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Monday, November 24, 2014

CNN Politics

GOP's Graham: Benghazi report 'full of crap'

Yesterday
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, has some harsh words for the recently released Benghazi report, led by his own party.

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

Yesterday
Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78.

Democratic fundraiser Terry Bean charged in sexual abuse case

Yesterday
A prominent supporter of President Barack Obama and co-founder of the Human Rights Campaign was arrested last week on charges of sodomy and sexual abuse related to what authorities said was an encounter with a juvenile male.

White House extends U.S. combat role in Afghanistan into 2015

2 days ago
In a policy shift, President Barack Obama has decided to extend the combat role of U.S. forces in Afghanistan into 2015, allowing troops to keep fighting the Taliban and other militant groups that threaten American soldiers or the Afghan government, The New York Times reported.

Republican-led report debunks Benghazi theories and accusations

2 days ago
An investigative report prepared by the House Intelligence Committee finds little to support questions raised about CIA actions on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, the night of a deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound.

Jeb Bush ignores family history in Obama immigration hit

3 days ago
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's opposition to President Obama's executive action on deportations puts him in the uncomfortable position of running counter to policy moves taken by both his father and his brother during their presidencies.

For Clinton Democrats, the end of the pre-campaign comes with concerns

3 days ago
The stated purpose for a meeting of pro-Hillary Clinton Democrats in New York on Friday was simple: Recap the last year and discuss 2014 lessons that will apply in 2016's presidential election.

In Vegas, Obama pushes for public support on immigration

3 days ago
His new immigration plan stamped and signed, President Barack Obama on Friday rallied support behind his decision to delay deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, though a heckler in a mostly supportive crowd in Las Vegas illustrated the high-voltage issue is far from settled.

Virginia's Ken Cuccinelli on immigration lawsuit: 'Take it slow'

3 days ago
Republican attorneys general in several states say they are weighing legal challenges to President Barack Obama's overhaul of immigration rules.

Big-business lobbyists call on Obama, Congress to work on immigration

3 days ago
Big Business isn't embracing President Barack Obama's decision to reform the immigration system by executive order, but the community's top lobbyists aren't joining Republicans in slamming Obama's announcement, either.

Flashback: How Obama hurt '07 immigration effort

3 days ago
It was the summer of 2007 and Senator Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., unloaded on his junior colleague, then-Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois.

Hillary Clinton to raise money for Landrieu

3 days ago
Hillary Clinton will host a high-dollar fundraiser for Sen. Mary Landrieu, an embattled Democratic incumbent who finds herself behind in a closely watched runoff to reelection.

Pfeiffer: W.H. to launch 'very aggressive sales job' on immigration

3 days ago
The White House is planning a "very aggressive sales job" that will involve the Vice President, cabinet members and travel across the nation for President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, a top White House aide said Friday.

Issa summons Jonathan Gruber to Capitol Hill hearing

3 days ago
House Republicans are seizing on the opportunity to tie MIT economist Jonathan Gruber to President Barack Obama after a videos surfaced of Gruber insulting voters and saying Americans were mislead into supporting the President's signature health care law.

Whoops -- Mr. President, did you forget something?

3 days ago
He's got a lot on his mind -- can you blame him?

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