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Clinton listens to remarks as she takes part in a Center for American Progress roundtable discussion on "Expanding Opportunities in America's Urban Areas" in Washington

At liberal venue, Clinton urges better deal for urban poor, youth

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Likely presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for better access to jobs and improved opportunities for the urban poor and the young on Monday at an event hosted by a left-leaning think tank. In remarks that will likely appeal to her Democratic base, the former secretary of state said middle-class […]

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Video: WSJ’s Neil King on the Rocky Path to a Trade Deal

There are three reasons the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal may not get done, WSJ Global Economics Editor Neil King Jr. explains. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Obama Makes Case For Nuclear Deal In Message To Iran’s People

WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, in a message to Iran’s people and leaders on Thursday, said this year represented the “best opportunity in decades” to pursue a different relationship between their two countries. Obama said nuclear talks with Iran had made progress but that gaps remained. “This moment may not come again […]

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Rubio says willing to defy European allies on possible Iran deal, if he were president

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says that if elected president, he would “absolutely” defy stalwart European allies if necessary in order to revoke an Iranian nuclear deal he might inherit from President Obama. Full News here – FOX News

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Iran Nuclear Deal Could Open Oil Flood Gates

Iran, the U.S. and its allies are pushing ahead with talks over a nuclear deal that would change many things—perhaps none faster than the price of oil. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Letter Calls Plea Deal for David Petraeus a ‘Profound Double Standard’

A sharply worded letter to the Justice Department calls for the release of Stephen J. Kim, an imprisoned government contractor who is serving a 13-month sentence for disclosing classified information about North Korea to Fox News. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Senate Dems threaten to oppose deal on Medicare doc fees

Democratic senators would oppose a potential House bipartisan deal preventing cuts in physicians’ Medicare payments if it doesn’t finance a children’s health program for four years, senior Senate Democratic aides said Sunday. Full News here – FOX News

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McConnell holds a news conference after the weekly party caucus policy luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

U.S. Senate leader: Obama on verge of ‘very bad deal’ with Iran

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday that President Barack Obama was on the verge of making a "very bad deal" on Iran's nuclear program and made clear that Congress will weigh in on any agreement. "We're alarmed about it." U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was […]

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Iran Negotiators Face Late Obstacles to a Deal

The remaining issues in the talks on Iran’s nuclear program include when economic sanctions would be lifted and how inspections would be conducted. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry speaks at a news conference in Sharm el-Sheikh

Kerry says it is possible to reach an interim deal with Iran

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday he hoped "in the next days" it would be possible to reach an interim deal with Iran if Tehran can show that its nuclear power program is for peaceful purposes only. Speaking on the eve of fresh talks with Iran in […]

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