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Sanders, Clinton set tone for leadoff presidential caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa — Bernie Sanders sharpened the contrast with Hillary Rodham Clinton on a bevy of liberal causes on Saturday, casting himself as a principled progressive before thousands of Iowa Democrats in an appearance that could set the tone for the leadoff presidential caucuses in February. Sanders, the independent Vermont senator, never mentioned Clinton by name at the high-profile ...

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At L.A. summit, Biden says it’s time to ‘end debate’ on climate change

Vice President Joe Biden highlighted the importance of concerted government efforts to fight global warming during a swing through Southern California on Wednesday, championing investment in solar power and other renewable energy sources as a path to economic revival. Biden’s remarks, made at a solar-industry conference in Anaheim and a climate-change summit in Los Angeles, put a focus on what ...

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Biden praises union workers in Labor Day speech

PITTSBURGH— Vice President Joe Biden offered a sendoff for Pittsburgh workers Monday, praising the contributions of unions in a speech kicking off the annual Labor Day Parade. He spoke from a makeshift stage before a crowd wearing T-shirts of different colors proclaiming an array of union loyalties. Biden put on a United Steelworkers ball cap as the cheers built for ...

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Northampton Community College lands $10 million ‘job-driven training’ grant

Sam Kennedy | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) Northampton Community College has been named the winner of a $10 million federal “job-driven training” grant, Vice President Joe Biden’s office announced Monday morning. NCC was the lead applicant for the grant, which was written in partnership with Lehigh Carbon Community College and Luzerne County Community College, NCC spokeswoman Heidi Butler said. “We ...

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White House says no issue with Biden’s son, Ukraine gas company

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By ROBERTA RAMPTON (Reuters) – The White House on Tuesday brushed aside questions about whether the involvement of Vice President Joe Biden’s son in a Ukrainian natural gas company raised ethical issues at a time when the administration is promoting energy diversity in the country. R. Hunter Biden, a lawyer and a partner in an investment firm, was recently named to the board ...

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Ukrainian Gas Company hires Joe Biden’s son

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By: John Bestoloffe , Shale Plays Media Burisma Holdings, the largest independent gas producer in Ukraine, has hired R. Hunter Biden to be on its board of directors.  He will be in charge of Burisma’s legal team, used as support in their international affairs. The chairman of the Board of Directors of Burisma Holdings stated “The Company’s strategy is aimed at ...

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