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Politics Gowdy: Clinton confidant was not author of Benghazi memos Gowdy: Clinton confidant was not author of Benghazi memos (Video)
The chairman of a House panel investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, says that a longtime confidant of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton did not write any of the numerous memos he forwarded to Clinton while she served as secretary of state.
Politics Bush says Clinton failed as secretary of state Bush says Clinton failed as secretary of state
Newly declared Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is fast out of the gate when it comes to criticizing Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Democratic front-runner.
Politics Clinton says her wealth is 'secondary' concern for voters Clinton says her wealth is 'secondary' concern for voters
Hillary Rodham Clinton countered criticism that her personal wealth undermines a populist campaign message focused on the economic problems of everyday Americans, saying on Monday that her family fortune is "secondary" to most voters.
Politics Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush enters 2016 race Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush enters 2016 race
Jeb Bush is ready to launch a Republican presidential bid months in the making Monday by asserting his commitment to the "most vulnerable in our society," an approach targeting the broader American electorate even as he faces questions about his policies from conservatives in his own party.
Politics Connect to Congress: U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon Connect to Congress: U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon (Video)
Connect to Congress is your opportunity to ask questions to U.S. senators and House members who represent you in Congress. Our first guest is U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, who joined us from Washington, D.C.

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Politics Bush seeks stronger steps against Putin, avoids specifics Bush seeks stronger steps against Putin, avoids specifics
Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is warning Russia that if he becomes president, the U.S. will do more to tamp down Vladimir Putin's aggression, especially in Ukraine and Eastern Europe, and to "isolate his corrupt leadership from his people." But Bush did little to tip his hand on what those steps would be.
Politics Clinton, Democrats meeting labor leaders on 2016 bids
Clinton and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley met Monday with board members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders met the public service workers union Tuesday.
Politics Dennis Hastert makes 1st court appearance in hush-money case Dennis Hastert makes 1st court appearance in hush-money case
A haggard Dennis Hastert appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since he was indicted, pleading not guilty to charges that he violated banking rules and lied to the FBI about promising to pay $3.5 million in hush money to conceal misconduct from his days as a high school teacher.
Politics Bush fundraising machine preparing for campaign's launch Bush fundraising machine preparing for campaign's launch
As Jeb Bush focuses on foreign policy this week during a visit to Europe, his team at home is finalizing a fundraising blitz that will begin as soon as he steps into the 2016 presidential race.
Politics GOP says Clinton dividing Americans over voting rights GOP says Clinton dividing Americans over voting rights
Republicans struck back Friday against Hillary Rodham Clinton's suggestions that they have attempted to disenfranchise voters systematically. They accused the Democratic presidential front-runner of running a divisive campaign and favoring lax controls on voting.
Politics California lawmakers advance right-to-die legislation California lawmakers advance right-to-die legislation
California lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who want the nation's most populous state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives under doctor's care.