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August 11th, 2013
11:23 AM ET

Getting to know Mr. Cub

Candy talks to Ernie Banks about his 19 years with the Chicago Cubs, and his recent honor from the White House.

August 11th, 2013
11:02 AM ET

Hall of famer gets new honor

Ernie Banks talks to Candy about being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Filed under: Ernie Banks • Newsmakers • State of the Union
August 11th, 2013
11:00 AM ET

The future of America's favorite pastime

Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, & documentary filmmaker Ken Burns discuss the future of baseball, cheating, and the sports legacy.

Filed under: Ernie Banks • Ken Burns • Newsmakers • State of the Union
August 11th, 2013
10:44 AM ET

RNC chair not picking sides on GOP Obamacare tactics

(CNN) – The Republican divide over whether to shut down the federal government in a bid to end President Barack Obama's health care law is merely a tactical split, rather than a larger ideological rift, the party's national chairman said Sunday.

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus, speaking on CNN's "State of the Union," said he wasn't picking a side on the issue, which has pitted establishment party members against their younger colleagues.

Read the full story from the CNN Political Ticker story.  


Filed under: Newsmakers • Reince Preibus • Republicans • State of the Union
August 11th, 2013
10:42 AM ET

RNC Chair: Networks promoting Hillary

(CNN) – Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday that his organization’s planned debate boycott was focused on NBC and CNN – which plan to air films about Hillary Clinton – and not companies which may produce those projects.

Priebus, speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” was responding to a question from Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley about a report in The New York Times that Fox Television Studios was in the “early stages” of talks to produce NBC’s miniseries about Clinton, set to star Diane Lane. Fox Television Studios is a corporate sibling of Fox News Channel and the Fox broadcast network.

Read the full story from the CNN Political Ticker story.

August 11th, 2013
10:40 AM ET

Clyburn: no 'blank check' for the NSA

Rep. Clyburn said Sunday that the NSA should not have a "blank check" when it comes to government surveillance.

Filed under: James Clyburn • Newsmakers • NSA • State of the Union