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  • AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders missteps Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 3:09 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign— despite the money that industry has poured into her White House effort. CLINTON on Wall Street: "They are trying to beat me in this primary." THE FACTS: Wall Street is not the anti-Clinton monolith she implied.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Dems in New Hampshire Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 10:21 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign— despite the money that industry has poured into her White House effort. CLINTON on Wall Street: "They are trying to beat me in this primary." THE FACTS: Wall Street is not the anti-Clinton monolith she implied.

  • WASHINGTON— Battling across Iowa ahead of the first-in-the-country vote on Monday, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are dueling on fertile populist ground: resentment against Wall Street, bailed-out big banks and a financial system seen as rigged. Sanders, the socialist independent senator and underdog rival, decries the "greed, fraud, dishonesty and...

  • Democratic presidential candidates gave a cool reception on Sunday to former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's potential independent White House run, with Bernie Sanders saying it would add another billionaire like Republican Donald Trump to the race. With eight days to go until Iowa holds the first nominating contest on the road to the Nov. 8 presidential...

  • DES MOINES/WASHINGTON, Jan 24- U.S. presidential hopefuls on Sunday offered mixed reviews of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's potential independent White House run, with Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders saying it would add another billionaire like Republican Donald Trump to the field. With eight days to go until Iowa holds the first nominating...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 21- Aetna Inc's plan to buy smaller insurer Humana Inc for $31 billion will mean seniors will pay higher Medicare Advantage premiums, according to a new report by the think tank Center for American Progress. Aetna's proposed deal for Humana would combine Aetna's 7 percent of the Medicare Advantage market with Humana's 19 percent, and make it the...

  • Why Cruz, Rubio can't lock in Latino vote Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 12:23 PM ET
    Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz

    Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio may be Hispanic, but it's becoming clear that they are not winning over Latinos. Here's why, says Mark Macias.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has made reining in Wall Street a top campaign theme, will warn on Tuesday that financial-sector greed is "destroying the fabric of our nation" and detail his plan to break up big banks, his campaign said. Sanders will deliver what his campaign is calling a "major policy address" on Wall Street reform in New York.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 4- A top aide to Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Monday criticized rival Bernie Sanders' proposals to regulate Wall Street transactions as doing nothing to address some of the riskiest financial institutions. Sanders, who is Clinton's chief challenger for the Democratic nomination for the November 2016 election, is...

  • Hillary vs. Trump: Their battle over Bill Clinton Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 10:04 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump

    Trump is hitting Hillary where it hurts: Bill's sex scandals. How is this crazy war of charged words going to play out?

  • Richest shape private tax system to save billions Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 12:19 PM ET
    Louis Moore Bacon (L), Daniel Loeb (C) and Steve Cohen (R).

    The very richest Americans have financed a sophisticated and effective apparatus for shielding their fortunes. NYT reports.

  • President Barack Obama on Saturday hailed the landmark climate accord reached in Paris as strong and historic, calling it the best chance to save the planet from the effects of global climate change. Unlike the Kyoto pact, forged with Democratic President Bill Clinton in office, the Paris agreement will not be a fully legally binding treaty, which would almost...

  • National Thanksgiving turkey pardons through the years Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    National Thanksgiving turkey pardons through the years

    This year's National Thanksgiving turkey "Abe" wasn't the first turkey to interrupt a president. Check out the turkey pardons since 1989.

  • Clinton charities to refile six years of tax returns Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 7:46 AM ET
    Chelsea Clinton speaks at the 2014 CGI annual meeting in New York.

    The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation and an associated charity refiled tax returns for six years with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 16- The Bill, Hillary& Chelsea Clinton Foundation and an associated charity refiled tax returns for six years with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to amend their reporting of donations from foreign governments and other errors, the charities said on Monday. The charities are best known for their work on health and environmental issues in the...

  • DETROIT, Nov 16- Detroit's Big Three automakers are accelerating plans to produce more small cars for the North American market in Mexico as they seek to reduce labor costs, while using higher-paid U.S. workers to build their very profitable trucks, sport utility vehicles and luxury cars. New versions of several of their popular U.S. compact cars are expected to...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct 29- But for a small, little-known White House agency, Melissa Helcher might not have killed Clark Biddle in a Columbus, Ohio, parking lot on a cold February day this year. Clark Biddle had just enough time to push Betty out of the way before Helcher's car knocked him over. Thirty-six hours later, Clark Biddle was dead from the brain injuries he...

  • Trump on raising rates, running mates, and Biden Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 7:22 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

    In an interview, Trump was more than willing to opine on the big issues that would face a presidential nominee and a president.

  • Say no, Joe: Ex-White House advisor to Biden Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | 8:52 AM ET
    Joe Biden

    "I would like to see people rally around her," Democrat Gene Sperling says of Hillary Clinton.

  • The missing debate candidate (Hint: Not Biden) Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    Democratic presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig.

    One democratic candidate has an important message and deserved to be on the podium, but he couldn't get a spot, says Kabir Sehgal.