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Hillary Clinton could end up alone in Iowa

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:20am
Imagine if Iowa held a caucus and nobody but Hillary Clinton showed up.
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Rand Paul: The GOP's brand 'sucks'

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:56am
It might not be the term that Republican Party leaders prefer, but Sen. Rand Paul had a choice word about the GOP's brand: It "sucks."
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With an eye to 2016, Jeb Bush knocks Clinton

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:14am
Jeb Bush says he hasn't made up his mind yet on a 2016 presidential campaign, but that didn't stop him Wednesday from taking a thinly veiled shot at the top contender for the Democratic nomination.
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Ernst campaign bus hits deer

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:30am
Looks like hogs aren't the only animals with a grudge against Joni Ernst anymore.
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Obama: The U.S. does not 'run and hide'

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:26am
President Barack Obama speaks at the White House after meeting with U.S. health care workers fighting against Ebola.
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Senators face off in 'Rival Survival'

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:24am
Can desperation breed bipartisanship? CNN's Jake Tapper reports.
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Lindsey Graham unfiltered: jokes about white men, Baptists

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:59am
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, who is toying with the idea of a presidential bid, joked in a private gathering this month that "white men who are in male-only clubs are going to do great in my presidency," according to an audio recording of his comments provided to CNN.
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NRA says Tom Cotton ad on gay dating app isn't theirs

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:22pm
If GOP Senate candidate Tom Cotton didn't know about the popular gay dating app Grindr, he does now.
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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:32pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again flashed the pugnacious attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others on Wednesday, telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up."
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State Department denies it has a secret plan to import foreign Ebola patients

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:12pm
The State Department discussed plans to transport non-U.S.citizens infected with Ebola to the United States for medical treatment, but decided to shelve the proposal and insists it was never considered at senior levels.
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Poll: Americans losing confidence air strikes alone will defeat ISIS

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:05pm
Americans still strongly support airstrikes against ISIS -- but they're losing confidence that the strikes will wipe out the group's military capability, a new poll shows.
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Supreme Court justices imagined as dogs

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:43pm
The Supreme Court has gone to the dogs, and at least one justice found the results to be laughable.
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Obama hits governors for 'hiding under the covers' from Ebola

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:34pm
President Barack Obama took more thinly-veiled shots at governors like New Jersey's Chris Christie on Wednesday, saying the mandatory quarantine policies some states have imposed amount to "hiding under the covers" from Ebola.
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Biden stay in luxury cabin prompts Park Service review

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:12pm
A luxury log cabin in the mountains of Wyoming has become the subject of a federal probe after it was revealed Vice President Joe Biden and other top officials had stayed there while not on official business.
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DHS inspector general resigned after prostitution sting

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:45pm
David Nieland, who helped draw attention to what he said were shortcomings in the government's probe of a Secret Service prostitution scandal, resigned from his job at the Department of Homeland Security inspector general on Aug. 9, months after he was caught up police prostitution sting.
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Ebola survivor: Chris Christie is 'playing politics'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:04pm
Ebola survivor Ashoka Mukpo, in his first television interview since returning home from the hospital, told CNN's Don Lemon that he sharply disagrees with Gov. Chris Christie's controversial quarantine policy for health care workers in New Jersey.
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Hayworth features gay son in ad

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:22pm
The gay son of Republican congressional challenger Nan Hayworth says his mother -- who's trying to unseat New York's only openly gay congressman -- is "no extremist" in a new ad.
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Midterm mile markers: On the road to 2014

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:21pm
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Ante up for midterm campaign spending, House Dems told

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:31pm
House Democrats are bracing for a rough election night next Tuesday, and top leaders are making a major push for rank and file members to open their wallets to help save those vulnerable Democrats who are in danger of losing their seats.
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Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:27pm
The Twitter account for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joked about the "dangers of autocorrect" after a typo led to a deleted tweet.
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