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  • Hillary Clinton's student debt reforms help families, cost taxpayers

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton's plan to make college more affordable and ease the burden of student debt could easily end up costing more than h ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • Hillary Clinton to propose $350 billion college affordability plan

    WASHINGTON – Calling for a "new college compact," Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday will unveil a $350 billion plan aimed at making college more afford ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Constitutional convention sparking buzz, but odds still long

    AUSTIN, Texas – With Republicans controlling more than half the state legislatures across the country, some want to use that power to push for a feder ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Donald Trump's policy approach a mystery amid lack of detail

    NEWARK, N.J. – Donald Trump's position on health care? Repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act "with something terrific."
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • After raucous debate, GOP's rowdy 2016 field is back at work

    ATLANTA – The raucous field of Republican presidential candidates hustled back before voters Friday, hoping to build on momentum from their first meet ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • No. 2 Senate Republican proposing gun background check bill

    WASHINGTON – Backed by the National Rifle Association, the Senate's No. 2 Republican leader is introducing legislation that would reward states for se ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Tax filing problems could jeopardize health law aid for 1.8M

    WASHINGTON – About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their t ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting stat ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:31 am
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