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Obama Inches Closer to More Russia Sanctions
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.
Jeb Bush Is 'Thinking About Running' for President
The former Republican governor of Florida has given his clearest indication yet that he’s considering a run for president in 2016.
Barack Obama Says More U.S. Sanctions Are 'Teed Up' Against Russia
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.
Conservative Group Slammed for Ad Using Obama, Udall Image After Meeting Aurora Shooting Victims
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.
Clinton: Benghazi my 'Biggest Regret' at State Department
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.
AFP Ad Uses Photo of Udall and Obama After Meeting Victims of Aurora Shooting
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.
Jeb Bush Continues 2016 Presidential Speculation
Jeb Bush is keeping his name near the top of the list when it comes to potential 2016 presidential contenders.
Watch Live: Clinton Gives Speech at Women's Conference
Hillary Clinton delivers keynote address at the Simmons College Women's Leadership Conference.
Arkansas Sen. Boozman Recovering Well After Heart Surgery
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.
GOP Group Targets Democratic Anti-Keystone Billionaire
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.