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Obama on ISIS in Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:15am
It's too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Obama said. "I don't want to put the cart before the horse," Obama told reporters during a White House news briefing. "We don't have a strategy yet."
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Does Perry's indictment hold water?

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:15pm
What exactly did Texas Gov. Rick Perry do wrong, if anything, to get indicted? CNN's Drew Griffin investigates.
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McConnell pushes back

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:11pm
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tells CNN's Dana Bash, "I am the guy that gets us out of shutdowns."
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Challenger calls recording McConnell's '47% moment'

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:09am
Senate Candidate, Alison Lundergan Grimes, calls a private recording of Sen. Mitch McConnell his "47% moment."
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McConnell: 'I am the guy that gets us out of shutdowns'

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:08am
In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year.
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Gingrich: What would Reagan do with ISIS?

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:01am
Newt Gingrich wonders how Ronald Reagan would have led during the current ISIS threat
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More and more, signs point to U.S. airstrikes in Syria

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 5:57pm
President Barack Obama has yet to decide whether to authorize air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria, the White House insists.
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General disciplined over handling of sex assault allegations

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 4:54pm
A major general who formerly headed U.S. Army operations in Japan will be forced to retire and do so at a lower rank after the military concluded that he failed to "properly address" sexual assault allegations in his command, the Army said on Wednesday.
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Hillary Clinton to court Democratic women in September

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:50am
As Hillary Clinton eyes a potential 2016 presidential run, she will speak to a key constituency next month: women.
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Romney keeps 2016 talk alive with 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:54am
Mitt Romney says he's not running for president again. Mind's made up. No chance of changing it. Well, except for his "Dumb and Dumber" scenario.
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Scathing report slams VA delays

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:18am
An official investigation into VA health care facilities in Phoenix found that 28 veterans had "clinically significant delays" in care, and six of them died, but investigators couldn't conclusively link their deaths to the delays.
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GOP urges ISIS airstrikes in Syria

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:08pm
Republicans have begun their most forceful push yet in urging President Barack Obama to begin a military campaign into Syria to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
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Perry goes on offense

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:41am
Will Rick Perry be able to rehabilitate from his indictment? Our cast takes a look.
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Democratic operative joins Rick Perry legal team

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:10am
Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.
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Rick Perry Fast Facts

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:09am
Here is a look at the life of Texas Governor Rick Perry.
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Britain: Sorry for marking 200 years since WH burned

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:08am
Who knew the War of 1812 could inflame passions in the age of Twitter?
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Obama authorizes surveillance over Syria

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:07am
President Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground.
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