Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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US-USA-POLITICS-CLINTON:U.S. House committee seeks to interview Hillary Clinton over emails
WASHINGTON – Pat Toomey isn’t named in the latest Quinnipiac Poll, but the Republican senator probably likes it anyway. The poll, out Tuesday...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs, and those notes have little to do with either subject.
Former Hewlett-Packard Co Chief Executive Carly Fiorina said on Sunday the chances she would run for the U.S. presidency in 2016 were "higher than 90 percent" and that she would announce her plans in late April to early May.
Tells a Michigan audience president has made the country weaker.
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Gov. Christie said Friday that the United States had become a "weaker" country under President Obama and that it needed a leader unafraid to "lead the world" and tell Americans the truth about addressing entitlement programs.
WHIPPANY - Gov. Christie described his political philosophy, including his belief that individual rights are derived from God, in front of a crowd Tuesday that included several people he grew up with.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is adding another senior staffer with national experience as his political operation grows ahead of a likely 2016 presidential run.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Protesters upset with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's opposition to mandatory paid sick leave gathered Wednesday in Philadelphia, where he was scheduled to raise money for his political action committee.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans' most conservative voters. It's also unlikely to ever happen, no matter how easy folks such as Sen. Ted Cruz like to make it sound.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's ready to sign good bipartisan legislation to fix Medicare's doctor payment problem, without endorsing any specific legislation.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Former President Jimmy Carter has met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muqrin during a visit to the kingdom.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush met with some of the region's top Republican donors in Philadelphia on Tuesday as he continued a national fund-raising blitz ahead of a likely 2016 presidential campaign.
Donald Trump, real estate mogul and reality TV impresario, on Wednesday announced the formation of a committee to finance his exploration of a run for the GOP nomination for president.
ATLANTIC CITY - Hillary Rodham Clinton said the nation's political leaders could use some time at adult sleepaway camp to learn how to cooperate across the partisan divide, and decried the nation's "huge fun deficit" during a speech Thursday to a conference of professionals who run children's summer camps.
US-USA-POLITICS-CLINTON:U.S. House committee seeks to interview Hillary Clinton over emails
WASHINGTON – Pat Toomey isn’t named in the latest Quinnipiac Poll, but the Republican senator probably likes it anyway. The poll, out Tuesday...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs, and those notes have little to do with either subject.
Former Hewlett-Packard Co Chief Executive Carly Fiorina said on Sunday the chances she would run for the U.S. presidency in 2016 were "higher than 90 percent" and that she would announce her plans in late April to early May.
Tells a Michigan audience president has made the country weaker.
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Gov. Christie said Friday that the United States had become a "weaker" country under President Obama and that it needed a leader unafraid to "lead the world" and tell Americans the truth about addressing entitlement programs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans and liberal Democrats have something in common: Both are trying to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for president.
PALM CITY, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama kicked off the spring season on Saturday with a weekend golf getaway in Florida, teeing off with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning and former sportscaster Ahmad Rashad.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's ready to sign "good, bipartisan" legislation protecting physicians from steep cuts in Medicare reimbursements and bolstering health programs for children and the poor as Senate Democrats seemed to soften their opposition to the package.
WHIPPANY - Gov. Christie described his political philosophy, including his belief that individual rights are derived from God, in front of a crowd Tuesday that included several people he grew up with.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is adding another senior staffer with national experience as his political operation grows ahead of a likely 2016 presidential run.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Protesters upset with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's opposition to mandatory paid sick leave gathered Wednesday in Philadelphia, where he was scheduled to raise money for his political action committee.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans' most conservative voters. It's also unlikely to ever happen, no matter how easy folks such as Sen. Ted Cruz like to make it sound.
Baer Growls: With Hillary in an email mess and Elizabeth Warren insisting she's no candidate are we entering a period of Biden time?
Gov. Christie may not make an announcement on running for president until early summer, he said Monday on a radio show, during which he also forecast a tough solution for reviving Atlantic City.