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Friday, December 19, 2014

MSNBC Politics

Watch Live: Obama Delivers Statement on Alan Gross Release - Noon ET

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President Obama delivers a statement on the release of Alan Gross, the American who was held in a Cuba prison.

Mitchell: Gross Release 'Breakthrough' in US-Cuban Relations

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NBC News' Andrea Mitchell discusses the release of US prisoner Alan Gross, accused of espionage, from a Cuban prison on the first night of Hanukkah.

Mitchell: Gross Release 'Breakthrough' in US-Cuban Relations

2 days ago
NBC News' Andrea Mitchell discusses the release of US prisoner Alan Gross, accused of espionage, from a Cuban prison on the first night of Hanukkah.

Jeb Bush's Popularity Challenge

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He's more popular among the Beltway crowd and deep-pocketed GOP donors than he is among most American voters by Chuck Todd and Mark Murray and Carrie Dann

First Read's Morning Clips

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A roundup of the most important political news stories of the day

Obama on Race: I've Been Mistaken for a Valet

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Another time, the first lady said, the president was mistaken for a waiter at a black-tie dinner.

Majority of Americans Now Say Race Relations in U.S. Are Bad

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Nearly a quarter - 23 percent - classified the current state of the country's racial issues as "very bad." by Carrie Dann

Hillary Clinton Holds Slim Edge in 2016, Poll Finds

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Call Hillary Clinton the early presidential frontrunner - but barely. by Mark Murray

Obama Signs $1.1 Trillion 'Cromnibus' Spending Bill

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a government shutdown.

White House: Sanctions Putting Russian Economy on 'the Brink of Crisis'

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Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Jason Furman explains that sanctions have put Russia "between a rock and a hard place," Tuesday at the White House press briefing.

Jeb Bush Announcement Jolts GOP Primary Race

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's announcement on Tuesday that he is "actively exploring" a presidential campaign has sent a jolt through a Republican 2016 primary process that had been heading to a quiet end in 2014. by Perry Bacon Jr. and Leigh Ann Caldwell

CIA Interrogation Tactics Were Acceptable: U.S. Majority

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In the poll, 51 percent say the practices used during the Bush Era were acceptable, while 28 percent say they went too far and were wrong. by Mark Murray

Kerry: 'We Grieve With Australia'

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says "we grieve with Australia, with the families of all those terrorized, injured and killed," in the Sydney hostage siege.

John Kerry on 'Gut-Wrenching' Scene at Pakistan School

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Secretary of State John Kerry says that the attack on the military-sponsored school in Pakistan shows the "dark, almost medieval vision" of the world.

Jon Kerry on 'Gut-Wrenching' Scene at Pakistan School

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US Secretary of State John Kerry says that the attack on the military-sponsored school in Pakistan shows the "dark, almost medieval vision" of the world, which is the opposite of everything those mothers and fathers wanted for their children.

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