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  • Obama pushes back Keystone decision

    Keystone XL pipeline


    The Obama administration announced Friday that it is extending the comment period on the State Department's Keystone XL pipeline report -- a move that could delay a final decision on the project indefinitely.

    The State Department's report found that t...

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    By Lisa Desjardins
  • Amy Kremer to resign from Tea Party Express

    Amy Kremer


    Amy Kremer, the Tea Party Express chairman who's played a major role in elections for the past five years, is resigning.

    "This has been a really difficult decision for me, but the time has come for me to leave Tea Party Express," Kremer said Friday.


  • Clinton memoir gets a title: "Hard Choices"

    Hillary Clinton, Hard Choices

    Courtesy Simon & Schuster

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's much anticipated next memoir will be titled "Hard Choices," the book's publisher announced Friday.

    The memoir will be Clinton's "inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges that she faced during he...

  • Memo says GOP competitive in 5 more Senate races


    Alison Harding/CNN

    The National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group tasked with getting Republicans elected to the Senate, believes Republicans have expanded the 2014 playing field with five more contested races as the GOP seeks to retake control of the chamber.

  • Chelsea Clinton pregnant with first child

    Chelsea Clinton

    Brian Yaklyvich/CNN

    Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she is expecting her first child.

    The only daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton made the announcement while sharing the stage with her mother at a women's event...

  • Obama would cut deficits by another $1 trillion

    Obama, 7-19-2013


    The official nonpartisan take on President Barack Obama's 2015 budget proposal is in: He would curb deficits even more than today's policies.

  • Beau Biden plans to run for governor in Delaware

    Beau and Joe Biden

    Beau Biden said Thursday he won't seek re-election this year as Delaware attorney general and plans instead to run for governor in 2016.

  • 'Guys' trip' raises questions about Obama's '16 choice

    Obama, Biden

    Pete Souza/The White House

    The selfie. The "guys' trip." An endorsement? Not quite.

  • Poll: Christie, Paul, Bush are top Republicans

    Chris Christie on Election Day

    Eric Marrapodi/CNN

    A new survey indicates Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Rand Paul and former Gov. Jeb Bush would all fare about the same in a potential presidential matchup against Hillary Clinton in 2016.

  • 'Pals': Biden, Obama make selfie time

    Obama, Biden selfie

    White House/Twitter

    Let the selfies continue. Vice President Joe Biden posted his first selfie late Wednesday, hours after launching his Instagram account.

  • Obama, Biden announce millions for job training

    Obama Biden jobs near Pittsburgh

    REUTERS/Larry Downing

    Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he's putting hundreds of millions toward job training programs that produce highly skilled workers.

  • Judge overturns North Dakota abortion law

    Abortion rights, anti-abortion supporters

    Jim Young/Reuters

    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that North Dakota's abortion law, considered one of the most restrictive in the nation, is unconstitutional.

  • 2014 midterms: What's at stake

    US Capitol


    Their approval rating is horrendous. They rarely get along or get anything done. So here's your chance to do something about it.

    With the entire House of Representatives and more than a third of the Senate up for election in November, there's a lot at...

  • Will Chelsea Clinton go into the family business?

    Chelsea Clinton

    Brian Yaklyvich/CNN

    Chelsea Clinton is once again keeping the door open to a possible run for office in the future.

  • Has Aung San Suu Kyi lost her voice?

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Obama


    Having endured nearly 15 years of house arrest with grace and courage, Aung San Suu Kyi has earned a reputation throughout the world as a political superstar of rare moral stature.

    But for some, mostly from outside the country but also from within, t...

  • First lady, dogs visit military families

    Bo, Sunny Obama

    REUTERS/Pete Souza/The White House/Handout via Reuters

    First Lady Michelle Obama visited military families on the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Monday, with first dogs Bo and Sunny in tow.

    A group of children and their parents were decorating Easter cards for the upcoming holi...

  • Christie's interview with investigators

    Chris Christie


    The first news report linking his top aides to an alleged political payback scheme to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge made Chris Christie "sick to his stomach," the New Jersey governor told investigators, according to a new memo first obt...

  • Woman faces federal charges in Clinton shoe incident

    Alison Ernst Clinton shoe thrower

    Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

    An Arizona woman now faces federal charges for allegedly throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton.

  • Stories about NSA surveillance win Pulitzers

    NSA, National Security Agency HQ, Fort Meade, Md

    NSA/Handout via Reuters

    Two news organizations' stories about National Security Agency surveillance, based upon documents leaked by Edward Snowden, have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service, often described as the highest prize in American journalism.

  • Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

    Man smokes e-cig

    REUTERS/Mike Segar

    A dozen Democratic members of Congress released a report on Monday concluding that electronic cigarettes "aggressively (promote) their products by using techniques and venues that appeal to youth" and should be strictly regulated like the non-electronic versions.

  • Sources: Another Port Authority resignation expected

    Christie at Fort Lee NJ City Hall

    REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

    Another New Jersey representative on the board of commissioners at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is stepping aside, according to several sources with knowledge of the commissioner's plan to hand in his resignation.

  • Obama marks Holy Week, reflects on Kansas shooting



    President Barack Obama took time on Monday at a Holy Week prayer breakfast to reflect on the deadly shooting outside a Jewish community center in Kansas.

  • Rand Paul: Don't dismiss containment option for nuclear Iran

    Rand Paul


    Sen. Rand Paul said the United States shouldn't rule out the containment of Iran's nuclear program.

  • '16 hopefuls sound familiar conservative themes in NH

    Ted Cruz


    Affordable Care Act? Check. Harry Reid? Check. Kathleen Sebelius? Check. A smattering of potential 2016 hopefuls looking to bank early points among Granite State conservatives sounded familiar refrains and trained their fire on oft-used targets at a New Hampshire summit on Saturday.

  • Sebelius' resignation and the politics of health law

    Kathleen Sebelius

    Kathleen Sebelius, the outgoing health and human services secretary, said the decision to step down from her post was hers -- not the Obama administration's.


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