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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate candidate who has railed against out-of-control government spending paid his brother-in-law nearly $170,000 to manage the finances of his congressional campaign. The relative worked as a car salesman and actor but had no experience rounding up political donations.

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Update 5:34 p.m.: The Huffington Post published a video showing the minutes leading up to the confrontation between Grim and Watters. The White House Correspondents' Dinner is known as a lavish, incestuous mixer where the political press, pundits and celebrities lay down arms for one night of communing.

But one Saturday night after party, hosted by MSNBC, wasn't so peaceful, with Huffington Post Washington bureau chief Ryan Grim and Fox News correspondent Jesse Watters reportedly getting into a physical fight.

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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who ran for president in 2012 and is considered one of the more moderate voices in the Republican Party, called upon Donald Trump foes to back off of their crusade to stop Trump from becoming the GOP nominee.

“We've had enough intraparty fighting. Now's the time to stitch together a winning coalition,” Huntsman told Politico. “And it's been clear almost from the beginning that Donald Trump has the ability to assemble a nontraditional bloc of supporters. … The ability to cut across traditional party boundaries — like '80, '92 and 2008 — will be key, and Trump is much better positioned to achieve that.”

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher.

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Donald Trump on Monday morning hit Hillary Clinton for offending "the Indians" by using the phrase "off the reservation" while discussing Trump's attacks on her throughout the campaign.

"The way she talks about, I can handle men who get off the reservation, I think is a very demeaning statement. I won't even bring up the fact the Indians have gone wild on that statement. You know that? The Indians have said that that statement is a disastrous statement, and they want a retraction," Trump said during an interview on CNN's "New Day."

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