Shyftr Shyftr

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

CNN Politics

Crossfire Reloaded: Our atheists are better than your atheists

1 hour 53 minutes ago
S.E. Cupp states the case for atheists joining the conservative ranks.

Boehner: No GOP plans to impeach Obama

1 hour 55 minutes ago
House Speaker John Boehner says the GOP has no plans to impeach Obama and the rumors are an election stunt by Democrats.

U.S., EU coordinate on Russia sanctions, but will they work?

1 hour 56 minutes ago
More Russian aggression in Ukraine. More U.S. and European sanctions imposed on Moscow.

More VA employees said they were told to falsify data

Yesterday
Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor after making an appointment, new details from an internal VA audit show.

Giffords: Guns killing women -- time for Congress to act

Yesterday
Gabrielle Giffords and Katie Ray-Jones say Congress must address domestic violence and guns

Opinion: Kerry's cease-fire dispute bolsters hard-liners

Yesterday
The current rift between Israel and the Obama administration over the terms of a cease-fire in Gaza is empowering hard-liners in the Israeli government and in Hamas who don't want to end the fighting.

Obama adviser: 'Border is not open to Central Americans'

Yesterday
Cecilia Muñoz, director of the Domestic Policy Council, reinforces the Obama administration's stance on immigration.

White House mulls immigration steps it can take on its own

Yesterday
As Congress wrestles with legislation aimed at easing the southern border crisis, the White House is considering steps President Barack Obama can take on his own to address an immigration system widely viewed as broken and in need of reform.

Appeals court rejects novel Obamacare challenge

Yesterday
Score one for Obamacare supporters in court on Tuesday.

Senate confirms Robert McDonald as VA secretary

Yesterday
The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Robert McDonald, a former corporate CEO and an ex-Army officer, as the next Veterans Affairs secretary.

Breaking: Obama to speak on Ukraine

Yesterday
President Barack Obama is expected to speak this afternoon on the situation in Ukraine. Earlier, European Union officials announced a new round of sanctions against Russia. The U.S. is expected to announce its own sanctions.

U.S. officials: Ukraine firing on rebels

Yesterday
U.S. officials say Ukraine is firing on pro-Russian rebels with short-range ballistic missiles. Barbara Starr reports.

U.S.: Russia violated missile treaty

Yesterday
The United States accused Russia on Monday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing cruise missile tests that date to 2008, senior State Department and White House officials said.

Critics slam Kerry's efforts in Israel

Yesterday
CNN's Elise Labott reports on criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry.

Boehner: Impeachment talk is 'scam started by Democrats'

Yesterday
House Speaker John Boehner flatly denied Tuesday that congressional Republicans are moving to impeach President Barack Obama, blasting talk about it as "a scam started by Democrats at the White House."

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