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CNN’s John King: ‘The President Thinks People Are Stupid’

Tuesday on CNN’s “Inside Politics,” host John King accused President Donald Trump of thinking Americans were “stupid.” King played a video of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci saying “When you guys are upset about it and listing all the lies


CNN’s King: ‘Will the Real Susan Rice Please Stand Up?’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Inside Politics,” anchor John King remarked, “will the real Susan Rice please stand up?” King played a clip of Rice on March 22, saying that she knew “nothing” about Trump transition officials being swept up


CNN’s King: America Is ‘a Lot More Conservative’ Than Dems Think

Friday on CNN’s “Inside Politics,” while discussing President-elect Donald Trump’s victory, host John King said the results are a “tough” lesson that “America is a center-right country. It is a lot more conservative, especially the heartland, than Democrats think.” King


Second Debate: CNN Can’t Stop Talking About Breitbart News

Breitbart News was very much on the minds of CNN’s political commentators at Sunday night’s second presidential debate, with senior correspondents describing Donald Trump as having used a “Breitbart strategy” to rebound from the first debate.


CNN’s John King: ‘We Got Played Again By the Trump Campaign’

Friday on CNN, network chief national correspondent John King reacted to GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s appearance at his new hotel in Washington, DC. The event had been teased as one that would address Trump’s view on President Barack Obama’s

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CNN Slams Trump’s ‘Political Rick Roll’

CNN’s most senior political journalists could barely contain their outrage on Friday morning after Republican nominee Donald Trump used an event that they expected to be about Birtherism to showcase his support from veterans, Medal of Honor winners, retired flag officers, and Medal of Honor winners.

President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (R) visits with sixth grade students at the Graham Road Elementary School January 19, 2010 in Falls Church, Virginia. Following his meeting with students the President will deliver remarks on his 'Race to the Top' program and his request for an …

Obama: Arne Duncan Has ‘Delivered Some Incredible Results’

Obama’s comments appear to be a reference to the Common Core standards – though he does not call the reform by name, likely because the unpopular initiative is now often described as “toxic” and “poisonous.” The president nevertheless adopts the usual pro-Common Core position that the nationalized standards are higher or more rigorous than other standards – although there is no independent research that validates that claim.

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan Stepping Down

Arne Duncan, who has served as Education Secretary throughout Barack Obama’s tenure as president, will be replaced through the end of the president’s term by former New York State education commissioner and Common Core champion John King, Jr.

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Jeb Bush’s Education Foundation Offering Online Courses Promoting Common Core

Potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush has made it clear that he will continue his support for the controversial Common Core standards initiative, despite the fact that the conservative base of the GOP is overwhelmingly opposed to it. His education foundation, in fact, is offering online courses for policy-makers focusing on how to promote the idea that the standards are necessary for national security, why data collection is essential, and how to win over parents, teachers, and citizens in the education reform conversation.


CNN: Obama’s Proposals Are ‘Go Away Republicans’

CNN Chief National Correspondent John King said that President Obama’s recent policy proposals were essentially “go away Republicans” on Thursday’s “New Day” on CNN. After playing a clip of the president urging bipartisanship, King stated “that’s sort of the kinder,