Politics

7:17pm

Fri March 28, 2014
It's All Politics

In Politics, Hog Castration Cuts Through The Ad Clutter

Originally published on Fri March 28, 2014 10:14 pm

A lot more people now know who Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst is, which was the point of the hog-castration line in her campaign ad.
YouTube screen shot Joni Ernst for Senate YouTube channel

4:10pm

Fri March 28, 2014
Politics

Week In Politics: Obama In Brussels And A Bridge Scandal Report

Originally published on Fri March 28, 2014 5:34 pm

Transcript

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

And we pick up there with our Friday regulars E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and the Brookings Institution. Hey there, E.J.

E.J. DIONNE: Hey.

CORNISH: And David Brooks of The New York Times. Hey David.

DAVID BROOKS: How are you?

CORNISH: So I want to continue the conversation about President Obama and go back to a speech he gave in Brussels on Wednesday. In it, he spoke about Russia, about NATO, about bigger ideas about the U.S. role in the world.

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4:10pm

Fri March 28, 2014
World

Obama Aims To Soothe Strained Relations In Saudi Arabia

Originally published on Fri March 28, 2014 5:34 pm

President Obama met Friday with the king of Saudi Arabia. There's considerable friction in the U.S.-Saudi relationship at the moment, with key differences over Syria and Iran.

10:55am

Fri March 28, 2014
Afghanistan

Afghanistan Getting New Leader, But Don't Expect Karzai To Disappear

Afghanistan could pick a leader to replace Hamid Karzai next week, but Taliban members are ramping up attacks. Al Jazeera's Abderrahim Foukara talks about the elections and the future of Afghanistan.

7:44am

Fri March 28, 2014
The Two-Way

House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers Won't Seek Re-Election

Originally published on Fri March 28, 2014 3:17 pm

Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., during an appearance last year on CBS News' Face the Nation. The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says he won't seek re-election in November.
Chris Usher AP

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., confirmed Friday that he will not seek re-election in November and is going to host a talk show on the Cumulus radio network starting next year.

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