EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump’s claim he got $150G in post-9/11 state funds

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Donald Trump’s tale about why he took $150,000 in 9/11 money is as tall as the Downtown skyscraper he says he used in recovery efforts, according to government records.

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Clinton expresses regret for saying ‘half’ of Trump supporters are ‘deplorables’

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New York (CNN)Hillary Clinton expressed “regret” Saturday for comments in which she said “half” of Donald Trump‘s supporters are “deplorables,” meaning people who are racist, sexist, homophobic or xenophobic.

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Five Ways Obama Can Mess with Republicans in 2016

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President Barack Obama knows how to get under Republicans’ skin (in so many ways, but in this case we’re talking about going around Congress to get things done), and he ended 2014 with a bang: A climate deal with China. Executive action on immigration. A move to normalize relations with Cuba.

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A decade of slow growth?

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By Fareed Zakaria

From: Cnn.com:

Every year at Davos, people like me try to get a sense of the mood of the place, take the temperature of people in this frosty mountain resort.

Obviously, I will give you a highly impressionistic and personal picture, but it’s one I find useful since Davos does bring together leaders in government, business, media – even the NGO community – from all corners of the world. It is genuinely global in a way that few conferences are…

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Barack Obama wins election for second term as president


President Barack Obama handily defeated Gov. Mitt Romney and won himself a second term Tuesday after a bitter and historically expensive race that was primarily fought in just a handful of battleground states. Networks project that Obama beat Romney after nabbing the crucial state of Ohio.

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