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FILE- In this April 2, 2013, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Rodham Clinton appear onstage at the Vital Voices Global Partnership 2013 Global Leadership Awards gala in Washington. As Biden ponders a challenge to Clinton for the Democratic nomination, she has rolled out a string of high-profile endorsements in the early voting contests of Iowa and South Carolina and scheduled an onslaught of fundraisers across the country in the effort to throw cold water on a possible Biden bid. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

“I hope you’ll join me, because we are building something that will last long after next November,” Clinton told party officials gathered in a Minneapolis ballroom. “Other candidates may be fighting for a particular ideology, but I’m fighting for you and your families.”


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UPDATES CAPTION TO REFLECT JUDGE’S RULING THURSDAY - This June 11, 2015, photo shows a dry water ditch next to a corn field in Cordova, Md. A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, blocked a new Obama administration, which would have given the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers authority to protect some streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. The rule was scheduled to take effect Friday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

“We see this (rule) as very hurtful to farmers and ranchers and we’re going to do everything to stop it politically,” said Don Parrish of the American Farm Bureau Federation, one of several farm and business groups that have filed suit against the regulation.


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FILE - This Feb. 13, 2013 file photo shows Nevada state Sen. Scott Hammond, R-Las Vegas, at the Legislative Building in Carson City. Nevada’s sweeping new Education Savings Account program, of which Hammond was a key sponsor, has attracted its first legal challenge, with three civil liberties groups saying it violates the state constitution by releasing public funds to religious schools. The American Civil Liberties Union, its Nevada affiliate and Americans United for Separation of Church and State said they filed a lawsuit Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 in Nevada District Court in Clark County. They’re asking the courts to strike down the law and block implementation of the program. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison, File)

“Parents have a right to send their children to religious schools, but they are not entitled to do so at taxpayers’ expense,” ACLU of Nevada Executive Director Tod Story said in a statement. “The voucher program violates the Nevada Constitution’s robust protections against the use of public funds for religious education.”


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FILE- In this April 2, 2013, file photo, Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Rodham Clinton appear onstage at the Vital Voices Global Partnership 2013 Global Leadership Awards gala in Washington. As Biden ponders a challenge to Clinton for the Democratic nomination, she has rolled out a string of high-profile endorsements in the early voting contests of Iowa and South Carolina and scheduled an onslaught of fundraisers across the country in the effort to throw cold water on a possible Biden bid. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

WASHINGTON |  In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won’t be easy. As Biden ponders a challenge to Clinton for the Democratic nomination, she has rolled out a string of high-profile endorsements in the early-voting contests of Iowa […]


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