Bill Clinton: America has 'barely scratched the surface' on African investment
August 5th, 2014
11:03 AM ET
3 weeks ago

Bill Clinton: America has 'barely scratched the surface' on African investment

Washington (CNN) - With the vast majority of African leaders in town for a White House summit on the future of the continent, former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that partnering with African business is a "massive opportunity for American business."

Clinton, who moderated the opening panel at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, said that although the conventional wisdom is that Africa needs the United States far more than America needs Africa, the reality is that the U.S. business community "needs this relationship as much or more as Africa and its business community.”

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Filed under: Africa • Bill Clinton • President Obama
Poll: Majority of Americans feel their representative is part of the problem
August 5th, 2014
09:14 AM ET
3 weeks ago

Poll: Majority of Americans feel their representative is part of the problem

Washington (CNN) - Note to Congress: Your constituents are turning on you.

For the first time, a majority of Americans said they disapproved of their representative and thought they were part of the problem in Washington, according to a Washington Post-ABC poll out Tuesday. The poll found that 51% of Americans disapprove of the way their own member of Congress is handling his or her job, while 41% approve.

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Filed under: 2014 • Congress • Polls
James Brady, former Reagan press secretary, gun-control advocate, dies
August 4th, 2014
01:47 PM ET
4 weeks ago

James Brady, former Reagan press secretary, gun-control advocate, dies

(CNN) – James Brady, former press secretary to Ronald Reagan who was severely wounded in a 1981 assassination attempt on the President, has died, the White House said on Monday.

He was 73.

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Filed under: Gun control • Ronald Reagan • White House
New book says Hillary Clinton blamed husband's infidelity on abuse as a child
August 1st, 2014
09:51 AM ET
4 weeks ago

New book says Hillary Clinton blamed husband's infidelity on abuse as a child

Washington (CNN) – Hillary Clinton told an interviewer in 1999 – the year after the Monica Lewinsky scandal rocked Bill Clinton's presidency – that the President's infidelity issues stemmed from his abusive mother and led to a sex addiction for the former president.

The comments come from an upcoming book by Lucinda Franks, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, whose book – "Timeless: Love, Morgenthau and Me" – is set to hit bookshelves in late August. Clinton's comments come from an interview she granted Franks, at the time a writer for the short lived Talk magazine.

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton
July 31st, 2014
06:56 PM ET
4 weeks ago

Bill Clinton: ‘I nearly got’ Osama bin Laden

Washington (CNN) - Bill Clinton, just hours before planes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, reportedly told an audience in Australia that he almost killed Osama bin Laden during his presidency.

Speaking to a group of businessmen in Australia on September 10, 2001, according to audio aired by SkyNews Australia on Wednesday, Clinton said that he "nearly got" the al Qaeda leader but didn't go through with a missile attack because of the collateral damage that would have come from it.

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Filed under: Australia • Bill Clinton • Osama bin Laden
Poll: Obama flirts with all-time low approval in Ohio as Clinton remains strong
July 31st, 2014
10:17 AM ET
4 weeks ago

Poll: Obama flirts with all-time low approval in Ohio as Clinton remains strong

(CNN) – Ohio voters have soured on President Barack Obama, according to a new survey, but are still upbeat about Hillary Clinton, his possible Democratic successor.

Thirty-six percent of Ohio voters approve of the way Obama is handing his job as president, according to the Quinnipiac University poll, a number that is only three percentage points above the President's Buckeye State low point of 34% in November 2013. Fifty-nine percent of Ohio voters disapprove of how the President's handling his duties.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Ohio • Poll • President Obama
Waiting with open wallets: Media mogul says he'll spend 'as much as needed' for Clinton 2016
July 28th, 2014
04:53 PM ET
1 month ago

Waiting with open wallets: Media mogul says he'll spend 'as much as needed' for Clinton 2016

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.

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Filed under: 2016 • Citizens United • Fundraising • Hillary Clinton
July 25th, 2014
11:44 AM ET
1 month ago

Senior Obama adviser on impeachment: 'I would not discount that possibility'

Washington (CNN) – Dan Pfeiffer, a longtime aide and senior adviser to President Barack Obama, told reporters Friday that recent talk of impeaching the President should not be considered a long shot.

"I would not discount that possibility," Pfeiffer said, pointing out that a CNN/ORC International poll released Friday indicated that a third of Americans think Obama should be impeached.

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Hillary Clinton stands by 'Russian reset' in face of recent events
July 24th, 2014
12:35 PM ET
1 month ago

Hillary Clinton stands by 'Russian reset' in face of recent events

Washington (CNN) - It worked.

That is the argument former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made during a Thursday interview about her much talked about 2009 reset of U.S.-Russia relations.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Russia
Clinton, Sotomayor and Castro to attend Friday event together
July 23rd, 2014
03:36 PM ET
1 month ago

Clinton, Sotomayor and Castro to attend Friday event together

Washington (CNN) – Hillary Clinton, Sonia Sotomayor and Julian Castro will appear together in New York City on Friday as part of Dream Big Day at the Bronx Children's Museum.

Earlier this summer, Sotomayor surprised the former secretary of state during a book signing Clinton held at a Costco in Northern Virginia. The Supreme Court justice and Clinton shared a few words and held each others hand while they chatted.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Julian Castro • Sonia Sotomayor
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