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(Washington, DC) -- Senator Marco Rubio is slamming U.S. moves toward normalizing relations with Cuba. The Florida Republican and descendant of Cuban immigrants accused the Obama administration of making "historic concessions" to the island communist nation. Rubio said the moves...
(Washington, DC) -- A political science professor with Georgia State University says it's about time the U.S. moved to normalize relations with Cuba. Professor Jennifer McCoy commented today that a lot has changed in Cuba since the U.S. cut diplomatic ties with the island nation...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says it is finally time to start normalizing relations with Cuba. Speaking from the White House, the President announced that the U.S. will start easing some travel and trade restrictions and re-establishing embassies in Havana and Washington...
(New York, NY) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. should never condone or practice torture anywhere in the world. The former first lady and U.S. senator spoke in New York City on Tuesday as she accepted an award from the Robert F. Kennedy Center for...
(Washington, DC) -- Ted Cruz is apologizing to his fellow Republican senators for ruining their weekend. CBS News says the Texas senator made apologies during the weekly Republican conference luncheon Tuesday. On Friday, Senate leaders had agreed to let the senators go home for...
(Washington, DC) -- The federal government has the money to keep running. The White House says President Obama last night signed the huge spending bill that funds the government through next September. While most of the government will be funded for nine months in the big...
(Washington, DC) -- Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is actively exploring the possibility of a run for the White House. The son of one former Republican president and brother of another made the announcement on Facebook and Twitter. Bush also said he'll form a leadership PAC...
(Washington, DC) -- The latest threat assessment from the outgoing head of the TSA is a mixed bag. In comments that aired on FOX News' "The Kelly File," John Pistole says the threat of terrorism is higher than it was since he took the job four years ago. However, Pistole says...
(Washington, DC) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry says he will probably decide whether he'll run for president next spring. National Correspondent Joe Gomez has more: Play Clip