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An unapologetic progressive liberal and a rising star in the Democratic party, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is being viewed by some as a potential candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 - over another prominent female, Hillary Clinton. CNN's Erin McPike reports.
If Gov. Chris Christie wins re-election, then it could put him in solid position for a White House run in 2016.
Hillary Clinton's intentions for a 2016 presidential run heightens speculation as she gives three speeches in three days.
The top conservatives of the GOP descended on Washington this week for the annual Values Voter Summit. CNN's Erin McPike reports on the freshman senator from Texas - and the architect of the government shutdown - and his starring role at the conference.
From crabbing to beer-making, CNN's Erin McPike reports on the effects that the government shutdown is having on small businesses.
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees have been furloughed, but Congress's gym, declared "essential," remains open. CNN's Erin McPike takes a look at the pains and perks of the government shutdown.
Cancer research, food safety, and the Head Start school program are some of the things left hurting by the government shutdown. We go around the country to CNN's René Marsh, Brian Todd, Erin McPike, and John Zarrella to see how a government shutdown is affecting you.
CNN's Erin McPike reports on dissension in the Republican Party as the deadline for the government shutdown approaches.