Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to limit money in politics
July 21st, 2014
07:37 PM ET
1 week ago

Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to limit money in politics

(CNN) - When Hillary Clinton ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, she raised and spent more than $250 million to eventually lose to Barack Obama, according to the Federal Election Commission.

That was then.

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Filed under: 2016 • Facebook • Hillary Clinton • Twitter
Anthony Weiner favorites 'ultimate sext machine' tweet
June 13th, 2014
05:58 PM ET
2 months ago

Anthony Weiner favorites 'ultimate sext machine' tweet

(CNN) – Anthony Weiner was apologizing Friday for another misstep on Twitter, the same social media site that’s been at the crux of his political downfall.

A new report from BuzzFeed revealed that the former New York congressman "favorited" a tweet labeling the hookup app Tinder as the "ultimate sext machine."

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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Twitter
Trump weighs in on vaccine-autism controversy
March 28th, 2014
08:58 AM ET
4 months ago

Trump weighs in on vaccine-autism controversy

(CNN) - Donald Trump appears to be once again suggesting a link between vaccines and the rise in autism, a theory that's been debunked numerous times in recent years.

"If I were President I would push for proper vaccinations but would not allow one time massive shots that a small child cannot take – AUTISM," the business mogul and reality TV star wrote on Twitter Thursday evening.

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Filed under: Donald Trump • Twitter
March 9th, 2014
02:51 PM ET
5 months ago

A 2012 GOP reunion

Updated 4:30 p.m. ET, 3/9/2014

(CNN) – Mitt Romney, 2012 GOP presidential nominee, and his former running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, tweeted Sunday that they bumped into each other at the airport.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Paul Ryan • Twitter
Hillary tweets viral Super Bowl joke, right blitzes back
February 3rd, 2014
06:56 PM ET
6 months ago

Hillary tweets viral Super Bowl joke, right blitzes back

(CNN) - The Seahawks may have crushed the Broncos on the field, but Hillary Clinton was arguably a dominant force on Twitter during the Super Bowl, with one of the most viral tweets of the evening.

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Filed under: Fox News • Hillary Clinton • Twitter
'House of Cards' star weighs in on Obama's remarks
December 18th, 2013
05:53 PM ET
7 months ago

'House of Cards' star weighs in on Obama's remarks

Washington (CNN) – One day after President Barack Obama said he wishes Washington worked a little more like it does in the Netflix series "House of Cards," the star of said program is offering his help.

Kicking off a meeting with top tech executives at the White House on Tuesday, Obama asked if Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings brought advanced copies of the hit web series, which enters its second season in February and focuses on Kevin Spacey's power-hungry character, Rep. Frank Underwood, as he skillfully maneuvers politics inside the Beltway.

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Filed under: President Obama • Twitter
October 23rd, 2013
07:22 AM ET
9 months ago

White House national security official fired for tweeting insults

(CNN) - A White House national security official was fired after sending sometimes insulting messages on Twitter under a fake name, a senior administration official said.

The story about National Security Council Director of Nonproliferation Jofi Joseph was first reported by the Daily Beast.

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Filed under: Twitter • White House
Al Gore tried to buy Twitter
October 17th, 2013
03:02 PM ET
10 months ago

Al Gore tried to buy Twitter

New York (CNNMoney) - Al Gore may not have invented the Internet, but he did try to buy one of its most popular social networks.

The former vice president told Bloomberg Television on Thursday that he and former Current TV co-founder Joel Hyatt tried to buy Twitter.

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Filed under: Al Gore • CNNMoney.com • Twitter
Gaga over Obamacare
October 2nd, 2013
06:45 PM ET
10 months ago

Gaga over Obamacare

(CNN) – President Barack Obama's sweeping health care effort got a star-studded endorsement Wednesday.

Pop superstar Lady Gaga took to her Twitter page to tell followers to sign up for health care, promoting the White House's Affordable Care Act a day after the health care exchanges hit the market.
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Filed under: Healthcare • Lady Gaga • Twitter
Shutdown snark: #govtshutdownpickuplines
October 1st, 2013
02:35 PM ET
10 months ago

Shutdown snark: #govtshutdownpickuplines

 (CNN) – Shut down? Don't worry, Twitter has some pick up lines.

That's right. It's time for the return of #govtshutdownpickuplines.
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Filed under: Congress • Twitter
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