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Fmr House Speaker Indicted, DOJ Probe of Policing Practices & Four More for 2016

May 29, 2015
The Justice Department takes on FIFA, Inside Hillary Clinton's 2016 Campaign and the new face of Face the Nation
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The Iowa straw poll, once a kingmaker, fades into irrelevance for 2016

May 29, 2015
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
When Republican officials in Iowa convened a planning session Thursday for their quadrennial presidential straw poll, only a handful of advisers to GOP contenders bothered to show up.
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Clinton Stumps Where Her Party Said to Be in "Shambles"

May 29, 2015
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Hillary Clinton concluded a half-hour campaign speech here Wednesday when a longtime Clinton friend, standing in the wings, offered predictions to a reporter about the presidential race.
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Hillary's Rising Unfavorable Ratings Don't Tell the Whole Story

May 29, 2015
Amy Walter | Cook Political Report
Watching coverage of the Clinton campaign, one longtime Democratic strategist told me, is like watching someone getting pecked by ducks. One day it’s another revelation about the murky Clinton Global Foundation finances (peck).
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Rick Santorum announces second presidential bid

May 28, 2015
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Rick Santorum, the brusque and deeply conservative former senator who won nearly a dozen contests in the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination, announced here Wednesday that he would seek to recapture that magic by entering a crowded primary competition likely to be far more difficult than the last.
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Clinton Retools Her Approach for 2016 Run

May 28, 2015
Laura Meckler | The Wall Street Journal
In 2008 she played down that she was a woman running for president; now she regularly talks about women and children’s issues.
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With GOP field growing, Jeb Bush sharpens critique of would-be opponents

May 28, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
With the field of Republican presidential contenders expanding quickly, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush sought to cast himself as a seasoned leader while faulting other candidates for shifting course to fit public opinion.
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Campaign finance watchdogs push Justice Dept. to investigate Jeb Bush’s PAC

May 27, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Watchdog groups are pushing the Justice Department to step up enforcement of current campaign finance laws by investigating whether Jeb Bush is improperly coordinating political activities with a super PAC he launched.
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