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Republican amendment fight threatens Iran bill in Senate

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A dispute among Republican senators over changes to an Iran nuclear review bill on Thursday threatened the measure's chances of being passed by the U.S. Congress, leaving Senate leaders scrambling for a way to advance the legislation. Two Republican senators, Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio, used an unorthodox procedural…

On Clinton’s age, Republican rivals imply — but never say — she’s old

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Her campaign barely three weeks old, Hillary Clinton already has been attacked by Republicans on everything from donations to her family's charitable foundation, to her tenure as secretary of state and her ties to Wall Street. If elected in November 2016, Clinton would be, at 69, the second-oldest person to take the presidential oath for the first…

Senator Lindsey Graham, a possible 2016 Republican presidential contender, said the United States should put off a final nuclear agreement with Iran until after the U.S. election and said Democrat Hillary Clinton could get a better deal. The South Carolina Republican sharply criticized President Barack Obama's negotiating skills in talks to contain Iran's nuclear program. Hillary…

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records. Governors Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Chris Christie of New Jersey, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Texas…

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Possible contenders for the U.S. Republican presidential nomination are speaking out in support of Indiana’s new ‘religious freedom’ law, addressing controversy over the legislation with conservative views of faith and liberty. “This is simply allowing people of faith space to be able to express their beliefs, to be able…

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records. Governors Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Chris Christie of New Jersey, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Texas…

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