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Retirees group endorses Clinton

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The Alliance for Retired Americans announced Thursday that it is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, citing her proposals to expand Social Security, strengthen Medicare and lower prescription drug prices. The executive board of the 4 million-member group, which advocates for retirees and their families, voted to endorse Clinton on Wednesday. …

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Clinton blames Republican leaders for a “paralyzed” Congress

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton chastised Republican lawmakers on Sunday for a “paralyzed” Congress, saying they’ve fueled populist anger by refusing to “do their job.” Clinton ticked off a list of items that GOP congressional leaders have refused to schedule for a vote. They include a …

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George Will leaves GOP: ‘This is not my party’

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Longtime conservative columnist George Will says he has left the Republican Party because of Donald Trump. “This is not my party,” he said during a Friday speech to the Federalist Society, according to the conservative-leaning outlet PJ Media. Will said he has switched his Maryland voter registration to “unaffiliated.” When …

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Hillary Clinton: Brexit Vote Shows Importance of U.S. Election

COLUMBUS, OH - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton 
delivers an economic speech at Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Clinton says the vote “underscores the need for calm, steady, experienced leadership” in the U.S. Hillary Clinton says economic uncertainty sparked by the Britain’s choice to leave the European Union “underscores the need for calm, steady, experienced leadership in the White House.” The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee says the United …

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Immigration win for Republicans could help Clinton in the end

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Republicans cheered after the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday thwarted President Barack Obama’s plan to offer millions of undocumented immigrants relief from deportation, but any sense of triumph might last only until the November presidential election. If recent history is a guide, the stalled cause of immigration reform could energize …

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House Dems show unity after Clinton visit

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leaders are making a show of unity in their support for Hillary Clinton after the presumptive presidential nominee met with them on Capitol Hill. They were drawing a comparison with the lukewarm support Donald Trump has received from top Republican lawmakers. “You saw the stark …

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