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Trump trade speech draws swift rebuttals

Subscriber onlyRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Tuesday for a new era of economic "Americanism," promising to restore millions of lost factory jobs by backing away from decades of U.S. policy that encouraged trade with other nations. Continue reading...

Though touted for VP spot, Cotton says nothing going on

Subscriber onlyDismissing speculation that he's on Donald Trump's short list for vice president, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said repeatedly Tuesday that he doesn't believe he'll be the New York billionaire's running mate. Continue reading...

In Senate split, $1 billion for Zika falls by wayside

Subscriber onlyThe Senate split along party lines Tuesday and left a $1.1 billion proposal to fight the Zika virus in limbo. Continue reading...

Clinton bid gains help of Warren

Subscriber onlyCINCINNATI -- Elizabeth Warren offered an impassioned endorsement of Hillary Clinton as the two held their first joint campaign event Monday, striking a populist tone as they sought to address income inequality while portraying Donald Trump as a contributor to the middle class's economic woes. Continue reading...

Democrats first on Benghazi

Panelists’ pre-emptive report says 4 couldn’t have been saved

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- Evidence collected by the House Select Committee on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, confirms that Defense Department actions could not have saved the lives of four Americans killed, that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was actively "engaged" and responsive during the attack, and that no one in the Obama administration lied about what happened, according to a report issued Monday by committee Democrats. Continue reading...

Clinton, Warren meet for first 2016 campaign event

CINCINNATI — In December, 13 of the 14 Democratic women serving in the U.S. Senate hosted a fundraiser for their favorite primary candidate: Hillary Clinton. The one who didn't show? Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Continue reading...

Trump campaign strives to shore up bid

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are sprinting to shape up Donald Trump's presidential campaign before the party's national convention in three weeks, even as leading members of the party carry a deep antipathy or outright opposition to his claim on the GOP nomination. Continue reading...

Trump: Won't mass-oust aliens

Sanders’ platform ideas gain

Subscriber onlyPresumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that he wouldn't characterize his immigration policies as including "mass deportations" and that, rather than a blanket ban on Muslims entering the U.S., he'd focus on barring those from countries with links to terrorists. Continue reading...

Clinton as nominee to get Sanders' vote

Trump says pound’s drop good for his Scottish golf course

Subscriber only Bernie Sanders said Friday that he would vote for Hillary Clinton for president but stopped short of a full endorsement of his Democratic presidential rival. Continue reading...

On Secretary Clinton's calendar, entries missing

Subscriber onlyAn Associated Press review of the official calendar Hillary Clinton kept as secretary of state identified at least 75 meetings with longtime political donors, loyalists, Clinton Foundation contributors and corporate and other outside interests that were not recorded or were listed without the names of those she met. Continue reading...

House GOP tax plan slashes corporate rates

Subscriber onlyU.S. corporations would get the largest federal income-tax rate cut in history, and their foreign earnings would no longer face domestic taxes when they return to the U.S. under a plan that House Republicans unveiled Friday. Continue reading...

Clinton's State Department calendar missing scores of entries

WASHINGTON — Television cameras rolled when Hillary Clinton appeared on the central balcony of the New York Stock Exchange to ring the opening bell — just minutes after she attended a private breakfast in September 2009 with influential Wall Street and business leaders. Continue reading...

By 4-4, justices defeat Obama plan on aliens

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions of people living in the U.S. illegally from being deported, effectively killing the plan for the rest of his presidency. Continue reading...

House Democrats end their sit-in

25-hour protest over guns a ‘publicity stunt,’ speaker says

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- House Democrats ended their 25-hour sit-in over gun-control proposals on Thursday, a protest Speaker Paul Ryan labeled a high-profile stunt that undermined the basic institutions of government. Continue reading...

Trump pauses campaign to check his golf resorts

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK -- In his first international trip since becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump plans to check on a pair of his championship golf resorts. Continue reading...

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