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December 19th, 2014
10:46 PM ET

Candy Crowley previews her interview with President Obama

On Sunday's edition of "State of the Union," CNN will air a rare face to face interview with President Barack Obama, as conducted by chief political correspondent Candy Crowley.

On Friday night, Crowley joined John Berman and "AC360" with insights and takeaways from her time spent chatting with the president.

Watch the above video as Crowley reveals details of Obama's thoughts on everything from the SONY hack to the GOP's recent congressional takeover, and for her full interview with the president, be certain to watch "State of the Union" on Sunday at 9am and Noon ET on CNN.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Candy Crowley
September 11th, 2014
11:32 PM ET

Carney vs. McCain 

President Obama's speech on ISIS set off some pretty intense fireworks on AC360. Senator John McCain lit into CNN's new Senior Political Commentator Jay Carney over the president's policies in Iraq and Syria. This confrontation nearly didn't happen. The two were not scheduled to be on the show at the same time, but Senator McCain took aim at Carney who was still sitting on set and that triggered the heated confrontation. Anderson looked at both of their arguments with Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger and political commentator Peter Beinart.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • ISIS • Jay Carney • John McCain
August 8th, 2014
11:18 PM ET

What does Iraq mean for President Obama's legacy?

Carl Bernstein is a legendary journalist, author and CNN political commentator. He explains why President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes in Iraq marks a turning point in his administration's foreign policy.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Carl Bernstein • Iraq
July 30th, 2014
11:14 PM ET

House votes to allow Speaker Boehner to sue President Obama. Now what?

The Republican-led house voted 225 to 201 to sue President Obama over the Affordable Care Act. Not a single Democrat voted for the resolution. The suit claims the president abused his power, and it is sparking plenty of talk about impeachment. Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash described the situation as uncharted territory.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Congress • Dana Bash • John Boehner
July 10th, 2014
11:32 PM ET

Keeping Them Honest: Fact checking Pres. Obama and Gov. Perry

Last night on AC360, Anderson revisited one of Governor Rick Perry's more controversial comments on immigration:

"You either have an incredibly inept administration or they are in on this somehow, now I hate to be conspiratorial but I mean how do you move that many people from Central America across Mexico and then into the United States without there being a fairly coordinated effort?"

Today, Governor Perry tried to clarity those remarks. Anderson looks into that explanation along with President Obama's reason for not visiting the border during his trip to Texas.

Anderson discussed the politics of the immigration crisis with Texas Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar and documentary filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Immigration • Keeping Them Honest • Rick Perry
June 4th, 2014
11:52 PM ET

President Obama caught on camera exercising at a hotel gym

The Secret Service apparently does not consider someone recording President Obama exercising at a hotel gym to be a security breach. The new video just surfaced from his visit to Poland. Michele Kosinski is traveling with the president and has more information on this video.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Michelle Kosinski
May 19th, 2014
10:37 PM ET

Keeping Them Honest: President Obama learned of Phoenix VA allegations from CNN

The growing crisis at the VA has President Obama "madder than hell." That's according to his Chief of Staff who says he has "the scars to prove it." Drew Griffin spent months investigating the VA and uncovering a doctor's shocking allegations that a Phoenix VA hospital was keeping a fake waiting list to hide long waits. While AC360 is Keeping Them Honest, Drew is also keeping the White House informed. Jay Carney acknowledged today that the President learned of the allegations at the Phoenix VA from watching CNN.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Drew Griffin • Jim Acosta • Keeping Them Honest • VA Investigation • Veterans
January 21st, 2014
12:22 AM ET

President Obama discusses his years in the White House

Today is Martin Luther King Day. It was also five years ago today that President Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. Over the course of his presidency, Mr. Obama has often shied away from talking about race. But he opened up on the topic in a revealing interview with the New Yorker's David Remnick. Anderson discussed it with Mr. Remnick and John Ridley, screenwriter of "12 Years a Slave."


Filed under: Barack Obama
December 20th, 2013
09:19 PM ET

Obama: 2013 wasn’t the worst year

President Obama held his last news conference of 2013 today, and the critical questions didn’t come up short. Reporters grilled the president about whether he thinks it’s been his worst year. And while markets are at an all-time high, President Obama’s approval rating is down to 41% - an all-time low. CNN’s John King, Candy Crowley, and David Gergen discuss the president’s comments and what 2014 may have in store.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Candy Crowley • David Gergen • John King
December 10th, 2013
10:20 PM ET

President Obama shakes hands with Raul Castro... What now?

The world's eyes were on President Obama today at Nelson Mandela's memorial. While he was on stage he shook the hand of Cuba's President Raul Castro. The White House says the moment was unplanned and uncomplicated. Some are calling this a sign of hope, while others call it a sign of surrender. John Berman discussed it with CNNPolitical Commentator Ana Navarro and Senior Political Analayst David Gergen.


Filed under: Ana Navarro • Barack Obama • David Gergen • Raul Castro
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