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Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush greets voters during a campaign stop Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Jeb Bush, Donald Trump trade jabs ahead of N.H. primary

- The Washington Times

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has spent months trying to convince voters — with mixed results — that he is ready to win the fight against businessman Donald Trump in the GOP presidential primary and take out former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a general election matchup.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks at a meet and greet at Building and Construction Trades Council in Los Angeles. Chiu,File)

Forced donor disclosure is bad for democracy

Many don’t seem to appreciate something that other countries envy: The American experience includes no coup d’etat. For more than 200 years, after every election, each of elected leaders has peacefully turned over the reins of power.

If the 2008 New Hampshire primary opened a window into a kinder, more emotional Hillary Clinton, this cycle has transformed her back into a ruthless political buzz saw, hammering Bernard Sanders in recent days and accusing the senator from Vermont of trying to "smear" her. (Associated Press)

Tears of 2008 a distant memory as Clinton gets combative in New Hampshire

- The Washington Times

Days before the 2008 Democratic presidential primary, a quaint cafe on the outskirts of this town witnessed the birth of the kinder, gentler Hillary Clinton — a persona that is now little more than a distant memory, as the former secretary of state embraces a more combative approach in her tooth-and-nail fight for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.

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Democrats vying for US Senate talk up experience, background

- Associated Press

Meeting for the first time this election season, the three Illinois Democrats vying for U.S. Senate worked to distinguish themselves from each other and their GOP rivals Monday, sharing stories of difficult childhoods, business backgrounds and time in the trenches of struggling Chicago neighborhoods.

In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 photo, Shukri Abasheikh, owner of Mogadishu Store, speaks with a customer in Lewiston, Maine. "When Somalis came in, Lewiston people, Maine people, they think they need welfare but we don't need welfare. We need jobs. We need peace. We need education," said Abasheikh, who worked as a janitor before achieving her dream of running her own business. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Reborn Maine mill town offers lessons amid refugee crisis

- Associated Press

The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque.

Activists to demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylor

Associated Press

Activists are planning a candlelight vigil outside the home of Baylor University's president to protest what they regard as the university's weak policing of sexual misconduct, particularly by student athletes.

Feds: Army deserter who supported IS faces gun charges

- Associated Press

An Army deserter from Washington state who called Osama bin Laden "a beautiful man," made statements supporting the Islamic State group and called for the death of American troops has been charged with illegally possessing firearms, including machine guns, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Canada soccer head Montagliani to run for CONCACAF president

Associated Press

Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani says he is running for president of soccer's governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean, whose past three presidents have been charged with corruption by U.S. prosecutors.

Guest-worker program helps Louisiana seafood facilities

Associated Press

Congress' decision to quadruple the size of a guest-worker program might be described as a gift to Louisiana's seafood processing industry, which struggles to fill the seasonal jobs each year.

Opponents rally against Delaware death penalty

- Associated Press

Opponents of capital punishment are protesting the defeat of a bill repealing Delaware's death penalty and what they describe as chronic racial injustice in the state.

Dozens of domestic abusers guilty of violating Iowa gun ban

- Associated Press

Dozens of Iowa residents have been convicted of violating a state law that bans domestic abusers from owning guns in the five years it's been in effect, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.