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Marco Rubio: Use U.S. might to protect business

onpolitics.usatoday.com — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio will propose the U.S. use force to defend American economic interests, including the "disruption of economic activity" caused by one country invading another or by "disruptions" in American shipping. Rubio, a Florida senator, is to speak today at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

Huckabee hopes Iowans help him stay in 2008 race

usatoday30.usatoday.com — By Martha T. Moore, USA TODAY AMES, Iowa - There are plenty of challenges in running for president, but one of them Mike Huckabee already has licked. The former Arkansas governor, a Republican, has spent months attending barbecues, cookouts and ice cream socials in Iowa, which holds a GOP straw poll here on Saturday.

O’Malley: Baltimore’s problems “central” to a 2016 campaign

onpolitics.usatoday.com — Former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley says if he runs for president he "wouldn't think of announcing anywhere else" than Baltimore, the city that has been wracked by protests and riots and which O'Malley led as mayor from 1999 to 2007.

Hillary Clinton: Police officers should wear body cameras

onpolitics.usatoday.com — In response to public anger over a Baltimore man's death in police custody, Hillary Clinton will call for all police officers to wear body cameras, her campaign says. Individual video cameras will "improve transparency and accountability in order to protect those on both sides of the lens."

Rubio says he’d be glad to have Koch support

onpolitics.usatoday.com — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who is running for the Republican presidential nomination, says he'd "love" to have the support of the billionaire Koch brothers, whose political network plans to spend some $300 million in the 2016 elections.

Rand Paul in NH: Tax cuts should help the poor

onpolitics.usatoday.com — NASHUA, N.H. - You know it's a GOP primary when a candidate spends only half his speech walloping Hillary Clinton, so he can use the other half to criticize Republicans. Republicans are gathering again today at a summit convened by the state GOP to give political activists a look at more than a dozen presidential hopefuls.

Huckabee to reveal presidential plans on May 5 in Hope, Ark.

onpolitics.usatoday.com — Mike Huckabee invited folks to come to his hometown of Hope, Ark., on May 5 where he promises to say whether he's going to run for president again in 2016. The former Arkansas governor announced tonight on Fox News Channel the date of his big reveal.

Rick Perry: I’m healthier and smarter than four years ago

onpolitics.usatoday.com — NASHUA, N.H. - Republican presidential aspirants are trooping to Nashua, N.H., today for a "First in the Nation Summit," a two-day GOP fanfest where potential 2016-ers are addressing several hundred political activists. Rick Perry First up among the better-known hopefuls: former Texas governor Rick Perry, whose toughest question came from a self-described supporter in the audience: "Tell us what is going to be different this time around."

Jeb Bush: I’m as conservative as any governor of past 20 years

onpolitics.usatoday.com — MANCHESTER, N.H. - Do not call Jeb Bush a moderate Republican. "Why? Why? Why, pray tell?" Bush asked when a questioner characterized him as such Friday. On his way out of a news conference, Bush stopped and turned back. "I have a conservative record, probably the most effective conservative governor," he said.

Clinton to New Hampshire on Monday

onpolitics.usatoday.com — Turn on the Chipotle-cam: Hillary Clinton will bring her ultra-low-key presidential listening tour to New Hampshire on Monday and Tuesday, her campaign says. The events will be similar to those the Democratic frontrunner held this week in Iowa: she will meet with students, teachers and small business employees for roundtable discussions at locations yet to be announced.
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May 18, 2015

.@CIA still gets best debut tweet award imho. Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton jab president on Twitter usat.ly/1HqeLEb via @usatoday

May 17, 2015

@JimNaught we might not be having enough kids. But how does it compare to other denoms?

May 15, 2015

RT @dcallaway: Goodbye and thank you to the true USA Today pioneers leaving this evening. This column by @JohnWaggoner says it all. usat.ly/1E99dq6

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