February 20th, 2010
10:45 AM ET
8 years ago

CNN's Sanchez v. Coulter on issues

(CNN) - CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez went head-to-head with conservative writer Ann Coulter Friday on a host of issues.

Coulter will speak before the Conservative Political Action Conference, an annual gathering of conservatives in the nation’s capital, later Saturday.

Filed under: Ann Coulter
February 20th, 2010
10:41 AM ET
8 years ago

Fourteen-year-old speaker back at CPAC

(CNN) - Fourteen-year-old conservative author and pundit Jonathan Krohn fired up the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference Saturday morning.

The young conservative, who wowed the same conference last year, even got a jab in at President Obama:

"For the record, I am not using any teleprompters today because I loaned them to President Obama," he said to laughter.

Filed under: Jonathan Krohn
February 20th, 2010
10:28 AM ET
8 years ago

Obama previews upcoming health care meeting

(CNN) - During his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday, President Obama urged both Democratic and Republican leaders to make good-faith efforts at compromise during his upcoming meeting on health care.

"The question…is whether we will do what it takes, all of us – Democrats and Republicans – to build a better future for ourselves, our children, and our country," Obama said in the address. "That's why, next week, I am inviting members of both parties to take part in a bipartisan health care meeting, and I hope they come in a spirit of good faith. I don't want to see this meeting turn into political theater, with each side simply reciting talking points and trying to score political points."

Full transcript of the address after the break


Filed under: President Obama
February 20th, 2010
09:56 AM ET
8 years ago

GOP address talks health care

(CNN) - In the weekly Republican radio and Internet address, Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan suggests the upcoming bipartisan meeting on health care with President Obama may not yield the results many Americans are looking for.

"Americans are demanding that President Obama and the Democrats in control of Congress scrap their misguided plan of a government takeover of health care….They want Washington to start over with a step-by-step approach to health care reform that begins with reducing costs and ensures they can keep their current plan if they like it," Camp says. “For those families and small businesses looking for a sign that Washington is ready to wake up and find common sense on this issue, next week’s White House health care summit may not be it."

Transcript of address after the jump


Filed under: Dave Camp • Health care
February 20th, 2010
09:48 AM ET
8 years ago

Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig dies at 85

Washington (CNN) - Alexander Haig, the former military officer, secretary of state and adviser to presidents, died Saturday, a Johns Hopkins Medical Center spokesman said.

Haig, 85, was admitted to the Baltimore, Maryland, hospital on January 28, hospital spokesman Gary Stephenson said.

Haig was a top official in the administrations of three presidents - Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan.

He served as Nixon's deputy assistant for national security affairs beginning in 1970, then in January 1973 became vice chief of staff of the Army.

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Filed under: Alexander Haig
February 20th, 2010
09:05 AM ET
8 years ago

Obama embraces Reid, Vegas

Filed under: Harry Reid • Las Vegas • President Obama
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