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October 15th, 2013
07:18 PM ET

Senate women to the rescue?

Female lawmakers play a key role in trying to end the current partisan gridlock in Washington. Could having more women leaders solve our problems? CNN's Athena Jones reports.


Filed under: Athena Jones • Congress • Government shutdown • Women
September 18th, 2013
07:15 PM ET

Obama under pressure as shutdown looms

The crisis in Syria, a looming government shutdown, an economic recovery still considered anemic–President Obama has been taking a lot of heat recently. Nine months into his second term, his domestic agenda appears to be in trouble. CNN's Athena Jones reports on the escalating battle between the White House and House Republicans.


Filed under: Athena Jones • Barack Obama • Congress • GOP
September 2nd, 2013
07:09 PM ET

Dick Cheney's daughters in a public feud

The daughters of former Vice President Dick Cheney spar over same-sex marriage. CNN's Athena Jones reports.


Filed under: Athena Jones • Dick Cheney • Liz Cheney • Same-sex marriage
August 19th, 2013
11:22 AM ET

First lady opens up about parenting

In an interview with Parade magazine, Michelle Obama opens up about her family and priorities. CNN's Athena Jones reports.


Filed under: Athena Jones • First Lady • Michelle Obama
August 13th, 2013
12:00 PM ET

Clowns, slaps, and calls for impeachment

CNN's Athena Jones reports on the latest series of political jabs aimed at Pres. Obama, including a Missouri rodeo clown that caused outrage and prompted an apology from the rodeo association.


Filed under: Athena Jones • Barack Obama • Politics • Situation Room
March 25th, 2013
10:24 AM ET

No bag? Be first to board plane

CNN's Athena Jones reports on a perk for American Airlines customers who check their luggage.

RELATED STORY: No carry-on luggage? Please board now


Filed under: Air travel • Athena Jones • Transportation
August 21st, 2012
06:55 PM ET

Obama attacks Romney's education plans

On the campaign trail and in ads, President Obama's team attacks Mitt Romney on education. CNN's Athena Jones reports.

RELATED STORY: Romney's education plans target of new Obama ad


Filed under: Athena Jones • Barack Obama • Education • Mitt Romney
August 2nd, 2012
09:43 AM ET

Postal service can't pay its bills

The U.S. Postal Service defaults on a $5.5 billion dollar payment to the retiree fund. CNN's Athena Jones reports.


Filed under: Athena Jones • Finance • U.S. Postal Service
September 12th, 2011
06:45 PM ET

Unemployment longer for older Americans

Forty percent of unemployed older Americans remain out of work for more than a year, as Athena Jones reports.

RELATED STORY:
House Republicans oppose Obama's method to pay for jobs plan


Filed under: Athena Jones • Economy • Jobs
August 31st, 2011
11:34 PM ET

New exhibit highlights FBIs terror focus

The Newseum's War on Terror exhibit displays artifacts from 9/11 attacks and items obtained in the war on terrorism. CNN's Athena Jones has the story.

RELATED STORY:
New exhibit shows artifacts from the 9/11 terrorist attacks


Filed under: Athena Jones • Terror
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