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How Thomas Jefferson would have handled ISIS

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 1:39pm
The plot sounds like something plucked from today's headlines: foreign hostages, terrorism, presidential power and American diplomatic relations with the Middle East.
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Did Obama kill romance?

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:24pm
Obviously, we're kidding with the headline, but President Barack Obama spent the bulk of his wedding anniversary apart from the first lady this year — and his motorcade nearly ruined another couple's big day, too.
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Why is this GOP governor talking health care with Obama?

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 5:25pm
As soon as Air Force One touched down in Indiana on Friday, Gov. Mike Pence met President Barack Obama on the tarmac with a plea: Expand the state's access to government-sponsored health insurance.
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Obama lines go straight into GOP attack ads for Senate hopefuls

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:14pm
To Republicans, President Barack Obama is a gift that keeps on giving when it comes to campaign fodder to use against Democrats.
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Graham on 2016: 'I may just jump in'

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:57pm
The field of potential Republican presidential candidates in 2016 might have just gained one more name: Sen. Lindsey Graham.
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Biden links Ebola with ISIS as global threats

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:53pm
Vice President Joe Biden argued that Ebola is on par with ISIS when it comes to global security threats.
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Hillary Clinton's 2014 campaign calendar gets booked

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:46pm
Hillary Clinton's midterm schedule -- which until now has been marked just by a handful of closed fundraisers and events -- is about to fill up with commitments to Democrats across the country.
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Biden on being V.P.: Rhymes with glitch

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:42pm
Vice President Joe Biden has a colorful take on ranking second.
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Priebus: Jobs report 'good enough for Democrats'

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:26am
Republicans have a response to the news Friday morning that U.S. unemployment dropped beneath 6% for the first time since 2008: "We can do better."
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Panetta: Obama ignored my Iraq advice

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:52am
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says President Obama didn't listen to his advice on U.S. troop levels in Iraq.
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Could Rand Paul support gay marriage?

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:49am
Campus politics aren't always a clear winner for Rand Paul, as he discovered here this week during an appearance at the College of Charleston.
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Obama to immigration activists: Cover me

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 9:54am
President Barack Obama told Hispanic leaders and immigration reform activists Thursday that despite frustrations with the delays in fixing the country's immigration system, he's going to need them to have his back.
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Anatomy of a Hillary Clinton trip: Stump, sell books, get paid

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 9:40am
Hillary Clinton covered all her bases in Miami on Thursday: She padded her wallet with a paid speech, pitched her memoir with a book signing and fundraised for a Democrat in a critical presidential state.
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Romney shifts spotlight to McConnell

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:25am
Mitt Romney tried Thursday to funnel all the electoral energy surrounding speculation of a possible presidential bid away from him and into Sen. Mitch McConnell's reelection campaign.
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Grandma Hillary Clinton back on trail

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:23am
Can the Hillary Clinton of today actually win the general election? CNN analyst Maggie Haberman joins The Lead.
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Sizing up a Clinton-Romney race

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:09am
Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton are back on the stump.
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Chamber launches Paul ad to halt aid to third party hopeful

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:09am
The Chamber of Commerce is launching an ad featuring Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a favorite of libertarians, to build support for Alaska Republican Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan, who faces a challenge from libertarian third party candidate.
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Panetta blames Obama for ignoring his advice in Iraq

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:00am
President Obama's former defense secretary, Leon Panetta, says if the White House had listened to his advice on U.S. troop levels in Iraq, the country's security situation may not have unraveled.
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No 'Ebola czar,' White House says

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:34pm
The White House defended the sprawling U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak on Thursday amid complaints that it's not clear who's in charge of the effort.
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Democrat: Budget cuts stymie Ebola response

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 6:41pm
Years of budget cuts have made two key U.S. agencies' efforts to contain the threat of Ebola harder than it should be, Rep. Chris Van Hollen told CNN on Thursday.
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