Biden heading to Central America to address flood of immigrant kids
June 15th, 2014
06:31 PM ET
3 months ago

Biden heading to Central America to address flood of immigrant kids

Palm Springs, Calif. (CNN) — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Guatemala this week to discuss a recent rash of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. Southern border from three Central American nations.

Senior administration officials said Biden would meet with Guatemala’s president along with the president of El Salvador and a senior official within Honduras’ government to broach the matter of young children being sent to the United States as a way to flee unrest in those three nations.

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Bush 41 attends advanced screening of '41ON41'
June 15th, 2014
06:19 PM ET
3 months ago

Bush 41 attends advanced screening of '41ON41'

(CNN) – Surrounded by family and friends, former President George H.W. attended an advanced screening of “41ON41” on Friday as part of his 90th birthday festivities.

The film is about the life and legacy of President George H. W. Bush, as told by interviews with 41 people who know him best.

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No pros and cons list yet for Clinton on 2016
June 15th, 2014
02:03 PM ET
3 months ago

No pros and cons list yet for Clinton on 2016

(CNN) - As she weighs whether to launch another bid for the White House, Hillary Clinton described the decision-making process as fluid.

And though she says she's asked daily about a possible 2016 presidential run, she's not quite to the point of making a formal list of the reasons for and against launching a campaign.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton
June 15th, 2014
01:02 PM ET
3 months ago

Video: Do male politicians have it easier?

(CNN) – Potential 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton said the 2016 campaign would be a friendlier environment for a female candidate than her last run in 2008.

But has it really gotten easier for women in politics?

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Romney: If Clinton runs in 2016, GOP should hit record at State
June 15th, 2014
12:29 PM ET
3 months ago

Romney: If Clinton runs in 2016, GOP should hit record at State

(CNN) – Mitt Romney said Sunday the way to pull down a potential Hillary Clinton campaign is to attack her record as secretary of state.

The 2012 Republican presidential candidate called Clinton’s tenure as American's top diplomat a "monumental bust" and narrowed in on Clinton's recent comments on the Taliban prisoner exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

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Filed under: 2016 • Eric Cantor • Hillary Clinton • Lindsey Graham • Mitt Romney • Republican Party
June 15th, 2014
11:02 AM ET
3 months ago

Graham: Obama 'stubborn-headed,' 'delusional' on Iraq

(CNN) – An ardent critic of the Obama administration's foreign policy, Sen. Lindsey Graham labeled the President as "stubborn-headed,” “delusional" and "detached" over his decision on a U.S. reaction to the unfolding violence in Iraq.

The South Carolina Republican argued Sunday on CNN’s "State of the Union" for more intervention in the country, as Sunni militant fighters ramp up attacks in the region.

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Filed under: Iraq • Lindsey Graham • President Obama • TV-State of the Union
Graham on primary victory: 'Politics is war in another form'
June 15th, 2014
10:52 AM ET
3 months ago

Graham on primary victory: 'Politics is war in another form'

(CNN) - After defeating a slew of challengers from the right, Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday chalked up his primary win to success in messaging and a first-rate ground game.

The South Carolina Republican was asked by CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger, guest host of “State of the Union,” what he did right last week that Rep. Eric Cantor did wrong. Cantor lost his primary to a little-known GOP opponent.

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June 15th, 2014
10:13 AM ET
3 months ago

Cantor reflects on primary loss, says 'of course' he'll vote for Brat in November

(CNN) - Defeated at the polls in a major primary upset, Rep. Eric Cantor said he'll vote for the man who beat him, come November's general election.

The No. 2 House Republican also told CNN chief congressional correspondent Dana Bash, guest host on Sunday's "State of the Union," that he's "not ready to close out any options right now" on running for public office in the future.

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Filed under: 2014 • Eric Cantor • House Republicans • Tea Party • TV-State of the Union
June 15th, 2014
09:00 AM ET
3 months ago

The ‘Inside Politics’ Forecast: Christie’s New Hampshire 2016 message

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

Washington (CNN) – Lessons from our trip around the "Inside Politics" table this Sunday: new challenges for two governors who also happen to be 2016 presidential prospects, a California court case that could reverberate in your school district and a Tennessee tea party test.

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Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Chris Christie • Education • Inside Politics • Lamar Alexander • Same-sex marriage • Scott Walker • Tea Party
June 15th, 2014
08:05 AM ET
3 months ago

How enthusiastic are Democrats about Clinton as nominee?

Washington (CNN) - Most Democrats say they'd support Hillary Clinton if she wins their party's nomination, but a new national survey indicates only a minority are excited about that prospect.

The CNN/ORC International poll released Sunday also indicates the race for the GOP nomination remains a wide open contest with no obvious frontrunner among the potential Republican White House hopefuls.

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