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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

CNN Politics

Rep. Ryan weighs in on Ferguson crisis

2 hours 14 minutes ago
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, weighs in on the crisis in Ferguson, and on his plan to address poverty in the U.S.

Holder to Ferguson

2 hours 19 minutes ago
After years of causing angst for White House political aides by delving into race issues, Attorney General Eric Holder is heading to Ferguson as President Barack Obama's top emissary.

Perry: I did the right thing

Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a statement before appearing at the Travis County Court to be fingerprinted and booked.

Defiant Rick Perry at courthouse: 'We will prevail'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said his actions "were not only lawful and legal but right," as he was booked on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy.

Obama cautious in comments on Ferguson, no visit now

As outrage flares and more questions are raised over the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, President Barack Obama increasingly finds himself drawn to the center of the discussion.

Minorities become majority in U.S. public schools

Ruben Navarrette says the increasing diversity of America is something to celebrate, not fear.

Howard Dean: I hope Hillary Clinton becomes president

Howard Dean still thinks Hillary Clinton will have a Democratic challenger in 2016 -- maybe several of them. But he won't be one of them. And he sounds like he's ready to join the team.

The National Guard and civil unrest

As Governor Nixon deploys the Missouri National Guard in Ferguson, we look back at the troops' history of quelling civil unrest.

Hillary Clinton, Katy Perry photobombed

"Parks and Recreation" star Aubrey Plaza tells Conan how she "photobombed" Hillary Clinton and Katy Perry.

Attorney: Perry will fight indictment

Texas Governor Rick Perry's legal team issued a statement vowing to fight the indictment filed against the governor.

Perry team rips 'outrageous' indictment, court date set

2 days ago
The head of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's newly unveiled legal team declared Monday that last week's grand jury indictment of the potential 2016 GOP presidential contender has "no merit" and constitutes an "outrageous assault on the rule of law" that is certain to be rejected in the courts.

Ferguson: The signal it sends about America

2 days ago
The protesters want justice for Michael Brown, but they're also reflecting the larger dynamic of racial injustice.

Obama on Ferguson: 'Let's see some understanding'

2 days ago
Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Ferguson, Missouri, this week, President Obama said Monday after the Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Former Sen. Jeffords, who shifted power in Senate, dies

2 days ago
Jim Jeffords, who shifted the balance of power in the Senate when he left the Republican Party in 2001, died on Monday.

Strange bedfellows

2 days ago
The new film "The Giver" is the result of a partnership between conservatives and Hollywood liberal icons.

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