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Bundy Explains: Slavery Comment Just 'Wondering'
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:40:25 GMT
Rancher Cliven Bundy says he was simply “wondering” about whether black Americans were “happier” under slavery than under dependence to the federal government.







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Keystone Protests Hit DC Monuments
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:09:21 GMT

Opponents of the Keystone Pipeline proposal hold a demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial Thursday in Washington, D.C.








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Christie: 'I Knew Nothing About' Bridgegate
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:53:49 GMT

A Supporter of Governor Christie asks him how he can tell his friends and neighbors that Christie wasn't involved in playing politics in the 'Bridgegate' scandal.








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Girl Gives Jobless Dad's Resume to First Lady
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:51:47 GMT

A girl presents her father’s resume to first lady Michelle Obama during Thursday’s Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day event at the White House.








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'A Great Reverse For Peace' In The Mideast
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:51:45 GMT







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John Kerry's Dog Ben Visits State Department
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:20:53 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brings his dog, Ben, to work on Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day.








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Champagne Toast: Obama Dines With Japanese Emperor
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:49:46 GMT
President Barack Obama praised the spirit of the Japanese people at a state dinner held in his honor at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Thursday.







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GOP Scrambles to Condemn Rancher's Remarks on Race
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:16:41 GMT
Offering words of encouragement for a rancher leading an armed standoff against federal rangers turns out to be not so great of a political move – especially when the rancher in question muses publicly about the benefits of slavery.







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More Sanctions 'Teed Up' for Russia, Warns Obama
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:45:29 GMT

President Barack Obama talks about additional steps the U.S. may take against Russia over the situation in the Ukraine.








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Obama: New Russia Sanctions Are 'Teed Up'
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:45:28 GMT







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Obama Inches Closer to More Russia Sanctions
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:29:52 GMT
Teed upPresident Obama made news overnight (East Coast time) when he said in his news conference in Tokyo that new sanctions against Russia are “teed up,” with technical issues that still need to be worked out.







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Jeb Bush Is 'Thinking About Running' for President
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:43:35 GMT

The former Republican governor of Florida has given his clearest indication yet that he’s considering a run for president in 2016.








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Barack Obama Says More U.S. Sanctions Are 'Teed Up' Against Russia
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:39:29 GMT
More U.S. sanctions against Russia are "teed up" and ready to be put in place if Moscow does not honor a peace deal on Ukraine, President Barack Obama said Thursday.The U.S. and Russia signed an accord in Geneva last week committing to a plan to solve the crisis by diplomatic means.







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Conservative Group Slammed for Ad Using Obama, Udall Image After Meeting Aurora Shooting Victims
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:42:14 GMT
UPDATE: AFP says that it has replaced the image in the spot, calling the original use of the photo "an unfortunate oversight." Their official statement: "The image used was an unfortunate oversight which was immediately corrected as soon as it was pointed out.







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Clinton: Benghazi my 'Biggest Regret' at State Department
Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:07:09 GMT
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated on Wednesday that the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya was her "biggest regret" as head of the State Department, again addressing what could be one of the toughest questions she'll face if she runs for president.







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AFP Ad Uses Photo of Udall and Obama After Meeting Victims of Aurora Shooting
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:00:37 GMT
A helpful reminder for all political TV ad-makers: Don't use an image of tragedies when making an unrelated point.Democrats have seized on a TV ad that the Koch Brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity is airing in Colorado hitting Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) on the health-care law.







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Jeb Bush Continues 2016 Presidential Speculation
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:14:10 GMT
Jeb Bush is keeping his name near the top of the list when it comes to potential 2016 presidential contenders.







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Watch Live: Clinton Gives Speech at Women's Conference
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:27:34 GMT

Hillary Clinton delivers keynote address at the Simmons College Women's Leadership Conference.








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Arkansas Sen. Boozman Recovering Well After Heart Surgery
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:12:00 GMT
Arkansas Sen. John Boozman is recovering well after undergoing heart surgery on Tuesday, his office says.Boozman, 63, was taken to the hospital early Tuesday morning after suffering pain in his chest and shoulder.







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GOP Group Targets Democratic Anti-Keystone Billionaire
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:40:57 GMT
By now, you’ve probably seen the Democratic TV ads (here and here) hitting the conservative Koch Brothers for the millions of dollars they’ve been pouring into key Senate contests. But chances are that you might not know that Republicans are now targeting Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer.







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Holder: Don't Look at Me Thinking Racial Inequality Is Over
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:09:50 GMT

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder reacts to a recent Supreme Court ruling that upheld an affirmative action ban at a Michigan college and cautions that there is still a long way to go on racial inequality.








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US Citizen Detained In Cuba 'Not Doing Well'
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:54:15 GMT







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Georgia Governor: Gun Bill Protects 'Law Abiding Citizens'
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:07:43 GMT

Just before signing a controversial gun bill into law, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal talks about the positive aspects of expanding locations citizens can carry firearms in the state without penalty.








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Holder Chides Supreme Court for Affirmative Action Ruling
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:52:11 GMT
Attorney General Eric Holder took a swipe Wednesday at the Supreme Court's decision to uphold Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.







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'That's Some Good Sushi Right There,' Says Obama in Japan
Posted Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:32:35 GMT

President Barack Obama dines with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the world famous Sukiyabashi Jiro sushi restaurant in Tokyo.








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