Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist to seek his old job
November 1st, 2013
07:06 PM ET
1 year ago

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist to seek his old job

(CNN) - Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is looking to return to the state's highest office, according to documents filed Friday with the Florida Department of State.

Crist, who served as a Republican governor from 2007 to 2011, has an event scheduled for Monday in St. Petersburg for a "Major Announcement" where he is expected to formally declare his candidacy.

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CNN's GUT CHECK for November 1, 2013
November 1st, 2013
05:58 PM ET
1 year ago

CNN's GUT CHECK for November 1, 2013

CNN's GUT CHECK | for November 1, 2013 | 5 p.m.
n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle

BREAKING:
Charlie Crist has filed papers to run for Florida Governor as a Democrat, according to Florida Dept. of State and Democratic officials. Formal announcement to come Monday.

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Supreme Court to review church-state dispute over public prayers
November 1st, 2013
05:07 PM ET
1 year ago

Supreme Court to review church-state dispute over public prayers

(CNN) - Linda Stephens has lived in her upstate New York community for more than three decades and has long been active in civic affairs.

But as an atheist, those views have put her at the center of a personal, political, and legal fight that has reached the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Hillary Clinton aiming for the glass ceiling
November 1st, 2013
04:58 PM ET
1 year ago

Hillary Clinton aiming for the glass ceiling

(CNN) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought to live up to her "glass ceiling cracker" Twitter profile Friday, announcing a "No Ceilings" project to be run through her family foundation.

"Too many women here and around the world still face ceilings," Clinton said in a keynote speech in Philadelphia to the Pennsylvania Conference for Women.
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November 1st, 2013
04:14 PM ET
1 year ago

Report: Ethics troubles complicated Christie's chances for 2012 ticket

Washington (CNN) - Ethics troubles complicated New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's chances of becoming Mitt Romney's running mate last year, The New York Times reports is in an upcoming chronicle of the 2012 presidential campaign.

The Times reported that too many questions remained after Christie completed the vetting process and Romney had lingering concerns.

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Filed under: 2012 • Chris Christie • Mitt Romney
Obama orders new plans to prepare for climate change
November 1st, 2013
12:22 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama orders new plans to prepare for climate change

(CNN) - President Barack Obama required federal agencies on Friday to present plans to combat climate change.

An executive order mandated steps to make it easier for communities "to strengthen their resilience to extreme weather and prepare for other impacts of climate change," according to a White House statement.
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Filed under: climate change • President Obama
November 1st, 2013
09:52 AM ET
1 year ago

White House defends Obamacare rule that forces new insurance

Washington (CNN) - White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Friday continued to defend the rule in the national health care law that may end up forcing millions of Americans from their health insurance.

Carney's defense of the law comes amid revelations that a grand total of six Americans signed up for Obamacare coverage on the first day the online exchanges went live October 1, according to internal notes provided to the Republican-controlled House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
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Filed under: Health care • Obamacare • White House
Poll: 3rd party candidate may make difference in crucial election
November 1st, 2013
09:06 AM ET
1 year ago

Poll: 3rd party candidate may make difference in crucial election

Washington (CNN) - Democrat Terry McAuliffe holds a seven-point lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the marquee political battle for Virginia governor, according to a new poll.

   And with four days to go until Election Day 2013, the survey from the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University indicates that the third party candidate in the race could be the deciding factor in the outcome of the election.

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Filed under: 2013 • Ken Cuccinelli • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
November 1st, 2013
12:50 AM ET
1 year ago

Internal notes show paltry initial enrollment in Obamacare

Washington (CNN) - Six people.

That's how many Americans had successfully enrolled in the federal health care exchange by the morning of October 2, according to documents provided to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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Filed under: Health care • Healthcare • Obamacare
First on CNN: The new stocking stuffer: Obamacare
November 1st, 2013
12:00 AM ET
1 year ago

First on CNN: The new stocking stuffer: Obamacare

Washington (CNN) - It's every twentysomething's worst nightmare: a pre-family dinner phone call from mom and dad punctuated by the ever-ominous sounding, "We have something really important to talk to you about."

But Organizing for Action, the political advocacy group closely aligned with President Barack Obama's agenda, is trying to flip nightmares about difficult conversations over pot roast and mashed potatoes on its head to support the Affordable Care Act.

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