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Obamas choose Chicago’s Jackson Park for presidential library site

Even as President Obama prepares to pass the torch to Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, he and Michelle Obama have finalized one aspect of their post-White House life: the future Obama presidential library site. The couple, according to a person familiar with the decision who asked for anonymity because it is not yet public, has […]
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WikiLeaks releases thousands of documents about Clinton and internal deliberations

As Hillary Clinton prepared to announce her 2016 running mate, a trove of nearly 20,000 emails were released by WikiLeaks on Friday, providing an embarrassing inside look at Democratic Party operations on the eve of the Democrats' national convention. The emails from the Democratic National Committee include discussions of Clinton's chief rival for the presidential […]
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Obama spokesman volunteers Kaine as VP possibility

Unprompted, White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Wednesday mentioned Sen. Timothy M. Kaine (D-Va.) as someone President Obama would recommend to Hillary Clinton as a vice-presidential pick. Earnest confirmed that Obama has weighed in on Clinton's vetting process, but the spokesman did not say exactly what advice the president gave. He tossed out Kaine's […]
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