Napolitano leaving Obama Cabinet
July 12th, 2013
10:19 AM ET
10 months ago

Napolitano leaving Obama Cabinet

Washington (CNN) – Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will resign and be named president of the University of California system, she announced Friday.

She will leave the Department of Homeland Security in September, a source familiar with the decision told CNN.

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Filed under: California • Homeland Security • Janet Napolitano
Why Rand Paul's headed to Vegas
July 12th, 2013
08:40 AM ET
10 months ago

Why Rand Paul's headed to Vegas

Washington (CNN) - Rand Paul's headed to Las Vegas Friday, but gambling is not on his agenda.

The Republican senator from Kentucky and possible 2016 GOP presidential contender has a full schedule for his weekend visit to the first western state to vote in the primary and caucus calendar.
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Filed under: 2016 • Nevada • Rand Paul
Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Speier tour Asiana crash site in California
July 12th, 2013
07:53 AM ET
10 months ago

Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Speier tour Asiana crash site in California

(CNN) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Jackie Speier took time out from immigration and student loan negotiations Thursday night to tour the Asiana flight 214 crash site at San Francisco International Airport.
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Filed under: California • Jackie Speier • Nancy Pelosi
July 12th, 2013
07:32 AM ET
10 months ago

San Diego mayor admits he needs 'help' amid sexual harassment allegations

(CNN) – Dogged by allegations of sexual harassment, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner admitted Thursday "that I need help" but stopped short of resigning.

"I'm clearly doing something wrong," he said.

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Filed under: California
July 12th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
10 months ago

Poll: More than two-thirds doubt immigration bill can pass

(CNN) – While some U.S. lawmakers predict Congress can send an immigration bill to the president's desk soon, a lot of Americans consider that wishful thinking.

Sixty-nine percent of registered voters say they don't think members of Congress will be able to break through the partisan gridlock to pass a comprehensive reform package this year, while 27% have more faith in their elected leaders, according to the Quinnipiac University survey released Friday.
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Filed under: Congress • Immigration • Polls
Who wins in a Clinton-Christie 2016 showdown?
July 12th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
10 months ago

Who wins in a Clinton-Christie 2016 showdown?

Washington (CNN) – Call it a very early look at what could possibly happen in November 2016.

According to a new national poll, Hillary Clinton would top New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky in hypothetical presidential election showdowns.
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Filed under: 2016 • Chris Christie • Hillary Clinton • Polls
CNN Washington AM Note
July 12th, 2013
05:35 AM ET
10 months ago

CNN Washington AM Note

BREAKING OVERNIGHT:

CNN: Moscow airport: Snowden to meet with human rights group
American intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is due to meet with a human rights group Friday, the press service for Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport said. The former NSA contractor is believed to have been holed up in a transit area of the airport since leaving Hong Kong for Russia on June 23.

CNN: Repairs to start on San Francisco runway after Asiana crash
The runway where Asiana Flight 214 crashed over the weekend should reopen Sunday, San Francisco's airport director said late Thursday. Repairs to the runway will begin Friday after the aircraft is removed, according to John Martin.
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Filed under: Washington AM Note
Spitzer says he exceeded signature requirement for NYC ballot
July 12th, 2013
12:36 AM ET
10 months ago

Spitzer says he exceeded signature requirement for NYC ballot

(CNN) - Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer said he expects to be on a New York primary ballot in September after a last-minute signature collection blitz ended Thursday.

“Against the odds and all predictions - and in light of some who tried to thwart the effort - I am pleased to announce that we have collected more than 27,000 signatures in four days,” Spitzer said on his official Twitter account.
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Filed under: Eliot Spitzer
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