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2014: A Year of Action

President Obama Talks on the Phone in the Oval Office President Barack Obama talks on the phone at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. December 18, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) In his State of the Union address this year, the President vowed that 2014 would be a year of action -- and he delivered on that promise. As the year comes to a close, the results are crystal clear. The President and his Administration have taken more than 80 new executive actions this year to help grow the economy, create jobs, address the threat of climate change, and strengthen the middle class. And today, we’re releasing a year-end report detailing those actions. read more »

De Blasio facing tensions further strained by police shootings

The point-blank shootings of two police officers in Brooklyn this weekend have shined a harsh spotlight on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who's facing renewed criticism of his handling of police relations in the city. »

CNN / ORC Poll finds racial divide on police, justice system

There is a startling racial divide in America between how whites and non-whites view police and the criminal justice system, according to a CNN / ORC poll released Monday. »

The Faces of Health Care: Regina M.

"I remember breaking down in tears because no longer was I going to be punished for a disease I never asked for." read more »

8 best vines in politics 2014

Whether it's competing in a guitar battle or doing a karate kick in costume, there's a lot a politician can do in six seconds. With that, I give you the best Vines in politics for 2014: »


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