September 8th, 2014
02:34 PM ET
1 month ago

Five reasons Obama's delay on immigration is political

WASHINGTON (CNN) – President Barack Obama says he won't act on immigration reform until after the November congressional elections.

The news angered Latino groups pushing him to make good on past promises to halt or substantially reduce deportations of immigrants living illegally in the country.

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Bill Clinton and George W. Bush yuk it up
September 8th, 2014
02:24 PM ET
1 month ago

Bill Clinton and George W. Bush yuk it up

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Bill Clinton and George W. Bush sounded like old college buddies when they appeared in Washington on Monday.

You'd never know that Clinton was the candidate who made Bush's father a one-termer, or that Bush ran for office in 2000 promising to restore "honor and dignity to the White House" after Clinton left.

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September 8th, 2014
02:22 PM ET
1 month ago

Finger-pointing over immigration delay begins

(CNN) – President Barack Obama postponed executive action on immigration, but Democrats want voters to know the delay isn't his fault.

Blame Republicans instead, according to the latest Democratic latest talking points.

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Casu Marzu (Italy)
September 8th, 2014
02:19 PM ET
1 month ago

Foodies beware: The FDA is coming for your French cheese

WASHINGTON (CNN) – America's food police are patrolling and arresting suspicious French dairy products, which are either delicious cheese or a bacteria-laden menace. You decide.

The Los Angeles Times reports that Food and Drug Administration rules could effectively ban age-old recipes for cheeses like Roquefort, St. Nectaire, Morbier and Tomme de Savoie.

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September 8th, 2014
02:16 PM ET
1 month ago

Lyndon Johnson's 'Daisy' ad, which changed the world of politics, turns 50

Washington (CNN) - The screen is black and white.

A little girl, no taller than the weeds that surround her, stands in a field and picks petals from a delicate daisy. She quietly counts each one.

Suddenly an ominous voice can be heard counting down from 10. She looks up as the camera zooms in on her face, all the way into her iris. And then the unthinkable happens: A mushroom cloud.

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DNC chairwoman: Walker 'has given women the back of his hand'
September 3rd, 2014
07:23 PM ET
1 month ago

DNC chairwoman: Walker 'has given women the back of his hand'

(CNN) – The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee used domestic violence analogies while attacking Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin on Wednesday.

At an event on women's issues in Milwaukee, Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz blasted Walker for his policies, saying he "has given women the back of his hand."

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Henry Kissinger loves joking about Hillary Clinton 2016
September 3rd, 2014
06:18 PM ET
1 month ago

Henry Kissinger loves joking about Hillary Clinton 2016

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger used a short speech at the State Department on Wednesday to joke about the prospect of Hillary Clinton running for President in 2016.

Standing on stage with five other former or current secretaries of state, Kissinger - who served as secretary of state under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford - highlighted the work of diplomats and foreign service officers as he spoke at the groundbreaking for the United States Diplomacy Center, a museum set to honor diplomatic work.

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Filed under: 2016 • Henry Kissinger • Hillary Clinton
September 3rd, 2014
06:16 PM ET
1 month ago

CNN Poll: McConnell holds slim edge in biggest Senate race of 2014

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell holds a slim four-point edge over his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in a new CNN/ORC International Poll of one of the most closely watched Senate races of 2014.

McConnell's 4-point advantage, 50%-46%, falls within the survey's 4-point sampling error, furthering emphasizing how close this Kentucky contest remains 62 days before Election Day. The outcome of this election may help decide control of the Senate, influence President Barack Obama's final two years in office and determine the political fate of Kentucky's longest-serving senator.

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September 3rd, 2014
06:13 PM ET
2 months ago

After 30 years in Senate, McConnell runs as 'candidate of change'

NICHOLASVILLE, Kentucky (CNN) – When you first hear his pitch, it defies logic: Mitch McConnell, a 30-year veteran of the Senate, campaigning for re-election as an agent of change.

"If you want change, if you're unhappy with the direction of this country, the candidate of change is the guy you're looking at," McConnell told an audience at a Chamber of Commerce lunch here.

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Filed under: 2014 • Alison Lundergan Grimes • Kentucky • Mitch McConnell • Senate
Rand Paul to head back to New Hampshire
September 3rd, 2014
03:01 PM ET
2 months ago

Rand Paul to head back to New Hampshire

(CNN) – Sen. Rand Paul returns to New Hampshire next week, making his third visit to the first-in-the-nation primary state as he prepares for a possible presidential run in 2016.

The Kentucky Republican will appear at a Manchester event on September 11 that's hosted by Generation Opportunity, a libertarian-minded advocacy group for millennials.

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Filed under: 2016 • New Hampshire • Rand Paul
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