11:32 AM ET, April 10th, 2014

Mike Rowe, Lisa Ling, John Walsh Join Anthony Bourdain, Morgan Spurlock for CNN Original Series  Series and Films to Air at 9 PM, CNN Tonight to Air at 10 PM CNN today announced a new primetime lineup that continues to build on the network’s strategy of offering both live, breaking news programming as well as quality, original series, CNN […] Full Post

April 13th, 2014
11:42 AM ET

Is race holding up immigration reform?

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and Rep. Greg Walden  (R-OR), chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, spoke to CNN about Obamacare, midterm elections, kissing Congressman Vance McAllister, Obama and race.

On racism in the Republican party, Israel said to Crowley, “To a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate.”

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Democratic campaign chair: 2014 too early to call

GOP base includes racist 'elements', congressman charges

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April 6th, 2014
10:23 AM ET

Pelosi: Cheney is proud of CIA misrepresentations

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke to CNN in an EXCLUSIVE interview about the Affordable Care Act, midterm politics, and the double standard for women in politics.

During the interview, Pelosi told Crowley, “Vice President Cheney set a tone and attitude for the CIA… I think he’s proud of it.”

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Nancy Pelosi on Hillary Clinton, women in politics: 'I never expected anything but a double standard'

Pelosi: Cheney is 'proud' of Bush-era CIA that misled public

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March 30th, 2014
11:00 AM ET

Sen. Feinstein on CIA spying: "This is a serious issue"

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, spoke to Crowley about the possibility of terrorist involvement in the disappearance of MH370, her feud with the CIA, NSA metadata recommendations, and the Ukraine-Russia crisis.

During a discussion about the CIA spying on her staff, Senator Feinstein said, “It isn’t the first time, it is actually the third time. So, this is a serious issue.”

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Senate Intel chair: Crimea's gone

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March 23rd, 2014
03:48 PM ET

Schiff: We may never find black box

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley at 12:00 p.m., Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Stephen Trimble, aviation editor and reporter at Flight Global, discussed upgrading technology for planes in distress in lieu of the missing Malaysia Flight 370

In a discussion about the search for the black box and the missing aircraft, Schiff said, “If we don't find that box in the next two weeks, if we don’t find the wreckage, we may never find the box and we may never know exactly what happened.”

Additionally, Luca Centurioni, associate researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Art Wright, retired Navy captain, also spoke to Candy about the continued search for Malaysia Flight 370.

Rev. Earl Johnson, former national disaster spiritual care manager at the American Red Cross discussed how to counsel the grief over Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

A transcript and videos of the discussion are available after the jump.

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March 23rd, 2014
02:31 PM ET

White House: Isolate Russia and support Ukraine

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Tony Blinken, Obama's deputy national security adviser, spoke to Crowley about Russia-Ukraine relations, and the U.S.'s involvement. Additionally, Blinken also spoke about the theories on missing Malaysia Flight 370.

In a discussion about the U.S. involvement in the Ukraine crisis, Blinken said that the president will “bring the world together in support of Ukraine, and isolate Russia for its actions against Ukraine and to reassure our partners in NATO and in Europe.”

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White House continues calls to isolate Russia, support Ukraine

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March 23rd, 2014
11:03 AM ET

Rep. Meehan on relations between Malaysia & U.S.: "I wish it was better"

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA), member of the Transportation Committee, Stephen Trimble, aviation journalist at Flight Global, and Capt. Sean Cassidy, Vice President of Airlines Pilots Association, spoke with Crowley about upgrading technology for planes in distress in lieu of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Maxim Van Norden, hydrographic science expert, and Bobbie Scholley, retired U.S. Navy Captain and Diver, also spoke to Crowley about searching and mapping the ocean for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

During the discussion about the relationship between the Malaysian government and the U.S. Government concerning Flight 370, Rep. Meehan said, “I wish it was better”, and that the reports he was receiving were “frustration”.

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Lawmakers weigh in on search for Flight 370

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March 16th, 2014
02:36 PM ET

Reince Priebus: "Dems are lying in wait to pounce"

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee Chairman, talks to Crowley about defending Paul Ryan’s remarks on inner-city poverty, the GOP’s take on social issues for women and minorities,  and the Republican Party’s victory in Florida’s 13th Congressional District.

During the interview, regarding the Republican Party’s language choices in the discussion on poverty in the U.S.,  Priebus  told Crowley, “We are the ones leading the way, I think, in this country on these issues.”

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Obama adviser Pfieffer says president isn’t a midterm liability

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March 16th, 2014
02:17 PM ET

Sen. John McCain: U.S. needs 'fundamental reassessment' of Russia relationship

Today on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), talks to Crowley in an EXCLUSIVE interview hours after he arrived back home from Ukraine about the vote in Crimea to either join the Russian Federation or become independent.

During the interview, regarding how the U.S. should interact with Putin, McCain told Crowley, “The United States of America, first of all, has to have a fundamental reassessment of our relationship with Vladimir Putin. No more reset buttons, no more tell Vladimir I’ll be more flexible. Treat him for what he is.”

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 McCain: U.S. needs ‘fundamental reassessment’ of Russia relationship

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March 14th, 2014
07:16 PM ET

CNN Political Programming: Sunday, March 16

Following is the programming information for CNN's political shows Inside Politics, State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Fareed Zakaria GPS, and Reliable Sources for Sunday, March 16, beginning at 8:30amET: FULL POST

March 9th, 2014
05:18 PM ET

"Putin is not acting out of a position of strength. He's acting out of a position of weakness," Deputy NSA Tony Blinken to Candy Crowley on State of the Union

Deputy National Securty Advisor Tony Blinken joined CNN anchor Candy Crowley on today's STATE OF THE UNION to discuss some alarming recent security developments related to the missing Malaysian airliner in the China Sea and the Russian incursion in Ukraine.

Blinken described the U.S. personnel contributing to the investigation into what happened to the Malaysian aircraft.  In response to reports that two passengers on the aircraft may have used stolen passport identification to board the aircraft, Blinken asserted that it was too early to know if terrorism was the reason for what appears to be a downed airplane. FULL POST

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