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    Hillary Clinton raises $68 million in June

    Hillary Clinton's campaign raised about $68 million in June, a sum that is likely to widen her financial lead over Donald Trump in the general election.

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Sanders: 'I do not hate Secretary Clinton'

Bernie Sanders NY speech

Bernie Sanders slapped away Donald Trump's claim that he "hates" Hillary Clinton, saying he has a "lot of respect" for her while mocking Trump as a "genius" for being able to read his mind.


FBI's secret rules to spy on journalists, hunt their sources

FBI and journalists

Since at least 2011, the FBI has adopted secret rules to spy on journalists who publish classified information and hunt down their anonymous sources.


Trump's wife, children to speak at convention

Melania Trump

Donald Trump is turning to his family, sports figures and business leaders to fill speaking slots at the Republican National Convention later this month as scores of prominent Republican leaders continue to refuse to line up behind their controversia...


President Obama tours Yosemite, says climate change happening now


President Barack Obama spoke in front of one of Yosemite National Park's picturesque waterfalls on a sun-splashed Saturday touting the importance of America's parks, but cautioning the threat of climate change is real and affecting the planet now.


Airstrike kills 2 ISIS commanders, U.S. says

State of the Union watch - ISIS

Two ISIS senior military commanders died last week in a U.S. airstrike, killing a man that the United States says oversaw the terror group's 2014 offensive to capture the all-important Iraqi city of Mosul, the Pentagon said Friday.

The June 25 airstri...


WH reveals number of civilian deaths from drone strikes

MQ-9 Reeper Military Drone

President Barack Obama's administration estimated Friday that between 64 and 116 civilians have died during the years 2009-2015 from U.S. drone strikes outside of Iraq and Afghanistan.

In the same time span, the administration said between 2,372 and 2...


McCain, Reid ask Obama to pardon boxer Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson

Sens. John McCain and Harry Reid are joining together to ask President Barack Obama to posthumously pardon Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight boxing champion.

The lawmakers who come from different sides of the aisle have joined with ...


House Democrats will oppose GOP gun bill

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House Democrats said Friday they will oppose a Republican bill aimed at preventing people suspected of being terrorists from buying guns because they don't believe the proposal will be effective in stopping the purchases.

The legislation, which will ...


Lynch to accept guidance from FBI on Clinton email probe

Loretta Lynch 2012

Attorney General Loretta Lynch will accept the determinations and findings of the FBI and career prosecutors who are investigating Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, Lynch said Friday.

Lynch made the pled...


Trump adds high-powered GOP fundraisers

Donald Trump, March 30, 2016

Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee are adding about 85 fundraising veterans to their previously paltry operation, a move that could calm jitters that Trump is not equipped to raise money.


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