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GOP's Jeb Bush to release 33 years of personal tax returns
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans Tuesday to release 33 years of his personal income tax returns, including before and after his two terms as Florida governor....

Inboxes overflow as 2016ers amp up email appeals for cash
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton has a dinner invite for you. Jeb Bush is out to make a big splash. Rick Santorum wants to scare the heck out of you. Ted Cruz is looking for a sacrifice. Lincoln Chaffee wants to be your pal....

Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Groups trying to curb the partisan sculpting of House districts are hoping their Supreme Court victory will prompt more states to create independent commissions to redraw congressional lines....

Christie back at high school to announce 2016 run
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to announce he's running for president of his country....

After mercury ruling, scrutiny of Obama climate rules grows
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sweeping pollution limits at the center of President Barack Obama's climate change plan are facing increased scrutiny in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that showed that the justices aren't afraid to thwart perceived overreach by Obama or his Environmental Protection Agency....

Everybody's got an angle for raising campaign cash
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When it comes to raising money by email, everybody's got an angle. Some of the "ask" strategies being employed by the 2016 presidential candidates:...

Iranian minister: I have a mandate to clinch nuke deal
VIENNA (AP) -- Iran's chief diplomat insisted Tuesday he had a mandate to finalize a nuclear agreement despite increased signs of backtracking by his country's supreme leader, as talks with world powers were set to blow past Tuesday's self-imposed deadline without a deal....

Questions and answers about the expiring Export-Import Bank
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Export-Import Bank expires Tuesday at midnight for the first time since the small federal agency was created during the Depression to help U.S. businesses export their products. Congress failed to renew the bank's charter because of opposition from Republicans who say it amounts to corporate welfare. However, the shutdown may end up being only temporary....

Oklahoma, Florida move quickly to resume lethal injections
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma and Florida moved quickly to resume lethal injections after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of midazolam, a sedative that has been used in several problematic executions....

The Iran deal: A look at what it does and problems remaining
VIENNA (AP) -- World powers and Iran are back in nuclear talks, and this round may be the deciding one....

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