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John Edwards

Clinton woos Des Moines Register in hopes of endorsement repeat

CHICAGO Hillary Clinton rarely spends close to two hours in one place answering questions from journalists. For the largest and most influential newspaper in Iowa the Des Moines Register she made an exception Tuesday evening.

"I think that's right," the former secretary of state said, when the newspaper's editorial page editor asked her whether this was her first such meeting of the 2016 campaign.

With eight Register employees, including the newspaper's publisher, seated around a U-shaped table that had Clinton at the center, the Democratic presidential candidate answered dozens of questions on everything from her views on foreign policy to...