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House to weigh North Korea sanctions bill this week: Ryan
Reuters: Politics - 8 hours ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation on sanctions against North Korea is expected on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this week in an effort to thwart the country's efforts to build a weapons of mass destruction program, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday.

Pro-choice group demands moderators asks Dem candidates about abortion
Gabby Morrongiello - 9 hours ago

Despite endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, abortion rights group NARAL Pro-Choice America is disappointed that she and her opponent, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, have yet to be asked about abortion during one of the Democratic debates. NARAL is hoping to change that tonight.

Questions raised over Sen. Blunt's Vietnam-era deferments
FOX News - 9 hours ago

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt is facing questions in his re-election campaign over newly reported draft deferments he received during the Vietnam War.

Senate sends customs bill with Internet tax ban to Obama
Jordain Carney - 9 hours ago

The legislation was stalled over a fight on an Internet tax ban.

Analysis: Rubio's $6.8 trillion tax cut would institute a form of value-added tax
Joseph Lawler - 9 hours ago

In an analysis that is likely to prove a nuisance to Marco Rubio's presidential campaign, top tax experts have concluded that the Florida senator's tax plan would amount to a $6.8 trillion tax cut that would benefit high-income earners the most, while not helping poor families as much as Rubio has said it would.

Donors seek Clinton comeback, sharper message before debate with Sanders
Reuters: Politics - 10 hours ago

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will try to mend her badly wounded campaign in a debate on Thursday with rival Bernie Sanders, an encounter many of her donors said would allow her to play a role that suits her - embattled underdog.









Ex-Virginia Senator Webb may revive White House bid: CBS affiliate
Reuters: Politics - 10 hours ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb, who dropped his bid for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination last October, may renew his campaign, a CBS affiliate in Texas reported on Thursday.

Ex-Virginia Senator Webb may revive White House bid: CBS affiliate
Reuters: Politics - 10 hours ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb, who dropped his bid for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination last October, may renew his campaign, a CBS affiliate in Texas reported on Thursday.

Trump suggests Sanders is a closet communist
Anna Giaritelli - 10 hours ago

GOP front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday that Sen. Bernie Sanders' political philosophy may be more akin to communism than socialism.

Kerry to push for ceasefire at Syria meeting
Elise Labott - 10 hours ago

Secretary of State John Kerry hopes to secure a cease-fire in Syria and immediate aid for civilians at a key meeting of major powers in Germany Thursday viewed by U.S. officials and diplomats as a make-or-break moment to stop the troubled peace process from collapsing.