Dave Camp says no to Senate bid in Michigan
August 16th, 2013
12:23 PM ET
8 months ago

Dave Camp says no to Senate bid in Michigan

(CNN) - Republican Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan has declined to run for the U.S. Senate next year to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Carl Levin.

"After much thought and careful consideration, I have decided not to run for the United States Senate," he said in a statement.
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RNC moves to freeze out networks on debates
August 16th, 2013
12:08 PM ET
8 months ago

RNC moves to freeze out networks on debates

Boston (CNN) - The Republican National Committee approved a resolution Friday vowing to sideline CNN and NBC from the presidential primary debate process in 2016 unless the networks abandon plans to produce programs about Hillary Clinton.

CNN recently commissioned a documentary film about Clinton, the former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state, that is scheduled to run in theaters and on CNN sometime in 2014.
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Michelle Obama not speculating on a Hillary Clinton run
August 16th, 2013
08:44 AM ET
8 months ago

Michelle Obama not speculating on a Hillary Clinton run

(CNN) – A woman will be president in her lifetime, first lady Michelle Obama speculated in an interview this week, though she wouldn't offer a prediction on whether that woman would be Hillary Clinton.

"She hasn't announced anything, so I'm certainly not going to get ahead of her," the first lady said, laughing, in an interview for Sunday's edition of Parade Magazine.
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August 16th, 2013
07:05 AM ET
8 months ago

NSA broke privacy rules 'thousands of times each year,' report says

(CNN) - The NSA broke privacy rules "thousands of times each year" since 2008, The Washington Post reported Thursday, citing an internal audit and other documents.

Material was provided to the newspaper this summer by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

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Judges implore Congress to avoid more cuts
August 16th, 2013
07:03 AM ET
8 months ago

Judges implore Congress to avoid more cuts

Washington (CNN) - Judges from 49 states are beseeching Congress to avoid another round of sequestration cuts, saying they "would directly affect our ability to carry out our constitutional and statutory duties."

The letter by 87 federal judges was sent Tuesday to both chambers of Congress, which are in recess until September. It included chief justices from every state but Nevada.

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Filed under: Budget • Congress
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