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Illinois Lawmaker Found Guilty Of Accepting $7,000 Payoff

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:21pm

The jury didn't buy state Rep. Derrick Smith's argument that the repeated efforts to get him to accept the money amounted to entrapment.

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Despite Initial Doubts, Wisconsin's Second-In-Command Soars

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:13pm

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is now a rising GOP star. The mother of two is a former TV news anchor and a cancer survivor, who left the hospital just in time to vote in her own primary.

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Clinton Position On Cuba Signals New Political Era

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:54pm

In her new book, Hillary Clinton says she urged President Obama to end the U.S. embargo on Cuba, a position that reveals just how much the political climate has changed — especially in Florida.

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Hillary Clinton: I Helped Restore U.S. Leadership In The World

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:53am

To hear the former secretary of state and once-and-maybe-future Democratic presidential candidate tell it, her new book "Hard Choices" isn't the kickoff to a 2016 campaign.

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Clinton Sought 'Tougher Deal,' But Won't 'Second Guess' Bergdahl Swap

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:50am

NPR's Renee Montagne sat down for a conversation with Hillary Clinton. Clinton's new book, "Hard Choices," will be published on Tuesday, June 10.

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Easing Student Loan Burdens On The Frontburner For Obama, Senate

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

David Greene talks to financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz about proposals to mitigate student loan debt from the White House and in the Senate. Kantrowitz is the founder of the website finaid.org.

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Obama Acts To Ease Student Loan Payments

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

President Obama signed an order on Monday that expands the number of Americans whose student loan payments will be capped at 10 percent of their monthly incomes.

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