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Warren: Clinton can be trusted to fight Donald Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., accompanied by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, speaks at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal in Cincinnati, Monday, June 27, 2016.

Elizabeth Warren offered an impassioned endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Monday, vouching for her as someone who could be trusted to fight for workers and fend off Donald Trump.

Trump camp scrambles to shape up before GOP convention

Stephen Miller, left, a campaign aide, covers the microphone while Donald Trump's campaign strategist Paul Manafort checks the telepromter before Trump spoke at the Trump SoHo Hotel in New York, June 22, 2016.

Republicans are sprinting to shape up Donald Trump's presidential campaign before the party's national convention in three weeks, even as leading members of the party carry a deep antipathy or outright opposition to his claim on the GOP nomination.

Psych exam ordered for man accused of threatening military

A federal judge has ordered a man charged with soliciting people to kill members of the military to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine if he's competent to stand trial.

Walker's football analogy for teachers draws complaints

Gov. Scott Walker's comparison of how NFL football players and teachers are paid is drawing criticism.

Comparison of congressional reports on 2012 Benghazi attack

A comparison of key findings in investigations into the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya that killed U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans:

Activists lose round in Revolutionary War battlefield feud

A federal judge has rejected a legal challenge from activists seeking to prevent the development of a privately owned portion of a Revolutionary War battlefield in New Jersey.

Michigan attorney general wants $3.4M more for Flint probe

Michigan's attorney general on Tuesday asked to spend $3.4 million more on a criminal and civil probe into Flint's water crisis, which would more than triple the funding for his team of nearly two dozen outside lawyers and investigators.


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EMILY'S List endorses Terri Bonoff in race against Rep. Erik Paulsen

EMILY's List, a potent national fundraiser for women candidates who favor abortion rights, is endorsing state Sen. Terri Bonoff as she tries to unseat Rep. Erik Paulsen, who represents Minnesota's Third Congressional District.

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Peterson will support GMO labeling bill if it passes the Senate

Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota will support a Senate bill that requires food sold in the U.S. to carry labels disclosing genetically modified ingredients if it reaches the House for a vote. Peterson, a Democrat who is the ranking minority member of the House Agriculture Committee, reached that decision after studying a new Senate proposal. If passed by both chambers and signed into law, it would become the nation's first mandatory on-package labeling law for genetically modified organisms - known as GMOs. Peterson voted for a House bill that outlawed mandatory on-package designation of genetically engineered ingredients. But he said that the need for a national labeling policy in lieu of state laws like one that takes effect in Vermont July 1 was more important than deadlocking over on-package GMO labels.


GOP Benghazi report faults military response

Republicans on the Benghazi committee released an 800-page report on Tuesday on the attacks that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.


Dayton selects McKeig as next Minn. Supreme Court justice

Gov. Mark Dayton has selected Fourth Judicial District Judge Anne McKeig as the next Supreme Court justice, giving the state's highest court the first female majority since 1991.


Ikea to stop selling dresser linked to death of Minn. child

Ikea has agreed to stop selling and recall a dresser that had a tipping problem that had injured or killed several people, including a 22-month-old boy from Apple Valley, who died in February.


Harder than registering to vote? Obama tries to ID everyone killed in 'Thrones'

If you can't keep up with all the deaths on "Game of Thrones," don't feel bad. President Obama can't either in a video showing five things harder to do than registering to vote.


Trump's failed Baja resort fits pattern: 250 buyers lost $32.5M in deposits

Trump Ocean Resort brought in $32.5 million in buyer deposits, all of it spent by the time Trump and his partners abandoned the project in early 2009 as the global economy was reeling. Most of the buyers sued them for fraud; 250 lost their deposits.


How Clinton's and Trump's economic prescriptions clash

Republican Donald Trump will deliver a speech outlining his trade policies on Tuesday — a talk that is sure to underscore the stark differences between his approach and that of likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton when it comes to handling the economy.


Stung by defeats, Democrats shift strategy on gun control

The party is bringing its case to the people, with leaders urging members to conduct sit-ins around the country as they try to sustain the flash of activism on the gun issue.


Court changes legal landscape for clinics in dozens of states

Analysis: State laws imposing clinic regulations have been a potent tool of abortion foes.


Abortion laws — state by state

State by stateTexas is among 10 states with similar admitting-privileges requirements, according to the Center for Reproductive Rights. The requirement is in effect in most…


Supreme Court throws out Texas abortion law

The justices ruled 5 to 3 in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.