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September 14th, 2014
09:53 AM ET

Harkin: 'the tea party has peaked'

Sen. Tom Harkin on his final steak fry and he says tea party influence has peaked.


Filed under: Hillary Clinton • Newsmakers • State of the Union • TEA Party • Tom Harkin
September 14th, 2014
09:38 AM ET

Sen Harkin: 'We can't police the world'

Sen. Tom Harkin says the U.S. can't be responsible for settling "all of these problems around the globe."


Filed under: ISIS • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Tom Harkin
Sunday on State of the Union
September 12th, 2014
06:51 PM ET

Sunday on State of the Union

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on the President’s plan to destroy ISIS and how they plan to gain support from Middle East countries.

What does re-engagement in Iraq mean for the millions of war-weary military families?  We talk to retired Major General Paul Eaton and retired Lieutenant General James Dubik. Both men had a role in training Iraqi troops post-Saddam, and will tell us what it takes to solve the military, political, and diplomatic crisis engulfing the fragile country.

Then, the latest on the NFL scandal involving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Senator Amy Klobuchar contacted NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell urging a zero-tolerance policy for off-the-field violence. Mike Wise, sports columnist for the Washington Post says the NFL under Goodell ‘has lost its moral direction’. Both join us live.

Our political roundtable welcomes new CNN Commentator and former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, along with former Romney adviser Lanhee Chen, CNN Crossfire host S.E. Cupp, and CNN Commentator LZ Granderson.

And on the eve of his retirement after nearly 3 decades in the U.S. Senate, Iowa Democrat Tom Harkin dishes on Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, and his least favorite presidents.

State of the Union with Candy Crowley airs Sunday at 9am and Noon ET on CNN.


Filed under: State of the Union • This Sunday...
Two things that could hinder U.S. efforts to ‘destroy’ ISIS
An ISIS parade in the Kirkuk Province.
September 11th, 2014
05:54 PM ET

Two things that could hinder U.S. efforts to ‘destroy’ ISIS

By CNN’s Deena Zaru

The United States is relying on two key partners in the fight to destroy ISIS - the new Iraqi government and the moderate Syria opposition.

President Barack Obama announced in a speech Wednesday night a plan for U.S. airstrikes in Syria, as well as increased U.S. support for the Syrian opposition.

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Filed under: Peanut Gallery • SOTU Extra • State of the Union
September 7th, 2014
01:12 PM ET

SD mayor on the 'evolving' terror threat

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulcon says thwarting terror threats comes down to partnership and cooperation at the local level.


Filed under: Kevin Faulconer • Newsmakers • San Diego • State of the Union • Terrorism
September 7th, 2014
01:08 PM ET

Boston mayor: We can never put our guard down

Reflecting on 9/11 and Boston marathon bombing, Mayor Walsh warns of constant vigilance in the face of future terror.


Filed under: 9/11 • Boston • Boston marathon bombings • Marty Walsh • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Terrorism
September 7th, 2014
12:55 PM ET

Philly mayor: We are safer since 9/11

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter says we learned from 9/11 and are "safer, smarter and more aware" now


Filed under: 9/11 • Michael Nutter • Newsmakers • Philadelphia • State of the Union • Terrorism
September 7th, 2014
12:31 PM ET

Latinos 'really pissed off' with the GOP

California Rep. Tony Cardenas on the President's decision to delay immigration reform action until after midterms.

September 7th, 2014
12:01 PM ET

Will Obama's approval rates drive the midterms?

LZ Granderson says people who don't like Obama don't notice that some policies they do like are there because of Obama.


Filed under: 2014 • State of the Union
September 7th, 2014
11:59 AM ET

Is Obama's foreign policy cautious or weak?

S.E. Cupp says that Obama's foreign policy is to not be George W. Bush but he has not carved out a policy of his own.


Filed under: Foreign Policy • ISIS • LZ Granderson • Maria Cardona • Newt Gingrich • S.E. Cupp • State of the Union
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