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Rubio comes under heavy fire at Republican presidential debate

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MANCHESTER, N.H. Rising Republican contender Marco Rubio came under heavy attack in a presidential debate on Saturday from rivals who accused him of being too inexperienced for the White House and walking away from an immigration reform plan he championed.

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Republican U.S. presidential hopefuls say Zika quarantine may be needed 5:04am GMT

MANCHESTER, N.H. Two Republican U.S. presidential hopefuls said on Saturday they would implement quarantines of travelers if necessary to stop the spread of the Zika virus.

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Factbox: What will be in Obama's final budget proposal? 06 Feb 2016

President Barack Obama is set on Tuesday to unveil his budget proposal for fiscal year 2017, his final year in office. | Video

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Clinton slams student loan servicer Navient as misleading 12:50am GMT

HENNIKER, N.H. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said during a student town hall on Saturday that student loan servicer Navient Corp has been "misleading people" and "doing some really terrible things."

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Exclusive: Obama to propose $2.5 billion tax credit for community college investment 06 Feb 2016

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will propose a $2.5 billion tax credit over five years for businesses that invest in programs at local community colleges and hire their graduates, administration officials said on Friday.

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Exclusive: Presidential hopefuls Sanders, Clinton in dead heat - Reuters/Ipsos poll 12:13am GMT

NEW YORK Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has erased Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's wide lead for the Democratic presidential nomination since the start of year, putting the two in a dead heat nationally, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. | Video

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Special Report: Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makers 06 Feb 2016

WASHINGTON Barack Obama might seem an unlikely investor in the firearms industry. But the U.S. president, a fierce advocate for gun regulation, has money in a pension fund that holds stock in gun and ammunition companies. | Video

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Trump says will attend March Fox debate with Megyn Kelly: report 05 Feb 2016

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Friday he will attend a Fox News televised debate on March 3 with moderator Megyn Kelly after he skipped a similar event hosted by Fox last week, an online and cable television network reported on Friday.

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Struggling Republican Bush brings out the big gun: his mom 06 Feb 2016

MANCHESTER, N.H./WASHINGTON Jeb Bush brought out his famous family four days before the crucial U.S. presidential primary in New Hampshire, tapping his mother on Friday to scold Republican front-runner Donald Trump over his use of profanity and treatment of women. | Video

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Democratic donor contacts Biden allies about possible run 06 Feb 2016

NEW YORK A prominent Democratic donor worried about the party's chances of winning the presidency emailed dozens of fans of Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, urging them to remain prepared to donate if Biden jumps into the race.