Another showdown for Lindsey Graham
June 10th, 2014
12:07 PM ET
7 years ago

Another showdown for Lindsey Graham

(CNN) - Five states from Maine to Nevada hold primaries on Tuesday, but the marquee race is in South Carolina, where two-term GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham is hoping to avoid a runoff.

The Palmetto State showdown comes as fellow Republican Sen. Thad Cochran is fighting for his political life in Mississippi. Last week, he was forced into a runoff against a challenger backed by the tea party.

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Filed under: 2014 • Lindsey Graham • South Carolina
June 10th, 2014
12:00 PM ET
7 years ago

Boehner: Americans could die because of Bergdahl swap

Washington (CNN) - House Speaker John Boehner predicted Americans would die because of the swap of five Taliban detainees in exchange for the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

"We are going to pay for this. There is not any doubt in my mind that there are going to be costs, lost lives associated with what came out of this," Boehner told reporters Tuesday in his first public comments since the administration announced the deal.
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Filed under: Bowe Bergdahl • John Boehner
June 10th, 2014
11:08 AM ET
7 years ago

Polls: Plurality disapprove of Bergdahl swap for Taliban prisoners

Washington (CNN) – More Americans disapprove than approve of the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban prisoners, according to two new national polls.

And the surveys indicate a wide partisan divide over the controversial deal, with most Republicans giving the exchange a thumbs down and a majority of Democrats approving of the swap.

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Filed under: Bowe Bergdahl • Polls
Hillary Clinton says Rand Paul will be 'fair game'
June 10th, 2014
10:47 AM ET
7 years ago

Hillary Clinton says Rand Paul will be 'fair game'

(CNN) - Hillary Clinton responded to Sen. Rand Paul's recent argument that Bill Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky is a liability to Democrats as well as a potential White House run by Hillary Clinton.

In an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer that aired Monday night, the former first lady was asked about his remarks.

"He can talk about whatever he wants to talk about," Clinton responded. "And if he decides to run, he'll be fair game too."

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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton • Rand Paul
What's not in Hillary Clinton's memoir?
June 10th, 2014
01:10 AM ET
7 years ago

What's not in Hillary Clinton's memoir?

Washington(CNN) - How many ways can political reporters, pundits and book reviewers write that Hillary Clinton's memoir "Hard Choices" is devoid of salacious details or titillatingly news?

Many, apparently.

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Kicking off book tour, Hillary Clinton talks Monica, Benghazi and her record
June 10th, 2014
12:59 AM ET
7 years ago

Kicking off book tour, Hillary Clinton talks Monica, Benghazi and her record

 (CNN) - Hillary Clinton kicked off her "Hard Choices" book tour on Monday by doing what most high-profile politicians considering a presidential run do: Sit down for a sweeping interview to talk about well known issues - tenure, past achievements, presidential aspirations - and some issues that haven't been addressed in years.

Clinton honed what is likely to be her book tour message in the interview with ABC, one of a thoughtful diplomat who is prepared to re-introduce herself to voters, especially women.

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Filed under: Democratic Party • Hillary Clinton • Political
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