New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been in the crosshairs of political pundits since word of the bridge scandal broke. Plenty are quick to count him out of a possible presidential run,and some suggest his governorship may be at risk. Now voters are having their say in a brand new poll. Chief National Correspondent John King has the results.
In his State of the State address today, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addressed the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal right out of the gate: “Last week has certainly tested this administration. Mistakes were clearly made. And as a result, we let down the people we are entrusted to serve.” Paul Begala, Rick Lazio, and CNN’s Jake Tapper discuss Gov. Christie’s remarks and the recent controversy over how Hurricane Sandy relief funds were spent.
The AC360 Later panel digs into Fmr. Defense Secy. Robert Gates' new memoir, which heaps scathing criticism on the Obama administration. The Dish founder, Andrew Sullivan, says "it’s not what I would expect from Bob Gates. I would expect it from other people. But this man?...the fact that he was enraged the entire time, I find it hard to understand."
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates blasts his former boss, President Obama, in a new tell-all book. He also takes aim at Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, and even former General Petraeus in a memoir riddled with stories of suspicion and distrust. CNN’s Chief National Security Correspondent fills us in on the details.
Liz Cheney cited serious health issues in her family when she withdrew from the U.S. Senate race she had hoped to win in Wyoming. It was rocky campaign, with Cheney facing accusations of carpetbagging and trying to coast on her father's coattails. She also got into a public feud with her sister Mary about same-sex marriage. John King has the latest.
There are 1,042 more days until the 2016 election and the CNN/ORC polling unit asked Americans who they like. The result? Hillary Clinton beats most Republican contenders, with one exception: Chris Christie. If the election were held today, those polled would put the New Jersey Governor in the White House. Political Commentators Kevin Madden, Cornell Belcher, and Political Analyst David Gergen discuss the latest polling and Americans’ disapproval with Congress.
A new CNN/ORC poll shows that support for Obamacare dropped to an all-time low. 35% of Americans polled say they support the health care law while 62% say they oppose it. The poll shows that most Americans predict that they will pay more for their health care than they do now. Brianna Keilar reports.
Anderson takes a look back at politics and power in 2013 from the U.S. government shutdown to the Affordable Care Act and everything in between.
The latest CNN / ORC poll shows Republicans have an edge over Democrats among registered voters. That's a big turnaround from just one month ago when Democrats had an eight-point advantage. Control of Congress is up for grabs in next year's midterm elections. Chief National Correspondent John King takes a closer look at what these new polls could mean.
Some unscripted moments today for President Obama as he tried to rally support for immigration reform. An audience member interrupted the president's remarks, and called for him to halt deportations. It came on a busy day for the administration which is facing criticism for the nuclear deal with Iran and record low poll numbers. Jim Acosta has the latest.
Wolf discussed the Iran nuclear deal with Mike Doran of the Brookings Institution and Anne-Marie Slaughter,president of the New America Foundation.
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