Politics

12:51pm

Mon May 18, 2015
The Two-Way

President Gets His Own Twitter Account: 'It's Barack. Really'

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 7:59 pm

President Barack Obama might have just gotten his own Twitter account, but he's been tweeting for years, such as during this "Twitter Town Hall" in 2011.
Charles Dharapak AP

"Hello Twitter! It's Barack. Really." And with that, President Obama became part of the Twitterverse. The White House announced Monday that @POTUS would be "the official Twitter account of the President of the United States."

According to a post on The White House Blog:

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9:10am

Mon May 18, 2015
It's All Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham Is 'Having A Blast' As He Preps Presidential Run

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 10:16 am

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., toured Manchester, N.H., on Friday. On Saturday, he spoke at the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Day Dinner.
Jim Cole AP

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is ready to join the crowded 2016 presidential race — and he's having a blast in doing it.

The defense hawk and pragmatic Republican said Monday morning on CBS's This Morning that he would make an announcement on June 1 about his plans, but he went on to dispense with all pretense of what that decision would be.

"I'm running because I think the world is falling apart," Graham said.

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5:15am

Mon May 18, 2015
Politics

Romney, Putin In Action Over The Weekend

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 8:00 am

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3:58am

Mon May 18, 2015
Politics

Sen. Graham To Announce In June If He's Joining GOP Presidential Race

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 8:00 am

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8:39am

Sun May 17, 2015
It's All Politics

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Serve Up Ice Cream, Cheese And Red Meat To Iowans

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 8:51 am

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker offers cheese and ice cream to guests in his hospitality room at the Iowa Lincoln Day Dinner in Des Moines on Saturday.
Charlie Neibergall AP

GOP presidential hopefuls spent Saturday night serving up ice cream, cheese and political red meat to potential Iowa caucus voters.

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