Wednesday, September 3, 2014

CNN Poll: McConnell holds slim edge in biggest Senate race of 2014

CNN Poll: McConnell holds slim edge in biggest Senate race of 2014

CNN Poll: McConnell holds slim edge in biggest Senate race of 2014

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 03:25 PM PDT

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell holds a slim four-point edge over his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in a new CNN/ORC International Poll of one of the most closely watched Senate races of 2014.

After 30 years in Senate, McConnell tries to run as 'candidate of change'

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 03:39 PM PDT

When you first hear his pitch, it defies logic: Mitch McConnell, a 30-year veteran of the Senate, campaigning for re-election as an agent of change.

Fierce fight for Kentucky heats up

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 02:12 PM PDT

In a new CNN/ORC poll, Sen. McConnell is just 4% ahead of challenger Lundergan Grimes. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

DNC chairwoman: Walker 'has given women the back of his hand'

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 03:29 PM PDT

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee used domestic violence analogies while attacking Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin on Wednesday.

Dems boost Begich after controversial ad

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 03:34 PM PDT

A group that's working to keep Democrats in control of the Senate is releasing its first television ad in the contested U.S. Senate race in Alaska between incumbent Sen. Mark Begich and his GOP challenger, Dan Sullivan.

Rand Paul to head back to New Hampshire

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 11:32 AM PDT

Sen. Rand Paul returns to New Hampshire next week, making his third visit to the first-in-the-nation primary state as he prepares for a possible presidential run in 2016.

Henry Kissinger loves joking about Hillary Clinton 2016

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 01:37 PM PDT

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger used a short speech at the State Department on Wednesday to joke about the prospect of Hillary Clinton running for President in 2016.

Defeat of ISIS called unlikely on Obama watch

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 05:07 PM PDT

The extremist group ISIS "probably" won't be defeated under the current Obama administration, Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday.

Why it took Obama so long to address his 'no strategy' comments

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 11:26 AM PDT

It took five days for President Barack Obama to address the controversy he caused by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" to defeat ISIS.

Hagel a good soldier on ISIS strategy

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 03:17 PM PDT

A good soldier never publicly contradicts the commander in chief, at least not intentionally, and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is a good soldier.

Biden on ISIS: 'We will follow them to the gates of hell'

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 03:17 PM PDT

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday issued a sharp warning to ISIS militants, saying after the United States is done grieving the death of two American journalists, their killers will have to answer for their actions.

Biden warns militants

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 10:42 AM PDT

Remembering journalist Steven Sotloff at an event in New Hampshire, Vice President Joe Biden had harsh words for ISIS.

Gingrich: Obama gets it right on ISIS strategy

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 02:08 PM PDT

Newt Gingrich: Obama was right when he said we don't have a strategy against ISIS; it will take a whole new way of thinking to know how to respond to this new breed of terrorists.

Obama arrives in Europe with a warning for Putin

Posted: 03 Sep 2014 06:46 AM PDT

As Air Force One landed in Estonia's capital Wednesday, the U.S. message to Vladimir Putin -- only 500 miles away in Moscow -- was clear: Stay put.


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