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Saturday, October 25, 2014

CNN Politics

To hug or not to hug -- that was never a question

Yesterday
To hug or not to hug? That was not a question for President Obama, who invited previously Ebola-stricken nurse Nina Pham to the White House Friday for a visit and a hug in the Oval Office.

Clinton praises Warren, not vice versa

Yesterday
When Hillary Clinton joins candidates across the country, there is a standard formula for those introducing her: Rev up the crowd, tout candidates on the ballot, speak positively about Hillary Clinton.

Scott Brown on Ebola: No time for "political correctness"

Yesterday
New Hampshire Senate Candidate Scott Brown responded to news that a new case of Ebola has been diagnosed in New York City, calling for "common-sense prevention mechanisms" in a statement released by his campaign Friday.

President Obama to meet with Ebola-free nurse

Yesterday
Before Nina Pham heads back home to Dallas, Texas, she will be making one exciting final stop.

Issa hits Ebola czar absent from hearing

Yesterday
Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, questioned Friday the President's choice of Ron Klain to manage efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the United States.

Democratic candidate doesn't want Harry Reid in charge

Yesterday
South Dakota Democratic candidate Rick Weiland was glad when his party's Senate campaign arm injected $1 million into his race, but that didn't keep him from pledging to oppose the party's leader in the chamber.

NY Gov: 'I'll ride the subway today'

Yesterday
To quash what he described as "irrational fear," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he'll ride one of the three subway lines taken by the latest Ebola patient in the United States.

Latino millennials want to end Cuba embargo

Yesterday
Cuban-Americans have had an outsized influence in keeping the U.S. embargo since Fidel Castro seized power. Now a younger generation, with strong familial ties there but far removed from the memories of Castro's revolution, want the embargo to end

Will last minute strength be enough for Dems?

Yesterday
Democrats in key Senate races are showing some strength in the final stretch of election season -- but it may not be enough to keep the chamber.

CNN Poll: Georgia Senate race statistical tie

Yesterday
Democrat Michelle Nunn has a slight 47%-44% edge over Republican David Perdue in the Georgia race for an open Senate seat, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey released Friday.

Hambycast: The nerd science of campaigning

Yesterday
There's an entire industry in American politics built around finding and mobilizing voters, largely constructed by Democrats who have been innovating in the field for more than a decade. The nerd science of campaigning — sifting through data, analyzing behavior, modeling segments of voters and persuading people to cast ballots — is one reason President Barack Obama's team flabbergasted Mitt Romney's overconfident numbers-crunchers in 2012.

'Rational fear' and 5 other key moments from New Hampshire Senate debate

2 days ago
Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen repeatedly accused Republican challenger Scott Brown of "fear-mongering" -- on Ebola, ISIS and more -- in the second debate of a New Hampshire race that's key to determining which party will control the Senate.

Jeb Bush talks 2016 run with donors

2 days ago
Jeb Bush was blitzed with questions Thursday about his presidential ambitions in a private session with top South Carolina donors and business leaders, multiple sources at the meeting told CNN.

Report: Government finds Monica Lewinsky was mistreated in affair investigation

2 days ago
A government report obtained by the Washington Post on Thursday states that government agents and lawyers mistreated Monica Lewinsky when they approached the former White House intern in January 1998 to get her to cooperate with an investigation into President Bill Clinton.

Ebola, "fear-mongering" dominate New Hampshire debate

2 days ago
Republican Scott Brown used the latest potential Ebola case -- this time, a doctor in New York -- to blast President Barack Obama's handling of the virus outbreak in a debate against New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Thursday night.

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