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April 6th, 2014
10:38 AM ET

Pelosi: I'm a believer in donor choice

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-California) says democrats need to raise money to win elections so they can limit the role of money in politics.


Filed under: Nancy Pelosi • Newsmakers • State of the Union
April 6th, 2014
09:40 AM ET

Pelosi celebrates 7 million ACA sign-ups

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) celebrates the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment hitting 7 million. Pelosi says Democrats who have distanced themselves from the ACA are few but that the majority of democrats are proud of what they have accomplished.


Filed under: Democrats • Nancy Pelosi • Newsmakers • Obamacare • State of the Union
Mental Health in the Military
April 6th, 2014
07:36 AM ET

Mental Health in the Military

By Michelle Koepp

(CNN) Ivan Lopez juggled life as an Army Specialist, husband and father.  His neighbor at Ft. Hood says that whenever Lopez saw someone he would smile.

On Wednesday Lopez shot and killed three people and wounded sixteen others. About twenty minutes into the rampage, he walked towards a military policewoman and shot himself.

All of those killed and injured were U.S. servicemen, shot on the same base still synonymous with a massacre that visited Fort Hood just five years ago. FULL POST


Filed under: SOTU Extra • State of the Union
Beyond the "Black Box"
April 6th, 2014
05:52 AM ET

Beyond the "Black Box"

By Paige Hymson

(CNN) A Chinese patrol ship detected a pulse signal in the Southern Indian Ocean according to reports on Saturday. Although the signal’s frequency of 37.5 kHz matches the standard frequency for cockpit voice recorders, there is no confirmation the signal is from missing flight MH370. Time is running out in the race to locate the flight’s black box, with batteries that last for only a required 30 days.

As the search narrows in focus on the location of the black box, there’s increasing attention to future developments in aviation technology. Perhaps, some experts suggest, the black box is no longer the most resourceful way to reveal information from an airliner in our high-tech age. FULL POST


Filed under: SOTU Extra • State of the Union
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