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Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate _ in 2016

Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate _ in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill…

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Paul, Rubio clash over Obama's Cuba policy

Paul, Rubio clash over Obama's Cuba policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flipping the script on a Republican rival, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Friday criticized Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as "an isol…

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First Bush, then Cuba: Rubio rides political wave

First Bush, then Cuba: Rubio rides political wave

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the 2016 Republican presidential primary lurched ahead this week, no GOP prospect had a ride quite like Marco Rubio.

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Paul: Trade with Cuba 'probably a good idea'

Paul: Trade with Cuba 'probably a good idea'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday the lengthy U.S. economic embargo against Cuba "just hasn't worked" and voiced support…

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Jeb Bush to step down from Barclays

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking another step toward a presidential run, Jeb Bush is resigning his advisory role with British banking giant Barclays.

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Obama reignites political debate over Cuba

Obama reignites political debate over Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — The surprising move by President Barack Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions ove…

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Effort to draft Warren into '16 race lands in Iowa

Effort to draft Warren into '16 race lands in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Liberal activists eager to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a run for president are working the ground in Iowa, the pi…

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Republican wins Arizona House seat after recount

PHOENIX (AP) — Republicans will have their largest U.S. House majority in 83 years when the new Congress convenes next month after a recount i…

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Christie to discuss 2016 with family over holidays

BROOKSIDE, N.J. (AP) — Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll discuss his potential 2016 presidential bid with his family over t…

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Jindal defends January prayer rally at LSU campus

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal is defending his participation in a prayer rally on Louisiana State University's campus next month that h…

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Republican Martha McSally wins Arizona congressional seat, last unresolved midterm race in US

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Martha McSally wins Arizona congressional seat, last unresolved midterm race in US.

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Secretive groups ran $25M in ads for state races

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shadowy outside groups broadcast an estimated $25 million worth of political ads on local TV stations with a goal of shaping…

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No doubt now: Jeb Bush eyeing 2016 race

No doubt now: Jeb Bush eyeing 2016 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's suddenly become crystal clear that Jeb Bush has his eye on the presidency.

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AP: Carolinas politicians get payouts from broker

AP: Carolinas politicians get payouts from broker

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Soon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-fig…

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Bush (almost) announces; he'll 'explore' candidacy

Bush (almost) announces; he'll 'explore' candidacy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jeb Bush answered the biggest question looming over the Republican Party's next campaign for the White House on Tuesd…

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Ex-NY Gov. Pataki mulling White House run

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican George Pataki said he is "very seriously" considering a run for president in 2016, arguing that the nation needs a …

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush plans to 'actively explore' run for GOP presidential nomination

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush plans to 'actively explore' run for GOP presidential nomination.

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Branstad seeks to end Iowa GOP straw poll

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing to end the state's Republican straw poll, but the state party chairman says the ev…

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Bush speaks in South Carolina, dropping 2016 hints

Bush speaks in South Carolina, dropping 2016 hints

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As he signals strong interest in a 2016 presidential campaign, Republican Jeb Bush on Monday encouraged college graduate…

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Obama, Warren emerge as potential political foils

Obama, Warren emerge as potential political foils

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the depths of the economic crises that consumed his first term, President Barack Obama helped pluck a Harvard profess…

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