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After Nearly a Month, Clinton Finally Takes Questions

Hillary Clinton answered questions from the press for the first time in 28 days on Tuesday in a small presidential campaign event in Iowa.

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Bobby Jindal Sets Up Exploratory Committee

Jindal previously said that he would wait until Louisiana’s legislature wraps up its session to formally announce his plans.

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Jeb Bush Says He Would Not Have Invaded Iraq

The remarks signal a turnaround from an earlier, much-maligned statement.

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Russ Feingold Running For His Old Seat

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The Senate race will essentially be a rematch against Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), who ousted Feingold in 2010.

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Report: Bush Says No To Iowa Straw Poll

Bush will not participate in the largely symbolic Presidential poll.

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Poll: Clinton Easily Leads Dem Challengers In Iowa

Her nearest rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders, trails far behind at 15 percent.

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State Dept. Official: Clinton’s Email Choice “Not Acceptable”

“I think the message is loud and clear that that is not acceptable,” Joyce Barr told lawmakers.

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DNC Approves 6 Debates For Dem Candidates

Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina will host four.

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Marco Rubio Signs Norquist’s Anti-Tax Pledge

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Rubio becomes the third declared presidential candidate to do so.

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Poll: New Jersey Voters Doubt Christie Would Be A Good President

70 percent of New Jersey voters said Christie should resign as Governor if he runs for President.

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Senate Passes Fast-track Authority, Moves To Resistant House

The bill moves on to the lower chamber where it faces an inevitable battle from House Democrats.

Senate Rejects Currency Provision

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The failed provision is a win for President Obama who issued a veto threat over the entire fast-track bill if the amendment passed

UN: Women Disproportionately Affected by Nepal Earthquake

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Gender discrimination, a lack of maternal health facilities and poor security in temporary camps is making post-earthquake life difficult for Nepali women.

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UN data shows women disproportionately affected by the Nepal earthquake and Irish voters are poised to legalize same-sex marriage in a national vote today.

Obama Signs Law Granting Congressional Review Of Iran Deal

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Congress will now be able to reject or approve a nuclear deal reached with Iran which is expected to be announced June 30

Obama Reaffirms Support For Israel, Defends Iran Nuclear Action

“It would be a moral failing on my part if we did not stand up firmly, steadfastly not just on behalf of Israel’s right to exist, but its right to thrive and prosper,” Obama said .