Politics
FDA proposes crackdown on e-cigarettes
The Food and Drug Administration is making another attempt at regulating electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products.
04/24/2014 08:17:24pm
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More drug offenders eligible for clemency
The Justice Department is expanding the number of federal prisoners serving drug sentences who can apply for clemency under a new set of rules announced Wednesday.
04/24/2014 07:08:34am
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Meet the woman who could turn Texas purple
While Wendy Davis garners headlines, Texas Democrats think lieutenant governor candidate Leticia Van de Putte can motivate an apathetic Democratic electorate to vote.
04/23/2014 07:53:08pm
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Harry Reid: Ethics complaint 'meritless'
A spokesman for Sen. Harry Reid dismissed as "meritless" an ethics complaint filed Wednesday by Republicans that charges the majority leader improperly used his government-funded website and Twitter account for partisan political purposes.
04/24/2014 06:40:53pm
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Maybe immigration reform isn't dead after all
Conventional political wisdom suggests that immigration reform in a midterm election year has a snowball's chance in July of getting any traction. But maybe that wisdom isn't so conventional.
04/21/2014 02:57:57pm
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American Empires: The Bushes and the Clintons
It's hard to understate the depth of the Bush-Clinton impact on American politics. Think of it this way: For 32 years, there was either a Bush or a Clinton in the White House or the Cabinet. And in 2016, the families could be competing again -- in a Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton face off.
04/24/2014 08:11:20pm
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2016: The Bush-Clinton rematch?
As the 2016 election approaches, CNN's Gloria Borger asks why we keep coming back politically to the Bushes & Clintons?
04/24/2014 07:55:24pm
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Hillary Clinton over the years
02/27/2014 08:32:32pm
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Rancher said WHAT?
Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy's remarks about whether the "Negro" fared better under slavery represents the latest in a series of incendiary racial comments from a new crop of folk heroes embraced in some conservative circles.
04/24/2014 06:27:18pm
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Gun policy: Old fight; new strategies
It was a bellwether election of sorts.
04/24/2014 01:41:16pm
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2016: The Bush-Clinton rematch?
As the 2016 election approaches, CNN's Gloria Borger asks why we keep coming back politically to the Bushes & Clintons?
04/24/2014 07:55:24pm
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In South Korea, Obama to pause to remember ferry victims
President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday looking to bolster ties with an ally at a moment when it's reeling from a ferry disaster that killed 180 people at last count.
04/24/2014 09:11:43pm
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Obama plays soccer with Japanese robot
President Obama takes a moment to interact with ASIMO, a robot at Japan's Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.
04/24/2014 08:22:02pm
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Cliven Bundy exposes raw nerve on race
Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy's remarks about whether the "Negro" fared better under slavery represents the latest in a series of incendiary racial comments from a new crop of folk heroes embraced in some conservative circles.
04/24/2014 06:27:18pm
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See what a girl offers the first lady
First lady Michelle Obama got a surprise when she chose a girl to ask her a question during an event at the White House.
04/24/2014 01:56:57pm
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Ukraine crisis: Obama says more sanctions 'teed up'
Following days of simmering unrest, tensions in Ukraine escalated sharply Thursday, with Russia embarking on new military drills near the border after Ukrainian forces said they killed five pro-Russian militants.
04/24/2014 06:37:24pm
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U.S. exercises in Poland: What's the message?
Whether viewed as a show of force to Russia or a sign of reassurance to nervous allies, the recent deployment of U.S. Army forces to Poland and three Baltic states is steeped in matters strategic and diplomatic to American foreign policy.
04/24/2014 01:29:45pm
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Obama begins Asia tour with reassurance to Japan
President Barack Obama arrived in Japan on Wednesday for the first part of his Asia trip that started with reassuring Tokyo of U.S. support in its bitter territorial dispute with China.
04/23/2014 01:27:32pm
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Biden to Ukraine: 'You will not walk this road alone'
As the crisis in Ukraine shows no signs of easing, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden promised support for Ukraine and stressed that the United States won't recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea.
04/22/2014 07:40:43pm
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U.S.: signs point to Syria using chlorine gas in attacks
The Obama administration and its allies believe the Syrian government may have used chlorine gas in a deadly attack this month on its own people, several U.S. officials and other diplomats told CNN.
04/22/2014 01:39:21pm
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Source: 'Massive' attack targets al Qaeda in Yemen
An operation targeting al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is under way in Abyan and Shabwa, Yemen, a high-level Yemeni government official who is being briefed on the strikes told CNN on Monday.
04/21/2014 03:06:58pm
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The battle over gun policy: Old fight; new strategies
Gun-control and gun-rights forces are now squaring off in the states and their efforts are funded by backers who are pouring millions into the fray.
04/24/2014 02:04:05pm
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Georgia enacts 'guns everywhere bill'
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signs a wide-ranging gun bill into law.
04/24/2014 07:59:47pm
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Georgia law allows guns in some schools, bars, churches
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.
04/24/2014 08:02:55pm
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Georgia police chief: Gun law packs dangers
Norcross, Georgia, Chief of Police Warren Summers says the new state law that allows guns in bars, churches and schools will have unintended consequences that don't make anybody safe.
04/24/2014 08:03:10pm
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