GOP official rails over effort aimed at nomination rules
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GOP official rails over effort aimed at nomination rules

  WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary display of internal discord, the chairman of the Republican Party’s rules committee accused top GOP officials Saturday of “a breach of our trust” by improperly trying to impede a proposed change in bylaws that would make it harder for party leaders to nominate a fresh candidate for president. … Continue reading

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Sanders backs bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia
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Sanders backs bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is backing legislation that would let Americans sue Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The bill is opposed by the Obama administration. But’s important to families of 9/11 victims, some of whom believe Saudi officials played some part in the attacks. Sanders spoke in favor … Continue reading

Interview: Palin says voters should decide GOP nominee
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Interview: Palin says voters should decide GOP nominee

  Interview: Palin says voters should decide GOP nominee WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters will “rise up” in opposition if Republican power brokers try to take the presidential nomination away from Donald Trump or Ted Cruz at the GOP convention this summer, Sarah Palin said Thursday in a wide-ranging interview. The 2008 vice presidential nominee told … Continue reading

Police charge Trump campaign manager with battery
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Police charge Trump campaign manager with battery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police charged Donald Trump’s campaign manager with simple battery Tuesday as a videotaped altercation with a reporter transformed what was another messy campaign sideshow into a criminal court summons. Trump decried the charges. Jupiter, Florida, police determined that probable cause existed to file a criminal complaint against the Republican front-runner’s … Continue reading