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October 31st, 2013
08:46 PM ET

Sen. Ted Cruz's father: Send Obama "back to Kenya"

Never before seen video surfacing of Republican Senator Ted Cruz's father making some shocking comments about president Barack Obama.

"We need to send Barack Obama back to Chicago. I'd like to send him back to Kenya, back to Indonesia," Rafael Cruz said.

Ted Cruz's father in 2012: Send Obama 'back to Kenya'

According to Mother Jones, which uncovered the video, Rafael Cruz made those comments in September of last year at a north texas tea party event, as his son was running for the Senate.

Ted Cruz calls his father his hero.

So is the younger Cruz on the hook for his father's remarks?

OutFront: CNN Political Analyst John Avlon and Mediaite's Joe Concha.


Filed under: News • Politics
October 31st, 2013
08:36 PM ET

Attorney: NSA Leaker Edward Snowden has website job in Russia

Edward Snowden attorney may be back online. According to his attorney, the former NSA contractor who leaked some of America's most secretive surveillance programs is about to start working for a major Russian website.

Snowden gets website job in Russia, lawyer says

The U.S. has charged Snowden with espionage and theft of government property but has been unable to arrest him after he was granted asylum in Russia.

OutFront: Former FBI counterterrorism agent Tim Clemente.


Filed under: International • News • NSA Leaker Edward Snowden
October 30th, 2013
09:49 PM ET

Kathleen Sebelius: "I apologize" for Obamacare website

A stunning admission from Vice President Joe Biden today. Even the White House couldn't log on to the Obamacare website.

"The president tried to get online and my daughter tried to get online. I did not, because it was clear that I wasn't getting online," Biden told HLN.

Yet, on the plus side, the president did step up and take responsibility for the website fiasco.
Well, for some of it at least.

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"There's no denying it, right now the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck, and I am not happy about it, and neither are a lot of Americans who need healthcare, and they're trying to figure out how they can sign up as quickly as possible. So there's no excuse for it and I take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed ASAP," Pres. Barack Obama said.

But he left out one important point. He's taking responsibility for fixing it.
Not for breaking it.

He left that task to his Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, who faced a three and a half hour public grilling on capitol hill.

Dana Bash has the latest OutFront.


Filed under: Health • News • Obamacare • Politics
October 30th, 2013
09:32 PM ET

NYPD's Ray Kelly booed off stage over stop-and-frisk practices

New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was supposed to speak at Brown University yesterday but instead he was heckled.

After almost 30 minutes of screaming, school officials canceled the speech. The students were protesting the NYPD's stop-and-frisk tactics in which critics say police officers racially profile people.

Brown's president says the conduct is "indefensible," but the hecklers, argue it's free speech.

Outfront: Mediaite's Joe Concha and Filmmaker Safiya Songhai.


Filed under: Justice • News
October 30th, 2013
09:01 PM ET

MacNeill daughters claim father intentionally poisoned wife

Bombshell testimony today from the children of Martin MacNeill, the former Utah doctor accused of murdering his wife.

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His daughters revealed details about their father's extramarital affairs and their mother's state in the days that followed her face-lift - an operation Martin MacNeill claims ultimately led to her turning up dead in their bathtub.

Jean Casarez is OutFront.


Filed under: Crime • Justice • MacNeill murder trial • News
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