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Ted Cruz has taken the debate over Obamacare and a government shutdown and turned the spotlight on himself. Whether you love his "fight for freedom" or denounce his "political stunt," chances are you're talking about the freshman senator from Texas who is only nine months into his first term.
CNN's Jessica Yellin takes a look at the career of Sen. Cruz and his meteoric rise within the GOP and Washington.
Most people have never heard of Janet Yellen, but right now, she is the leading candidate to be the chair of the Federal Reserve– and one of the world's most powerful women. CNN's Jessica Yellin reports on Janet Yellen.
Guest anchor Jessica Yellin interviews New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm and asks him to explain why he's no longer supporting President Obama's plan in Syria. Watch the full interview here.
Guest anchor Jessica Yellin interviews New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm and asks him to explain why he's no longer supporting President Obama's plan in Syria.
The last of the Nixon tapes were released this week, and they include remarks the former president made that some consider controversial. Jessica Yellin speaks with Ben Stein, former Nixon speechwriter, about whether Pres. Nixon was really racist or anti-Semitic.
Attorney General Eric Holder unveils a new plan to end mandatory minimum sentencing for low-level drug crimes, with broad support from the ACLU to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT).
Jessica Yellin takes a look at what kind of gift a president might give to the little prince who has everything.
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Officials say President Obama will not have a role in whether federal charges will be brought against George Zimmerman. CNN's Jessica Yellin reports.
Jessica Yellin tours ATF labs to show how the bureau fights crime and explains why it's been without a leader for years.