September 24th, 2010
07:08 AM ET
4 years ago

Chambliss office source of anti-gay comment

Washington (CNN) - The office of Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss has confirmed that a profane anti-gay comment posted on a gay blog originated from one of its offices, and has handed the investigation to the Senate Sergeant at Arms.

A spokeswoman for Senate Sergeant at Arms Terry Gainer told CNN Friday, "Mr. Gainer does not have a comment" on the matter.

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Filed under: Don't Ask Don't Tell • Saxby Chambliss • Senate
September 24th, 2010
05:30 AM ET
4 years ago

Steele's bus tour draws crowds, but also critics

(CNN) - If all goes according to plan, the Republican National Committee's "Fire Pelosi!" bus tour will carry Chairman Michael Steele to a photo-op at Mount Rushmore, a Denver fundraiser with NFL quarterback Tim Tebow and an event with Arab-Americans in heavily-Democratic Dearborn, Michigan.

The road trip, which kicked off last week to much fanfare at RNC headquarters in Washington and concludes on Oct. 29 in Steele's home state of Maryland, features 143 stops in 117 cities across the continental United States.

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Filed under: 2010 • Michael Steele • RNC
September 24th, 2010
05:08 AM ET
4 years ago

Palin targets 'damned lies'

(CNN) – Sarah Palin announced the launch of a new website Thursday, aimed at defeating twenty incumbent Democrats who voted for President Obama's health care bill and who are running in districts that swung Republican during the 2008 presidential election.

In the announcement on her Facebook page, entitled "Lies, Damned Lies – Obamacare 6 Months Later," the former GOP vice presidential nominee resurrects her claims that "rationing 'death panels'" are included in the health care bill and promotes the new site, which endorses candidates who support the bill's repeal.

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Filed under: 2010 • Health care • Sarah Palin
September 24th, 2010
04:15 AM ET
4 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, September 24, 2010

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world.

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Filed under: Political Hot Topics
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