N.J. Assembly to release documents in bridge scandal investigation
George Washington Bridge between New York City and Fort Lee, New Jersey on December 17, 2013.
January 9th, 2014
08:07 PM ET
9 months ago

N.J. Assembly to release documents in bridge scandal investigation

(CNN) - The New Jersey State Assembly committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal will release on Friday hundreds of pages of documents collected as part of its investigation, a spokesman for the committee said Thursday.

The committee spokesman confirmed that 907 pages of documents collected in response to the subpoena of former state official David Wildstein, an ally of Gov. Chris Christie, are expected to be posted online sometime mid-morning on Friday.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • New Jersey
Park Service allows immigration rally on 'closed' National Mall
October 8th, 2013
02:47 PM ET
1 year ago

Park Service allows immigration rally on 'closed' National Mall

(CNN) - Despite the closure of the National Mall and monuments during the partial government shutdown, immigration advocates are holding a rally and concert. And some conservatives are crying foul.

The protestors, who are holding a march in favor of comprehensive immigration reform Tuesday, which is stalled in a stalemated Congress, are allowed to rally on the closed mall under their First Amendment rights, the National Park Service told CNN.
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Filed under: Government Shutdown • Immigration
May 13th, 2013
12:50 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama: Alleged IRS political targeting 'outrageous'

Washington (CNN) - President Obama vowed Monday to hold the Internal Revenue Service accountable if reports of political targeting are proved true.

"If in fact IRS personnel engaged in the kind of practices that have been reported on and were intentionally targeting conservative groups, then that's outrageous. And there's no place for it," Obama told reporters.

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Filed under: IRS • Tea Party
January 23rd, 2013
09:30 AM ET
2 years ago

Clinton Benghazi statement: 'Not just a matter of policy - it's personal'

Washington (CNN) - Here are Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's prepared remarks to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that is investigating the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012.

Not all of the remarks were delivered precisely as written.

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Filed under: Congress • Hillary Clinton • Libya
January 22nd, 2013
04:59 AM ET
2 years ago

Obamas party with 30,000 close friends

Washington (CNN) - After celebrating his second inauguration with a throng estimated at about 800,000, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spent the evening at more intimate affairs: 30,000 guests at two inaugural balls.

The Obamas first swung by the Commander in Chief's Ball, where they danced in front of a sea of cell phone cameras to Jennifer Hudson's performance of Al Green's classic "Let's Stay Together." They then switched partners: the first lady danced with Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Timothy D. Easterling and the president danced with an Air Force Staff Sgt. Bria D. Nelson.

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Filed under: Inauguration • Michelle Obama • President Obama