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Rubio, Ryan back off total immigration overhaul

WASHINGTON - Two of the Republican Party's rising young stars - House Speaker Paul Ryan and presidential hopeful Marco Rubio - made similar calculations on the way to political advancement: Both abandoned efforts to pass a comprehensive immigration...
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Canada to return to its honest broker role

...Justin is for Keystone, but he can obviously jettison that," Bothwell said of the project, which Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton recently expressed opposition to. Republican contenders are for the project.Antonia Maioni...
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Haiti's election economy in full swing

...of Ti Bois, a neighborhood of dirt-floor hovels, arrived on motorbikes shouting support for the faction of presidential hopeful Sauveur Pierre Etienne, as a deejay blasted bass-heavy Haitian pop music."We want the people to support this...
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Sanders courts Christian conservative students

...Manassas, Virginia.Liberty, founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell in 1971, is a familiar stop for Republican presidential hopefuls seeking to connect with conservative evangelicals. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz launched his GOP presidential campaign...
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2nd presidential bust may end Perry's political career

...options for elected office. A U.S. Senate run would mean challenging Ted Cruz, a tea party favorite and GOP presidential hopeful, or John Cornyn, the second-ranking Republican who just won a new term last year.Many observers saw today's...
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Iran accord: 'New chapter' or a 'historic mistake'?

...said lawmakers "will fight a bad deal that is wrong for our national security and wrong for our country." GOP presidential hopefuls also panned the deal, some vowing to scrap it if elected to succeed Obama.Obama did get a crucial show of support...
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Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment

...Presidential politics threw a brief scare into pro-trade senators early Tuesday. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, a presidential hopeful, flipped his vote from support in May to opposition, saying the issue had become "enmeshed in corporate backroom...
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Jeb: NSA needs broader powers

ATLANTA - Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Tuesday that the government should have broad surveillance powers of Americans and private technology firms should...
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Planned Parenthood: Decade-long harassment

...only performed with the patient's consent.Anti-abortion groups, members of Congress and some Republican presidential hopefuls have used the recording to assail Planned Parenthood, including accusing it of possible illegal activity such...
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Trump's self-paid run means he's in it for the long haul

...would be looking for other candidates at this point," said Fred Malek, who has raised money for Republican presidential hopefuls for four decades.Presidential competitors in both parties, and the outside groups supporting them, have already...
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