U.S. Lawmakers Have Reintroduced a Bill to End Restrictions on Travel to Cuba

  A bipartisan group of U.S. senators reintroduce d legislation on Thursday to repeal all restrictions on travel to Cuba , this time attracting far more co-sponsors in a sign of growing support for U.S.- Cuba n detente even as its future looks uncertain. The Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act was introduced in 2015 by eight Republican and Democratic co-sponsors but never made it to the floor. The latest measure attracted 55 co-sponsors. While efforts to ease the decades-old U.S. embargo against Cuba have been gathering strength and 55…

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Hillary Clinton slams GOP lawmakers in Twitter rant for pledging to block Obama’s U.S. Supreme Court pick

Hillary Clinton took a page out of Kanye’s book. The Democratic front-runner thumbed a flurry of tweets slamming Senate Republicans for their “new low” — pledging to block President Barack Obama’s pick for Justice Antonin Scalia’s replacement. “I have news for Republicans who would put politics over the Constitution,” Clinton wrote late Monday. “Refusing to do your duty isn’t righteous, it’s disgraceful.” The former Secretary of State penned 11 tweets mirroring statements she made during presidential campaign stops in Nevada, pressuring rebellious senators to consider Obama’s nomination. J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE/AP…

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