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AP Top Political News At 5:19 a.m. EST

High court takes up major fight over health law subsidies
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a major test of President Barack Obama's health overhaul that threatens insurance coverage for millions of people....

In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street....

US, Iran resume nuclear talks after Netanyahu speech
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) -- Undeterred by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scathing speech against an Iran nuclear deal, U.S. and Iranian negotiators resumed work Wednesday on an agreement meant to crimp Iran's atomic program in exchange for sanctions relief....

Clinton ran homebrew computer system for official emails
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's emails - on a private account she used exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - traced back to an Internet service registered to her family's home in Chappaqua, New York, according to Internet records reviewed by The Associated Press....

Tug of war: Obama, Congress at odds over who's in control
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Since Republicans took control of Congress two months ago, an elaborate tug of war has broken out between GOP lawmakers and President Barack Obama over who calls the shots on major issues for the next two years....

Boehner escapes jam on DHS vote, but more GOP battles loom
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker John Boehner's job is safe despite passing yet another big bill that most of his Republican colleagues oppose, as he did Tuesday to avert defunding the Department of Homeland Security....

Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear path
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign such a deal and Netanyahu was offering no useful alternative....

Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia to consult on Iran nuke talks
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) -- Fresh from the latest round of Iran nuclear negotiations, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Saudi Arabia to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging deal and discuss ways to calm instability in troubled Yemen....

Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Department of Homeland Security without any of the immigration-related concessions they demanded for months....

Obama: Congress delayed 'far too long' on Homeland Security
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says Congress delayed `far too long' before passing a bill funding the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year....

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US, Iran resume nuclear talks after Netanyahu speech

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Boehner escapes jam on DHS vote, but more GOP battles loom

Excerpts from Netanyahu's speech and rejoinder from Obama

Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear path

Illinois governor says New Jersey is 'going down the drain'

Democrats: We must better explain what it means to be a Dem

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