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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....

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....

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....

Clinton releases tax, medical records as emails made public
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition," two facts that emerged in a flood of disclosures from the campaign of the Democratic presidential candidate....

News Guide: Super PAC backing Cruz gets $10 million donation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs as well....

Obama gets early start on 54th birthday celebration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama got a head start on turning a year older....

Kerry to push Malaysia on human trafficking during visit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry will push Malaysia to redouble its efforts against human trafficking during an upcoming visit for regional security talks, a senior State Department official said Friday....

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