One of the men who helped put President Barack Obama in office says Hillary Clinton can do well in Iowa, only if she earns it.

Christie Proposes Income Cap on Social Security
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Framing himself as a politician who's unafraid to discuss "hard truths," NJ Gov. Chris Christie is proposing an income cap on Social Security benefits as part of major restructuring plan announced ahead of a likely presidential bid.

McConnell Urges Support for House-Passed Medicare Fix
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Ahead of a midnight deadline to fund payments to doctors treating Medicare patients, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged the Senate to pass a House-passed fix to the sustainable growth rate payment formula despite concerns from conservatives that the legislation adds to the deficit.

Senate Overwhelmingly Approves House 'Doc Fix' Bill
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Senate overwhelmingly approves House 'doc fix' bill

White House 'Willing to Sign' Iran Bill
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

After weeks of negotiations, the White House now appears poised to sign the Corker-Melendez Iran bill after it passed through a Senate Foreign Relations Committee markup on a 19-0 vote.

A Look Inside Ready for Hillary's HQ
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Bloomberg Politics' Phil Mattingly checks in with the ground troops of the organization formerly known as Ready for Hillary, now Ready PAC.

Mass. Gov. Supports Death Penalty for Tsarnaev
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says he supports the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the Boston Marathon bombing following his conviction by a federal jury on Wednesday.

Obama Intends to Lift Cuba Terror Designation
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports that President Barack Obama intends to lift Cuba's terror designation.

Google Accused of Cheating Competitors
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

The European Union accused Google Inc on Wednesday (April 15) of cheating competitors by distorting Internet search results in favour of its Google Shopping service.

Minimum Wage Workers Plan Daylong Protests To Call For $15 An Hour
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

A series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.

Darrell Issa Asked Hillary Clinton About Her Personal Email Use in 2012
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

Darrell Issa Asked Hillary Clinton About Her Personal Email Use in 2012.

Yemeni Displaced Land On Coast of Djibouti
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

A boat load of people fleeing Yemen arrived Tuesday at Djiboutis port, with many on board insisting they are not refugees.

Farage: We Want Britain Back
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

Nigel Farage has launched the Ukip election manifesto.

Islamic State Seizes Village in Iraq's Anbar Province
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

Police and local official sources say, Islamic State militants gained ground in western Iraq on Wednesday, overrunning another village near the capital of Anbar province in a dawn raid. Hundreds of families were fleeing Albu Ghanim after security forces came under attack from the militants overnight and withdrew from the area, around 3 miles northeast of the provincial capital Ramadi.

Turkey's Erdogan Says Will Disregard European View on Armenian Killings
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey would disregard the European parliament's views over the 1915 mass killings of Armenians, which the Pope this week described as genocide. The European parliament is due later on Wednesday to debate a resolution to mark the 100th anniversary of the killing of as many as 1.5 million Armenians.

Somali Police Say 8 Die in Attack on Education Office
  • Tue, April 14, 2015

Eight people were killed on Tuesday in an attack on a government office complex in the capital, according to police. Capt. Mohamed Hussein, a senior police officer said, Police have secured the ministry of higher education office complex. The assault on the walled compound which also houses other government ministries is the latest attack by suspected Islamic extremists of al-Shabaab who are maintaining a series of attacks in the capital on government targets and the African Union forces who are supporting the government.

Man Arrested by UK Anti-terrorism Police After Deportation From Turkey
  • Tue, April 14, 2015

A 21-year-old man, one of nine members of the same family detained earlier this month in Turkey on suspicion of trying to illegally enter Syria, was arrested by British police on his return to his homeland on Tuesday. West Midlands Police said the man, named by media as Waheed Ahmed, the son of a local counselor in Rochdale, northern England, was held by detectives at Birmingham Airport on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism. The nine Britons were held by Turkish security forces on the Turkish side of the Syrian border on April 1.

Don't Underestimate NATO, German Minister Says on Baltic Visit
  • Tue, April 14, 2015

Germany's defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, said, on Tuesday that nobody should underestimate NATO's rapid response capacity, which has been ratcheted up in response to worries about Russia's military ambitions after its actions in Ukraine. Ursula von der Leyen said, "Of course the issue of speed and of an adequate response to potential threats plays a major role and I can only recommend that NATO's reaction capacity should not be underestimated. "We have shown the necessary adaptability and this is also a reaction to fast exercises we have seen on the other side of the border,"citing plans to boost defenses and build out a new NATO "spearhead" rapid reaction force of 5,000 soldiers.

Report: Violence Mounting in Central Mali 2 Years After French-led War Ousted Jihadists
  • Tue, April 14, 2015

A new report says that armed groups in Mali are carrying out a growing number of attacks, and that the violence is taking place closer to the capital than ever. Human Rights Watch said Tuesday that militants are increasingly active in central Mali, where they have targeted civilians accused of supporting French and U.N. forces.

Rubio Joins GOP Presidential Field
  • Tue, April 14, 2015

Bloombergs Betty Liu reports on todays top news stories. She speaks on In The Loop.

Fighters in Southern Yemen Say Pushing Back Houthis
  • Tue, April 14, 2015

Militiamen in southern Yemen said on Tuesday they had pushed back Iranian-allied Houthi rebels on several fronts, three weeks into a Saudi-led air strikes against the northern movement of Shi'ite Muslim fighters. In the southern port city of Aden, which has seen nearly three weeks of fierce street fighting, Houthi fighters withdrew from the Khor Maksar district, home to an international airport and several foreign missions. The pullout deprives the Houthis of a bridge to downtown districts where they are facing heavy resistance from local fighters.

NewsBusted: Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Yemen, Climate Change
  • Tue, April 14, 2015

Newsbusted's Jodi Miller brings you the headlines with a comedic twist.

Bush vs. Rubio in Battle for Florida Campaign Donors
  • Tue, April 14, 2015

As the 2016 presidential campaign begins to take shape, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio face two battles, one for the GOP nomination and the other for donors in their home state of Florida.

Ted Cruz Says He's Ready For Hillary
  • Mon, April 13, 2015

The Republican candidate for president says Clinton represents the "veiled policies of the past."

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