Politics

8:40am

Sat July 25, 2015
The Two-Way

Obama, Kenyan President Discuss Deeper Counterterrorism Ties

Originally published on Sat July 25, 2015 3:01 pm

President Obama and Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta onstage after delivering remarks at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at the United Nations compound in Nairobi, on Saturday.
Noor Khamis Reuters/Landov

Updated at 10:30 a.m. ET

President Obama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta discussed strengthening cooperation in the fight against extremists, particularly al-Qaida-linked extremists based in neighboring Somalia.

On the first full day of an officials visit to Kenya — his first since becoming president — Obama said at a joint news conference that the threat from al-Shabab "was an extensive topic of conversation" in private meetings between the two leaders.

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7:03am

Sat July 25, 2015
It's All Politics

Can The South Carolina GOP Get Rid Of Its Confederate Ghosts?

Originally published on Sun July 26, 2015 9:38 am

An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway Patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag, removing it from the Capitol grounds on July 10.
John Bazemore AP

The controversy over the Confederate battle flag has cast a pall over the South Carolina GOP primary for decades.

Now, after the flag was finally removed from the state House grounds last month, Republicans are hoping the political football that's long tripped up White House hopefuls is gone.

But the bipartisan accord in the wake of the murder of nine African-Americans at a Charleston church hasn't translated to all GOP voters in the first-in-the-South primary, many of whom say the flag should have been left flying.

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6:48am

Sat July 25, 2015
Politics

Gov. John Kasich On Health Policy, Religion And Inclusiveness

Originally published on Sat July 25, 2015 9:55 am

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6:48am

Sat July 25, 2015
Politics

The Week In Politics: Clinton's Emails, Trump's Dominance

Originally published on Sat July 25, 2015 1:46 pm

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6:47pm

Fri July 24, 2015
Law

Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard Eligible For Parole In November

Originally published on Fri July 24, 2015 7:36 pm

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