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Conservative donor Koch urges end to 'corporate cronyism'
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) -- Billionaire industrialist and conservative political donor Charles Koch welcomed a group of roughly 450 like-minded fundraisers to one of his twice-annual conferences Saturday by challenging them to advocate for ending "corporate cronyism" - even if those policies help their businesses....

Biden associates resume discussion about presidential run
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations during his son's illness and following his death earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or personally ask them to do any planning for a potential campaign, according to several people close to the vice president....

Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks....

Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency - his fellow Democrats in Congress....

Ohio Gov. John Kasich says family worth between $9M and $22M
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich, one of more than a dozen Republicans seeking the party's presidential nomination, reports that he and his family are worth between $9 million and $22 million....

Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light....

Christie, others turn to McCain's town hall playbook in 2016
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- In the summer of 1999, John McCain didn't have many big names backing his campaign for president. He didn't have much money, either, and even resorted at one point to giving away ice cream to drum up a decent-size crowd....

Telemundo interviews Bush on wide range of topics
MIAMI (AP) -- In his first Spanish-language television network interview since launching his 2016 presidential campaign, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush fielded questions ranging from the upcoming presidential debate to Donald Trump, from Latin American foreign policy to his favorite music, and whether he had ever experienced discrimination....

Graham says he can win New Hampshire - and McCain agrees
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham says he's confident he can win the Republican presidential primaries in New Hampshire and his home state of South Carolina, two of the first voting states in the nomination contest....

Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released by her campaign on Friday....

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