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Bush Says He Takes Trump's Immigration Remarks Personally

By Bobby McGuire | Jul 5
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he is personally offended by rival Donald Trump's recent remarks about Mexico and immigrants and calls the remarks far outside the mainstream of Republican thought.

Clinton Says She Takes a 'Backseat to No One' Among Liberals

By Ken Thomas | Jul 4
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds.

Chris Christie Vetoes Pro-LGBT Gestational Carrier Bill

By John Riley | Jul 4
Transgender advocates in New Jersey may be biting their nails after Gov. Chris Christie (R) issued a veto of a pro-LGBT surrogacy bill on Monday, June 30th.

Hispanic Leaders Say Republican Party Must Condemn Trump

By Steve Peoples | Jul 3
Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.s

Obama Draws Sharp Contrasts with 'Mean' Republicans

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Jul 3
"They're good people," Obama said of Republicans. "It's just their ideas are bad."

Obama Draws Sharp Contrasts With 'Mean' Republicans

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Jul 2
Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in the state where the GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field.

Where They Stand: Scott Walker on Issues of 2016 Campaign

By Scott Bauer | Jul 2
Where two-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stands on various issues that will be debated in the Republican presidential campaign, a race he's joining.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Entering 2016 Presidential Race

By Scott Bauer | Jul 2
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said.

Many but Not All in GOP Object as US, Cuba Plan Embassies

By Alan Fram | Jul 2
Loud but hardly universal catcalls from Republicans underscored the obstacles and opportunities ahead as U.S. and Cuban leaders announced an opening of embassies in Havana and Washington and a resumption of diplomatic relations.

Heeding Francis, Iowa Catholic Leaders to Pressure '16 Field

By Thomas Beaumont and Rachel Zoll | Jul 2
Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa will call on candidates for president to follow Pope Francis and focus as much on the environment and income inequality in 2016 as they have in past elections on opposing gay marriage and abortion.

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