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Trump: Kim Is a 'Smart Cookie'

Touches on trade, North Korea, China, the presidency in wide-ranging interview

(Newser) - As part of the brouhaha surrounding President Trump's first 100 days in office, the new leader of the free world sat down with Face the Nation and gave a wide-ranging interview that touched on North Korea, the realities of the presidency, Democrats, and China. Some highlights:
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Romney's Secret Meetings With Voters: What Gives?

John Dickerson says Romney doesn't seem to be learning much

(Newser) - Mitt Romney says he's been secretly meeting with voters to hear about their economic suffering. In an interview last week, Romney said he met with "three or four families almost every day," according to the AP . The revelation shocked "nearly everyone who has covered him,"... More »

Bachmann: CBS Conspired Against Me

Fewer debate questions were base on poll rankings, says network

(Newser) - A misdirected CBS email has triggered a charge by Michele Bachmann's campaign that the network is trying to freeze out the candidate because of its liberal bias. An email sent by CBS political analyst John Dickerson—whose recipients mistakenly included a member of Bachmann's campaign—stated that Bachmann... More »

5 Twitter Superstars You Don't Know

These unknowns have more followers than Stephen Colbert, Snoop Dogg

(Newser) - Paris Hilton may be famous for being famous, but there are at least five Twitter users with more followers than her—even though most people wouldn’t recognize them on the street. CNN runs down five of the top 200 Twitter users, each with more than 1.2 million followers,... More »

Scooter Won't Need to Beg for Pardon

Slate's political wiz doesn't see Libby landing behind bars

(Newser) - President Bush will step in and save Scooter Libby for two reasons, argues Slate's John Dickerson. First, to repay Dick Cheney for not throwing Karl Rove under the bus. And second, pardoning Libby could help Bush regain Republican support by appeasing conservatives who opposed the CIA leak investigation from the... More »

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