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  • Ted Cruz: The Russians are 'openly laughing' at Obama

    Sen. Ted Cruz believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian leaders no longer respect President Obama because of his failure to lead. "The only thing Putin respects is strength ... At this point the Russians are openly laughing at the president," Cruz, R-Texas, told the Washington...

  • John McCain: 'No doubt in my mind' that Edward Snowden is working for Vladimir Putin

    Sen. John McCain is convinced National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is working for the Russians. "Sure. Not a doubt in my mind," McCain, R-Ariz., responded when asked by the Washington Examiner. McCain said the timing of the releases of information stolen from the NSA is proof that...

  • Marco Rubio: Media covers 2016 like it's March Madness

    On CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Tuesday, Sen. Marco Rubio sidestepped another question about the upcoming 2016 presidential election, pointing out that the media covered it like a sport. One of the hosts asked the Florida Republican if he believed that Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., still...

  • House of Cards creator: Hillary Clinton would make 'an incredible president'

    "I loved working on campaigns and certainly am a huge fan of Hillary Clinton," he said during an appearance at Politico's "Women Rule" event on Tuesday.

  • Mike Lee: It's possible Supreme Court rules 7-2 in favor of Hobby Lobby

    Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Tuesday evening he was optimistic the Supreme Court would rule in favor of Hobby Lobby, suggesting that the case might even be more lopsided than the usual 5-4 ruling. "All of those justices can see the obvious implications for religious freedom here, and I think...

  • Chelsea Clinton admits feeling pressure from parents to start having kids

    Chelsea Clinton says she feels pressure from her parents to start having kids, but she explained to Maria Menounos of "Extra" that it was in a loving way. "I do feel that pressure but in such a kind of loving, lovely way. I mean my parents always say to me that having me was the best thing...

  • Sen. Ted Cruz rallies religious freedom activists at the Supreme Court in support of Hobby Lobby

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, surprised freezing religious freedom activists who had spent the morning rallying in support of Hobby Lobby's Supreme Court appeal. "God bless you for being here today!" Cruz said Tuesday, after wading into the crowd and stepping up to the podium. Activists cheered...

  • Activists duel as Hobby Lobby case reaches the Supreme Court

    Activists dueled in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday as the oral arguments began in the Hobby Lobby case in the middle of a rare spring snowfall in Washington. "Let it snow, we won't go! Bosses in the bedroom have to go!" shouted activists from Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice...

  • Sarah Palin voices her opinion on President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

    Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin shared her views on President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday in an ExtraTV interview about her new reality show, "Amazing America."

  • Donald Rumsfeld blasts Obama administration for failure in Afghanistan

    Rumsfeld, speaking to Greta Van Susteren on Fox News, pointed out that instead of reaching out and supporting Karzai, members of the Obama administration - including Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- went out of their way to "trash" him.

  • Obama: Ukrainian people do not have to choose between East and West

    President Obama rejects the idea that the Ukrainian conflict with Russia should be seen through Cold War lenses as East vs. West. "The United States does not view Europe as a battleground between East and West, nor do we see the situation in Ukraine as a zero-sum game,” Obama said in an...

  • Obama highlights European ancestors during trip to Europe

    President Obama highlighted his European roots in an interview with Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, pointing out that the United States was firmly committed to the security of Europe. During the interview, Obama was asked if his understanding of Europe was different since he lived in Indonesia...

  • Cardinal Burke criticizes Obama's 'anti-life' and 'anti-family' policies ahead of Vatican visit

    Ahead of President Obama's visit to the Vatican, American Cardinal Raymond Burke criticized him for promoting "anti-life" and "anti-family" policies. "He appears to be a totally secularized man who aggressively promotes anti-life and anti-family policies," Burke said in an interview with...

  • Beer! New Kasich ad highlights pro-beer policies in Ohio

    A new ad for Ohio Gov. John Kasich features his pro-beer policies in Ohio that allowed a local brewery to thrive in his state. The ad features owners of the Mt. Carmel Brewing Company in Cincinnati, who explain that thanks to Kasich, they were able to open a tasting room at their location....

  • The Obama-Mao T-shirt that Chinese officials didn't want Michelle Obama to see

    While first lady Michelle Obama was visiting the Great Wall of China, Chinese officials ordered souvenir vendors to remove t-shirts featuring President Obama in a Mao hat.



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