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Ohio Gov. John Kasich 'more and more serious' about 2016 bid

msnbc.com — Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich says he is seriously considering a 2016 bid for the White House, but he's not yet ready to officially jump in the race. "All my options are on the table here, and I'm more and more serious, or I wouldn't be doing these things," Kasich said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press."

Marco Rubio to declare 'yesterday is over' in 2016 speech

msnbc.com — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio will make the case for his 2016 presidential bid Monday by declaring that he is the candidate who can move the country forward, according to excerpts of his announcement speech. RELATED: What you need to know about Marco Rubio "Yesterday is over, and we are never going back.

CIA director: Some critics of Iran deal are 'wholly disingenuous'

msnbc.com — CIA Director John Brennan said critics who claim the preliminary Iran nuclear deal essentially provides a pathway for Iran to obtain a nuclear bomb are "being wholly disingenuous." "I am pleasantly surprised the Iranians have agreed to so much here," Brennan said Tuesday during an appearance at Harvard's Kennedy School.

Obama praises Iran nuclear framework: 'It is a good deal'

msnbc.com — President Obama announced Thursday a "historic understanding" with Iran that he said would prevent the country from obtaining a nuclear weapon. Moments before the president spoke from the White House, top diplomatic officials in Lausanne, Switzerland, announced the framework for a final agreement on the future of the Iranian nuclear program.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to address religious freedom bill

msnbc.com — RELATED: Arkansas religious freedom measure now awaits governor's signature Arkansas' Republican-controlled legislature gave final approval to an Indiana-style Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which critics warn could sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican who has signaled he supports the bill, is set to hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m.

Wilco cancels Indianapolis show over religious freedom law

msnbc.com — It's not just politicians who are avoiding Indiana over the state's new religious freedom law, which critics warn could sanction discrimination against LGBT people. The Grammy Award-winning band Wilco has canceled an upcoming performance in Indianapolis over the measure. "We are canceling our May 7 show at the Murat in Indianapolis.

Angie's List halts expansion over Indiana's religious freedom law

Obama announces slower withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan

msnbc.com — President Obama announced Tuesday that the United States and Afghanistan had made changes to the drawdown schedule for the nearly 10,000 U.S. troops remaining in the country. Some troops will remain in Afghanistan longer under the new schedule, but will not serve in combat roles, according to the president.

March Madness: Obama attends niece's NCAA game

msnbc.com — President Obama - a self-professed basketball fan - got in on the fun Saturday when he attended his niece Leslie Robinson's game at the University of Maryland. Obama's niece plays for Princeton, who was facing off against the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Four Fort Lauderdale cops out over racially charged behavior

msnbc.com — Three Fort Lauderdale, Florida, police officers were fired and one resigned over their involvement in a racially charged video and text messages, Police Chief Frank Adderley said at a press conference Friday. Adderley called the cops' behavior "inexcusable." He said there was no criminal behavior found in an internal affairs investigation into the officers.
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Apr 20, 2015

RT @bfouhy: A very fun intvu on Reporter's Notebook today: Orange Pants guy himself, Chris Lane! cc: @aseitzwald @ThomasARoberts msnbc.com/reporters-note…

Apr 15, 2015

.@trymainelee talks to one of the few black police officers in North Charleston, South Carolina msnbc.com/msnbc/walter-s…

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