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Clinton vows to boost U.S. clean energy use in response to climate change
Reuters: Politics - 10 hours ago

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday described climate change as "one of most urgent threats of our time" and vowed to meet the challenge with a plan to generate enough clean energy to power every U.S. home by 2027.

Cory Booker warns: Don't underestimate Chris Christie
David Giambusso - 10 hours ago

"I think he's one of the most talented political people out there."

The Taxpayer-Funded Louisiana Co-Op Created Under Obamacare Has Collapsed
Melissa Quinn - 10 hours ago

Just two years after Obamacare’s implementation, a Louisiana nonprofit insurer that received nearly $66 million in taxpayer-funded loans is closing its doors. On Friday, the...

U.S. House won't take up Senate transportation bill: McCarthy
Reuters: Politics - 10 hours ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The second-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives said the House will not take up the Senate's multi-year transportation funding bill before it adjourns for a five-week summer recess on Thursday.

The Clinton Emails: Will DOJ Conduct a Real Investigation?
Hans von Spakovsky - 10 hours ago

The debate over the revelation of the referral to the Justice Department of Hillary Clinton’s email activities as Secretary of State missed several important points, particularly the preferential treatment she has been given so far.

Jeb Bush: It’s not clear if there are more ‘disconcerting’ police incidents — or if we’re just seeing them more
Ed O'Keefe - 10 hours ago

ORLANDO -- Jeb Bush hasn't seen the video of Sandra Bland's arrest that led to her death in a Texas jail cell. He doesn't know what caused it or why it happened, but he said on Monday that an increasingly digital world is helping expose more controversial incidents between citizens and police officers.

A Pro-Gun Activist Compared Chris Christie to Mayor Bloomberg — Christie Had Quite the Response
Mallory Shelbourne - 10 hours ago

"You've got a point of view, but your point of view is.."

Iran: Nuke Deal Permits Cheating on Arms, Missiles
Adam Kredo - 10 hours ago

Iran’s foreign minister and lead negotiator in nuclear talks said that under the terms of the recently inked accord, the Islamic Republic is permitted to violate current embargoes on the shipment of arms and construction of missiles, according to recent comments made before Iran’s parliament.

Fiorina: 'I know more world leaders than any candidate'
Gabby Morrongiello - 10 hours ago

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina may criticize Hillary Clinton a lot, but she says that shouldn't stop voters from viewing the former Hewlett-Packard CEO as a qualified leader in her own right.

Former Greek Finance Minister Recalls a Conversation With Obama That Was ‘Very Un-Presidential’
Joe Perticone - 13 hours ago

"You know how finance ministers are..."