Politics
Gov.'s Ebola myth: Water kills it
CNN's Jake Tapper looks at what people have said that's flat wrong about Ebola.
10/16/2014 03:20:08pm
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Security hole may expose your kid's info
Jake Tapper reports on a data security hole that exposes sensitive information from schools and government entities.
09/16/2014 01:56:40pm
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Mary Landrieu blames racism for Obama's unpopularity in Louisiana
Asked Thursday why President Barack Obama has a hard time in Louisiana -- where his approval rating hovers around 40% -- Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu said a big reason has to do with his race.
10/31/2014 11:33:03am
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NRA says Tom Cotton ad on gay dating app isn't theirs
If GOP Senate candidate Tom Cotton didn't know about the popular gay dating app Grindr, he does now.
10/29/2014 08:22:11pm
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Supreme Court justices imagined as dogs
The Supreme Court has gone to the dogs, and at least one justice found the results to be laughable.
10/29/2014 05:43:21pm
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These men really don't like each other
A personal dislike between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is starting to spill over into Mideast policy.
10/30/2014 09:02:56pm
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Investigator: Feds watched but couldn't stop American trafficking grenade parts to Mexico
An American trafficked thousands of grenade components to Mexico, many of which turned up in hands of drug cartel who used them in violent attacks, and federal agents were prevented from stopping it, in part because federal prosecutors wouldn't bring charges.
10/30/2014 12:46:50pm
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Hagel wrote memo to White House criticizing Syria strategy
Earlier this month, while on an trip to Latin America to discuss climate change, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sat down and wrote a highly private, and very blunt memo to National Security Advisor Susan Rice about U.S. policy toward Syria.
10/30/2014 06:29:18pm
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Hagel expected to announce mandatory Ebola quarantine
A 21-day quarantine for all military personnel serving in Ebola stricken areas of west Africa is expected to be approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Wednesday.
10/29/2014 09:58:26am
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DHS inspector general resigned after prostitution sting
David Nieland, who helped draw attention to what he said were shortcomings in the government's probe of a Secret Service prostitution scandal, resigned from his job at the Department of Homeland Security inspector general on Aug. 9, months after he was caught up police prostitution sting.
10/29/2014 03:45:09pm
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U.S. beefs up security at federal buildings
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is ordering more security for more than 9,500 federal government buildings and their 1.4 million daily visitors.
10/29/2014 08:50:20am
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Too soon? Date set for GOP presidential primary debate
Mark your calendars: The midterm elections aren't yet been decided, but there's already a date scheduled for a 2016 presidential debate.
10/31/2014 10:53:14am
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RNC: Rand Paul 'tip of the spear' to prod the GOP
A day after Rand Paul said the Republican Party's brand "sucks," the chairman of the Republican National Committee politely described the first-term senator as someone who's "a real tip of the spear when it comes to challenging our party about growth."
10/31/2014 08:33:50am
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Hillary Clinton could end up alone in Iowa
Imagine if Iowa held a caucus and nobody but Hillary Clinton showed up.
10/30/2014 08:20:17am
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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again flashed the pugnacious attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others on Wednesday, telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up."
10/29/2014 07:32:29pm
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In Iowa, 2016 already here as hopefuls flood Hawkeye State
The Iowa caucuses are 16 months away, but judging from way potential presidential candidates are visiting this state, you'd think it was next week.
10/30/2014 08:57:49pm
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Democrats' hot Saturday night in Iowa
Centro. Alba. Zombie Burger.
10/31/2014 09:43:04am
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How McConnell would run the Senate
Mitch McConnell could soon get a taste of just how daunting it is to run the Senate after years of slamming Democrats for mismanaging the chamber.
10/31/2014 11:31:26am
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Apps vs. clipboards in Iowa
The polls are tight, the ads are flooding the airwaves, the harsh rhetoric is rising, and the surrogates are stumping hard all over the state.
10/31/2014 08:54:29am
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7 times Democrats wished Barack Obama would go away
With President Barack Obama's approval rating hovering in the low to mid-40s -- it was 45% in CNN/ORC International's recent poll --Democrats in tough contests are largely keeping their distance from the president's tarnished reputation.
10/31/2014 08:51:51am
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GOP, don't set government up to fail (Opinion)
Conservatives can't bash and slash government and then suddenly act surprised if government isn't there when we need it, writes Sally Kohn.
10/18/2014 02:58:09pm
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Why conservatives blame Obama for Ebola
LZ Granderson says President Obama's critics want to bash him even when facts don't support their claims.
10/08/2014 10:08:51am
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This is Elizabeth Warren's moment
Julian Zelizer says the Massachusetts senator has just been handed a giant political opportunity -- secret tapes on U.S. regulation of Goldman Sachs.
10/07/2014 09:21:05am
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Convicted mayor wants 'final rodeo'
Tuesday's election in the littlest of states is causing the biggest of stirs.
10/31/2014 09:40:57am
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Mary Landrieu blames racism for Obama's unpopularity in Louisiana
Asked Thursday why President Barack Obama has a hard time in Louisiana -- where his approval rating hovers around 40% -- Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu said a big reason has to do with his race.
10/31/2014 11:32:42am
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