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  • Senators Lindsey Graham, Kelly Ayotte, John McCain and Ted Cruz told a news conference they had filed a measure to give Israel an additional $1.5 billion in military aid, while renewing U.S. sanctions on Iran. Arguing that U.S. law gives Congress control of spending, they objected to a provision preventing Israel from asking for additional funds from Congress...

  • Senators Lindsey Graham, Kelly Ayotte, John McCain and Ted Cruz told a news conference they wanted to add a measure giving Israel an additional $1.5 billion in military aid to a bill expected later this year to renew U.S. sanctions on Iran. Arguing that Congress, not the administration, sets spending policy under U.S. law, they objected to a provision in the...

  • NEW YORK— Donald Trump has attached a price tag to an economic vision promising what many economists say is impossible: lower taxes, a dramatic expansion in some federal programs and a slimmer government running a smaller deficit. In a speech Thursday to the Economic Club of New York, Trump said that his plan— a mix of tax cuts, regulation elimination and new...

  • NEW YORK— Donald Trump attached a price tag for the first time Thursday to an economic vision promising what many economists say is impossible: lower taxes, a dramatic expansion in some federal programs and a slimmer government running a smaller deficit. In a speech to the Economic Club of New York, Trump said that his plan— a mix of tax cuts, regulation elimination...

  • Republican Senator Cory Gardner will introduce legislation on Wednesday, coinciding with the visit to Washington of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, that would require close consultation with Congress on lifting of any sanctions. Gardner, the chairman of a Senate subcommittee that focuses partly on relations with South Asia, told Reuters he...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- American intelligence agencies are concerned about reports that foreign governments may be attempting to undermine the Nov. 8 U.S. elections through cyber attacks, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, said on Tuesday. "We continue to be actively concerned," Rogers told a Senate hearing, responding to a question...

  • Democratic presidental nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gets into a van as she leaves the home of her daughter Chelsea Clinton on September 11, 2016 in New York City.

    Concerns about the health of presidential candidates - individuals with high-stress day jobs - are nothing new, NBC News reports.

  • Senator Marco Rubio speaks during a town hall meeting in Marshalltown, Iowa, January 6, 2016.

    Three high-profile incumbents, including Rubio and McCain, have beat back primary challengers in Tuesday's primaries, NBC News reports.

  • MUNCIE, Indiana, Aug 30- One night a month, retired auto workers shuffle into a former elementary school classroom here to discuss their legal fight against the company that cancelled their health care benefits seven years ago. The group is a remnant of a once-powerful United Auto Workers union local, which at its peak in the 1960 s represented over 5,000 workers...

  • Donald Trump

    Voters are expected to pick Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio as their U.S. Senate nominees, but one name not on either ballot looms large.

  • Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at Futuramic Tool & Engineering in Warren, Michigan August 11, 2016.

    Hillary Clinton could still stumble, even if polls increasingly suggest she is on track to beat Donald Trump in a landslide, says Niall Stanage.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the audience during a campaign event at Trask Coliseum on August 9, 2016 in Wilmington, North Carolina.

    This GOP strategist says the Republican party is panicking that not only will Trump lose but he will take the entire party down with him.

  • Group of people rally, crowd

    Politicians can get voters motivated to find solutions for this critical, yet boring, problem if they find emotional connections, says Jake Novak.

  • Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, is seen on a monitor during an event to discuss his economic plans at the Detroit Economic Club in Detroit, Aug. 8, 2016.

    Forget the comments about Mexican immigrants, Muslims and nuclear weapons. What could cause serious damage to Trump's campaign is his economic-policy speech, says Jake Novak.

  • Donald J. Trump holds a press conference at Trump National Doral on July 27, 2016 in Doral, Florida.

    Donald Trump's willingness to insult and offend virtually everyone could have an ironic twist, says Lanny Davis.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Billionaire hedge fund manager Seth Klarman said on Wednesday he would work to get Hillary Clinton elected president of the United States because he finds recent comments by Donald Trump "shockingly unacceptable." "His words and actions over the last several days are so shockingly unacceptable in our diverse and democratic society that it is...

  • Republican U.S. Presidential nominee Donald Trump holds up a Purple Heart during a campaign event at Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Virginia, U.S. August 2, 2016.

    The word "unraveling" seems like an understatement for the Trump campaign after the last 24 hours. NBC News reports.

  • Supporters of republican presidential candidate Donald Trump take photos with phones at a rally at the Connecticut Convention Center on April 15, 2016 in Hartford, Connecticut.

    Donald Trump lives on Twitter and Facebook, but employees at the two companies are almost exclusively backing Hillary Clinton.

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    NBC's Tracie Potts the latest on the race to the White House including Donald Trump refusing to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan or Arizona Senator John McCain for reelection.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 2- The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday declared an initial squadron of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35A fighter jets ready for combat, marking a major milestone for a program that has faced cost overruns and delays. The action is another achievement for the $379 billion program, the Pentagon's largest weapons project. "The U.S. Air Force decision to make the 15...