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Trump campaign’s Russia contacts ‘grave’ threat, Senate says

The Trump campaign's interactions with Russian intelligence services during the 2016 presidential election posed a “grave” counterintelligence threat, a Senate panel concluded Tuesday as it detailed in a report how associates of the Republican candidate had regular contact with Russians and expected to benefit from the Kremlin's help.

China sanctions 11 US politicians, heads of organizations

China on Monday announced unspecified sanctions against 11 U.S. politicians and heads of organizations promoting democratic causes, including Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, who have already been singled out by Beijing.

GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill

A Republican senator on Sunday warned against rushing a vote on a GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation’s health care law, saying both parties deserve a chance to fully debate the bill and propose changes after it was drafted in secret.

Rubio, Murphy win Florida’s Senate primaries

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy each easily won their Senate primaries Tuesday, setting up a November showdown that’s guaranteed to be nasty as each party grapples for a majority in the chamber. Rubio, who decided at the last second to seek a second term, easily fended off millionaire homebuilder Carlos Beruff and Murphy used the backing of President Barack Obama and other Democratic leaders to defeat U.S. Rep Alan Grayson, who was counting on his party’s most faithful liberal voters to overcome Murphy’s money and establishment support.

Cynthia M. Allen: Getting ready to lose with Cruz

Cruz may have few attributes to recommend him, but that’s a few more than his primary opponent. And in the most bizarre election cycle in recent history, that tips the scale.

Hillary Clinton sweeps Ohio, Florida; Donald Trump, John Kasich split; Marco Rubio out

CLEVELAND – John Kasich was locked in a close race with Donald Trump in the Ohio governor’s home-state Republican primary Tuesday, a make-or-break contest for Kasich. In the night’s other crucial GOP primary, Trump held an early lead in Florida, while Hillary Clinton had an advantage in Florida’s Democratic race as the first votes were counted.

Forget favorite candidates, some people voting strategically

The notion of strategic voting – in a way, playing amateur political scientist – is now front and center in Ohio and Florida, which award winner-take-all delegates in the Republican races as part of Tuesday’s five-state round of voting.