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Trump to give speech on 'economic independence'

Donald Trump, whose campaign has focused on the decline of American manufacturing, will give a policy speech on Tuesday at an industrial plant in Pennsylvania's Rust Belt region.

Hillary Clinton testifies in 2015

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Republicans discuss findings in Benghazi report

House Republicans released a long-awaited report Tuesday on the Benghazi terror attacks that killed four Americans on Hillary Clinton's watch as secretary of state, reviving the politically charged issue less than five months before the election.

Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama

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Conservatives blast Clinton, Obama for 'tragic failure of leadership'

Two top Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee blasted Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration Tuesday for "a tragic failure of leadership" in the runup to the deaths of four Americans in the U.S. outpost in Libya in 2012.


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GOP senators warn Democrats not to block Zika funds

Top Senate Republicans urged Democrats not to block a Zika funding measure that faces a key vote Tuesday, cautioning that Democrats will be blamed if children are born with the birth defects caused by the dangerous mosquito-borne virus.

Hillary Clinton in Cincinnati

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GOP seizes on video to hit Hillary Clinton on trade

It's the video that Sen. Bernie Sanders never had: footage of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on camera praising the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership as "the gold standard" in trade agreements.


City blames days of extreme heat for fifth water main bust

The city's utility department believes shifting soil busted a water main Saturday night.

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Trump hires former Cruz aide

A top lieutenant to Ted Cruz is joining Donald Trump's presidential campaign, filling a hole in its communications shop.

Jason Miller, who guided communications and paid media for the Cruz campaign, will become Trump's senior adviser for communication...

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Clinton on voters' trust issues: 'I know I have work to do'

Hillary Clinton, facing direct criticism about her trustworthiness from rival Donald Trump, admitted Monday she needs to do more to earn voters' trust.

"I personally know I have work to do on this front," Clinton said at a Rainbow Push Collation lunch...

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Local groups sound off on Supreme Court's abortion ruling

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling is calling into question whether some Missouri abortion regulations will stand.

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Is Donald Trump softening his tone?

Donald Trump may be finally gearing up to do what many Republican leaders have hoped: soften his rhetoric and pivot to the center.

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