(CNN) – In another sign that Sen. Rand Paul is taking steps toward a presidential campaign, the Kentucky Republican will come out with a new book early next year.
That's about the same time frame Paul has said he'll make a decision about a White House bid.
Paul told Louisville's Courier-Journal, which first reported the story, that the timing was "just coincidence, probably just coincidence."
Washington (CNN) – Hillary Clinton first opened the can of worms on her sizable wealth during the first interview of her book tour on June 9.
Nearly two months later, Clinton is still being asked about it and tells Fusion that she regrets telling ABC's Diane Sawyer that her family was 'dead broke' when they left the White House in 2001.
(CNN) - In a move with both 2014 and 2016 implications, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will weigh in Tuesday on the U.S. Senate battle in New Hampshire.
The longtime Republican governor from Texas will team up NHGOP Chair Jennifer Horn on a media conference call to criticize both Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and President Barack Obama over the current border crisis.
Washington (CNN) – If lawmakers delay taking action now on climate change it could cost taxpayers exponentially more in the future to deal with the effects of a warming planet, the White House is warning Tuesday.
A report from President Barack Obama's administration says the costs of mitigating carbon emissions will rise 40% per decade unless something is done now to stem the outpouring of pollutants scientists say are causing global warning.
CNN’s POLITICAL GUT CHECK | for July 28, 2014 | 5 p.m.
— n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle
FINAL COUNTDOWN … WHAT WILL AND WON'T GET DONE: Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week. While it appears lawmakers might get to a few things on the to-do list, other matters are likely to be left until they return. Here's what’s happening:
Washington (CNN) – An administration official told CNN that President Barack Obama "is being updated" on the outbreak of the Ebola virus in parts of Africa.
The administration official would not offer further details on the briefing.
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(CNN) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the work of a commission designed to quell corruption in New York state politics against a report that his office interfered with the panel's investigation.
"By definition the commission took advice and opinion from many, many people," Cuomo said Monday in response to questions about a top aide's communication with the Moreland Commission, a group appointed last year by the Democratic governor.
Washington (CNN) - Haim Saban, a multibillionaire media mogul, said Monday he is prepared to spend "as much as needed" to get Hillary Clinton into the White House in 2016.
While it is no secret that Saban, the head of Univision and a prodigious Democratic money man, is excited about the prospect of Hillary Clinton running for president in 2016, these recent comments to Bloomberg up the ante of his support.
Washington (CNN) – During an awards ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama whispered in the ear of superstar musician Linda Ronstadt that he once had a crush on her.
The President admitted to the crowd afterwards that, "I told Linda Ronstadt I had a crush on her back in the day " Ronstadt joined Obama on stage, along with 11 other recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts.
(CNN) – Georgia Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn's campaign is defending Monday an early campaign plan detailing challenges the U.S. Senate hopeful might face in courting voters and outreach strategy, after the internal memo was leaked.
Republicans have jumped on the document, obtained by the conservative National Review, as an effort by the Democrat's campaign to exploit voters, while Nunn's team is pushing back, underscoring that the document was "...a draft of a document that was written eight months ago" and was always subject to alternation.
"Like all good plans, they change" campaign manager Jeff DiSantis said in a statement.