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2014-12-26 01:02:35 -0700

FILE - This Dec. 16, 2014, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a town hall meeting in Ames, Iowa. Sanders says he’ll decide by March whether to launch a 2016 presidential campaign. He says if he does, it won’t just be to nudge the debate to the left. Sanders, a socialist, tells The Associated Press he won’t get into the race unless he thinks he can win. At a time of increasing wealth inequality, a populist message of taking on “the billionaire class” might resonate, he says. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says he'll decide by March whether to launch a 2016 presidential campaign and, if so, whether he'll seek the Democratic nomination. Either way, Sanders says he wouldn't run just to nudge the debate to the left.


2014-12-26 06:56:24 -0700

Former President George H. W. Bush applauds during an event to honor the winner of the 5,000th Daily Point of Light Award at the White House in Washington in this file photo(Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush remained hospitalized on Thursday near his home in Houston after experiencing shortness of breath this week, and was in "great spirits," his spokesman said. Bush, 90, was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital on Tuesday. Spokesman Jim McGrath said on Wednesday that the 41st president's prognosis was positive and that he remained hospitalized as a precaution. "President Bush had another terrific day and is in great spirits," McGrath said on Thursday in an emailed statement. ...


2014-12-25 17:29:46 -0700