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Senate passes long-term highway plan

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan six-year plan for highway, bridge and transit construction on Thursday, the first time such a long-term bill has cleared the chamber since 2005.

It passed 65-34.

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Poll: GOP top tier breaking away, led by Trump

A new poll from Quinnipiac University finds Donald Trump with a significant lead over his closest rivals for the Republican nomination for president, and provides further evidence the field of 16 candidates vying for the GOP nomination has a clear to...

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House approves federal highway bill

The House of Representatives approved a bill extending the federal highway program for three months, giving Congress more time to negotiate an agreement on a longer term deal to pay for road, bridge and transit projects across the country.

The vote w...

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Jon Stewart on White House meetings: It's not a secret

On Wednesday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart opened the show with a discussion of his reportedly "secret" White House meetings with President Barack Obama.

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Clinton calls for Cuban embargo to be lifted

Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to lift its longtime trade embargo against Cuba, her campaign said Wednesday.

Clinton, the Democratic presidential frontrunner, will make her case Friday in a speech in Miami, four weeks after President Barack Oba...

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Rubio, Huckabee: No outrage over Planned Parenthood?

Two Republican presidential candidates tied separate controversies over Cecil the Lion and Planned Parenthood together in one tweet in recent days.

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee tweeted Tuesday that the lion was getting more attention than the Pl...

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Perry challenges Trump to pull-up contest

The war of words between businessman Donald Trump and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry reached the jungle gym on Wednesday, when Perry challenged Trump to a pull-up contest.

"Let's get a pull-up bar out there and let's see who can do the most pull-ups," s...

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Trump predicts Clinton flameout, Biden rise

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told CNN's Dana Bash on Wednesday that he would beat Hillary Clinton in a 2016 matchup -- if the former secretary of state makes it that far.

"Believe me. I will beat Hillary," he said in an interview tha...

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Huckabee: I wasn't comparing Obama to Hitler

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is standing by his dire warning that President Barack Obama's Iran nuclear deal could bring about another Holocaust.

The Republican presidential contender said he wasn't comparing Obama to Adolph Hitler when he asse...

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Jindal: Bush 'got it wrong' on immigration

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he disagreed with competing GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush's plan for comprehensive immigration reform, arguing that the conversation can only happen once the border is secure.

"I think the Gang of Eigh...

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