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Bill Clinton: Garner 'didn't deserve to die'
MSNBC - 12/16/2014
Bill Clinton is the latest national figure to weigh in on a Staten Island grand jury’s controversial decision to not indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the July choke hold death of unarmed
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Obama Condemns Deadly Attack on Pakistani School
ABC News - 12/16/2014
President Barack Obama is condemning what he calls a "heinous attack" on a Pakistani school. Obama says terrorists are once again showing their depravity with the shooting spree that killed 126 in
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'Fast Track' To Nowhere: Congress Shouldn't Give Obama Power To Ram Through TPP
Forbes.com - 12/16/2014
Post written by Daniel DiMicco Daniel DiMicco is chairman emeritus of Nucor Steel If the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade and global governance agreement has any chance at passage, it will
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White House task force launches rule to curb pirate fishing
Washington Post - 12/16/2014
Customers select their own fish at a supermarket in this 2012 file photo. As much as one-third of seafood sold in restaurants and grocery stores is fraudulently labeled, according to a new report. (Tracy
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Year in Google: Obama is most searched politician
USA Today - 12/16/2014
Do Americans already know enough about Hillary Rodham Clinton that she doesn’t need to be Googled? In Google’s list of top U.S. searches for 2014, the former secretary of State and potential 2016 presidential
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Senator signs 'I love you' during farewell
CNN - 12/16/2014
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Iraq's White House
CNN - 12/16/2014
Editor's note: Each day, CNN brings you an image capturing a moment to remember, defining the present in our changing world. The photographs we select look at the many faces of humanity, chronicling the
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John Kerry Speaks Live From London
NBCNews.com - 12/16/2014
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Bill Clinton Says Eric Garner ‘Didn’t Deserve to Die’
Time - 12/16/2014
“He was selling untaxed cigarettes on the street in small volumes, trying to make a little extra money." Former President Bill Clinton is set to address the Eric Garner case in a Tuesday interview with
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Obama touts 'turning point' for US military (+video)
Christian Science Monitor - 12/16/2014
Saluting troops returning home from Afghanistan, President Barack Obama declared the US is moving toward a period of a leaner military. Obama noted there are now 15,000 troops in Afghanistan, down from
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Senate confirms Obama's nominee for surgeon general (+video)
Christian Science Monitor - 12/16/2014
Doctor Vivek Murthy was confirmed as the US surgeon general Monday, despite opposition from Senate Republicans and some Democrats due to his past statements on gun violence. The U.S. Senate on Monday
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Obama demands football toss rematch with Christie
CNN - 12/16/2014
(CNN) -- President Barack Obama on Monday reminisced of better times with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, his onetime hug-buddy turned Republican antagonist as the governor has turned his focus to an
Obama remembers games with Christie WYFF4.com
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Vivek Murthy 1, NRA 0
MSNBC - 12/16/2014
The National Rifle Association has certain expectations when it comes to dictating developments on Capitol Hill. But once in a while, the NRA picks an important fight and loses. Take yesterday , for example.
Obama: New surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, will help US save lives Miami Herald
Senate approves Obama’s pick of Vivek Murthy for US surgeon general Indian Express
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Obama: We're 'hammering' Islamic State
USA Today - 12/16/2014
President Obama struck an aggressive and optimistic tone Monday about U.S.-led efforts to roll back the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, saying the jihadist group is now on the defensive. "Along with
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Then as Now, the Tea Party Proved Divisive
Time - 12/16/2014
Artist's rendering of the Boston Tea Party of Dec. 16, 1773. MPI / Dec. 16, 1773: Colonial activists dump 45 tons of tea into Boston Harbor to protest the Tea Act Members of today’s Tea Party movement
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Democrats taunt Cruz on Twitter
CNN - 12/16/2014
(CNN) -- Democrats are taunting Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for effectively allowing them a victory on a controversial nominee for surgeon general. Physician Vivek Murthy was confirmed Monday night on a 51-43
Democrats taunt Cruz over surgeon general vote KETKNBC
Why Democrats are taunting Cruz CNN
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Iowa Republican Boss Walks 'High Wire' Ahead of Straw Poll
Bloomberg - 12/16/2014
Jeff Kaufmann's calendar is as good a barometer as any when it comes to predicting which Republicans are likely to run for president in 2016. Since June, when Kaufmann was elected chairman of the Republican
The Republican Who Could Help Kill the Iowa Straw Poll Bloomberg
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Wondering what the Senate has left? Here's its to-do list
CNN - 12/16/2014
(CNN) -- The Senate passed a spending bill to fund the government through next September — so why haven't they gone home yet? Here's a look at what lawmakers could get done before they can hit the road
What’s left for Congress in the lame duck? Courier Tribune
Wondering what the Senate is up to Monday? Here's its to-do list CNN
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Obama's day: A national security meeting
USA Today - 12/16/2014
President Obama heads to the White House Situation Room on Tuesday afternoon to with meet with members of his National Security Council. Potential topics range from the fight against the Islamic State
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Cheney’s claim on waterboarding
Washington Post - 12/16/2014
(William B. Plowman/NBC News/Handout via Reuters) Chuck Todd: “When you say waterboarding is not torture then why did we prosecute Japanese soldiers?” Former Vice President Richard B. Cheney:
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Will Hillary Clinton be a champion for women in the 2016 election?
CBS News - 12/16/2014
Former Secretary of State and first lady Hillary Clinton speaks at a press conference announcing a new initiative between the Clinton Foundation, United Nations Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies,
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Diverse Coalition Asks Obama to Veto Destructive, Wasteful Levee
BusinessWeek - 12/16/2014
WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/14 -- Today, more than two dozen community leaders from Illinois, Missouri, and Kentucky joined with environmental groups from across the country in calling on
Diverse Coalition Asks Obama to Veto Destructive Wasteful Levee St Louis News.net
Diverse Coalition Asks Obama to Veto Destructive, Wasteful Levee Marketwired Yahoo! Finance
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In 2014, the standard for avoiding the NRA's wrath became so high, so pure, that
Bloomberg - 12/16/2014
The White House's very bad 2014, and two even worse years for gun-safety activists, may end with a victory Monday. The Democratic Senate majority has set up an evening vote on Vivek Murthy, the young
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December 15, 2014
MSNBC - 12/16/2014
Australia raised terror threat in September Patrick Elligett, news director of The New Daily in Australia, tells José Díaz-Balart that the hostage situation at a Sydney café has “taken everyone by
12.15 - All In MSNBC
At least 126 dead in Taliban school attack MSNBC
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“He hasn't even floated an idea.”
Bloomberg - 12/16/2014
President Barack Obama in 2008 pledged to blunt the power of big money interests in politics. Instead, he's overseeing the return of a gilded age with billionaires running their own parties out of high-rise
RIP: Obama the Campaign-Finance Reformer Bloomberg
"He hasn't even floated an idea." Bloomberg
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