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Study: Sanders' healthcare, Social Security plans would raise deficit by $18T over decade
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Study: Sanders' healthcare, Social Security plans would raise deficit by $18T over decade

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' proposed social programs would raise the federal deficit by $18 trillion over the next decade, according to a study by the Tax Policy Center. The 10-year increase could "retard economic g...
Key Senate Republicans swing behind Trump; doubters remain
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Key Senate Republicans swing behind Trump; doubters remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Senate Republicans voiced optimism Tuesday about Donald Trump's presidential prospects in November, signaling clearly to the GOP rank and file to unite behind the bombastic billionaire and turn their energy toward battling Democrat Hillar...
Some Sanders fans prefer Trump to Clinton
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Some Sanders fans prefer Trump to Clinton

Hillary Clinton might have a problem in November. Some supporters of Bernie Sanders at a rally in Sacramento, California, indicated they would rather vote for anyone in the general election than the former secretary of state – even, in some cases, Donald Trump...
No punishment for 16 West Point cadets in black power photo
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No punishment for 16 West Point cadets in black power photo

Sixteen black West Point cadets who posed with raised fists for a pre-graduation picture that sparked debates on race and proper behavior in uniform won’t be punished for the gesture, the U.S. Military Academy said Tuesday.
Obama DOJ: No death penalty for Benghazi terrorist
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Obama DOJ: No death penalty for Benghazi terrorist

The Justice Department will not seek the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected Libyan militant charged in the Benghazi attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, federal officials announced Tuesday.
Clinton, Trump tied in three key states
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Clinton, Trump tied in three key states

It’s just one poll, and there are six months until the general election, but Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton begin the race essentially tied in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released Tuesday.
Cruz leaves door open to restarting presidential campaign
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Cruz leaves door open to restarting presidential campaign

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- Ted Cruz hasn't slammed shut the door on restarting his campaign for the presidency. The Texas senator, in an interview with conservative talk show host Glenn Beck on Tuesday, said that he wouldn't completely rule himself out of th...
California assembly passes gender neutral bill for single stall restrooms
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California assembly passes gender neutral bill for single stall restrooms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers advanced a proposal Monday that would require all single-stall public restrooms to be gender neutral. The vote came hours after North Carolina's governor sued the federal government to defend a law in that stat...