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Kerry: Pakistan to return tail of chopper used in bin Laden raidupdated: Tue May 17 2011 10:37:00

Pakistan will return the tail of a U.S. helicopter Tuesday that was damaged during the raid that killed terror leader Osama bin Laden, a move that is part of a process to improve cooperation between the two nations, Sen. John Kerry said.

Privacy bill won't mean marketers can't find youupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 08:36:00

With their "Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011," John Kerry and John McCain proposed this week to limit the sale and sharing of our sensitive information between companies. It's a quaint idea, even a good one, but overestimates government's ability to reverse the way marketers have worked for almost a century.

CNNMoney: Infrastructure bank: Plan would leverage federal moneyupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 17:37:00

Can the federal government leverage $10 billion in spending into $640 billion in funding to build new roads and bridges?

CNNMoney: Congress unites over BEER billupdated: Fri Mar 11 2011 22:22:00

Lawmakers can't agree on anything except ... beer.

Democrats, don't insult the votersupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 09:22:00

I have seen many campaigns in my four decades in politics, but this one is the strangest. With a little more than a month to go and many races still very close, the Democratic message to their faithful is mind-boggling.

John Kerry on Afghanistanupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 03:08:00

CNN's Jill Dougherty speaks exclusively with Sen. John Kerry after his meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

Top senators introduce comprehensive energy billupdated: Wed May 12 2010 19:29:00

Two leading senators on Wednesday introduced a sweeping energy and climate change bill intended to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions while reshaping the energy sector for the 21st century.

Kerry, Lieberman to pursue climate change measureupdated: Thu May 06 2010 12:29:00

Sens. John Kerry and Joe Lieberman are working to resurrect long-planned climate change legislation that got knocked off track last month after Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham stopped participating in talks about the legislation.

Sources: Votes lacking for immigration push in Congressupdated: Sat Apr 24 2010 10:37:00

The push for immigration reform may be on the front burner for congressional Democrats, but sources say that ultimately, they believe the issue is unlikely to have enough votes to pass.

U.S. general: Mobility hinders getting aid to Haitiansupdated: Thu Jan 28 2010 13:12:00

Not all of the earthquake-traumatized Haitians are receiving the aid they need, a U.S. general said Thursday, partly because displaced residents are moving from place to place. John Kerry's Daughter Won't Be Prosecuted for DUIupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 20:54:00

The L.A. City Attorney cites a lack of evidence that Alexandra Kerry was driving drunk John Kerry's Daughter Arrested for DUIupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 17:17:00

Alexandra Kerry is booked following a traffic stop in Hollywood

Commentary: John Kerry's role -- watchdog or lapdog?updated: Fri Oct 23 2009 19:59:00

During the recent interview that Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry gave to CNN, the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee argued that it was still too early for the United States to commit more troops to Afghanistan.

Kerry wary of raising Afghanistan troop levels too quicklyupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 10:50:00

Sen. John Kerry cautioned against President Obama's plan to raise troop levels in Afghanistan at a time when he says the country's government remains in turmoil over last month's national elections.

Kerry to clarify aid bill after Pakistani oppositionupdated: Tue Oct 13 2009 16:50:00

Sen. John Kerry said Tuesday he will offer a new explanation and clarification of a $7.5-billion Pakistan aid bill that has prompted a firestorm of anti-American sentiment inside Pakistan.

Commentary: News can outlast newspapersupdated: Mon May 11 2009 13:41:00

Last week, Sen. John Kerry convened a discussion of the troubled state of journalism in America by way of a hearing by the Senate Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet.

U.S. officials: Hamas slipped note to Obama via senatorupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 18:59:00

Islamic fundamentalist group Hamas passed Sen. John Kerry a letter for President Obama while Kerry visited Gaza on Thursday, senior State Department officials said.

Congressmen's rare Gaza tripupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 18:59:00

CNN's Ben Wedeman catches up with American lawmakers during their first trip to Gaza in years.

Is an 'October surprise' still possible?updated: Fri Oct 31 2008 17:27:00

It's Halloween on Friday, but campaign aides to Barack Obama and John McCain may be spooked for another reason: Events that dominated the news right before the previous two presidential elections may have been game-changers.

U.S. senators forced to make emergency landing in Afghanistanupdated: Thu Feb 21 2008 15:55:00

A helicopter carrying three U.S. senators was forced to make an emergency landing in Afghanistan Thursday, military and congressional sources tell CNN. The Dems Finally Get Religionupdated: Thu Feb 14 2008 01:00:00

A new book shows why religion has cost the Democrats elections -- and how they've learned from their mistakes

FSB: Stimulus deal: What's in it for small bizupdated: Mon Jan 28 2008 13:41:00

Congress is expected to move swiftly on an economic stimulus package hammered out this week by House leaders and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. While individual tax rebates are the plan's centerpiece, Congressional leaders said the bill will include provisions aimed at spurring job creation and offering businesses tax incentives for equipment purchases.

Student Taseredupdated: Thu Sep 20 2007 21:17:00

CNN Student News' Carl Azuz explores the events leading up to the use of a stun gun on a Florida college student.

Your opinion: Reaction to police using Taser on studentupdated: Thu Sep 20 2007 21:17:00

Two University of Florida police officers were placed on leave Tuesday after using an electronic stun gun to subdue a student at a campus forum. Read an account of the incident from a student who was there.

Gingrich vs. Kerry: Shoot-out at the climate change corral updated: Tue Apr 10 2007 21:51:00

Sen. John Kerry and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich met in Washington on Tuesday for a verbal duel about climate change, finding agreement on the problem but vastly different approaches to a solution.

Kerry decides against 2008 presidential runupdated: Wed Jan 24 2007 12:55:00

Sen. John Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee in 2004, announced Wednesday that he will skip a second run for the White House to concentrate on bringing the war in Iraq to an end.

Ivins: Keeping our eyes on the ballupdated: Fri Nov 03 2006 18:05:00

I'm still worried sick. The R's have seized the news cycle! Which says more about how dim American politics are than anything I can think of.

Troops respond to 'Jon Carry' with plea for 'halp'updated: Thu Nov 02 2006 10:33:00

U.S. troops showed their displeasure -- and sense of humor -- regarding Sen. John Kerry's comments this week to a group of California college students, whom he told to work hard in school or they'd "get stuck in Iraq."

Kerry apologizes for 'misinterpreted' wordsupdated: Thu Nov 02 2006 02:12:00

Sen. John Kerry has apologized for a "poorly stated joke," which the Massachusetts senator said was aimed at the president but was widely perceived as a slam on U.S. troops.

Your e-mails: Who should apologize and whyupdated: Wed Nov 01 2006 15:46:00

President Bush and Sen. John Kerry are facing off over comments Kerry made Monday that were widely perceived as a slam on U.S. troops in Iraq.

Bush on Kerry remark: U.S. troops are 'plenty smart'updated: Tue Oct 31 2006 12:29:00

President Bush joined GOP lawmakers Tuesday in blasting Sen. John Kerry for telling a group of college students they could either work hard in school or "get stuck in Iraq."

Tyrrell: Swiftboating has become a hate termupdated: Thu Jun 01 2006 12:40:00

As we watch the left of the Democratic Party pressing its case to return to the top of the heap in American politics, or at least evade the fate of the dodo, we have ever more evidence validating an insight on which I stake my reputation as a political seer. To wit: Partisan politics more often falls under the professional expertise of the psychiatrist than that of the political scientist. A learned shrink can often tell us more about a political issue than any other professional, not excluding a swami or a voodoo priest.

Tyrrell: Not just a Republican warupdated: Thu Apr 13 2006 11:16:00

Perhaps the most dubious cliche in American history is the one intoned over and again after terrorists killed 3,000 Americans on September 11, 2001. That was the cliche that claimed that now "America has changed forever." Well, forever lasted about two years, maybe three. Then American solidarity in the war against terror began to fissure, and, by the way, the president's favorable ratings began to sink.

Kerry assails 'incompetent' White Houseupdated: Sun Jan 22 2006 18:52:00

Sen. John Kerry took up top GOP political strategist Karl Rove's call to make national security a central issue in the 2006 midterm elections, vowing Sunday, "I want to have that debate every single day."

Kerry: I'd have us in a 'different place'updated: Thu Nov 17 2005 17:10:00

A top House Democrat called for a swift U.S. withdrawal from Iraq on Thursday amid a White House counteroffensive against allegations that the Bush administration misled the country over prewar intelligence.

The role of Catholic votersupdated: Fri Apr 08 2005 17:01:00

When John F. Kennedy ran for president in 1960, he was worried about losing Protestant voters.

Fortune: Would Mr. Smith please go to Washington?updated: Mon Apr 04 2005 00:01:00

WASHINGTON IS HYPERVENTILATING OVER GOP THREATS to exercise the dread "nuclear option," an arcane procedural device by which Senate Republicans say they can ban any filibuster of conservative judic...

Sen. John Kerry back in the fightupdated: Wed Mar 16 2005 11:25:00

Sen. John Kerry seems to be putting himself into the political arena more earnestly and more often.

Political Academy Awardsupdated: Fri Feb 25 2005 15:33:00

Politicians are like movie stars. They can make us laugh or cry or choke on our popcorn.

An early eye on 2008 updated: Mon Jan 31 2005 17:16:00

The good news for John Kerry is that he didn't pull an Al Gore.

The John Kerry I never knewupdated: Mon Jan 24 2005 15:52:00

A couple of years ago, after the program had already begun at a political dinner honoring the beloved and then fatally ill Joe Moakley, a Boston Democratic congressman, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry made a late and highly visible entrance, walking to his table at the front of the room. The evening's master of ceremonies refused to ignore the interruption. With perfect mock sympathy, he "explained": "You'll have to excuse the junior senator's tardiness; he got caught in front of a mirror." The crowd erupted in knowing laughter.

Report suggests changes in exit poll methodologyupdated: Wed Jan 19 2005 07:08:00

Exit polls overstated John Kerry's share of the vote on November 2, both nationally and in many states, because more Kerry supporters participated in the survey than Bush voters, according to an internal review of the exit-polling process released Wednesday.

Fortune: What the economy needs is simpler taxesupdated: Mon Nov 15 2004 00:01:00

"... if I am President, we're going to scour that tax code and make it simple and fair once and for all." -- John Kerry, September 2003

What happens to the losing team? updated: Mon Nov 08 2004 11:59:00

Coming after the 2000 cliffhanger and a negative, hard-fought campaign, it's no surprise that John Kerry's loss would leave Democrats deflated and searching for answers.

Democrats' melancholy tripupdated: Mon Nov 08 2004 11:26:00

As you might have noticed, and been too kind to mention, my confident prediction of last week -- that on Jan. 20 John Kerry would give his first presidential inaugural address -- turned out to be 100 percent wrong.

Students' mood ranges from elation to depressionupdated: Thu Nov 04 2004 15:46:00

In the wake of the presidential election, asked its Campus Vibe correspondents to sum up the mood on their campus. Here's how they described the scene on the day after.

Computer scientists want to review e-votesupdated: Thu Nov 04 2004 08:10:00

Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.

Bush: 'New term is a new opportunity to reach out' to the nationupdated: Wed Nov 03 2004 15:48:00

President Bush, winning his second term, declared victory in the presidential election Wednesday, November 3, 2004. He was joined by Vice President Dick Cheney.

Regret, no remorse in Kerry's call for unityupdated: Wed Nov 03 2004 15:06:00

By the time Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry got to the eighth sentence of his concession speech, he'd said it all.

Kerry camp: 'We will fight for every vote'updated: Wed Nov 03 2004 02:24:00

Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry's running mate, Sen. John Edwards, told supporters early Wednesday that their campaign would hold out to see every vote counted.

Exit polls: Electorate is sharply dividedupdated: Tue Nov 02 2004 19:10:00

An evenly divided electorate split sharply, and in some states decisively, on age, gender, religious, racial and ideological lines, according to national exit polls.

Campus Vibe Blogupdated: Tue Nov 02 2004 13:10:00

Posted: 2:15 a.m. ET From Sonia Moghe, Texas A&M University

CNNMoney: The bullish case for Kerryupdated: Tue Nov 02 2004 10:40:00

A John Kerry victory might be good news for Wall Street, despite what your average banker tells you.

CNNMoney: Stocks get election jittersupdated: Tue Nov 02 2004 10:00:00

Stocks ended mixed Tuesday, abandoning gains near the close as investors reacted to speculation about the outcome of the presidential election.

CNNMoney: Stocks: What the election meansupdated: Mon Nov 01 2004 17:19:00

A week ago, this column took a look at the stock market as a bellwether for the election.

Meet Senator Kerryupdated: Mon Nov 01 2004 13:14:00

With only a few days left in his presidential campaign, John Kerry was doing something you wouldn't expect he would have to: introducing himself.

CNNMoney: Bush, Kerry: Who's better for biz?updated: Mon Nov 01 2004 11:24:00

Republicans are good for business and Democrats are good for the people.

Winners and losers of 2004updated: Mon Nov 01 2004 11:14:00

In the waning days of the Campaign 2004 it's almost as if nothing has changed since March, when John Kerry clinched the Democratic nomination. Strongly divided partisans argue over the war in Iraq, the economy and who can best defend the country in television ads and speeches that ignore much of the country in favor of a few up-for-grabs states like Ohio and Pennsylvania. In battleground state polls, Kerry and Bush earn between 45 and 49% of the vote with a band of undecided voters who could tip either man over the top.

CNNMoney: Oil falls as speculators favor Kerryupdated: Mon Nov 01 2004 11:12:00

Oil prices traded sharply lower Monday, briefly taking light crude below $50 on speculation that a U.S. election win for Sen. John Kerry could ease the geopolitical friction that helped fuel this year's record-breaking rally.

Fortune: Both candidates are on a drug trip to fantasylandupdated: Mon Nov 01 2004 00:01:00

WITH THE ELECTION LOOKING LIKE A DEAD HEAT IN the campaign's final weeks, you can't blame Bush or Kerry for retreating into fantasyland on the vital issue of prescription drug imports. Why speak th...

Bush, Kerry sprint to the finishupdated: Sun Oct 31 2004 00:43:00

With less than 48 hours to go before the presidential election, Sen. John Kerry and President Bush reached out to voters in key states Sunday.

Bush, Kerry focus on terror fight on the trailupdated: Sat Oct 30 2004 02:26:00

The presidential candidates devoted their attention to voters in key battleground states Saturday, pushing their domestic agendas and underscoring their strategies to fight terrorism.

More evidence on the missing Iraqi explosivesupdated: Fri Oct 29 2004 09:23:00

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CNNMoney: GDP growth weaker than expectedupdated: Fri Oct 29 2004 07:58:00

The economy grew at an annual rate of 3.7 percent in the third quarter, the government reported Friday, up from the prior quarter but well below forecasts on Wall Street.

Bush, Kerry claim 'hope' as their ownupdated: Fri Oct 29 2004 03:27:00

Running neck-and-neck just four days before the election, President Bush and Sen. John Kerry vied to be seen as the more optimistic candidate Friday, with each insisting he offers a brighter vision for the future.

CNN analysis: Eight states too close to callupdated: Thu Oct 28 2004 18:47:00

President Bush holds a slim edge over Democrat John Kerry this week in the race for electoral votes, according to a new CNN survey that suggests the winner of Tuesday's election could be decided by eight states that are currently too close to call.

CNN Fact Check: Attacks on Kerryupdated: Thu Oct 28 2004 16:11:00

Bush-Cheney claim: "As a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Kerry was absent for 76 percent of the committee's hearings."

George W's womenupdated: Thu Oct 28 2004 16:11:00

Pollster John Zogby surprised the political world back in April with a long-range prediction that John Kerry would defeat George W. Bush for president. On Monday, Zogby told me, he changed his mind.

You be the strategist: Advice on star powerupdated: Thu Oct 28 2004 12:50:00 asked its users how President Bush and Sen. John Kerry should best use star power during the final days of campaigning.

Born to runupdated: Thu Oct 28 2004 08:25:00

You've gotta hand it to the Red Sox. Odds stacked against them, they vowed no surrender. With hungry hearts and a reason to believe, they took themselves to the promised land. They're tougher than the rest. Some might say they're ... born to run. All of Boston, a lucky town, was dancing in the dark last night. Glory days, indeed. Here in the Big Apple, well, they've seen better days.

Clinton hits campaign trail for Kerryupdated: Thu Oct 28 2004 01:13:00

Former President Bill Clinton will be back on the campaign trail Friday for a three-day trip to help get out the vote for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry.

Independent ads plucking at heart stringsupdated: Wed Oct 27 2004 08:58:00

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Springsteen joins Kerry in Midwestupdated: Wed Oct 27 2004 04:12:00

Sen. John Kerry will bring some star power on stage with him Thursday when rocker Bruce Springsteen joins the Democratic candidate at college campuses in Columbus, Ohio, and Madison, Wisconsin.

Kerry: Bush has failed to secure Americaupdated: Tue Oct 26 2004 17:18:00

Sen. John Kerry is scheduled to campaign in Sioux City, Iowa, on Wednesday morning, where he is to give a speech tying together his themes of the economy, national security and criticism of Bush's performance as commander in chief.

Parallel courseupdated: Tue Oct 26 2004 08:09:00

President Bush and John Kerry both woke up today in Wisconsin. They'll both end the day in Iowa. Same states, same voters, two very different men, who'll spend every second of Tuesday showing those heartland battlegrounders just how far apart they really can be.

Candidates claim themselves best to lead war on terrorupdated: Tue Oct 26 2004 08:06:00

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Candidates trade jabs in Wisconsinupdated: Tue Oct 26 2004 03:05:00

President Bush and Democratic challenger Sen. John Kerry will visit five key states Wednesday in their quest to pick up enough electoral votes to win election November 2.

Poll finds tight race, with little apparent changeupdated: Mon Oct 25 2004 14:27:00

The presidential race continues to be tight, with President Bush possibly holding a slight lead over Sen. John Kerry among likely voters, according to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup national opinion poll released Monday.

CNNMoney: Top boss? Not Bush or Kerry...updated: Mon Oct 25 2004 11:40:00

Americans will choose between John Kerry and George Bush when they vote for president Nov. 2, but another government official outranks them both as the most preferred boss among seven prominent leaders, according to a survey released Monday.

Kerry: Missing explosives show Bush's 'incompetence'updated: Mon Oct 25 2004 10:28:00

Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry railed against "the unbelievable blindness, stubbornness, [and] arrogance" of the Bush administration Monday following reports that 380 tons of explosives are missing in Iraq. users contribute to 'You be the strategist'updated: Mon Oct 25 2004 09:50:00 asked its users what issue President Bush and Sen. John Kerry should focus during the final week of campaigning.

Candidates bid for voter turnoutupdated: Mon Oct 25 2004 00:34:00

The final week of the campaign has begun with both President Bush and Sen. John Kerry trying to reach undecided voters and motivate their respective party bases.

Bush, Kerry get support from swing-state newspapersupdated: Sun Oct 24 2004 09:44:00

Newspapers in several states that could win or lose the election for either President Bush or Sen. John Kerry endorsed the candidates on Sunday, some of them providing surprises.

Kerry, Bush target swing statesupdated: Sun Oct 24 2004 02:06:00

Sen. John Kerry and President Bush spent the weekend battling for votes in swing states as the presidential race wound down to the November 2 election.

Transcript: Kerry's radio addressupdated: Sat Oct 23 2004 10:16:00

Presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry addressed the nation in the Democrats' weekly radio address Saturday, October 23, 2004.

Kerry stumps in Western statesupdated: Sat Oct 23 2004 07:03:00

Sen. John Kerry is targeting two Western battleground states Saturday, holding events in Colorado and New Mexico, where the Democratic presidential nominee is running neck and neck with President Bush.

Candidates battle over national security updated: Sat Oct 23 2004 00:31:00

Sen. John Kerry and President Bush challenged each other's ability to protect the nation from terrorism at rallies in different corners of the country Saturday.

Small states could swing Electoral Collegeupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 18:34:00

President Bush maintains a thin lead over John Kerry in the battle for electoral votes in a race so tight that, despite a national focus on three larger swing states, could be decided by states with less pull in the Electoral College, like Iowa, Wisconsin or New Mexico, a new CNN analysis indicates.

Courting women votersupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 17:34:00

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, daughter of President John F. Kennedy joined Sen. John Kerry at a campaign rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Friday, the latest high-profile woman to stump with the Democratic candidate.

Candidates clash on abortion lawupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 15:59:00

During the second presidential debate, John Kerry and George W. Bush locked horns on a variety of issues, foreign and domestic. One example was the question of abortion.

Cher, Rosie and the triple playupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 08:26:00

President Bush pulls a triple threat today, visiting three of the most important states (Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio) as his campaign releases a stark new TV ad hitting Sen. John Kerry on intelligence funding votes. How stark is the ad? Well, it's called "Wolves."

Former President Bush jokes that wife 'steamed up' over attacks on sonupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 04:42:00

Speaking at a dinner event Thursday night, former President Bush joked that Barbara Bush is getting "steamed up" by the constant political attacks on her son.

Kerry promotes science, technology as job enginesupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 03:51:00

Sen. John Kerry will spend his Friday in Wisconsin and Nevada, two swing states in which he narrowly trails President Bush.

Bush, Kerry work to clarify their stancesupdated: Fri Oct 22 2004 01:27:00

President Bush and Sen. John Kerry are making new efforts Friday to clarify their positions in showdown states that could tip the election.

Catholic warsupdated: Thu Oct 21 2004 14:24:00

John Kerry's promise in the last presidential debate that he would impose an abortion litmus test on Supreme Court selections deepened anxiety of pro-life Catholics.

Some may register and vote on Election Dayupdated: Thu Oct 21 2004 09:06:00

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Poll: College students moving toward Kerryupdated: Thu Oct 21 2004 08:33:00

College students say they are much more interested in politics this year, more likely to identify with a party and more likely to vote, a new Harvard University study shows.

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