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1 hr ago | KIII
Dick Furinash, of Liberty Center, Iowa, stands with cutouts of former Sec. of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton during U.S. . Ellen Adelman, of Des Moines, Iowa, waits to listen to former Sec. of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speak during U.S. .
3 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta
While you were waiting for your Hot Pocket to finish getting nuked in a gas station microwave, former President Bill Clinton on Saturday shook hands and ate breakfast at Homegrown. Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin yesterday apologized to fans after audio of General Manager Danny Ferry's comments and majority owner Bruce Levenson's racist email were released.
7 hrs ago | ABC News
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may be headlining Sen. Tom Harkin's annual Steak Fry today, but the longtime progressive senator indicated that shouldn't be taken as an endorsement should she decide to run for president in 2016. Harkin, who is retiring after 30 years in the Senate and was hosting his last annual Steak Fry today, said progressives should raise questions about Clinton's foreign policy and economic positions.
12 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
Others who also imagine what it was like to be a World War I flying ace can get a glimpse of a 100-year-old past at the WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous set for Sept. 27-28 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton.
13 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
In "Hamlet," the hapless and ill-fated courtier Polonius offers one sound bit of advice to his liege. "Brevity," he counsels the king, "is the soul of wit."
DC Mumbo sauce is the political equivalent of blending, straining, and bottling the last 4 president of these United States. Unless you are national history enthusiast, a backwards politician, high ranking military official, or racist football fan; I do not see much of a reason to visit Washington DC.
Liz Lerman's "Healing Wars," the first dance event of Peak Performances 2014/15 season, opens at the Kasser Theater for three days only, September 25-27, following three weeks of sold-out performances at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C this past June. The Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University is located at 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07043.
Maine's Colby College is inaugurating a former a University of Chicago administrator to serve as the 20th president of the private liberal arts college. He'll also presenting honorary degrees to David Axelrod, former adviser to Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama; Sen. Susan Collins, who's known for facilitating compromise in Congress; Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education; and Robert Zimmer, mathematician and president of the University of Chicago.
Former President Bill Clinton on Friday offered an optimistic appraisal of Democrats' midterm chances, saying he thought his party has a better-than-even shot at retaining control of the Senate. Democrats, he said on PBS's "NewsHour," "will "do better than people think."
Though former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's first return to the state that dealt her a stinging defeat in 2008 is taking center stage, she won't be alone in making her White House interest known. Within a matter of days Clinton, Vice President Biden, and even longshot Sen. Bernie Sanders are taking trips to the critical caucus state - a reminder to the former first lady that she can't take an Iowa win for granted again if she wants to be president.
Pope Francis confronts a piece of his own family history on Saturday when he visits a World War I memorial built amid battlefields where his grandfather fought in a fierce Italian offensive against the Austro-Hungarian empire - surviving to impress upon the future pope the horrors of war. Francis' aim in recalling those who died in the Great War that broke out 100 years ago is to honor the victims of all wars, and it comes at a time when his calls for peace have grown ever more urgent amid new threats.
President Obama and former President Bill Clinton joined forces at the White House Friday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps and highlight the imp... -- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has decided to drop out of the race for re-election amid a health scare.The announcement comes after Ford was hospitalized due to a tumor i... -- Ford is recalling more than 70,000 of its hybrid electric vehicles over an issue with coolant pumps.The recall affects model year 2005-2008 Ford Escapes made bet... -- When the judge presiding over Oscar Pistorius' case begins sentencing hearings next month, experts said that the paralympian's disability could be ... -- The View returns to ABC on Monday and the new panel is set.Rosie Perez, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg and Nicolle Wallace will host the show, which has change... The Kearney Area Community Foundation will host the ninth annual Philanthropy ... (more)
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among those sharing memories of the late author and Renaissance woman artist Friday at The Riverside Church in Manhattan, a few blocks west of a Harlem town house that Angelou owned in recent years. From a stage brightened by beds of white roses, it was a chance for friends and family members to pay tribute before hundreds of attendees and for the city itself to claim at least part of her legacy.
President Obama united with Democratic predecessor Bill Clinton on Friday to mark the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps volunteer program. "You have made America stronger because of what you've done," Obama told current and former members of the program created 20 years ago.
In this July 22, 2014 file photo, smoke and fire from an Israeli airstrike rise over Gaza City as Israel pummels a wide range of locations along the Gaza coast. Two weeks after the end of the Gaza war, there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover for launching rockets at Israel, at least at times.
Iowa Democrats gather this weekend for Sen. Tom Harkin's annual Steak Fry fundraiser, headlined this year by former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton . The event has long been considered a highlight of the political social calendar in the state, but what is it all about? And do they actually fry the steaks? "In 37 steak fries, they've never fried a steak," said Democratic consultant Jeff Link , a longtime Harkin adviser.
A U.S. citizen arrested in North Korea for allegedly tearing up his visa and seeking asylum will go before the North's Supreme Court this weekend in a trial almost certain to end quickly with a guilty verdict. Along with two other Americans detained in the North, the young defendant says he has but one hope - for a senior U.S. statesman to come and get him out.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:26 pm
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