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Obama, Clinton meet for lunch, sparking 2016 buzz

WASHINGTON (AP) — When is a lunch more than just a midday meal? When the two diners are President Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, and inquiring minds want to know who, if anyone, the […]

07/29/2013

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Tricky obstacles ahead to averting shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — There hasn’t been a government shutdown in nearly two decades, but senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill are finding trickier-than-usual obstacles in their path as they try to come up with must-do legislation […]

07/26/2013

Caroline Kennedy speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in New York on March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Caroline Kennedy nominated as ambassador to Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he is nominating former first daughter Caroline Kennedy as U.S. ambassador to Japan, offering the most famous living member of a prominent American family a new […]

07/24/2013

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Senators push for quicker generic drug access

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators want to do away with the agreements that pharmaceutical companies make with one another to keep lower-priced generic copies of brand-name drugs off the market. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of […]

07/23/2013

Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas, May 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

Homeland Security official probed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company run by a brother of former Secretary […]

07/23/2013

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Gay rights supporters erupt in cheers over ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chanting “DOMA is Dead,” supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers Wednesday at news of the Supreme Court’s decision invalidating part of a law denying gay marriage partners the same federal benefits […]

06/26/2013

Israel President Shimon Peres (AP Photo)

Star-studded party for Israeli president’s 90th

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli and global leaders, local celebrities and Hollywood superstars celebrated under one roof Tuesday to honor Israeli President Shimon Peres for his upcoming 90th birthday, reflecting world respect for one of the […]

06/18/2013

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Clinton to focus on children’s, economic issues

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday she will focus much of her attention on issues promoting early childhood development, women and children and economic issues as part of the […]

06/13/2013

Hillary Rodham Clinton (AP Photo)

Hillary Clinton joins Twitter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter, meet @HillaryClinton. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joined Twitter on Monday, describing herself with a dash of humor as a “pantsuit aficionado” and a “hair icon.” The former New […]

06/10/2013

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LA block party tonight bids adieu to Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Friday evening’s “CelebrateLA,” a finale to a year of heritage month celebrations, will double as a farewell bash for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and feature appearances by former President Bill Clinton and […]

06/07/2013

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo)

Villaraigosa heading to Utah for Romney event

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will spend a few hours hobnobbing Thursday with political and business leaders at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s “Experts and Enthusiasts” retreat in Park City, Utah, then return […]

06/06/2013

Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of Medger Evers. (AP Photo)

Holder praises slain black activist Medgar Evers

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday praised slain NAACP field secretary Medgar Evers, saying that the black activist’s vision and leadership helped make it possible for Holder and President Barack Obama […]

06/05/2013

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