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Syrian refugee policy takes focus in US 2016 politics

...vetting. Other Republican candidates have called for a ban on allowing Syrians into the U.S. All three Democratic presidential candidates have said they would admit Syrians but only after thorough background checks.But Friday night's mass...
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Benghazi prober: Clinton showdown about facts

...Watergate probe in length. Hillary Rodham Clinton, secretary of state when the attack happened and now a Democratic presidential candidate, will testify in the highly anticipated hearing on Capitol Hill.For all the talk of how Clinton used...
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My Turn: Our search for villains and heroes

...Gov. Martin O'Malley responded to the revelations about Exxon's climate change research. The two Democratic presidential candidates joined a few members of Congress and a small chorus of scientists and activists calling for an investigation...
Empire Editorial: We say 'No' to Obama's 'Cadillac tax'

...will only place additional hardships on Alaskans by making healthcare more expensive and inaccessible."Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have also come out against the tax.Right now, the tax aims to do...
Gowdy defends Benghazi panel after latest GOP criticism

...Thursday, a day after another Republican colleague said the investigation was designed in part "to go after" Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said comments by Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N...
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Clinton's strong debate is warning for GOP

...efforts to combat climate change, and they approve of gay marriage, positions backed by Clinton and other Democratic presidential candidates.___AP News Survey Specialist Emily Swanson contributed to this report.___Follow Julie Pace on...
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UN pledges support for women's equality

...criticism for cracking down on women's rights activists.Among the Chinese leader's strongest critics was Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton who tweeted: "Xi hosting a meeting on women's rights at the UN while persecuting feminists...
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US to accept 85,000 refugees in 2016

...the 800,000 Vietnamese that the U.S. resettled in the years after the Vietnam war.In Washington, Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said in a television interview that the U.S. "has...
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White House: Obama wants to admit more Syrian refugees

...Syria and Europe," he said Wednesday.Germany is bracing for some 800,000 asylum seekers this year.Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, Kerry's predecessor at the State Department, called for an "emergency global...
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Courting unions, Obama pushes paid sick leave

...corridors of the hotel hosting the breakfast, boxes of campaign signs could be spotted bearing the name of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who opposes the trade deals.Obama chose Labor Day to announce the executive order as...
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