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Committees, super PACs disclose June fundraising

07/21/2014 1:20am
The political parties, their campaign committees and super PACs faced a Sunday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in June. Highlights from the filings:

Bill Clinton won't 'jump the gun' on wife's plans

07/21/2014 6:10am
Former President Bill Clinton says he doesn't know if his wife, Hillary, is going to run for president and said "she hasn't asked me yet."

Study: Record-low turnouts seen in some primaries

07/21/2014 2:51pm
More than half the states to hold primary elections so far have seen record-low turnouts, according to a nonpartisan survey of voter rolls released Monday. That perhaps is a sign of widespread apathy within both political parties ahead of November's midterm elections.

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

07/21/2014 3:43pm
President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."

Christie: No plans to campaign in NY for Astorino

07/21/2014 7:30pm
Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he doesn't have plans to campaign for New York's Republican candidate for governor because he doesn't campaign for candidates he doesn't think can win.

Clinton: US, Europe should get tough on Russia

07/21/2014 8:41pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia while she backed President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger jet that was shot down last week over Ukraine.