October 17th, 2010
12:04 PM ET
4 years ago

Meghan McCain sounds off on O'Donnell

(Updated 4:40 p.m. ET with O'Donnell campaign response)

(CNN) – Meghan McCain is known for speaking her mind, and her views on Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell proved no exception Sunday.

"I just know, in my group of friends, it turns people off because she's seen as a nut job," McCain said on ABC's "This Week" program. "It scares me for a lot of reasons."
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Filed under: 2010 • Christine O'Donnell • Meghan McCain
October 17th, 2010
11:19 AM ET
4 years ago

Gibbs: Obama to focus on economy, education, already passed reforms

(CNN) - Facing the certainty of fewer Democrats in Congress, President Barack Obama will focus on strengthening the economy and trying to ensure its future stability, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Sunday.

Speaking on the NBC program "Meet the Press," Gibbs said Obama also will continue pushing for education reform and making sure that health care and Wall Street reforms are properly implemented.

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Filed under: 2010 • Democrats • issues • Robert Gibbs
October 17th, 2010
11:11 AM ET
4 years ago

Axelrod won't budge

(CNN) - Even though Senior White House Adviser David Axelrod contends that Republicans will win seats in the November elections, he still wasn't willing to budge Sunday on bipartisanship or extending all of the Bush-era tax cuts.

"It's up to us to extend our hand (to Republicans) as we have before," Axelrod told CNN Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley on "State of the Union." "It's up to them to decide whether they're going to take it or whether they're going to do what they've done for the last 2 years."
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October 17th, 2010
10:53 AM ET
October 17th, 2010
08:33 AM ET
4 years ago

CNN 100: Arcuri and Hanna duke it out to the end

Editor's Note: In the final 100 days before Election Day, CNN has been profiling one race at random each day from among the nation's top 100 House races, which we've dubbed "The CNN 100." Read the full list here. Today's featured district is:

NY 24: Rep. Michael Arcuri is defending his seat.
Primary: September 14, 2010 Location: Central New York
Days until the election: 16

This one is a fight in the trenches. Two-term Democratic Rep. Michael Arcuri is fighting to hold his seat for a third term in a do-over race against Republican Richard Hanna. Hanna, whose 48 percent of the vote in 2008 came too close for comfort to Arcuri, now has the advantages of name-recognition in the district, a built-in infrastructure, and of course the terrible environment for incumbents.
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Filed under: 2010 • CNN 100 • Michael Arcuri • New York
October 17th, 2010
05:00 AM ET
4 years ago

State of the Union Early Bird

(CNN)–It’s early, and State of the Union is bringing you the best of the Sunday headlines to go with your morning coffee.

Some items on our radar this morning: Campaign spending, the future of the Obama presidency, and the upcoming midterms.

Check out what we’re reading today and watch the show today at 9am/12pm ET.

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