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Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided more than 3,000 miles away in Ohio. More contentious matters concerning climate change and Arctic drilling awaited....

Wisconsin's Walker looks to Iowa to regain momentum
ONAWA, Iowa (AP) -- With his sleeves rolled up, Scott Walker wowed Iowa Republicans in January at one of the first events of the 2016 campaign - a moment that shot the Wisconsin governor into the top-tier of GOP candidates for president....

Trump's idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removals
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago....

Possible Biden bid for White House faces rough road
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper....

Gov. Marvin Mandel, who fell from political grace, has died
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95....

Sanders says he would be prepared to use military force
WASHINGTON (AP) -- International rivals would be mistaken to assume he wouldn't be prepared to use military force if that's what circumstances required, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said in an interview that aired on Sunday....

Walker says wall along Canadian border worth reviewing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is putting a new twist on the topic of securing the border, a staple among the GOP candidates running for president, by pointing north....

Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Oregon's Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday became the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum builds behind the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran....

Trump makes an appearance at Barclays
EDISON, N.J. (AP) -- Jim Herman played in the group in front of Tiger Woods last week on the PGA Tour, giving him a little experience in coping with gallery noise behind him. Sunday at The Barclays was slightly different. It wasn't the size of the gallery, it was one person....

Donald Trump courts tea party voters in Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday....

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Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

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