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  • Source: Obama will have 'nice things to say' about DWS

    19 September 2014, 12:51 pm by: CNN

    Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will introduce President Obama at the party's Women's Leadership Forum on Friday, a well-placed Democratic source says. "He'll have nice things to say about her," the source said. As…
  • Chris Christie accuses 'Bridgegate' panel of playing politics

    18 September 2014, 2:59 pm by: CNN

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had harsh words Thursday for the committee investigating allegations of abuse of power and the orchestrated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, known to many as the "Bridgegate" scandal. "It's absolutely not true and…
  • NRA hopes to influence three key Senate races

    17 September 2014, 10:56 am by: CNN

    The National Rifle Association will weigh in on three of this year's key Senate races with a multimillion dollar ad buy beginning Wednesday. The NRA effort is aimed at boosting Republican Senate challengers in Arkansas, Colorado and North Carolina - the…
  • Democrats use Romney strategy on Scott Brown

    16 September 2014, 9:19 am by: CNN

    A new political ad against Republican Scott Brown could easily have been an attack ad against Mitt Romney in 2012. One of the toughest spots to hit Brown this cycle, the 30-second ad paints the former senator from Massachusetts as a "yes man" to a large…
  • Clinton in Iowa: Fresh start or deja vu?

    15 September 2014, 9:46 am by: CNN

    "It's been seven years, and a lot has changed," Hillary Clinton said Sunday in her first visit to Iowa since the state dealt her presidential campaign a devastating body blow. But there was a moment in the afternoon when it seemed like not much had. Roughly…
  • Five reasons Obama's delay on immigration is political

    8 September 2014, 2:34 pm by: A.Killough

    WASHINGTON (CNN) – President Barack Obama says he won't act on immigration reform until after the November congressional elections. The news angered Latino groups pushing him to make good on past promises to halt or substantially reduce deportations of…
  • Bill Clinton and George W. Bush yuk it up

    8 September 2014, 2:24 pm by: A.Killough

    WASHINGTON (CNN) - Bill Clinton and George W. Bush sounded like old college buddies when they appeared in Washington on Monday. You'd never know that Clinton was the candidate who made Bush's father a one-termer, or that Bush ran for office in 2000 promising…
  • Finger-pointing over immigration delay begins

    8 September 2014, 2:22 pm by: A.Killough

    (CNN) – President Barack Obama postponed executive action on immigration, but Democrats want voters to know the delay isn't his fault. Blame Republicans instead, according to the latest Democratic latest talking points. FULL STORY
  • Foodies beware: The FDA is coming for your French cheese

    8 September 2014, 2:19 pm by: A.Killough

    WASHINGTON (CNN) – America's food police are patrolling and arresting suspicious French dairy products, which are either delicious cheese or a bacteria-laden menace. You decide. The Los Angeles Times reports that Food and Drug Administration rules could…
  • Lyndon Johnson's 'Daisy' ad, which changed the world of politics, turns 50

    8 September 2014, 2:16 pm by: A.Killough

    Washington (CNN) - The screen is black and white. A little girl, no taller than the weeds that surround her, stands in a field and picks petals from a delicate daisy. She quietly counts each one. Suddenly an ominous voice can be heard counting down from 10.…
  • DNC chairwoman: Walker 'has given women the back of his hand'

    3 September 2014, 7:23 pm by: A.Killough

    (CNN) – The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee used domestic violence analogies while attacking Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin on Wednesday. At an event on women's issues in Milwaukee, Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz blasted Walker for his…
  • Henry Kissinger loves joking about Hillary Clinton 2016

    3 September 2014, 6:18 pm by: A.Killough

    WASHINGTON (CNN) – Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger used a short speech at the State Department on Wednesday to joke about the prospect of Hillary Clinton running for President in 2016. Standing on stage with five other former or current secretaries…
  • CNN Poll: McConnell holds slim edge in biggest Senate race of 2014

    3 September 2014, 6:16 pm by: A.Killough

    WASHINGTON (CNN) – Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell holds a slim four-point edge over his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in a new CNN/ORC International Poll of one of the most closely watched Senate races of 2014. McConnell's 4-point…
  • After 30 years in Senate, McConnell runs as 'candidate of change'

    3 September 2014, 6:13 pm by: A.Killough

    NICHOLASVILLE, Kentucky (CNN) – When you first hear his pitch, it defies logic: Mitch McConnell, a 30-year veteran of the Senate, campaigning for re-election as an agent of change. "If you want change, if you're unhappy with the direction of this country,…
  • Rand Paul to head back to New Hampshire

    3 September 2014, 3:01 pm by: A.Killough

    (CNN) – Sen. Rand Paul returns to New Hampshire next week, making his third visit to the first-in-the-nation primary state as he prepares for a possible presidential run in 2016. The Kentucky Republican will appear at a Manchester event on September 11…
  • Why it took Obama so long to address his 'no strategy' comments

    3 September 2014, 2:31 pm by: A.Killough

    WASHINGTON (CNN) - It took five days for President Barack Obama to address the controversy he caused by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" to defeat ISIS. Wednesday, the President attempted to clarify what he meant by specifying that he was referring to…
  • Biden's warning to ISIS militants: 'We will follow them to the gates of hell'

    3 September 2014, 2:28 pm by: A.Killough

    (CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday issued a sharp warning to ISIS militants, saying after the United States is done grieving the death of two American journalists, their killers will have to answer for their actions. "They should know we will…
  • Glenn Beck: Hillary Clinton 'will be the next president'

    2 September 2014, 7:27 pm by: A.Killough

    WASHINGTON (CNN) – Glenn Beck may not want to vote for Hillary Clinton, but he is convinced that she will win the presidency in 2016. Beck, the conservative radio and television host, used part of his radio show on Tuesday to talk about the prospect of…
  • 4 reasons why Rick Perry's exercise of power got him in trouble

    2 September 2014, 12:53 pm by: A.Killough

    (CNN) - She was the one caught driving drunk, but in an odd twist of political fate, he's now the one who has just been indicted on felony charges. On the face of it, you might think that Rosemary Lehmberg, district attorney for Travis County in Texas, would…
  • Alaska Senate race heats up with heinous crime in the spotlight

    1 September 2014, 8:45 pm by: A.Killough

    (CNN) – The campaign of Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, is changing a political ad to remove references to a gruesome murder case after the victims’ family called on the campaign to stop using the case for political purposes. Begich's Republican challenger,…

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