(CNN) - After two bids for the Oval Office, a sex scandal and a fraud trial, John Edwards is back where he started from.
The former senator will be practicing personal injury law in his home state of North Carolina, CNN affiliate WRAL reported Monday.FULL STORY
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(CNN) – Washington state resident Jessica Sanford was bursting with pride when President Obama mentioned her story during a Rose Garden event on health care reform last month at the White House.
"Who wouldn't?" Sanford asks. "I'm a nobody really to have him mention my story."
(CNN) – A worn-sounding President Obama urged his most ardent supporters Monday to maintain their drive enrolling Americans in his health law's exchanges, saying their support was even more essential now that it's clear a chunk of potential enrollees won't be able to use the troubled HealthCare.gov website.
The botched rollout of the site has "fed" misinformation about the Affordable Care Act, Obama added during an audio address to supporters of Organizing for Action, the political group that was formed from his 2012 re-election campaign.
Washington (CNN) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, fresh off a landslide reelection victory earlier this month, says if being himself "is not good enough in any other election I might someday pursue," he will just find another job.
Republican Christie, who won reelection in blue New Jersey by garnering a broad coalition of support, said he didn't feel like he had to do any further outreach to his fellow party members who see him as a moderate unable to tap into the conservative base.
(CNN) - Amid the political divisiveness in Washington, two U.S. senators from North Dakota recited the Gettysburg Address together in a show of bipartisanship to honor the famed speech in light of its 150th anniversary on Tuesday.
In a video posted on YouTube, GOP Sen. John Hoeven and Democrat Heidi Heitkamp recited Abraham Lincoln's historic address for the Learn the Address project, an initiative started by filmmaker Ken Burns.
(CNN) - As 2016 chatter heats up, two political insiders spill their potential picks for their respective party's presidential nominee.
CNN political commentator and Democratic strategist Donna Brazile said if Hillary Clinton doesn't run, Vice President Joe Biden might just take the cake.
Updated 6:58 p.m. ET, 11/18/2013
Washington (CNN) - For the third time in three weeks, Senate Republicans blocked a nominee of President Obama's to be a judge on the D.C. Court of Appeals, a powerful court often considered second in influence to the U.S. Supreme Court.
On a vote of 53 to 38, Democratic supporters fell short of the 60 votes they needed to break a filibuster of nominee Robert Wilkins, who is currently a U.S. District Court judge in Washington.
CNN's GUT CHECK | for November 18, 2013 | 5 p.m.
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JUST IN: Secretary of Education Arne Duncan apologizes for suggesting ‘white suburban moms’ opposed standardized testing because “their child isn’t as bright as they thought they were.” Speaking to CNN’s Rene Marsh, Duncan said: “My wording, my phrasing, was a little clumsy and I apologize for that.”
CHENEY VS. CHENEY: One day after their daughters' quarrel over same-sex marriage burst into the political spotlight, former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne, defended their daughter Liz Cheney, saying she loves and respects her sister Mary, who's married to a woman. – Ashley Killough
(CNN) - Former Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin met with conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh Monday, according to a post on Palin's Facebook page.
"Mega dittos from the EIB network headquarters in Florida!" the former Alaska Gov. wrote of her visit to Limbaugh's radio network. "Got to meet one of my heroes today, Rush Limbaugh. As I've said many times, I was a ditto-head before ditto-head was cool!"
(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden expressed confidence Monday that the administration is going to fix the embattled federal healthcare website.
"The truth is, we're going to fix it," Biden said at Ellington Field airport in Houston, speaking to volunteers working to help people enroll in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
"God willing," he added later.