Channeling party's left, Clinton bashes Bush, defends husband
May 16th, 2014
02:31 PM ET
6 months ago

Channeling party's left, Clinton bashes Bush, defends husband

Washington (CNN) - Hillary Clinton offered a strong defense of her husband's presidency on Friday as both Democrats and Republicans have started to link the former first lady to the economic policies of the 1990s.

Clinton's comments were more political than historical, and she offered a tough critique of former President George W. Bush as someone focused solely on tax cuts for the rich.
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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • George W. Bush • Hillary Clinton
Obama, Biden lunch at Shake Shack
May 16th, 2014
01:26 PM ET
6 months ago

Obama, Biden lunch at Shake Shack

Washington (CNN) - President Obama met up with his vice president for lunch Friday at a Shake Shack location not far from the White House.

But more than burgers were on the President's mind.
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Filed under: Joe Biden • President Obama • Washington D.C.
Hillary Clinton: ‘I am running…around the park’
Walters interviewed Clinton for "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012."
May 16th, 2014
11:07 AM ET
6 months ago

Hillary Clinton: ‘I am running…around the park’

(CNN) - Hillary Clinton continues to play coy with whether or not she is running for president.

At Barbara Walters' final taping of ABC's “The View,” the former secretary of state and prohibitive favorite for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 was a surprise guest.
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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton
RNC sells t-shirt: 'I'll be damned, I'm a Republican'
May 16th, 2014
10:32 AM ET
6 months ago

RNC sells t-shirt: 'I'll be damned, I'm a Republican'

(CNN) - The Republican National Committee has apparently embraced a new slogan.

"I'll be damned, I'm a Republican."
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Filed under: New Mexico • RNC • Susana Martinez
May 16th, 2014
08:42 AM ET
6 months ago

Police commissioner refuses to apologize for Obama slur

–updated 10:27pm

(CNN) - A police commissioner in a northern New England town says he won't apologize for calling President Barack Obama the "n" word.

Robert Copeland, 82, sat with his arms crossed at a packed town meeting Thursday evening while a crowd of angry residents of predominantly white Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, called for his resignation.

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Filed under: New Hampshire • President Obama
Pentagon document lays out battle plan against zombies
May 16th, 2014
08:01 AM ET
6 months ago

Pentagon document lays out battle plan against zombies

Washington (CNN) – Never fear the night of the living dead - the Pentagon has got you covered.

From responses to natural disasters to a catastrophic attack on the homeland, the U.S. military has a plan of action ready to go if either incident occurs.

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Filed under: Pentagon
Strange times: Republicans block tax credits - as a protest
May 16th, 2014
08:00 AM ET
6 months ago

Strange times: Republicans block tax credits - as a protest

(CNN) - It is a rare, strange day when Senate Republicans vote to block billions in tax cuts. But that's what happened Thursday when they chose to freeze a massive tax credit package in order to protest how Democrats are running the chamber.

By a vote of 53-40, the EXPIRE Act, which would extend $85 billion in tax credits, failed to get the 60 votes needed to overcome a filibuster.

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Filed under: Congress • Taxes
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