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Hillary Clinton shifts to offense ahead of debate, Benghazi committee testimony

Bernie Sanders continues to rise in the polls. Joe Biden appears increasingly likely to run for president. And Hillary Clinton, after months spent mostly in defense mode, is trying to score some points. From playing bartender Val on Saturday Night Live to pushing back on Republicans' politicization of Benghazi to elaborating on her plans to regulate gun sales, Clinton is aiming to convey in the days leading up to the first Democratic debate that she offers the right mix of personality, politics, and policy to be the nominee and to be elected president. Clinton is in the midst of one final round of visits to the key primary states ahead of the Oct. 13 debate in Las Vegas and, nine...