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AP Top Political News At 3:05 p.m. EST

State Dept. will review Clinton emails for possible release
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department agreed Thursday to review thousands of messages from a private email account that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used for government business, but it cautioned that the process will move slowly and perhaps take months....

Senate Democrats press for vote on attorney general nominee
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democrats pressed Republican leaders Thursday to schedule a vote on the president's pick for attorney general....

FDA study finds little evidence of antibiotics in milk
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms....

Justices: Same-day audio for April 28 gay marriage cases
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28 and make audio of the proceedings available later that day....

Rick Perry's supporters launch super PAC
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As former Texas Gov. Rick Perry readies a second presidential campaign, his supporters have created a super PAC devoted to his 2016 ambitions....

Boehner, bipartisan group pressure Obama on Ukraine
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans stepped up the pressure on President Barack Obama to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists....

Selma's 50th anniversary brings comparisons to Ferguson
WASHINGTON (AP) -- They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience....

Iranian role in fighting IS in Iraq: Where will it lead?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iran's growing influence in Iraq is setting off alarm bells, and nowhere is the problem starker than in the high-stakes battle for Tikrit. It marks a crucial fight in the bigger war to expel the Islamic State group from Iraq, and yet Iran and the Shiite militias it empowers - not the U.S. - are leading the charge....

Major survey shows most Americans support same-sex marriage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it's now favored by clear majority of Americans....

Senate majority leader decides not to fast-track Iran bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has decided not to fast-track a bill that would allow Congress a chance to review and vote on any deal the U.S. inks with Iran over its nuclear program....

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