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Chafee’s campaign leaves some NH Democrats a bit puzzled

FILE - In this June 24, 2015 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee shakes hands as he meets Belknap County Democrats during a campaign stop in Laconia, N.H. The former Rhode Island governor has visited the first primary state of New Hampshire a dozen times this year. But he seems to be making barely a ripple, aside from curiosity about some of his policy platforms. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee stands before a few dozen people at a meeting of New Hampshire's Belknap County Democrats. The Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat gets nods of approval when he tells them he was the only Republican senator to vote against authorizing the war in Iraq.


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Backlash over Wisconsin GOP plan to tighten open records law

President Barack Obama is greeted by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as he arrives on Air Force One at La Crosse Regional Airport, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in La Crosse, Wis. The president is en route to the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse where he is to speak about the economy and promote a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Opposition mounted Friday to a surprise Republican budget measure that would exempt from Wisconsin open records laws nearly everything created by state and local government officials, including drafts of legislation and communications with staff.


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Clinton warns GOP will repeal Obamacare

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton warned New Hampshire voters Friday that if the country elects a Republican president, the next administration would repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and undermine policies helping large numbers of Americans.

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Clinton warns GOP will repeal Obamacare

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is warning New Hampshire voters that if the country elects a Republican president, the next administration will repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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Democrats in New Hampshire find some of Chafee’s ideas ‘odd’

FILE - In this June 24, 2015 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee shakes hands as he meets Belknap County Democrats during a campaign stop in Laconia, N.H. The former Rhode Island governor has visited the first primary state of New Hampshire a dozen times this year. But he seems to be making barely a ripple, aside from curiosity about some of his policy platforms. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee stands before a few dozen people at a meeting of New Hampshire's Belknap County Democrats. The Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat gets nods of approval when he tells them he was the only Republican senator to vote against authorizing the war in Iraq.


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Reelz rescues Miss USA pageant, dropped by NBC in Trump flap

The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel. Reelz CEO Stan E. Hubbard said ...

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Illinois mired in uncertainty over budget

By Fiona Ortiz and Karen Pierog SPRINGFIELD/CHICAGO, Illinois (Reuters) - Illinois blew through a budget deadline this week, and now the state faces court battles over spending and a political standoff between rookie Republican Governor Bruce Rauner an...

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