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Clinton visits Iowa as early voting gets underway

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:47:30 GMT2016-09-29T17:47:30Z

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- With early voting poised to play a bigger role in this year's election, Hillary Clinton was urging voters in Iowa to start casting ballots on Thursday, more than five weeks before Election Day....

Congress, after partisan convulsions, does the bare minimum

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:41:03 GMT2016-09-29T15:41:03Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Acutely partisan and all but dysfunctional, Congress has completed its most elementary task after an intense weekslong struggle, finalizing a deal to fund the government just days ahead of a shutdown deadline....

Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackers

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:43:28 GMT2016-09-29T07:43:28Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home....

Obama saw override coming, but still it stung

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:56:43 GMT2016-09-29T16:56:43Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House saw it coming, but still it stung....

Official says failure in Syria may leave Russia in quagmire

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:48:05 GMT2016-09-29T16:48:05Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior Obama administration official told lawmakers Thursday that the failure of a cease-fire in Syria poses serious consequences for Moscow and gives the United States leverage, an argument that drew a skeptical response from Republicans and Democrats....