Fact Check: Repealing Obamacare adds to deficit
September 25th, 2013
04:28 PM ET
1 year ago

Fact Check: Repealing Obamacare adds to deficit

ASSERTION:
Repealing Obamacare will add to the deficit.
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Filed under: Deficit • Fact Check Obamacare • Health care
September 25th, 2013
04:20 PM ET
1 year ago

CNN Interview: Clinton suggests Putin can be trusted

(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin can be trusted, but cautioned the United States will "just have to see what happens" over efforts to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons.

"You work for the best and prepare for the worst in this business. But I think it would be a terrible mistake not to take advantage of the opportunity," he told CNN's Piers Morgan at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York. "And, you know, look, Mr. Putin is very smart."
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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Russia • Syria • TV-Piers Morgan
Fact Check: Obamacare forcing small businesses overseas
September 25th, 2013
04:18 PM ET
1 year ago

Fact Check: Obamacare forcing small businesses overseas

ASSERTION:
Obamacare is forcing small businesses overseas.
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Filed under: Fact Check Obamacare • Health care
Fact Check: Poor people will be left out in some states
September 25th, 2013
04:10 PM ET
1 year ago

Fact Check: Poor people will be left out in some states

ASSERTION:
In many states, people living below the poverty line will not be covered by expanded Medicaid, and won’t receive subsidies to buy private coverage, either.

Former president Bill Clinton at a September 24, 2013 Clinton Global Initiative event: “Lower income people who desperately need health insurance will have the cruelest of all situations, and there’s nothing the president can do about it.”
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Filed under: Fact Check Obamacare • Health care • Medicaid
Fact Check: UPS dropping coverage for spouses
September 25th, 2013
04:04 PM ET
1 year ago

Fact Check: UPS dropping coverage for spouses

ASSERTION:
Companies are cutting benefits because of Obamacare.
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Filed under: Fact Check Obamacare • Health care
Fact Check: Congress, staff are exempt from Obamacare
September 25th, 2013
03:51 PM ET
1 year ago

Fact Check: Congress, staff are exempt from Obamacare

ASSERTION:
President Obama exempted members of Congress from Obamacare.
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Filed under: Fact Check Obamacare • Health care
American-Jewish leaders cautiously embrace Obama Iran overtures
September 25th, 2013
03:26 PM ET
1 year ago

American-Jewish leaders cautiously embrace Obama Iran overtures

Washington (CNN) – Several leaders in the American Jewish community cautiously embraced President Barack Obama's call to engage in dialogue with the Iranian government however expressed much skepticism over whether President Hassan Rouhani can be trusted.

Preventing Iran from advancing its nuclear program – and possibly gaining a nuclear bomb – is one of the top priorities for Israel and for American-Jewish leaders.
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Filed under: Iran • Israel • President Obama • United Nations
September 25th, 2013
03:21 PM ET
1 year ago

Borger: What the Ted Cruz spectacle is all about

This isn't the idealism of 'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." It isn't as dark as "House of Cards," either.

So how about settling on something lighter, like say, "Animal House," in which the dean famously says, "The time has come for someone to put his foot down. And that foot is me."

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Filed under: Ted Cruz
Arms treaty draws NRA, conservative ire
September 25th, 2013
03:11 PM ET
1 year ago

Arms treaty draws NRA, conservative ire

Washington (CNN) - The United States signed on to an international arms control treaty Wednesday that seeks to reduce global atrocities, but the road to ratification in the Senate may prove to be extremely bumpy and, possibly, insurmountable.

Secretary of State John Kerry signed the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on the sidelines of this week's gathering of the U.N. General Assembly.

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Filed under: John Kerry • NRA
September 25th, 2013
02:41 PM ET
1 year ago

Bill Clinton: Chelsea would be a better president 'over the long run'

(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton thinks his wife would be a better president right now but in the long term, it's all about his daughter Chelsea.

Clinton was responding to a question from CNN's Piers Morgan about who would be the better President, Hillary or Chelsea.
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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Chelsea Clinton • Hillary Clinton
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