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Gay marriage battle hinged on a great love story

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:48pm
Roberta Kaplan, who successfully argued the Supreme Court case against DOMA on behalf of Edie Windsor, said her strategy was to concentrate on telling Edie and Thea's great love story.
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Dems help GOPer win

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:35pm
John King, Nia-Malika Henderson and Peter Hamby analyze how Cochran won over his Tea Party challenger in the MS primary.
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Lawmakers, feds debate surge of immigrant kids

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:31pm
They are the latest political pawns in a partisan battle over U.S. immigration: Thousands of children who have risked their lives fleeing poverty and violence in Central America seeking "permisos" or a pass to stay in America.
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Tea party takedown

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 9:11am
John King, Nia-Malika Henderson and Peter Hamby discuss the latest GOP primary wins over their Tea Party challengers.
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Judge: U.S. violated rights of those on 'no-fly' list

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 8:28am
The U.S. government's "no fly" list violates constitutional protections by depriving travelers of a meaningful way to have their names removed, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
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No concession in Rangel race

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:13am
Longtime lawmaker Charlie Rangel claims victory in New York primary, but state Sen. Adriano Espaillat has yet to concede.
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6 times politicians tried to be like you

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 9:29pm
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Court slows EPA on emissions, but largely backs its rules

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 8:46pm
The Supreme Court has taken away some of the Obama administration's authority to tighten emission standards.
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Whistleblower: VA deaths were covered up

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 8:45pm
Records of dead veterans were changed or physically altered, some even in recent weeks, to hide how many people died while waiting for care at the Phoenix VA hospital, a whistle-blower told CNN in stunning revelations that point to a new coverup in the ongoing VA scandal.
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Can Obama avoid mission creep in Iraq?

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 8:41pm
Julian Zelizer says the logic of war makes it very difficult to avoid pouring more resources into a problem.
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Spotlight on Cochran, Rangel

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 8:32pm
The political futures of two of the longest serving members of Congress are now in the hands of primary voters.
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The defender in chief to the rescue

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:59pm
Former President Bill Clinton is coming to the defense of his wife Hillary. Our politics panel weighs in.
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Hillary, money changes everything

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:41pm
Cyndi Lauper is one fabulous and fun sage. The girl had it goin' on way back in 1984 when she sang "Money Changes Everything." It does. Oh, I hear you. Everybody knows that.
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Wendy Davis' Texas-sized battle

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:40pm
Gloria Borger looks at how Wendy Davis' fight against an anti-abortion bill made her a rising Democratic star in Texas.
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Bill can dance, Hillary's got two left feet

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:30pm
Newt Gingrich debates Hillary Clinton's press troubles as of late with the Crossfire crew.
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At 84, Rangel faces re-election battle

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:24pm
After decades in Congress, New York Representative Charlie Rangel is in a fight for his political life.
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Cupp outraged over Chipotus fail

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:23pm
S.E. Cupp is outraged over Obama's latest trip to Chipotle.
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Final chapter underway

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 5:09pm
Six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran is trying to fend off a fierce tea party challenge. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
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Treasury launches probe of lost IRS e-mails

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 3:10pm
Adding another layer of scrutiny for the nation's tax agency, the Treasury Department's inspector general is looking into how the Internal Revenue Service apparently lost thousands of e-mails from the account of former agency administrator Lois Lerner, a key player in the IRS targeting scandal.
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