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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 25: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meeting on September 25, 2013 in New York City. Timed to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly, CGI brings together heads of state, CEOs, philanthropists and others to help find solutions to the world's major problems.  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton On Facebook Chat: Tougher Sanctions Are Needed On Russia

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia.

07/21/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Presidential Gridlock Alert: Obama To Visit NYC For 2 Events

Obama will be traveling to New York City to raise campaign money at separate events for the Democratic Party and the House Majority PAC, which tries to help Democrats win House seats.

07/17/2014

In an article criticizing the “racism” of far-right voters, a West Village newspaper is now under fire for its own explicitly racist headline about President Barack Obama: “The N----- in the White House.”  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

West Village Paper Creates Controversy With ‘N-Word’ Headline About Obama

In an article criticizing the “racism” of far-right voters, a West Village newspaper is now under fire for its own explicitly racist headline about President Barack Obama: “The N—– in the White House.”

07/07/2014

New York's online health insurance marketplace (Credit: CBSNewYork.com)

Some NY Health Exchange Insurers Seek Sharp Hikes

Some insurance companies participating in New York’s health care exchange want to jack up rates, raising new fears about the cost of medical insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

07/03/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama chants "believe that we will win" as he arrives at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building to watch the U.S. play Belgium in World Cup action July 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

WATCH: Obama Calls Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey To Congratulate USMNT

“I just wanted to call to say you guys did us proud,” Obama said in a video released by the White House. “To see the way you guys captured the hearts and the imaginations of the whole country is unbelievable.”

07/03/2014

FILE -- Aerial view of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. (Credit: Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Robert Menendez, Frank Pallone Fight Against Offshore Oil Drilling

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, Rep. Frank Pallone and others held a news conference in Asbury Park on Wednesday to express their concerns about allowing drilling in the federal government’s next five-year energy plan, which begins in 2017.

07/02/2014

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L.I. College Student Decries His Arrest Over Protest Calling For Obama’s Impeachment

A college student from Long Island alleged Tuesday that he was wrongfully arrested for protesting on a Long Island Expressway overpass.

07/01/2014

President Barack Obama, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Credit Win McNamee/Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New Book Suggests Hillary Clinton Is No Fan Of President Obama

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton let her hair down about President Barack Obama during a reunion dinner with college classmates last year, according to a new book.

06/27/2014

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner exercises her Fifth Amendment right not to speak about the IRS targeting investigation before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building March 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republicans Blast IRS Over Lost Emails Allegedly Targeting Tea Party, Others

Contentious hearings on lost Internal Revenue Service emails got back underway in Washington on Tuesday. There was plenty of heated back and forth.

06/24/2014

Iraqi Shiite fighters parade with their weapons on June 21, 2014, in Karbala, Iraq. (Credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants U.S. To Stay Out Of Iraqi Conflict

But the senator said he does believe in protecting the United States by using drones.

06/22/2014

President Barack Obama holds hands with Edie Windsor after she introduced him during the Democratic National Committee LGBT Gala at Gotham Hall on June 17, 2014. (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Wins Cheers From LGBT Donors In New York

Drivers should expect frozen zones and traffic delays Tuesday afternoon as the president comes to Manhattan for three big-dollar fundraisers, including the 15th annual Democratic National Committee LGBT Leadership Council’s fundraiser.

06/17/2014

Hillary Clinton  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton ‘Very Pleased’ At Arrest Of Benghazi Attack Suspect

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said she was “very pleased” that a suspect key leader of the deadly Benghazi attack has been seized by U.S. Special Forces.

06/17/2014

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Terrorism Experts Warn: Leader Of ISIS Has His Eyes On New York City

The new war in Iraq has local terrorism experts on high alert. The leader of the insurgent group swallowing city after city there has vowed to bring his war to New York City.

06/17/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on situation in Iraq. (credit: CBS 2)

Obama: U.S. Won’t Send Troops Back Into Combat In Iraq

The U.S. won’t send troops back into Iraq, but President Barack Obama said he has asked his national security team to prepare a range of other options, which he’ll review in the coming days.

06/13/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) hugs head coach Geno Auriemma as center Stefanie Dolson (L) of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team slips off the riser during an East Room event at the White House on June 9, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Celebrates UConn’s Winning Basketball Teams; Player Falls Off Stage

President Barack Obama welcomed the school’s men’s and women’s basketball teams Monday for an event marking their NCAA championships. It’s only the second time a school has won both titles in the same year.

06/10/2014

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