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4:54pm

Tue June 30, 2015
It's All Politics

Jeb Bush's Wealth Skyrocketed After Leaving Governor's Office

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 5:29 pm

Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush waits backstage as he is introduced before speaking at the Road to Majority 2015 convention in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released 33 years of tax returns on Tuesday, showing that his personal wealth has skyrocketed since he left the Florida governor's office in 2007.

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3:33pm

Tue June 30, 2015
It's All Politics

Does The Drip, Drip, Drip Of Clinton's Email Controversy Matter?

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 6:46 pm

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Ethan Miller Getty Images

The State Department is set to release about 3,000 pages of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state on Tuesday. The release is part of the State Department's schedule to release a bundle of Clinton emails every month through Jan. 29, 2016.

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8:04am

Tue June 30, 2015
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Jeb Bush To Release 33 Years Of Tax Returns

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 12:43 pm

Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at a campaign event Saturday in Nevada.
John Locher AP

Jeb Bush will release 33 years of tax returns later this afternoon, a Bush campaign aide confirms to NPR.

"This is more than any presidential candidate in the history of the United States," Bush spokeswoman Allie Brandenburger wrote in an email. "This display of transparency is consistent with the high level of disclosure he has practiced during his life in public office."

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5:06am

Tue June 30, 2015
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5 Things You Should Know About Chris Christie

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 10:54 am

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hopes to reset his political fortunes with his presidential announcement on Tuesday.
Scott Olson Getty Images

This post has been updated to reflect Christie officially getting in the race for president.

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5:04am

Tue June 30, 2015
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Congress Leaves For Recess Without Reauthorizing Export-Import Bank

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 4:13 pm

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (center) speaks with (from left) Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., Ellicott Dredges GM Craig Murdock and CFO Joseph Wendel during a tour of the company's manufacturing facility in March. Lew was on hand to promote investment in American infrastructure. The company has utilized the Export-Import Bank's services.
Patrick Semansky AP

An agency of the federal government will have to stop doing business today. That's because members of Congress went home last week for the July Fourth recess without reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank.

The bank helps American companies sell their goods overseas. The bank's critics say they're stopping corporate welfare.

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