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Hawaii hopes to be survivor in competition to house Obama library

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 9:47am
The hunt to become the home of Barack Obama's lasting White House legacy has become a game of presidential library survivor. For now, the President's native Hawaii can only hope, to borrow a phrase, that it is not voted off the island.
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With eye on a presidential bid, Carly Fiorina hires GOP spokeswoman

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 7:11am
Former California tech executive Carly Fiorina has hired a top Republican National Committee spokeswoman to join her political action committee, another signal she is taking steps toward a bid for the White House later this year, CNN has learned.
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Obama: He was a 'determined champion of progressive values'

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 12:11am
President Barack Obama praised former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, who died Thursday, as "a determined champion of progressive values."
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Mario Cuomo, former New York governor, dies at 82

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 10:57pm
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo died Thursday, said his son Chris Cuomo, host of CNN's "New Day."
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Cuomo calls for 'respect' between police, community

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 6:31pm
The American justice system "does need a review," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday in a speech marking the start of his second term.
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Hillary Clinton's point of no return

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 3:38pm
For months, pro-Clinton Democrats have pointed to early January - particularly January 15 - as a symbolic time for Clinton's presidential aspirations. Former aides and confidants have quietly said that if Clinton doesn't say no to running by the start of 2015, she is a go for 2016.
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8 best political vines in 2014

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 9:49am
Whether it's competing in a guitar battle or doing a karate kick in costume, there's a lot a politician can do in six seconds. With that, I give you the best Vines in politics for 2014:
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Jeb Bush resigns from board positions

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 9:26am
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who announced in December he would "actively explore" a presidential bid in 2016, has resigned from all of his corporate and nonprofit board memberships, an aide confirmed to CNN.
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Which 'Wire' character reminds Obama adviser of Jeb Bush?

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 9:21am
A senior adviser to President Barack Obama said it will be tough for someone like Jeb Bush to wage a national presidential bid.
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Welcome to 2015, where it's all 2016

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 9:19am
Votes won't be cast until 2016, but the next White House occupant will have an extremely busy 2015.
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Scalise: What you need to know

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 9:17am
The story has all the traits of a career-ending political scandal: A congressman who recently snagged a top position in party leadership faces accusations that he addressed a hate group run by a notorious white supremacist. And all of that, just a week before his party is set to take the reigns of power in Congress.
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2014 in White House Photos

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 8:21am
On Tuesday, the White House released its roundup of the year in behind-the-scenes photos. What were the themes of 2014?
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2014 in White House Photos

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:17pm
Washington (CNN) -- The White House released its "Year in Photographs" on Tuesday. Chief White House Photographer Pete Souza's sixth annual roundup of 2014's memorable "behind-the-scenes" moments captured by official White House photographers included 104 images spanning the last 12 months.
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Mayor for Life

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 4:05pm
Marion Barry was dead, but Ward 8 came to party.
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