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Analysis: US-Turkey deal on Syria a big gamble
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are both taking a big gamble as they agree to work together against the Islamic State group militants in Syria....

Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply....

Pro-Bush super PAC received $1M from Florida power company
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....

Gulf Arabs welcome Iran nuke deal but seek further assurance
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Gulf Arab states on Monday welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers but said they would like further assurances that the U.S. would help them counter increasing Iranian assertiveness in the region....

Clinton's presidential campaign raises profile with TV ads
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire....

5 things to know about the fight over Planned Parenthood
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers....

Top House Dem on intelligence panel backs Iran nuclear deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says he's backing the international accord to curb Iran's nuclear power....

GOP candidates woo donors, Koch warns government must shrink
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) -- Five Republican presidential candidates wooed donors at a weekend retreat where billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if conservatives don't rally others to their cause by demanding a smaller, less-intrusive government...

Nearly 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 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....

Close aide to VP's late son joins Joe Biden 2016 super PAC
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A top political aide to Vice President Joe Biden's late son joined the super PAC working to recruit the elder Biden to run for president on Sunday, lending the group newfound credibility in the midst of fresh signs the vice president's aides are taking a close look at a 2016 campaign....

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