April 21st, 2014
01:07 PM ET
2 days ago

Obamas open up South Lawn to eager children for Easter Egg Roll

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined the Easter Bunny to welcome a crowd of children, parents and volunteers to the White House South Lawn on Monday for the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll.

The first couple walked onto the Truman Balcony, which overlooks the South Lawn, and the President wished everyone a "Happy Easter." As he looked out onto the crowd he added, "This is the biggest event we have at the White House all year long."

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Filed under: Michelle Obama • President Obama • White House
World of Clinton super PACs growing
April 21st, 2014
12:12 PM ET
2 days ago

World of Clinton super PACs growing

Washington (CNN) - How many variations of Hillary Clinton 2016 can you think of?

It's an operative question for those organizing super PACs around a possible Clinton run at the presidency in 2016. Here’s a partial list of what is already taken: HillaryPAC, Hillary For The Win, Time for Hillary, Ready for Hillary, Madam Hillary 2016 and Hillary Clinton Super PAC. FULL POST


Filed under: Hillary Clinton
April 21st, 2014
11:38 AM ET
2 days ago

Video: Obama reads, shoots hoops at Egg Roll

The president and first lady entertain kids during the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll.


Filed under: President Obama • White House
GOP raises cash using Bush 41 socks
April 21st, 2014
10:44 AM ET
2 days ago

GOP raises cash using Bush 41 socks

(CNN) – What's the GOP’s latest weapon against Democrats?

President George H.W. Bush’s fashion.
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Filed under: 2014 • George H.W. Bush • RNC
April 21st, 2014
09:48 AM ET
2 days ago

Inside Politics Speed Read: Should Justice Ginsburg retire?

Here's our morning roundup of the big stories Inside Politics on CNN:

The justice and her plans: She’s 81, has had two bouts with cancer and has been on the Supreme Court for 21 years, but Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made it clear she won’t be rushed off the bench.

It’s no secret that a lot of Democrats would like to see her step down.

There’s certainly no guarantee a Democrat will win the White House in 2016. And more immediately, there’s no guarantee that Democrats will keep their majority in the Senate in 2014. Both elections could complicate Democrats’ hope to replace Ginsburg with an equally liberal justice. FULL POST


Filed under: Elizabeth Warren • Inside Politics • Joe Biden • Michelle Obama
April 21st, 2014
09:00 AM ET
3 days ago

Video: Biden en route to Ukraine

John King, Julie Pace and Alexander Burns weigh in on Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Ukraine this week.


Filed under: Joe Biden • Ukraine
$100,000 income: Three very different tax bills
April 21st, 2014
07:43 AM ET
3 days ago

$100,000 income: Three very different tax bills

New York (CNNMoney) - There are a lot of differences between Queens, Topeka and Seattle.

One that stands out: People making the same money in each of those places can face very different tax bills.

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Filed under: CNNMoney.com • Taxes
GOP House group takes in $21 million, outraised by Dems in first quarter
April 20th, 2014
06:40 PM ET
3 days ago

GOP House group takes in $21 million, outraised by Dems in first quarter

(CNN) – The group working to keep control of the House in Republican hands raised $9.9 million in March and finished the first quarter of the year with $31 million cash on hand, according to the National Republican Congressional Committee.

Over the course of the first three months of 2014, the NRCC said Sunday it raised $21.2 million, its largest first-quarter haul since 2003.
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Filed under: 2014 • DCCC • Fundraising • NRCC
April 20th, 2014
03:32 PM ET
3 days ago

Political chatter: Three different takes on Ukraine, the role of the Pope and midterm politics

What will happen in Ukraine depends on who you ask. Officials from Russia, Ukraine and the United States appeared on the political talk shows to spin their narrative of events on the ground in the eastern European country embroiled in turmoil.

If you spent the Easter holiday doing something other than watching the Sunday political talk shows but want to get up to speed on this Monday morning for the week ahead, we’ve got you covered with this comprehensive take on all-things politics.

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Filed under: 2014 • Boston Marathon bombing • Obamacare • Pope Francis • Russia • Ukraine • Uncategorized
Warren repeats she's 'not running for president'
April 20th, 2014
12:23 PM ET
3 days ago

Warren repeats she's 'not running for president'

(CNN) – Days before the release of her new book, Sen. Elizabeth Warren reiterated that she's not angling for a White House bid.

"I'm not running for president," the Massachusetts Democrat said in an interview that aired Sunday on CBS's "Sunday Morning."
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Filed under: 2016 • Elizabeth Warren
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