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US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but also issued a scathing report calling for sweeping changes in city law enforcement practices it called discriminatory and unconstitutional....

Private email questions emerge as Clinton nears 2016 bid
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans are signaling that questions about Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email account while she was secretary of state will follow her into her widely anticipated presidential campaign....

House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home....

Clinton urges State Dept. to release her emails
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging the State Department to release the emails she wrote from a private email account as secretary of state....

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy....

AP INTERVIEW: Reid wants Congress to delay Iran legislation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Key Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Harry Reid announced their opposition Wednesday to fast action on a bill giving Congress final say on any nuclear deal with Iran....

Clinton email policy violated Obama administration guidance
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even if Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email server to conduct official business as secretary of state was not illegal, it violated Obama administration guidance and undermined his pledge of historic transparency....

Rep. Van Hollen says he will run for Sen. Mikulski's seat
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen will run for the Senate seat opening up when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires, the congressman announced Wednesday in an email to supporters....

House passes Amtrak bill that could boost Northeast service
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a rare burst of bipartisanship, the House moved Wednesday to boost Amtrak's popular service between Boston and Washington while giving states a greater say in the local routes they help subsidize....

Capitol Hill Buzz: Congress resolves to flee DC pre-snow
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nothing gets Congress moving like the forecast of snow....

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US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

Kerry pushes back on Israeli criticism of Iran nuke talks

Obama signs Homeland Security funding bill into law

Police: Maryland shootings random; evoked DC sniper memories

House passes Amtrak bill that could boost Northeast service

Capitol Hill Buzz: Congress resolves to flee DC pre-snow

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

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

New Oregon governor will continue death penalty moratorium


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