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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Sanford's custody battle won't be as public as he thought

Sanford's custody battle won't be as public as he thought


Sanford's custody battle won't be as public as he thought

Posted: 15 Sep 2014 12:30 PM PDT

Three days after U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford revealed personal details about legal disputes with his ex-wife, the South Carolina Republican's scheduled court hearing Monday was postponed.

NRA focuses on three major Senate races

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 10:44 PM PDT

The National Rifle Association will weigh in on three of this year's key Senate races with a multimillion dollar ad buy beginning Wednesday.

House votes to fund anti-ISIS forces in Syria

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 02:22 PM PDT

The vote was 273 -156, with significant opposition to the proposal in both parties. Many Republicans argue the strategy isn't tough enough to defeat ISIS; many Democrats worry the plan could drag the U.S. into another long military engagement.

WH repeats: No troops in combat

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 12:44 PM PDT

Obama: This will not be America's fight

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 10:15 AM PDT

President Obama addresses U.S. troops, saying he will not put American boots on the ground in the fight against ISIS.

Top Democrat wants 'specifics' from Kerry on ISIS fight

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 01:09 PM PDT

Ahead of congressional testimony that Secretary of State John Kerry will give Wednesday, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee exclusively told CNN's Dana Bash that he wants to hear "specifics" about the plan to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

When are troops 'advisers' and when are they 'boots on the ground'?

Posted: 16 Sep 2014 03:41 PM PDT

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Martin Dempsey sent White House and Pentagon officials scrambling on Tuesday, insisting that the chief military officer's comments on Capitol Hill don't contradict President Barack Obama's pledge to "not get dragged into another ground war in Iraq" and not put American "boots on the ground."

Failure to communicate?

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 10:18 AM PDT

Remarks from his top military leader, which sources say was vetted by the White House beforehand, managed to undercut what President Barack Obama and aides have been promising for weeks: Combat troops are out of the question for Iraq.

Chickens a campaign issue?

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:11 AM PDT

Iowa Republicans go after Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley for a dispute over his neighbor's chickens.

Pentagon's Ebola deployment

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:11 AM PDT

CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with Pentagon Spokesman, Rear Admiral John Kirby.

NRA focuses on 3 Senate races

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:11 AM PDT

The National Rifle Association will weigh in on three of this year's key Senate races with a multimillion dollar ad buy beginning Wednesday.

Biden uses 'offensive' term

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:12 AM PDT

Vice President Joe Biden "should have been more careful" in a speech when he used a term that some consider anti-Semitic, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League said Tuesday.

Pentagon explains Ebola deployment

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:07 AM PDT

CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with Pentagon Spokesman, Rear Admiral John Kirby.

Politician thrown in dumpster

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 05:08 AM PDT

Ukrainian protesters threw a member of Parliament in a dumpster, angry about a potential deal with pro-Russian rebels.

Latest in long line of Benghazi committees under way

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 10:05 AM PDT

Two years after the terror attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, many Republicans still have unanswered questions about security issues related to the incident.

Clinton supporters launch counterattack on Benghazi claims

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 08:19 AM PDT

Hillary Clinton supporters launched a counteroffensive this week against claims that documents related to the Benghazi attack investigation were sanitized and ahead of another congressional hearing.

Hurdle removed for government spending, ISIS bill vote

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 08:47 AM PDT

For conservatives conflicted over how to vote on a major measure Wednesday that would fund the federal government and authorize the President to arm Syrian rebels, their decision might have gotten a bit easier.

Why Rand Paul can't shake isolationist image

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 08:42 AM PDT

Sen. Rand Paul is trying to shed the perception that he's an isolationist and that he thinks the United States should retreat from intervention in other countries' affairs. But members of his own party are making it hard for the Kentucky Republican to escape that image.

Biden regrets use of "offensive" term Shylock

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 08:34 AM PDT

Vice President Joe Biden "should have been more careful" in a speech when he used a term that some consider anti-Semitic, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League said Tuesday.

Iowa chickens vs. Senate candidate's yard

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 06:59 AM PDT

You shouldn't put all your eggs in one basket, but Iowa Republicans are willing to put a few into a neighborhood dispute involving chickens and Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley's yard.

Joe Biden stokes 2016 speculation in Iowa

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 11:54 AM PDT

Vice President Joe Biden headlined a small Catholic event Wednesday in Des Moines, Iowa, stoking speculation about his presidential aspirations.

Iowa Democrats to Clinton: Slam the door shut in Iowa

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 09:32 AM PDT

Veterans from Hillary Clinton's 2008 campaign and supporters in Iowa are calling for her to use the state's first-in-the-nation caucus to slam the door shut on the Democratic nomination.

What a do-nothing Congress actually does

Posted: 17 Sep 2014 10:38 AM PDT

Julian Zelizer says a passive Congress makes America's problems much worse

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