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Padilla on Census, Voter Fraud, and His Future

Secretary of State Alex Padilla is a busy man. Not only is he responsible for running a statewide election in less than 90 days, he is also leading California's census count effort. Padilla, in the middle of his second term as secretary of state, recently v...
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Hillary Clinton Rules out 2020 Rematch With Trump

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton says she won't run for president in 2020, but vows she's "not going anywhere." The former secretary of state, senator and first lady ruled out another campaign during an interview posted Monday by New York TV station News12. ...
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US to Suspend Nuclear Pact With Russia

BRUSSELS — The United States will suspend its obligations under a landmark nuclear treaty in 60 days in response to Russia's alleged violation of the pact, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday. "We either bury our head in the sand or we take common s...
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US Slashes Number of Refugees to 30,000 Next Year

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country ...
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Pompeo Says Sanctions a Pillar of US Policy Toward Iran

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran will be rigorously enforced and remain in place until the Iranian government radically changes course. Speaking to reporters en route from a three-nation trip to Southeast Asia,...