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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House.</p ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep highway and transit aid flowing to states for another two months and prevent shutdown of summer construction projects.The Senate approved the bill by voice vote early Satu ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Friday released 296 emails, totaling 896 pages, that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton turned over to the State Department and the special committee investigating the 2012 attacks on diplomatic f ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the several hundred Hillary Rodham Clinton emails released Friday is a message, sent to the then-secretary of state, that the FBI asked be redacted before it was made public.The email, sent to Clinton on Nov. 18, 2012, or ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic p ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers.When senators left town early Saturday after approving a brief extension of the nation's highway and transit aid, they were following a well-worn path. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, undersc ...more

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A convoy of Shi'ite militia fighters and Iraqi army forces set out from a base near the western provincial capital of Ramadi on Saturday, heading towards areas controlled by Islamic State militants, an eyewitness and a local officia ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the California coast is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said as more dead animals were discovered.The combination of sunlight and waves ...more

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"The tools it contains will allow us to knock down unfair foreign trade barriers that discriminate against American workers and products stamped 'Made in the USA.'" — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Senate passed bipartisan legislation to str ...more