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Jeb Bush Says He Raised $11.4 Million Over 16 Days in June

The former Florida governor said he had raised $11.4 million in a little over two weeks after announcing his candidacy in June.

Donald Trump Remarks Draw More Fallout, This Time From F.A.A.

The Federal Aviation Administration is renaming three navigation coordination points above Palm Beach International Airport that had been named in honor of Donald J. Trump.

Alan Grayson Defends Bid for Marco Rubio Seat Amid Democratic Concerns

Representative Alan Grayson's decision to seek Marco Rubio's Senate seat in Florida is worrying some Democrats who feel they already have a good and more moderate candidate in Representative Patrick Murphy.

Donald Trump Says R.N.C. Chairman Called to Congratulate Him

Donald Trump insisted on Thursday that his phone call with Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, was brief and described he it as “congratulatory” instead of condemnatory, in contrast to news accounts of the talk.

Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton Spar Over Worker Hours

Understanding the plight of American workers and their productivity was the topic of a Twitter exchange between the presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Jerry Brown aims to lead a climate change revolution

This week, most American news junkies have been tuned in to the emotional debate over the Confederate flag or mesmerized by Donald Trump's hijacking of the Republican presidential contest, so a quieter news story from north of the border will not have been on their radar. Still, it's a significant...

Today in Politics: Senate Leaves Cybersecurity Off Its Post-Holiday Rush

Congress is making plans to accommodate the pope, two former presidents are meeting while their families squabble, and the Senate has a lengthy to-do list.

For Jeb Bush, Love for His Wife and a Secure Border

Mr. Bush said his love for his Mexican-American wife was entirely compatible with his views on tightening the border with Mexico, calling an online skirmish started by Donald Trump “ludicrous” and “bizarre.”

Martin O’Malley Offers Plan for Debt-Free College in Appeal to Liberals

Martin O'Malley unveiled a plan for debt-free college education as he campaigned for president in New Hampshire, staking out ground on a major policy debate before his rival, Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Hillary Clinton Says She Wasn’t Given a Subpoena, but a Document Shows Otherwise

Representative Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House subcommittee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, released a copy of a subpoena sent to Hillary Rodham Clinton, a day after she said in an interview that a subpoena was never issued.

Jeb Bush Says He Would ‘Probably’ Close a U.S. Embassy in Cuba if Elected

Jeb Bush suggested that if he became president, an embassy in Cuba might not remain open for long, adding that it was a "tragedy" for Washington to be negotiating with Havana without getting anything in return.

Rubio ‘Super PAC’ Reports Raising $16 Million

Conservative Solutions PAC and Conservative Solutions Project, a nonprofit group loosely affiliated with the Florida senator, have together raised almost $39 million this election cycle.

Treasury Sticks to Plans for a Woman on the $10 Bill, Despite Hillary Clinton’s Displeasure

Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew signaled no change in plans to have a woman's portrait share the $10 bill with Alexander Hamilton, a day after Hillary Rodham Clinton, his former boss, said "a woman should have her own bill."

Ads in New Hampshire for John Kasich to Start Running

The spending is heavy for a midsummer political ad purchase, and seems intended to introduce Gov. John Kasich to voters in New Hampshire, a state in which he is expected to try to gain traction.

Lindsey Graham Says Republicans Are ‘in a Hole’ With Hispanics

Senator Lindsey Graham disputed Donald J. Trump's assertion that Mexican immigrants who cross into the United States are criminals, adding that he did not need a lecture from the billionaire on border security.

Verbatim: Donald Trump Vows to Win Latino Vote

"If I get the nomination, I'll win the Latino vote." — Donald J. Trump, telling NBC News that he employs many legal immigrants from Mexico. He added that he loves them, and they love him.

Pope’s Speech to Congress to Be Broadcast in Front of Capitol

The setup for Pope Francis's visit to Washington on Sept. 24 will be similar to a presidential inauguration, with large screens positioned along the mall for public viewing.

Today in Politics: Approaching a Clearer Look at a Tangled Field

With less than 30 days until the first Republican presidential primary debate in Ohio, the jockeying for a spot will only intensify. So will the hunt for campaign cash.

Greeks reject the rule of Europe's gods of austerity

In the mythology of ancient Greece, a host of vain, impetuous, vindictive gods ruled over human affairs and were quick to punish any mortal who dared to defy their whims. Modern Greeks seem to believe not much has changed, except the gods who hold sway in their lives are not Zeus, Ares and Aphrodite,...

Verbatim: Hillary Clinton Wants Those Ropes Dropped

Before talking to reporters Tuesday in Iowa, Mrs. Clinton spoke to her press secretary about dealing with the news media.

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