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Friday, September 19, 2014

Rand Paul: Police militarization, war on drugs is 'out of control'

Rand Paul: Police militarization, war on drugs is 'out of control'


Rand Paul: Police militarization, war on drugs is 'out of control'

Posted: 18 Sep 2014 06:19 PM PDT

Fresh off his Senate floor speech against arming Syrian rebels, Sen. Rand Paul shifted gears Thursday night to lambast the current state of police militarization in the United States, especially when it comes to the war on drugs.

Amid worrisome polls, Democrats make new pitch for women votes

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 02:30 PM PDT

Clinton: Time for a 'movement' on women's economic equality

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 06:04 AM PDT

Hillary Clinton said Thursday that obtaining economic equality for women should become a "political movement" that is the "lifeblood of this election and any election."

At women's forum, Joe Biden lauds ex-senator known for sex harassment case

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 02:25 PM PDT

At a women's leadership event, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday briefly praised a senator notoriously known for resigning amid sexual harassment allegations.

Obama to launch effort combating sexual assault on campuses

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 10:45 AM PDT

The Obama administration is launching a big new offensive: Combating sexual assault on college campuses.

Hagel eyes NFL ties

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 11:43 AM PDT

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his staff for detailed information about the U.S. military's relationships with the National Football League in the wake of the scandal over how the league is handling domestic-abuse allegations against players, CNN has learned.

Congress dodges ISIS debate

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 11:44 AM PDT

Congress leaves Washington until after midterm elections. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

Christie: Enough with 'Bridgegate'

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 11:43 AM PDT

John King, Maeve Reston & Maggie Haberman on a new report that says Gov. Christie was not linked to the bridge scandal.

Bill would curb police 'militarization'

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 11:44 AM PDT

A new Senate bill is the first proposed legislation to curb so-called police militarization after the disturbances in Ferguson, Missouri.

Campaigning without campaigning

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 11:45 AM PDT

Presidential hopefuls hit the road in early primary states--all under the guise of campaigning for other candidates.

Christie's had enough of 'Bridgegate'

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 06:00 AM PDT

John King, Maeve Reston & Maggie Haberman on a new report that says Gov. Christie was not linked to the bridge scandal.

Obama: Our society does not value women

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 10:13 AM PDT

President Obama speaks at the launch of a new initiative to combat campus sexual assault.

Obama: ISIS threat against U.S., allies 'doesn't frighten us'

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 05:53 AM PDT

With approval in hand to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight the ISIS terror group, President Barack Obama said Thursday the plan keeps with "the key principle" of U.S. strategy: No American combat troops on the ground.

White House stays on defense despite win on Hill

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 09:44 AM PDT

John King, Maeve Reston & Maggie Haberman on the Obama administration's reaction following the Syria vote in Congress.

Taking out a Republican senator, without a Democrat on the ballot

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 02:05 PM PDT

The Democratic candidate running for Senate in Kansas took his case to the state Supreme Court this week to get his name off the ballot. And he won.

Amid worrisome polls, Democrats make new pitch for women votes

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 12:07 PM PDT

Democrats were making an election-year pitch to women on Friday, mindful of their past advantage among the voting bloc and hoping to convince enough women to cast ballots for their candidates in November's mid-term contests.

Opinion: Will ISIS try Australian-style plot in the U.S.?

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 09:20 AM PDT

Frida Ghitis says the foiled Australian plot shows ISIS is working diligently to taunt the U.S. and its allies

First post-Ferguson legislation aims to curb police 'militarization'

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 08:11 AM PDT

A new Senate bill is the first proposed legislation to curb so-called police militarization after the disturbances in Ferguson, Missouri.

Source: Obama will have 'nice things to say' about DNC chairwoman

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 08:47 AM PDT

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will introduce President Obama at the party's Women's Leadership Forum on Friday, a well-placed Democratic source says.

Taking out a Republican senator, without a Democrat on the ballot

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 02:28 PM PDT

The Democratic candidate running for Senate in Kansas took his case to the state Supreme Court this week to get his name off the ballot. And he won.

Biden on domestic violence: Never is it the woman's fault

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 08:51 AM PDT

Vice President Joe Biden addresses the DNC's Women's Leadership Forum on the topic of domestic violence.

Begala: Why Hillary Clinton won't say she's running

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 05:51 AM PDT

Paul Begala says Hillary Clinton has plenty of good reasons not to jump into the 2016 race now

How to campaign without campaigning

Posted: 18 Sep 2014 12:34 PM PDT

Presidential hopefuls hit the road in early primary states--all under the guise of campaigning for other candidates.

Black and blue in the Bluegrass State

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 04:44 AM PDT

Think spats over dead relatives are beyond the political pale? You haven't spent much time in Kentucky lately.

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