Student to Hillary Clinton: If you don't represent women as president, who will?
March 23rd, 2014
01:03 PM ET
7 months ago

Student to Hillary Clinton: If you don't represent women as president, who will?

(CNN) - It's inevitable at every event. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been asked about running for president so many times that The New York Times did a story earlier this month on all the different ways the question has been posed.

But until Saturday night, it hadn't been asked quite this way.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton
Walker brushes off document release as ‘old news’
February 23rd, 2014
12:34 PM ET
8 months ago

Walker brushes off document release as ‘old news’

Washington (CNN) - Facing controversy back home over documents from a 2010 investigation, at the National Governors Association in Washington, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has decided the best defense is a good offense.

After initially being criticized by reporters in Wisconsin for not answering questions following Wednesday’s release of the records and e-mails, Walker has kept a high profile during the conference. He has made himself available to reporters several times, sat down with The Washington Post and taken part in a national television interview Sunday morning.
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Filed under: Scott Walker • Wisconsin
Christie, Romney will appear at RGA fundraiser this week
February 22nd, 2014
02:33 PM ET
8 months ago

Christie, Romney will appear at RGA fundraiser this week

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Updated 3:19 p.m. ET, 2/22/2014

(CNN) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Mitt Romney will appear at a fundraising event this week for the Republican Governors Association.

The event is Thursday night in Boston, RGA spokesman Jon Thompson said.

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Filed under: Chris Christie • Mitt Romney • RGA
As investigation moves forward, high-profile week ahead for Christie
February 10th, 2014
07:00 AM ET
8 months ago

As investigation moves forward, high-profile week ahead for Christie

Washington (CNN) - From Chicago, to the nation's capital, to Port Monmouth, New Jersey, it will be a high-profile week for Gov. Chris Christie, including at least two events where he will face questions.

It is a dual purpose trip to Chicago on Tuesday, as Christie begins the process of trying to repair damage to his national profile. He'll raise money for the Republican Governors Association like his previous RGA trips: behind closed doors and out of the public eye.
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Filed under: Chris Christie
Chris Christie to take questions on radio show
February 3rd, 2014
07:43 AM ET
9 months ago

Chris Christie to take questions on radio show

(CNN) - For the first time since e-mails linked his office to the decision to close lanes to the George Washington Bridge, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to take questions from Garden State residents Monday night.

Christie will appear on the "Ask the Governor" radio show on New Jersey 101.5 live at 7 p.m. ET.

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Filed under: Chris Christie • New Jersey
Obama discusses 'fluid' Egyptian situation with national security team
July 7th, 2013
07:59 AM ET
1 year ago

Obama discusses 'fluid' Egyptian situation with national security team

Washington (CNN) - With developments in Egypt looming over his weekend trip to Camp David, President Barack Obama held a conference call with his national security team Saturday as the administration deals with what it calls "the very fluid situation."

The meeting came on a day of growing leadership questions in Egypt, as Mohamed ElBaredei for hours was reported to be on the brink of becoming Egypt's interim prime minister, but those reports were later denied.

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Filed under: 2013 • Egypt • John Kerry • President Obama
May 24th, 2013
03:47 PM ET
1 year ago

Michelle Obama, 'Scandal' and the Godfather of Soul

Washington (CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama hung out with a "big time star" and jammed to the Godfather of Soul, but brought a serious message to students at a once-troubled Washington elementary school Friday.

Obama joined actress Kerry Washington, from the ABC television show "Scandal," in the visit to Savoy Elementary School which was once one of the district's lowest performing schools and is located in the city's Anacostia neighborhood.
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Filed under: Michelle Obama • Washington
Obama dares Ohio State graduates 'to be better'
May 5th, 2013
03:37 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama dares Ohio State graduates 'to be better'

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) - President Obama told graduates Sunday that "the institutions that give structure to our society have at times betrayed your trust" but called on young people to take a more active role in the political process as part of the solution.

Obama delivered his first commencement address of the spring to nearly 10,000 graduates at The Ohio State University in Columbus. He urged students to reject the "voices" that "incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that's the root of our all our problems, even as they do their best to gum up the works."
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Filed under: Ohio • President Obama
President Obama returns to Ohio State for graduation
May 4th, 2013
03:46 PM ET
1 year ago

President Obama returns to Ohio State for graduation

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) – A year ago Sunday, President Barack Obama went to the heart of the key battleground state of Ohio to officially kick off his re-election campaign with a rally at The Ohio State University.

On the anniversary of that speech, the president returns to the Ohio State campus, this time to deliver the commencement address at the university's spring graduation.
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Filed under: 2013 • Ohio • President Obama
February 18th, 2013
05:43 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama on the links: Did the lessons pay off?

Palm City, Florida (CNN) - President Obama, fresh off lessons from a top golf coach and a round with Tiger Woods, took to the course for a final time on his Florida private trip Monday.

There were no celebrities or golf experts in today's foursome. The president played for a third day in a row with Trade Representative Ron Kirk, as well as longtime Chicago friend Eric Whitaker, and White House travel director Marvin Nicholson.
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Filed under: Florida • President Obama
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