July 14th, 2014
06:29 PM ET
2 months ago

Germany sees an inattentive partner in Washington

(CNN) - Germany needs U.S. partnership on spying but must first see a change from Washington and “probably the most detached President [in] decades,” former German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Monday.

There is “a level of mistrust that needs to be fixed, and it needs to be fixed from Washington,” Guttenberg told Amanpour in London.

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One in ten tune politics out
July 7th, 2014
09:34 AM ET
2 months ago

One in ten tune politics out

Washington (CNN) -- The midterm elections are just four months away, but a national poll indicates that one out of ten Americans apparently could care less.

According to the Pew Research Center's Political Typology report, 10% of the public isn't registered to vote, doesn't follow government or public affairs, and doesn't contribute to political parties.

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Perry urges Obama, Congress to work together on border security
July 3rd, 2014
04:55 PM ET
2 months ago

Perry urges Obama, Congress to work together on border security

(CNN) - Unlike some of his fellow Republicans, Texas Gov. Rick Perry declined to place direct blame on President Barack Obama for the recent influx of children illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the United States.

Perry was given multiple opportunities at a congressional hearing Thursday in Texas to fault the Obama administration for what the White House and Republicans are calling a "humanitarian crisis."

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July 2nd, 2014
03:15 PM ET
3 months ago

White House predicts U.S. World Cup win in 2030

(CNN) - Only 16 more years to go.

That's how long the White House predicted it would take for the U.S. Men's National Soccer team to bring home a major victory, like the World Cup.

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June 29th, 2014
03:04 PM ET
3 months ago

Controversy swirls over handling of Benghazi suspect Abu Khatallah

Washington (CNN) - During his two weeks aboard a ship to the United States, Ahmed Abu Khatallah was questioned by FBI interrogators over his alleged role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks that left four Americans dead.

As it turns out, he was interrogated both before and after authorities told him of his Miranda rights - which give him the right to remain silent to avoid self-incrimination, a U.S. official told CNN.

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June 27th, 2014
12:33 PM ET
3 months ago

Obama’s ‘day in life’ offers opening to tout message and slam Republicans

Minneapolis (CNN) - Presidents don’t usually get to grab cheeseburgers at the corner dive.

But the normal restrictions placed on a commanders-in-chief don’t seem to hinder President Barack Obama recently, who’s continuing his effort to poke through the bubble and experience life as average Americans do – or at least an approximation of it.

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U.S. congressman marries same-sex partner
June 22nd, 2014
09:01 AM ET
3 months ago

U.S. congressman marries same-sex partner

(CNN) - Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney tied the knot with his longtime partner, designer Randy Florke, Saturday night in New York.

"Even after 22 years together, we're overwhelmed by how blessed we feel to celebrate this special day with our friends and family,” the couple said in a statement.

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Obama image spotted in urinal
June 20th, 2014
04:05 PM ET
3 months ago

Obama image spotted in urinal

(CNN) – A cartoonish figure of President Obama was found in a urinal at a major conservative gathering in Washington on Friday.

It's unknown who put the item there.

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Political divide: 'Don't negotiate with terrorists' vs. 'Leave no man behind'
May 31st, 2014
08:56 PM ET
4 months ago

Political divide: 'Don't negotiate with terrorists' vs. 'Leave no man behind'

(CNN) - Amid the jubilation over the return of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, some top Republicans are questioning the tactics used to get him home.

While happy that America's only soldier taken prisoner during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq is being repatriated, they stressed that the United States does not negotiate with terrorists. They warned that swapping American soldiers for Taliban militants sets a dangerous precedent.

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Poll: Americans disagree with Rove questioning of Clinton
May 28th, 2014
10:16 AM ET
4 months ago

Poll: Americans disagree with Rove questioning of Clinton

Washington (CNN) - Most Americans don't agree with Karl Rove's questioning of Hillary Clinton's health and age, according to a new national poll.

And an ABC News/Washington Post survey released Wednesday also indicates that a majority of the public says they'd support Clinton if she makes a second bid for the White House.

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