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Trump returns to campaign trail, targets Clinton on coal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -€” Republican Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail for his first rally as his party’s presumptive nominee on Thursday night, delivering a series of searing attacks against likely rival Hillary Clinton and making clear he has no intention of toning down the rhetoric that drove his spectacular rise. Trump, arriving to John Denver’s “Take Me Home, ...

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Ted Cruz promises Wyoming Republicans to roll back ‘war on coal’

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Republican candidate Ted Cruz promised to roll back what he calls President Barack Obama’s ‘war on coal’ if he’s elected president. The Texas senator made the pledge in a speech to the Republican State Convention in Casper on Saturday. Wyoming, the nation’s leading coal-producing state, has seen hundreds of coal industry layoffs in recent months as ...

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Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlock

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania government will set a modern state record for budget gridlock on Tuesday when Gov. Tom Wolf sends lawmakers a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the current fiscal year that began back in July. The first-term Democrat will deliver an approximately $32 billion plan for 2016-17 to ...

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