Rand Paul not waiting for 2016 to take on Hillary Clinton

Sunday, 21 September 2014 09:45
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, isn't waiting until the 2016 election to formally kick off to start tearing into Hillary Clinton, the most prominent face among Democrats who might seek the nomination. Referencing a 2008 primary ad in which Clinton suggested then-candidate Barack Obama will not prepared to handle a major overnight crisis as president, Paul suggested the former secretary of state had proven herself incapable of doing so either. PlayVideoCBS Evening News
Another man arrested at the White House
Saturday, 20 September 2014 16:32
Last Updated Sep 20, 2014 5:24 PM EDT WASHINGTON -- The Secret Service says a man has been arrested for trying to unlawfully enter the White House, less than 24 hours after a fence-jumper made it all the way into the building. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says a man showed up at one of the White House gates on foot, then showed up in his a car at another gate and pulled into the…
Secret Service critics pounce after White House breach
Saturday, 20 September 2014 14:30
The security breach late Friday at the White House is prompting a new round of criticism for the Secret Service, with lawmakers and outside voices saying the incident highlights glaring deficiencies in the agency's protection of the president and the first family. Just minutes after President Obama and his daughters departed for Camp David Friday evening, a man jumped the White House fence and sprinted across the North Lawn toward the residence. He was eventually…
Democratic candidate stripped from some Kansas Senate ballots
Saturday, 20 September 2014 14:30
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Kansas voters living overseas will receive a ballot for the November election with no Democratic candidate for a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most closely-watched in the nation. But Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach vowed Friday to continue his efforts to force Democrats to name a replacement candidate for Chad Taylor. The Democrat dropped out of the race earlier this month, handing independent Greg Orman a…
GOP: Energy independence would relieve Ukraine, ISIS woes
Saturday, 20 September 2014 11:27
The fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, and the tensions with Russia over Ukraine might be less vexing if America developed more domestic energy resources, Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, suggested in the weekly Republican address Saturday. "Many of our allies are tethered by aggressive regional powers like Russia, which dominates the Eastern European energy market. Energy development here at home and boosting our allies abroad would make America safer -…
Obama: Congress approving ISIS plan sends "powerful signal"
Saturday, 20 September 2014 11:27
September 20, 2014, 11:34 AM|President Obama thanks Congress for approving a plan to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight ISIS, and he touts growing international involvement in the fight against the extremists.
GOP congressman links energy independence with ISIS, Ukraine crises
Saturday, 20 September 2014 11:27
September 20, 2014, 11:40 AM|Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, says the U.S. would have a less vexing time addressing global crises if its leaders developed more domestic energy resources.
White House fence-jumper makes it well beyond fence
Saturday, 20 September 2014 06:24
WASHINGTON -- The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended. President Obama and his daughters had just departed the White House on Friday evening when an intruder scaled the north fence, darted across the lawn and into the presidential residence, where agents nabbed him. The security breach triggered a rare evacuation of much of…
Texas gubernatorial candidates court Hispanic vote in debate
Saturday, 20 September 2014 02:21
By Marice Richter (Reuters) - Heading into the final weeks of the campaign, Texas gubernatorial candidates Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis held their first debate in a Rio Grande Valley border town as they targeted support from Hispanic voters. Friday's televised debate in Edinburg, Texas, gave both a chance to appeal to Hispanics, an increasingly important voting bloc in a solidly Republican state that has not elected a Democrat to statewide office in…
Duncan slams Jindal's Common Core lawsuit: ‘Do the right thing for children’
Friday, 19 September 2014 21:17
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has hit back at Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal for mounting a lawsuit over the Obama administration’s Common Core academic standards, implying that the Republican lawmaker’s opposition to the controversial policy has been driven by his desire to run for president. Jindal sued the Obama administration in August, accusing Duncan and the U.S. Department of Education of illegally forcing states to adopt the Common Core by requiring them to enforce the more…
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