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AP Top Political News At 9:19 a.m. EDT

White House Notebook: Third term? Obama says no thanks
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Could President Barack Obama win a third term in office? He's convinced that he could, but would really rather not....

5 things to consider as Trump dangles 3rd party prospect
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A lot of Republicans would like Donald Trump to go away. But not too far....

Obama: Africa must create jobs for its next generation
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Closing a historic visit to Africa, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the continent's leaders to prioritize creating jobs and opportunity for the next generation of young people or risk sacrificing future economic potential to further instability and disorder....

Clinton, Democratic hopefuls to address DNC members
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic National Committee says all five of the party's main presidential candidates will address DNC members next month....

Cabinet secretaries on Capitol Hill again to sell Iran deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration's vigorous effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress continues - this time in the House where three Cabinet secretaries will face tough questioning on Tuesday from skeptical Democrats and Republicans....

Federal officials examine probable cause of spaceship crash
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Transportation Safety Board is considering what caused a Virgin Galactic spaceship to break apart over the Mojave Desert during a test flight 10 months ago, killing the co-pilot and seriously injuring the pilot....

Short-term highway extension may be way out for Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are weighing a three-month highway funding extension that could offer Congress a way out of an impasse days ahead of a crucial deadline....

Florida congressional delegation will see upheaval in 2016
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential ambitions and a court ruling tossing out several congressional district maps will cause upheaval among Florida's representation in Washington, including political complications for a congresswoman considered one of the state's few Democratic stars....

FDA bans some Mexican cilantro after feces found in fields
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there....

House backs bill to help vets who've suffered sexual assault
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Veterans who suffered sexual assault or other sexual abuse while in uniform would get help more easily from the Department of Veterans Affairs under a bill approved Monday by the House....

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