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Cuba: Rand Paul criticizes Rubio, agrees with Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flipping the script on a Republican rival, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Friday criticized Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as "an isolationist" as the GOP's intra-party feud over President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy intensified. The charg ...

Ben Carson Pledges Support for Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) -- In his first visit to Israel, prospective Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he is in awe of the Jewish state, inspired by its ancient holy sites, impressed by the resilience of people living in a perpetual conflict z ...

Hillary denounces torture, says black lives matter

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she's proud to have been part of an administration that worked to ban brutal interrogations and said the U.S. should never condone or practice torture anywhere in the world. Clinton spoke about the ...

MoveOn.org encourages Elizabeth Warren to run against Hillary

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent liberal group is urging Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren to seek the White House in 2016 and plans to spend $1 million in support of a new effort in early presidential primary states. MoveOn.org said Tuesda ...

Rain and acid reflux keep Obama off the golf course

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Acid reflux is causing the sore throat President Barack Obama has complained about for the past couple of weeks, the White House said Saturday, shortly after the president returned from undergoing diagnostic tests at a nearby mil ...

Hillary Clinton: Race Relations

[caption id="attachment_32028" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Hillary Clinton spoke on race relations Thursday, expressing her hope that recent widespread outrage and protest over grand juries' failure to indict officers in the ...

Obama is Landrieu's biggest hurdle in Louisiana

THIBODAUX, Louisiana (AP) — President Barack Obama may not be on Louisiana's Senate runoff ballot, but it's clear his widespread unpopularity in the state stands as Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's biggest hurdle to a fourth term. Landrieu led an eigh ...

Democrats Try to Regain a Toehold in the South

ATLANTA (AP) -- To rebuild in the conservative South, Democratic leaders say their party must become more aggressive advocates for the middle class in an effort to energize African-Americans and attract whites. After the Republicans' success in the m ...

Clinton won't pass Obama's 'smell' test

[caption id="attachment_32028" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great presi ...

Black Democrats bemoan decision to run from Obama

ATLANTA (AP) — Some black political leaders think Democratic candidates who distanced themselves from President Barack Obama sapped enthusiasm among African-Americans in states where they anchor the party's base. They point to Senate races in North C ...


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