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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland during a 'Commit to Vote' grassroots organizing meeting on Aug. 27, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Hillary Clinton bows to left, takes swipe at Wall Street

- The Washington Times

Bowing to pressure from liberal activists, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday threw her support behind legislation that would close the “revolving door” between Wall Street and the federal government.

Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican and 2016 presidential hopeful, speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, on Aug. 22, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Ted Cruz knocks ‘campaign conservatives’ in New Hampshire

- The Washington Times

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas touted himself Monday as the only candidate on the GOP presidential debate stage earlier this month who has always opposed “amnesty” for illegal immigrants and as someone who has consistently led on more than just one or two of the major issues facing the country today.

Ben Carson has gained ground to become the No. 2 Republican candidate behind Donald Trump. (Associated Press)

Ben Carson even with Donald Trump in Iowa: poll

- The Washington Times

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is tied with real estate mogul Donald Trump atop the 2016 GOP field in Iowa, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday that showed a desire among voters for a government outsider to be the next commander-in-chief.

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla. speaks during a news conference in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

DNC chair refuses to budge on debate schedule, despite pressure from party

- The Washington Times

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s own party leaders have accused her of being “undemocratic” and rigging the presidential primary debate schedule to help Hillary Rodham Clinton, but she is standing firm on her decision to strictly limit the number of presidential debates.

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Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up

- Associated Press

Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and "outright dishonest" misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were misused and constituents were treated with a lack of respect, an investigator alleged Monday.

Energy chief: US has ability to monitor Iran nuclear program

- Associated Press

The U.S. Energy Department has extensive technical expertise that will help verify whether Iran is complying with its commitment to limit its nuclear program under an international agreement, the U.S. energy said Monday in Colorado.

Report: Colombia collecting bulk data without warrants

- Associated Press

Intelligence agencies in Colombia have been building robust tools to automatically collect vast amounts of data without judicial warrants and in defiance of pledge to better protect privacy following a series of domestic spying scandals, according to a new report by Privacy International.

Board to discuss lobbyist contributions to Walker campaign

- Associated Press

Wisconsin elections and ethics officials are looking to clarify whether lobbyists can funnel money to Gov. Scott Walker's presidential campaign and when they can start writing the checks.

Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

- Associated Press

Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.

Gov. Marvin Mandel, accompanied by his wife, Jeanne, walking to the federal courthouse in Baltimore in this Oct. 6, 2001, file photo. (AP Photo/Bill Smith) ** FILE **

From creativity to corruption, Mandel was a political force

- Associated Press

A colorful and complex figure in Maryland politics, Marvin Mandel was seen by some as an innovator who reorganized state government to be more efficient. For others, he was forever stained by his conviction for selling the powers of office.