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Clinton proposes $275 billion in new infrastructure spending
BOSTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton called for hundreds of billions in new federal spending on infrastructure on Sunday, kicking off what her campaign says will be a month-long focus on job creation....

Obama: US leadership helping global fight on climate change
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments....

Jeb Bush says Trump 'uninformed,' not a serious candidate
MIAMI (AP) -- The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation's commander in chief, because he's "uninformed" on major issues facing the U.S, especially defense and foreign affairs, rival Jeb Bush said on Sunday....

Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made
PARIS (AP) -- This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save....

GOP rhetoric on Muslims seen as having little cost
Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might use with more caution against any other group for fear of the political cost. So far, that strategy is winning support from conservatives influential in picking the nominee....

What to know about 'BernieCare,' Sanders' health overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The most ambitious "repeal and replace" health care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican....

Rhode Island governor puts being a mom at center stage
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Rhode Island's first female governor took her young son to a bill-signing to name a state insect. Her daughter starred in an eye-catching campaign commercial and danced at her mother's inauguration....

After Paris, US political shift on privacy vs. security
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race....

Trump goes after GOP rivals Rubio, Bush in their home state
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump bragged about his high standing in the polls, slammed super political action committees and dismissed rivals Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush in a campaign stop Saturday in their home state of Florida....

Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) -- After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries....

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