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Obama: Israeli-Palestinian peace elusive, but must still try

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called on the United States on Tuesday to keep working toward Mideast peace despite slim chances for near-term success. Sitting down with Israeli President…

Trump shrugs off GOP rejections of proposal to ban Muslims

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his call to block all Muslims from entering the United States, even as the idea drew condemnation from rival…

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Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate alter pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his back. Congress can't even…

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GOP sets Senate push against health law, Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans hope a post-Thanksgiving drive to obliterate President Barack Obama's health care law & block Planned Parenthood's federal funds will spotlight their fierce support for top-tier…

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CNBC reaches 14 million viewers with GOP debate

NEW YORK (AP) — CNBC reached its biggest audience ever with the third Republican presidential debate, yet paid a price in criticism of how its moderators handled the opportunity to…

GOP debate No. 3: A guide to candidates on the big stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's an angry young man who matured into an eternally mellow surgeon & politician. A Hispanic firebrand who is most at home in English, & an Anglo…

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Obama says Democratic presidential candidates are optimistic

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to portray his party's presidential aspirants as optimistic & civil, while accusing the GOP's presidential candidates of being glum & divisive. Speaking…

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In SC, Cruz, Carson, Walker fight to stand out among GOP

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Sharon Farris left South Carolina's annual "Faith & Freedom BBQ" Monday night with her blouse & purse covered with campaign stickers from at least a half-dozen…

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GOP candidates ride debate momentum to RedState activists

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidates are getting a second chance to make a satisfactory first impression with conservative activists after their inaugural televised debates had unheard of millions tuning…

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Koch warns conservatives must demand smaller government

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if the conservative donors & politicians he gathered at a retreat this weekend don't rally others…