Politics
A confident Rick Perry hits the road after indictment
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to be in court on Friday, but he won't be there. Instead, he'll be testing the waters for a possible presidential run.
08/20/2014 03:03:09pm
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The Obama Doctrine: Inarticulate or disengaged?
The Obama Doctrine sounds like advice offered by parents to teenagers on prom night: Don't do stupid stuff.
08/18/2014 12:29:05pm
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Hillary Clinton's unpaid warriors
Taj Magruder, a 23-year-old "Clinton-ologist," devotes much of his online life to supporting, defending and responding to her every move.
08/11/2014 08:05:21am
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Cheney: Any attempt to impeach Obama would be distraction
Although a fierce critic of Barack Obama, former Vice President Dick Cheney does not support calls from some on the far right of his party to impeach him, saying it would simply create a distraction.
07/17/2014 02:12:09pm
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Republicans ignoring their own advice on immigration
Republicans already are steaming about President Barack Obama's expected executive action to potentially allow millions of undocumented workers to remain in the country.
08/11/2014 01:45:35pm
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Landrieu to reimburse Senate for charter flight
Sen. Mary Landrieu will reimburse the Senate more than $5,700 for a charter flight she paid for with taxpayer money after CNN questioned the expense.
08/18/2014 12:28:32pm
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House passes border bill that has nowhere to go
House Republicans on Friday pushed through a $694 million measure to deal with the influx of migrant children to the southern border. But the bill will go nowhere — the Senate won't take it up and the President has already threatened to veto it.
08/02/2014 12:15:04pm
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Boehner, Cruz & 'governing by stunt'
The House border bill moves and why Obama & the GOP like Mars & Venus.
08/12/2014 11:49:51am
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Congress approves more money for Israel's Iron Dome
Divided on other issues, U.S. lawmakers united in support of Israel on Friday with the Senate approving another $225 million for the Iron Dome missile defense system.
08/02/2014 11:10:38am
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Halftime: Tea party vs. GOP
Where do things stand in the ongoing battle between the GOP establishment and the tea party?
07/03/2014 05:06:52pm
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Obama's no 'strategy yet' comment on ISIS in Syria sparks a political uproar
When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Obama ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria.
08/29/2014 07:00:23pm
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W.H. defends Obama's 'no strategy' line
Jim Acosta asks Josh Earnest if President Obama regrets saying there is currently no plan for dealing with ISIS in Syria.
08/29/2014 01:11:25pm
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U.S. options against ISIS
If the United States is serious about thoroughly defeating ISIS, it must -- somehow, some way -- go through Syria.
08/29/2014 11:16:22am
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Five other U.S. leaders and the words that tripped them up
Speaking off the cuff is always a bit of a tightrope act for the occupant of the nation's highest office, and even more so when it's in front of a room of reporters.
08/29/2014 01:30:11pm
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Obama's comment sparks uproar
When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Obama ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria.
08/30/2014 09:28:52am
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Does Perry's indictment hold water?
What exactly did Texas Gov. Rick Perry do wrong, if anything, to get indicted? CNN's Drew Griffin investigates.
08/28/2014 02:15:45pm
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Rubio heals wounds on the right
Marco Rubio came to South Carolina this week hoping to win over the kind of conservative hardliners who turned on him last year as the Senate immigration reform bill he sponsored hit a roadblock in the Republican-controlled House.
08/30/2014 09:29:13am
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Does Perry's indictment hold water?
What exactly did Texas Gov. Rick Perry do wrong, if anything, to get indicted? CNN's Drew Griffin investigates.
08/28/2014 02:15:45pm
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White House: No plan to raise threat level
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest comments on the British government's decision to raise its terror threat level.
08/29/2014 01:35:21pm
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Westerners in Syria fight top concerns at security forum
Concerns about westerners joining the fight in Syria dominated the annual Aspen National Security Forum with top U.S. government officials equating the threat from the stalemated Syrian civil war to that posed by al Qaeda's Yemen affiliate.
07/24/2014 08:50:08pm
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Ukrainian ambassador: This tragedy is Russia's fault
Ukraine ambassador Olexander Motsyk places blame for the MH17 tragedy squarely at the door of Russia
07/24/2014 12:06:26pm
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Baghdad bombings claim at least 22 lives
At least 22 people were killed in a suicide-bomber attack at the scene of an earlier bombing in Baghdad, police officials and medical sources told CNN on Tuesday.
07/23/2014 03:59:26pm
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Ukraine: Two military jets shot down over Donetsk
Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said.
07/23/2014 09:08:05pm
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Opinion: We're leaving Afghan allies behind to die
Matt Zeller's Afghan translator saved his life by killing two Taliban fighters about to kill him. Translators saved scores of Americans and are now on Taliban hit lists. We are breaking our promise to bring them to the U.S.
07/16/2014 03:51:33pm
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In South Carolina, Rubio heals wounds on the right
Marco Rubio came to South Carolina this week hoping to win over the kind of conservative hardliners who turned on him last year as the Senate immigration reform bill he sponsored hit a roadblock in the Republican-controlled House.
08/26/2014 08:05:10am
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