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NYT | Politics: Steven Mnuchin, Treasury Nominee, Failed to Disclose $100 Million in Assets - January 19, 2017

nytimes.com Alan Rappeport Senator Debbie Stabenow, Democrat of Michigan, pointedly asked Mr. Mnuchin if he was using Cayman Islands corporations to avoid taxation. He responded that he was working on behalf of his clients, in accordance with the law.

NYT | Politics - December 28, 2016: Kerry Rebukes Israel, Calling Settlements a Threats to Peace

nyt.com WASHINGTON — Secretary of State  John Kerry  warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of  Israel  on Wednesday that the Israeli government was undermining any hope of a two-state solution to its decades-long conflict with the  Palestinians , and said that the American vote in the United Nations last week was driven by an effort to save Israel from “the most extreme elements” in its own government. With only 23 days left as secretary of state, Mr. Kerry, the former presidential candidate who made the search for peace in the Middle East one of the driving missions of his four years as secretary, spoke with clear frustration about Mr. Netanyahu’s continued support of settlements “strategically placed in locations that make two states impossible.” But he spoke knowing that the incoming administration of President-elect Donald J. Trump may well abandon the key principles that the United States has used for decades of Middle East negotiations. “The status quo is leading toward

NYT | Politics - September 4, 2014: Ex-Governor McDonnell and Wife Convicted After Corruption Trial.

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September 4, 2014 Politics Ex-Governor McDonnell and Wife Convicted After Corruption Trial By TRIP GABRIEL Prosecutors accused former Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia of having done favors while in office for a businessman in return for gifts and loans. National G.O.P. Moves to Take Over Campaign of Kansas Senator By JONATHAN MARTIN The campaign of Senator Pat Roberts, and the hopes of Republicans for taking control of the Senate, have been threatened by the sudden withdrawal of the Democrat in the race. ADVERTISEMENT More Politics POLITICAL MEMO Voting Restrictions Are Key Variable in Midterm Elections By JOHN HARWOOD Eight states have narrowed early-balloting opportunities, and three of them feature Senate races that could decide which party holds a majority. Justice Dept. Inquiry to Focus on Practices of Police in Ferguson By MATT APUZZO and MANNY FERNANDEZ The inquiry is in addition to the F.B.I. civil rights inves

NYT | Politics: Candidates Racing for Future, Gaze Fixed Firmly on the Past July 13, 2012

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If you have trouble reading this e-mail, please click here July 13, 2012 Politics Campaign Memo Candidates Racing for Future, Gaze Fixed Firmly on the Past By PETER BAKER The two contenders for the White House and their allies are spending their time and energy relitigating old fights rather than focusing on new ideas for the next four years. Campaigns Trade Salvos Over a Romney Role at Bain After 1999 By MICHAEL D. SHEAR Definitive proof about Mitt Romney's activities at Bain Capital remains elusive, leading to another day of acrimonious charges and countercharges from the two campaigns. FiveThirtyEight: Why Obama May Be Stronger Than His Ratings More Politics The Caucus How Condo