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Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby....

IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released Tuesday....

Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation....

Obama: No US military involvement in Ukraine
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is repeating his position that involving the U.S. military in Ukraine is not an option he is considering....

Obama voices skepticism on Russia in Ukraine
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments....

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections....

Obama disputes GOP version of immigration call
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he's surprised that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is accusing him of failing to work with Congress on immigration....

Obama sends condolences on S Korea ferry disaster
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is sending condolences to victims of a South Korean ferry disaster and says he will pay tribute during a visit to the country next week....

Budget office: Wage boost would cost firms $15B
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday....

Gov't: Case against a Blackwater guard in jeopardy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government says its criminal case against a former Blackwater security guard is in jeopardy as a June 11 trial looms on charges stemming from the shootings of dozens of Iraqi citizens in an incident in Baghdad nearly seven years ago....

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Obama voices skepticism on Russia in Ukraine

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

Gov't: Case against a Blackwater guard in jeopardy

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships

Reid calls rancher's backers 'domestic terrorists'

Beau Biden plans 2016 run for governor in Delaware

Donors return to Crossroads, give $5m in March

Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats


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