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August 13th, 2013
07:22 PM ET

Senator Cory Booker?

With his meteoric rise and potential Senate candidacy, Newark Mayor Cory Booker has many comparing him to Pres. Obama. Jim Acosta reports on the man expected to win today's Democratic primary in New Jersey.

Filed under: Cory Booker • Jim Acosta • New Jersey • Senate
August 2nd, 2013
10:28 AM ET

Will Obama make Putin pay?

There is bipartisan outcry for President Obama to be aggressive toward Russia after it granted Edward Snowden asylum.

RELATED STORY: Snowden out of airport, still in Moscow

Filed under: Edward Snowden • Jim Acosta • NSA leaks • President Obama • Russia
July 16th, 2013
10:51 AM ET

'Moral Monday' protests rock in N.C.

Washington no longer has a monopoly on bitter partisanship. Much of the nation's political rancor has spread to statehouses across the country. And the weekly demonstrations outside the North Carolina legislature, dubbed "Moral Mondays," are only the latest example.

As they have for three months, liberal activists rallied once again on Monday outside the GOP-dominated statehouse to protest what they see as an aggressive and fast-moving conservative agenda.


Filed under: abortion • Jim Acosta • North Carolina
June 22nd, 2013
11:25 AM ET

McCain: 'Complete the dang fence'

Sen. John McCain talks about the Senate immigration deal, which includes a 700-mile border fence.

RELATED STORY: Obama makes another push for immigration reform

Filed under: Immigration • Jim Acosta • John McCain
June 21st, 2013
07:20 PM ET

Man offers NSA leaker flight to Iceland

An Icelandic businessman has offered to help NSA leaker Edward Snowden flee to Iceland to seek asylum.

RELATED STORY: Report: U.S. charges Snowden, asks Hong Kong to detain him

Filed under: Interviews • Jim Acosta • NSA leaks
June 21st, 2013
05:43 PM ET

Deen's former publicist: This saddens me

Paula Deen's ex-publicist reacts to the Food Network's decision to not renew Deen's contract over the use of racial slurs.

RELATED STORY: Official: Food Network will not renew Paula Deen's contract

Watch the apology:

Filed under: Jim Acosta • Paula Deen
June 20th, 2013
06:44 PM ET

McCain: Middle East about to 'erupt'

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, reiterated Thursday that the situation in Syria is growing more dire by the day, and he blasted the Obama administration for not doing enough to stop it.

"The Middle East is about to erupt," McCain said on CNN's "The Situation Room." "This is turning into a regional conflict."


Filed under: Jim Acosta • John McCain • Syria
June 20th, 2013
11:10 AM ET

FBI admits using drones in U.S.

Sen. Charles Grassley talks with CNN's Jim Acosta about the FBI using drone aircraft within the U.S.

RELATED STORY: FBI uses drones in U.S., says Mueller

Filed under: Drone • FBI • Jim Acosta
June 15th, 2013
09:38 AM ET

Man burned while saving home from fire

Homeowner Dale Mielke tells CNN's Jim Acosta how he was able to save his house from the wildfire in Colorado.

RELATED STORY: Federal investigators called in as Colorado firefighters make progress

Filed under: Colorado • fire • Interviews • Jim Acosta
June 12th, 2013
12:18 PM ET

Massachusetts Senate race mudfight

Democrats pull out all the stops to hold a Massachusetts Senate seat. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

RELATED POST: President, put-downs, and privacy loom over Mass. Senate race

Filed under: Jim Acosta • Massachusetts • Senate
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