October 8th, 2010
02:14 PM ET
4 years ago

Clinton to West Virginia Monday

(CNN) -Former President Bill Clinton's heading to West Virginia Monday, to try and keep in party hands a seat that the Democrats have held for more than half a century.

Gov. Joe Manchin announced Friday that he would be joined by the former President Monday at a rally in Morgantown, West Virginia.
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Filed under: 2010 • Bill Clinton • Joe Manchin • John Raese • West Virginia
October 8th, 2010
01:40 PM ET
4 years ago

NRA Endorses Candidates on Both Sides, Frustrating GOP

Fairfax, VA (CNN) - Republicans are pressing their supporters to pull out the stops in the effort to retake the House in November's elections, but one of their frequent allies – the National Rifle Association – is still endorsing candidates in either party.

The gun-rights group has endorsed over 200 Republican candidates for Congress, but it has also endorsed 64 Democrats – including a number of incumbents who Republicans believe may be vulnerable, like Chet Edwards in Texas, Stephanie Herseth Sandlin in South Dakota, and Tom Perriello in Virginia.
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Filed under: 2010 • Democratic Party • NRA • Republican Party
October 8th, 2010
01:23 PM ET
4 years ago

Texas Democrat fights for survival in GOP hotbed

Waco, Texas (CNN) – The volunteers file into the steamy campaign headquarters wearing bright red Chet Edwards T-shirts. A group of old men pull their "Vets for Chet" hats down tight, waiting for the congressman to fire up the troops.

"I think they might have predicted our demise a little too soon," an energetic Chet Edwards tells the crowd to a round of cheers.

A young volunteer turns to a friend and says he's eager to help the long-term Democratic congressman because, "he needs all the help he can get."

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Filed under: 2010 • Chet Edwards • Texas
October 8th, 2010
01:08 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama announces national security leadership changes

(CNN) – President Obama announced Friday that National Security Adviser James Jones is stepping down later this month. Jones will be replaced by Deputy National Security Adviser Tom Donilon.


Filed under: James Jones • Tom Donilon
October 8th, 2010
01:00 PM ET
4 years ago

CNN/Opinion Research Poll – October 5-7 – Obama, Economy, Midterm Elections

TOPICS: Obama approval rating, comparisons to Bush and McCain, Biden compared to Palin and Cheney, economic conditions, generic ballot, enthusiasm

Full results (pdf)


Filed under: CNN Poll Archive • Extra • issues
October 8th, 2010
12:54 PM ET
4 years ago

CNN Poll: Was Bush better president than Obama?

(CNN) - Americans are divided over whether President Barack Obama or his predecessor has performed better in the White House, according to a new national poll.

And a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Friday also indicates in the battle for Congress, Republicans hold large advantages over the Democrats among independents, men and blue-collar whites. The poll also indicates that Republicans are much more enthusiastic than Democrats to vote.
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October 8th, 2010
12:20 PM ET
4 years ago

Palin on presidential run

(CNN) - There's further proof that former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is considering a presidential run in 2012.

According to the Palm Beach Post, Palin discussed her political ambition at a webcast taping for conservative magazine, Newsmax, on Wednesday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Sarah Palin
More White House shakeup: Donilon replaces Jones as security adviser
October 8th, 2010
11:52 AM ET
3 years ago

More White House shakeup: Donilon replaces Jones as security adviser

(CNN) – President Obama anounced Friday that retired Marine Gen. Jim Jones is stepping down as White House National Security Adviser and will be replaced by his current deputy, Tom Donilon.

The move has been long anticipated because senior officials say Jones never quite clicked with other key members of Obama's inner circle. Jones was not an active part of the Obama presidential campaign and two people close to Jones tell CNN that when he accepted the appointment in 2009 he only agreed to stay on for two years.
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October 8th, 2010
11:39 AM ET
4 years ago

DGA raises big money

(CNN) - The Democratic Governor's Association announced Friday it raised $10 million over the last three months, a cash haul that puts the organization in strong financial shape as it faces the prospect of losing control of a significant number of statehouses this November.

According to the DGA, the $10 million is a record-breaking amount for a three-month haul and increases the organization's coffers to $13 million with a month to go before the 37 gubernatorial elections being held this November.
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Filed under: 2010 • DGA • Fundraising • RGA
E-Mails Show Rush to Judgment on Sherrod
October 8th, 2010
10:44 AM ET
3 years ago

E-Mails Show Rush to Judgment on Sherrod

Updated 11:08 a.m. with statement from Sherrod after the jump

(CNN) - Newly released documents give the public its first look inside the Obama administration's internal deliberations over whether to fire Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod, and the hundreds of e-mails clearly confirm officials pushed her out for political reasons despite knowing they did not have the full context of the explosive video that thrust her into the national spotlight.
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