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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Take two: Clinton returns to Iowa

Take two: Clinton returns to Iowa


Take two: Clinton returns to Iowa

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 05:33 PM PDT

Hillary Clinton told reporters Sunday that the purpose of her return to Iowa for the first time in over six years was "to support candidates." But 2016's presidential politics were everywhere on a sun-soaked field in Indianola, Iowa.

Bernie Sanders tests Iowa's presidential waters

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 07:39 AM PDT

All the elements were there for low turnout: It was a beautiful, cloudless night, the Iowa-Iowa State game had just ended, and the state's critical place in presidential politics still felt years away for most Iowans. But on Saturday night in Dubuque, Iowa, roughly 130 people showed up to see Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont talk about elevating the middle class, nationalizing health care and fighting the degrading influence of money in politics.

Take two: Clinton returns to Iowa

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 05:33 PM PDT

Hillary Clinton told reporters Sunday that the purpose of her return to Iowa for the first time in over six years was "to support candidates." But 2016's presidential politics were everywhere on a sun-soaked field in Indianola, Iowa.

The "Inside Politics" forecast: Michelle Obama's push to fire up the base

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 03:17 PM PDT

Another big challenge facing President Barack Obama and some new twists on key 2014 dynamics and players surfaced during our weekly trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

WH Chief of Staff: ISIS stands for nothing

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 11:59 AM PDT

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough says ISIS will do anything to strike terror and fear into its opponents.

Inside Politics forecast: Michelle Obama's push to fire up the base

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 05:42 PM PDT

Another big challenge facing President Barack Obama and some new twists on key 2014 dynamics and players surfaced during our weekly trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 03:34 PM PDT

The growing outcry over how the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell deal with incidents of domestic violence has reached the nation's highest office. Even President Barack Obama has seen the footage of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee.

20 year anniversary: Violence Against Women Act

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 12:00 PM PDT

Joe Torre and Esta Soler say much has been achieved in the 20 years since a landmark anti-violence law was passed, but more has to be done

Inside Congress' secret nuclear fallout shelter

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 05:40 PM PDT

Go inside a shelter built for members of the U.S. congress in the event of nuclear war.

Mark Sanford says he and fianceé have broken up

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 03:36 PM PDT

CNN Poll: Tight race for critical Senate seat

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 04:41 AM PDT

Only one percentage points separates Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst in the race to represent Iowa in the U.S. Senate.

The British connection to ISIS beheadings

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 11:37 AM PDT

Peter Bergen says UK officials know the identity of the man with the London accent who has killed two U.S. journalists and a British aid worker.

Justice Dept. invokes 'state secrets privilege' to block lawsuit

Posted: 13 Sep 2014 08:04 AM PDT

The Justice Department on Friday invoked the government's "state secrets privilege" to intervene in a private legal dispute between the owner of a Greek shipping company and a U.S. nonprofit that advocates against Iran's nuclear program.

The fight against ISIS: That which we call a 'war' ...

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 04:25 PM PDT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will not use the term war to describe Washington's impending military action against the jihadist group ISIS in Syria and Iraq but others in the Obama administration aren't shying away from the word.

Nice words but limited commitment so far for Obama's ISIS coalition

Posted: 12 Sep 2014 03:31 PM PDT

So far, it least, it looks like a coalition of the not-so-willing to help President Barack Obama combat ISIS.

CNN poll: Spike in American fears of terrorism around 9/11 anniversary

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 05:02 PM PDT

The number of people who say that acts of terrorism are likely to occur around the anniversary of 9/11 has significantly increased from three years ago.

Cheney: Obama must understand we're at war

Posted: 10 Sep 2014 09:23 AM PDT

Former Vice President Dick Cheney weighs in on the President's address to the nation on his plan to fight ISIS.

Kerry: Countries "in the region" willing to aid strikes against ISIS

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 10:14 AM PDT

Secretary of State John Kerry closed a trip to the Middle East saying countries "in the region" and "outside the region" are prepared to engage in military assistance against ISIS and "in actual strikes if that is what it requires."

WH Chief of Staff: ISIS stands for nothing

Posted: 14 Sep 2014 11:59 AM PDT

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough says ISIS will do anything to strike terror and fear into its opponents.

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