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Obama makes final push to close Guantanamo

CNN Politics - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:40pm
The White House's decision this week to reject a massive defense policy bill -- partly for its restrictions on closing the Guantanamo Bay naval prison in Cuba -- comes as the administration makes a final push to close the facility in the remaining 15 months of President Barack Obama's tenure.









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Adam Schiff sings 'Meet the Mets' on House floor

CNN Politics - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:40pm
A day after sitting through the 11-hour-long hearing over Hillary Clinton's role during the Benghazi attack, Rep. Adam Schiff has found something to sing about.









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Fact checking Biden's new retelling of the Osama Bin Laden raid

CNN Politics - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:22pm
Joe Biden may be out of the Presidential race, but his statements this week on the events that led to the death of Osama Bin Laden could change the narrative of that week. As part of a partnership with FactCheck.org, here's a look at his claim and how well it holds up with previous statements from Mr. Biden himself as well as from President Obama.









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ISIS-related investigations dominate FBI extremist inquiries

CNN Politics - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:58pm
ISIS-related investigations constitute a majority of the 900 investigations the FBI is conducting nationwide of suspected homegrown violent extremists, a federal law enforcement official said Friday.









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After key wins this week, Clinton soaks up the sun (for now)

CNN Politics - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:55pm
There was no mistaking the new confidence pumping through Hillary Clinton's campaign Friday after a banner October.









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House Democrats won't abandon Benghazi panel

CNN Politics - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:54pm
House Democrats will remain on the select committee investigating the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, members said Friday, but they still think the panel should disband.









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GOP factions meet, reach détente

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:23pm
If Rep. Paul Ryan is going to have any success as the next House speaker, it will depend a lot on whether factions often at odds within the House GOP can see eye to eye.









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Pataki 'chuckles' at Bush campaign cuts

CNN Politics - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:15pm
Jeb Bush cutting his campaign salaries is amusing given how much money he has raised -- at least according to his GOP presidential opponent George Pataki, who barely has thousands of dollars in the bank.









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Bush campaign slashes salaries

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Obama: Death penalty 'deeply troubling'

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Former Montana governor backs O'Malley

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Key union endorses Hillary Clinton

CNN Politics - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:05pm
AFSCME, the largest trade union of public employees in the United States, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Friday, according a release from the group provided to CNN.









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No charges in investigation of IRS

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:01pm
The Justice Department notified members of Congress on Friday that it is closing its two-year investigation into whether the IRS improperly targeted tea party and other conservative groups.









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Coach named in sex scandal quits

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 1:45pm
Andre McGee, the former University of Louisville graduate assistant coach at the center of the Louisville men's basketball sex scandal, has resigned from his assistant coaching position at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the UMKC Athletics department announced Friday.









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Clinton's 6 big October moments

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 1:11pm
If Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic nomination in 2016, the first three weeks of October may be the reason why.









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Feds raid drug 'super tunnel' on U.S.-Mexico border

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 1:09pm
Smugglers on the U.S.-Mexico border have become so sophisticated in moving drugs that one "super tunnel" raided this week featured a railway.









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Rare identical triplets born

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 1:07pm
When Kristen and Thomas Hewitt of Baltimore were expecting their first child this year, they went in for a sonogram.









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