Colin Powell takes on Ellen with awesome selfie
March 13th, 2014
01:51 PM ET
4 months ago

Colin Powell takes on Ellen with awesome selfie

(CNN) – Watch out, Ellen.

Colin Powell is starting his own selfie sensation.
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March 13th, 2014
01:04 PM ET
4 months ago

Christie faces hecklers at town hall

Updated 2:34 p.m. ET, 3/13/2014

Mount Laurel, New Jersey (CNN) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's town hall Thursday was repeatedly interrupted by what appeared to be a coordinated effort by hecklers, four of whom took turns shouting at the governor when other audience members tried to ask questions.

The first protester stood up about 35 minutes into the event and hollered at the governor from across the room about Superstorm Sandy relief aid.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • New Jersey
Who Palin wants in the Senate
March 13th, 2014
11:59 AM ET
4 months ago

Who Palin wants in the Senate

(CNN) - Sarah Palin appears to be picking up the pace when it comes to 2014 endorsements, backing conservatives in Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Mississippi for the U.S. Senate.

Thursday the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee backed Chris McDaniel, the conservative state senator in MIssissippi who's primary challenging six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.

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Can Silicon Valley disrupt the Democratic Party?
Ro Khanna is an evangelist for the thriving tech economy based in Silicon Valley and the favorite son of its wealthiest visionaries.
March 13th, 2014
10:15 AM ET
4 months ago

Can Silicon Valley disrupt the Democratic Party?

Cupertino, California (CNN) – Ro Khanna wants a show of hands.

"How many of you have heard of LinkedIn?"

The 37-year-old Indian-American Democrat, the darling of Silicon Valley's tech elite and a vehicle for their budding engagement with Washington, is addressing a cafeteria full of advanced placement government students at Cupertino High School. Most of them are Indian or Asian-American, the sons and daughters of the programmers and tech company employees who populate this neatly manicured California town where Apple is based.

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Filed under: California • Democrats
March 13th, 2014
10:00 AM ET
4 months ago

Ryan's 'inner city' comments sparking backlash

Washington (CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan said comments he made on a conservative radio program about people in inner cities not valuing the “culture of work” were “inarticulate.”

“I was not implicating the culture of one community-but of society as a whole,” Ryan said in a statement after fellow members of Congress pounced on his comments as being offensive and tinged with racism.

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Poll: Majority don't believe Christie, Clinton explanations
March 13th, 2014
09:09 AM ET
4 months ago

Poll: Majority don't believe Christie, Clinton explanations

(CNN) – A majority of Americans don't believe the explanations by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about two controversies that continue to dog them as they seriously consider White House runs, according to a new national poll.

And another new survey indicates Clinton topping Christie by double digits in one of the most important states in the race for the White House.

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Filed under: 2016 • Chris Christie • Hillary Clinton • Iowa • New Jersey • Polls
March 13th, 2014
04:03 AM ET
4 months ago

Capitol dome lights go dark

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The lights on the U.S. Capitol Dome briefly went dark Wednesday night as gusty winds blew through the District of Columbia.

The power failure happened around 8:30pm after both the Senate and the House of Representatives had adjourned for the night.

“High winds in the DC area are currently causing electrical power surges that impacted power supply to the Capitol," Architect of the Capitol spokesman Matt Guilfoyle told CNN.

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