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Two Weeks Later, Reporter Still Can't Sign Up for Obamacare

9:02 AM, Oct 14, 2013

The healthcare.gov website has been online for two weeks. But folks are having trouble signing up.

One person who says she's been trying for two weeks straight to sign up is CNN senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen.

Here's video of her trying and failing to sign up:

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CNN: 'Shutdown Roundtable: Favreau vs. Kristol'

12:17 PM, Oct 05, 2013

Bill Kristol, with Molly Ball, Jon Favreau, and Jake Tapper, yesterday on CNN:

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Glitch Prevents CNN from Signing Up for Obamacare

3:36 PM, Oct 01, 2013

A CNN reporter tried to sign up for Obamacare, but wasn't able to because of a glitch:

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CNN Host Sends Fundraising Email for Terry McAuliffe

11:04 AM, Sep 27, 2013

CNN host Stephanie Cutter, who worked on President Obama's reelection campaign, has sent a fundraising email on behalf of Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.

"Hey there," Cutter begins. "Another poll came out this week showing Terry McAuliffe with a marginal lead over Ken Cuccinelli in the Virginia governor's race. Most people I know were thrilled. But I got nervous."

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On the Iranian 'Charm Offensive'

10:15 AM, Sep 19, 2013

Bill Kristol joined Anderson Cooper and his panel Wednesday night on CNN to discuss Iran and its pursuit of nuclear weapon capability. Watch the video below:

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CNN Panel on Syria Intervention

7:00 AM, Sep 03, 2013

Bill Kristol, with Christopher Dickey, Fouad Ajami, and Christiane Amanpour, last night on CNN:

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Obama Hangs Out With Cuomo Family Day Before Chris Cuomo Interview

10:24 AM, Aug 22, 2013

CNN reported this morning that anchor Chris Cuomo will be getting an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama tomorrow morning:

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CNN: On Benghazi, Administration Has Been 'Inconsistent, Conflicting, and Inaccurate'

Exhibit A: The talking points.
10:18 AM, Aug 07, 2013

CNN's John King reported last night that the Obama administration has "at times" been "inconsistent, conflcting, and inaccurate" in explaining the Benghazi terror attack: 

"Exhibit A in this debate is these Benghazi talking points, used by Ambassador Rice when she made the Sunday show rounds," says King.

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CNN: We Were Able to Interview Lead Benghazi Suspect for 2 Hours

And he hasn't been contacted by the FBI.
10:01 AM, Jul 31, 2013

John King reported this morning that a reporter from CNN was able to interview a lead suspect in the Benghazi terror attack for two hours:

The FBI has reportedly not been able to track-down the suspect, but CNN had no problem talking to him for two hours.

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CNN: Might Take a 'Senator to Get Shot' for Americans to Care About Gun Control

6:39 AM, Jun 11, 2013

On Piers Morgan's CNN show, a gun violence victim asked if it would take a "senator to get shot" for Americans to be supportive of gun control:

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More Polling Shows Americans Care About Benghazi, IRS Scandals

12:10 PM, May 19, 2013

A new poll from CNN demonstrates that Americans say the continuing investigations into two scandals that have arisen in the last week are important.

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Amazing New Details from the Chase for the Boston Bombers

10:56 AM, Apr 20, 2013

The police chief of the Watertown police department shares amazing new details of the chase for the Boston bombings suspects from Thursday night into Friday evening:

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CNN Now Reports That No Arrest Has Been Made

1:37 PM, Apr 17, 2013

After reporting that a suspect in the Boston bombings had been arrested, CNN backed off:

"There's been nobody arrested," said CNN.

UPDATE: Conflicting information about Boston marathon bombings:

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Piers Morgan: Opposition to Gay Marriage 'Not American'

11:44 AM, Mar 27, 2013

Ryan Anderson of the Heritage Foundation debated CNN's Piers Morgan and his guest, Suze Orman, about same-sex marriage Tuesday night. Morgan concluded the debate by saying he found Anderson's position "a bit offensive." "It's not fair, it's not tolerant, it's not American," said the British-born host.

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CNN: 'The Hope and Change Pope'

11:52 AM, Mar 19, 2013

A commentator on CNN dubbed Pope Francis "the hope and change pope" earlier today:

"He hasn't actually done much in the way of real policy changes of initiatives, and he certainly is the hope and change pope, but he's at the head of a body, the Vatican, that's very resistant to change," said the CNN commentator. "I've read, for instance, that observers say that you don't change the Vatican, the Vatican changes you."

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Cotton on Iraq

6:16 AM, Mar 18, 2013

Rep. Tom Cotton of Arkansas talked about "Iraq: Ten Years Later" yesterday on CNN's State of the Union:

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CNN: Obama 'Sullying' His 'Brand' By Getting Ready to Appoint Donors as Ambassadors

6:38 PM, Feb 28, 2013

CNN reports that President Obama is "sullying" his "brand" by getting ready to appoint donors as ambassadors:

Obama, CNN reports, will likely appoint high-dollar fundraisers Marc Lasry and Matthew Barzun to nice ambassadorial spots.

The Washington Free Beacon explains who these fundraisers are:

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CNN: Blocked Access to Hagel Archives a 'Flashpoint'

9:35 AM, Feb 22, 2013

CNN's Mike Mount covers the closed-off Chuck Hagel archive at the University of Nebraska-Omaha:

Washington (CNN) -- Official documents, correspondence and other papers from the period of time Chuck Hagel held his U.S. Senate seat are closed to public viewing by the archives entrusted to hold them.

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CNN: Hagel Vote Outcome 'Uncertain'

9:40 PM, Feb 13, 2013

CNN reports that the outcome of the Chuck Hagel vote is "uncertain":

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Kaine: Rand Paul Using 'Code Word' on Gun Control

1:49 PM, Jan 17, 2013

Virginia senator Tim Kaine, a Democrat, told CNN's Soledad O'Brien Thursday morning that a fellow senator's recently announced effort to "nullify" Barack Obama's executive actions on gun control is a "code word."

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CNN: Hagel Has 'Been Against Sanctions for Iran, Has Been for Talking to Hamas'

6:04 PM, Jan 04, 2013

CNN, reporting on the possibility that President Barack Obama will nominate Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense, said that the former senator has "been against sanction for iran ... and for talking to Hamas." Watch here:

"As you know, there has been some controversy about Chuck Hagel, not the least of which is in the past he's been against sanctions for Iran, has been for talking to Hamas," said CNN's Gloria Borger.

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CNN: Kerry Nominated Alone to Avoid Association with More Controversial Nominations

11:00 AM, Dec 21, 2012

CNN reports that John Kerry is being nominated alone today by President Obama to avoid being associated with more controversial nominations:

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Price Won't Say if He'll Challenge Chambliss

"You can't get a yes or no."
3:59 PM, Dec 04, 2012

House Republican Tom Price of Georgia refused to say whether he would challenge Senator Saxby Chambliss in the 2014 GOP primary. In a Tuesday afternoon appearance on CNN, Price was asked by host Brooke Baldwin if he would "mount a primary challenge" against Chambliss. He at first dodged the question.

"What we're trying to do right now is to solve the remarkable challenges that we have. Any discussion about 2014 is extremely premature," Price said.

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CNN: All Adults in America Went Shopping on Black Friday Weekend

10:52 AM, Nov 26, 2012

CNN reports that practically all Americans went shopping over "Black Friday" weekend.

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Fact (?) Check

9:16 AM, Oct 18, 2012

So CNN is bird-dogging Mitt Romney on his claim that it is “illegal in this country to have automatic weapons.”

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Democrats Loved Crowley

11:35 PM, Oct 16, 2012

Arlington, Va.
President Barack Obama was the clear and obvious favorite among the crowd here at the Arlington Young Democrats debate watch party at Bailey’s Pub. But moderator and CNN personality Candy Crowley was a close second, with her performance eliciting nearly as many loud cheers from this partisan audience as the sitting president of the United States.

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Weak Responses to Romney's Foreign Policy Address

4:37 PM, Oct 08, 2012

The weakest response to Mitt Romney's foreign policy address, which he delivered earlier today at the Virginia Military Institute, comes from Virginia-based trade publication Politico.

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Romney Gains Ground in CNN Poll

3:14 PM, Oct 01, 2012

The latest national poll to be released today finds Barack Obama barely beating Mitt Romney, 50 percent to 47 percent, respectively. The poll was conducted by CNN/ORC and measures likely voters.

The CNN poll was conducted between September 28 and 30. The sample includes 783 interviews and has a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.

The good news for the Romney campaign is that it shows a positive trajectory for the Republican candidate. 

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Media Invents Story That Chick-fil-A President Condemned Gay Marriage

10:42 AM, Jul 24, 2012

Last week, reports emerged that Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy had condemned gay marriage. It's no secret that the company is run by devout Christians, but this still caused an uproar.

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CNN Cherry Picks Poll Results to Support Dubious Claim

9:33 AM, Jul 12, 2012

Over at National Review Online, Ramesh Ponnuru highlights a CNN story entitled, “Voters sick and tired of health care debate.”  Ponnuru notes that the story offers essentially no evidence to support the claim made in its headline.  It’s also worth noting that the CNN story cherry picks one question from CNN’s latest health care poll, in the process painting a false picture of Obamacare’s popularity.

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