RNC Chair to CNN: Christie should stay at RGA
January 22nd, 2014
12:52 PM ET
6 years ago

RNC Chair to CNN: Christie should stay at RGA

Washington (CNN) – Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus says New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie should remain in his job as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, pushing back on a call from Virginia’s losing GOP gubernatorial candidate for Christie to step down.

“No, not at all,” Preibus told CNN in response to whether he agrees with Ken Cuccinelli’s demand that Christie quit the RGA.

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Filed under: 2014 • Chris Christie • Ken Cuccinelli • Reince Priebus • Republican National Committee • RGA • RNC
McConnell out with first re-election spots of the year
January 22nd, 2014
10:39 AM ET
6 years ago

McConnell out with first re-election spots of the year

(CNN) -  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is out with a new TV commercial that his team touts as its first major buy for the Kentucky Republican's 2014 re-election campaign.

McConnell's campaign says it's spending six figures over the next two weeks to run the positive ad statewide. The spot features a Kentucky resident named Robert Pierce, who says McConnell helped him recover from throat cancer.

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Filed under: 2014 • Alison Lundergan Grimes • Kentucky • Mitch McConnell
Bill Gates voted for pot legalization
January 22nd, 2014
10:07 AM ET
6 years ago

Bill Gates voted for pot legalization

(CNN) - Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana in Washington state, he told BuzzFeed.

"It's an experiment, and it's probably good to have a couple states try it out to see before you make that national policy," he said in the interview Tuesday.
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Hillary Clinton set for California swing in April
January 22nd, 2014
06:00 AM ET
6 years ago

Hillary Clinton set for California swing in April

Washington (CNN) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make a multi-day swing through California in April, speaking at events in San Francisco, San Jose and San Diego that are sure to spark more talk about whether the former first lady will run for president in 2016.

The trip, which has Clinton appearing in front of an array of business and corporate groups, will likely happen behind closed doors, however, as all three appearances are closed to the press.
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Filed under: 2016 • California • Hillary Clinton
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