Hilary Denton

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Five reasons Jeb Bush would be a strong 2016 presidential contender

A few weeks ago, I asked if Republicans could find their next George W Bush. That is, someone who could unite the Republican party and present a 2016 ticket that could appeal to the general electorate. I don't know who that candidate is, but I have a good idea who Republicans think it might be: …

Newt Gingrich Was Born For "Crossfire"

As Newt's campaign chief of staff in 2012, I watched the candidate destroy his opponents on debate stages across the country. An insider's take on what makes Gingrich the best debater in politics today.<p>When CNN's revamped <i>Crossfire</i> debuts next month, co-host New Gingrich will finally have a chance …

Government

Is Uruguay's Marijuana Legalization Vote A Tipping Point?

Within weeks, Uruguay is expected to become the first nation to legalize the production, distribution and use of marijuana for its citizens.<p>The South American country's response to incessant drug-related violence in the region signals a quest for alternatives to the U.S.-led war on drugs, and a …

Terrorism Threat Prompts State Department To Close Some Embassies, Issue Monthlong Travel Alert

"Current information suggests that al-Qaeda and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks both in the region and beyond."<p>The U.S. Department of State announced Friday a broad, monthlong travel alert for the Middle East and North Africa region, as several embassies prepared to …

Middle East