Man who took hostages at Hillary Clinton's office is missing
In 2007, Leeland Eisenberg took hostages at Hillary Clinton's campaign office in Rochester, New Hampshire.
April 7th, 2013
09:21 PM ET
2 years ago

Man who took hostages at Hillary Clinton's office is missing

(CNN) – Leeland Eisenberg is missing yet again.

The 52-year-old New Hampshire man, who took hostages six years ago at one of Hillary Clinton's campaign offices, was not in his Manchester halfway house when he was supposed to be Sunday afternoon, according to the New Hampshire Department of Corrections.

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Filed under: Hillary Clinton
April 7th, 2013
05:42 PM ET
2 years ago

Bill Clinton: 'America will have some very good choices for president'

(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton may have stoked more speculation about his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and her potential run for president.

Asked during a Q-and-A session on Saturday if he'd rather take eight more years as president or complete 16 projects at the Clinton Global Initiative, Clinton said - after a pause - "I would rather keep doing what I'm doing."

"Because I think America will have some very good choices for president," he continued, drawing applause from the audience as they presumably clapped and cheered for his wife.
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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton
Former Obama team member pushes White House to reject pipeline
April 7th, 2013
05:26 PM ET
2 years ago

Former Obama team member pushes White House to reject pipeline

(CNN) – Bill Burton spent the greater part of the past two years working to get President Barack Obama re-elected.

Now he's in a different job, calling on the president to reject the Keystone XL pipeline project, which Obama's administration last month said would have no significant effect on the environment.
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Filed under: Bill Burton • Energy
Obama adviser: President won't propose 'Romney economic plan'
April 7th, 2013
03:11 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama adviser: President won't propose 'Romney economic plan'

(CNN) - If the White House and Congress ultimately reach a deal on a budget, it won't look anything like Mitt Romney's plan, according to White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer.

"What this president will not do is come in - right after getting re-elected - and enact the Romney economic plan, which is what the Republicans in the House are proposing," Pfeiffer said Sunday on ABC's "This Week."
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Filed under: Budget • President Obama
April 7th, 2013
01:02 PM ET
2 years ago

VIDEO: Huntsman: China near boiling point with N. Korea

(CNN) - Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman said Sunday China is likely reaching its boiling point with longtime ally North Korea.

"This is a huge opening, believe me, with China, because our interests for the first time in a long while are aligned," he said on CNN's "State of the Union." "We both want to get something done and bring the level of tension down on the Korean Peninsula."

McCain: ‘I don’t understand’ threats to block gun bill debate
April 7th, 2013
12:32 PM ET
2 years ago

McCain: ‘I don’t understand’ threats to block gun bill debate

(CNN) - Sen. John McCain said Sunday that he opposes the thought of filibustering a debate over gun legislation that will probably be brought to the Senate floor this week, despite threats of such action by fellow Republican senators.

“I don't understand it. The purpose of the United States Senate is to debate and to vote and to let the people know where we stand,” Arizona's McCain said on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”
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Filed under: Gun control • Gun rights • John McCain
April 7th, 2013
11:13 AM ET
2 years ago

House members optimistic about immigration overhaul

(CNN) – Two House members working on immigration reform sounded confident Sunday that their upcoming proposal will ultimately mesh well with the Senate's proposal, despite expected battles over the issue in both chambers in the months ahead.

"I am very, very optimistic that the House of Representatives is going to have a plan that is going to be able to go to a conference with the Senate in which we're going to be able to resolve differences," Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Illiniois, said on CNN's "State of the Union."
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Filed under: House • Immigration • Luis Gutierrez • TV-State of the Union
April 7th, 2013
10:16 AM ET
2 years ago

Malloy: NRA’s LaPierre acts like a circus clown

(CNN) - Responding to criticism from the National Rifle Association over Connecticut's new gun laws, Gov. Dan Malloy argued the pro-gun group's executive vice president, Wayne LaPierre, is simply blowing smoke.

"Wayne reminds me of the clowns at the circus - they get the most attention. That's what he's paid to do," Malloy said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union."
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Springtime for immigration reform?
April 7th, 2013
08:36 AM ET
2 years ago

Springtime for immigration reform?

Washington (CNN) - Last November, Hispanic voters planted the seeds for serious immigration reform when they backed President Barack Obama by a record margin.

This April, we'll see if those seeds can grow in Capitol Hill's toxic partisan soil.

Two members from the House "Gang of Eight" on immigration reform will talk about their proposal on CNN's "State of the Union," starting at 9 a.m. ET

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Filed under: House • Immigration