be the “secret weapon” that Hillary Clinton needs in the U.S. presidential race. And the former Democratic president may not become the albatross that Republican candidate Donald Trump expects, either.

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Obama unveils wage insurance plan to spur job seekers

/  16.01.2016  /  Politics 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President on Saturday laid out a plan to help support the income of workers who lose their jobs and end up in lower paying positions, as part of a push to get unemployed Americans back to work.

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Texas lawyer sues Cruz to challenge eligibility

/  16.01.2016  /  Politics 

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Texas lawyer has filed the first suit seeking clarification on whether Republican candidate Ted Cruz is eligible to be president because he was born in Canada.

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Atlantic City, N.J., emergency manager says more cuts needed

/  16.01.2016  /  Politics 

(Reuters) – Atlantic City’s state appointed emergency manager released a second report on Friday, one year after being appointed to devise a fiscal rescue plan for the gambling hub.

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Republican lawmakers worry about running on Trump’s coattails

/  16.01.2016  /  Politics 

BALTIMORE (Reuters) – The prospect of running for re-election with Donald Trump at the top of the Republican ticket was worrying some party lawmakers as they huddled for an annual retreat, where a few forecast trouble if Trump becomes the party’s presidential nominee.

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Exclusive: Clinton plans ad blitz as primaries kick off – campaign document

/  16.01.2016  /  Politics 

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democrat Hillary Clinton plans to pour half of her presidential campaign’s budget into advertising in the first three months of this year as she seeks to fend off an increasingly tough challenge from chief rival Bernie Sanders, according to a summary of her spending plans reviewed by Reuters.

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White House reviewing Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo prison

/  16.01.2016  /  Politics 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House has received an updated proposal from the Pentagon to close the Guantanamo prison for foreign terrorism suspects, and is in the “final stages” of reviewing it before releasing it to Congress, an administration official said on Friday.

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