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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

CNN Politics

Hillary Clinton gives base-rallying speech

Yesterday
The lead up to Hillary Clinton's speech to a Democratic women's group in Washington on Tuesday night was focused on two things: The controversy around her exclusive use of personal emails at the State Department and questions around her family foundation's fundraising practices.

Bad relationship gets worse for Obama, Netanyahu

Yesterday
U.S. presidents and Israeli prime ministers, however sharply they disagree, do not take public pot shots at one another for the world to see. Until now.

Democrats upset McConnell wants to fast-track Iran bill

Yesterday
A bill that would give the Senate sign-off on an international agreement with Iran over its nuclear program will be on the Senate floor next week, despite objections from Democrats who want to wait for an agreement to be reached with Iran before passing the legislation.

Wall Street braces for more deadline drama in Congress

Yesterday
Congress might have a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, but eyes are still rolling on Wall Street.

Graham apologizes for Pelosi 'surgeries' comment

Yesterday
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is apologizing for commenting on Nancy Pelosi's "surgeries" as he critiqued her reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress on Tuesday.

Did Netanyahu change some minds?

Yesterday
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left a partisan Congress roiling in the wake of his controversial speech on Tuesday, with Republicans and Democrats largely split on how the dramatic address was received.

Rick Perry hosts New York City dinner

Yesterday
Rick Perry hosted a dinner at the posh Carlyle Hotel in Manhattan's Upper East Side on Monday, marking the former Texas governor's latest overture to the New York donor class as he mulls a potential 2016 White House run.

Benghazi committee going after Clinton emails

Yesterday
The chairman of the House committee investigating Benghazi said Tuesday revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used multiple personal email accounts to conduct government business are troubling.

The details of a deal with Iran

Yesterday
With a crucial deadline in the negotiations over Iran's disputed nuclear program less than a month away, negotiators are hard at work in this picturesque town trying to hammer out a framework agreement for a deal.

Justice report finds systematic discrimination against African Americans in Ferguson

Yesterday
A Justice Department civil rights investigation has concluded that the Ferguson Police Department and the city's municipal court engaged in a "pattern and practice" of discrimination against African Americans, targeting them disproportionately for traffic stops, use of force, and jail sentences, according to a U.S. law enforcement official briefed on the investigation.

Netanyahu rails against Iran nuclear deal - in 100 seconds

Yesterday
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Tuesday before a joint meeting of Congress and railed against a possible Iranian nuclear deal currently being negotiated by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

Monica Lewinsky to give TED Talk

Yesterday
Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern at the center of President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, will continue her reentry into public life with a TED talk in late March.

Panel's head Democrat: Make Clinton's Benghazi emails public

Yesterday
Rep. Elijah Cummings, the Ranking Democrat on the House's select committee investigating Benghazi, called for the panel's Republicans to make Hillary Clinton's emails on the 2012 terrorist attack public.

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