October 27th, 2010
02:29 PM ET
4 years ago

Fiorina blasts Boxer as 'hypocrite' on outsourcing

Denver (CNN) – Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina may have spent the night in the hospital, but her campaign didn't break stride launching a new attack Tuesday on opponent Barbara Boxer.

In a biting new Web video, the Fiorina campaign calls Boxer a "hypocrite" for holding a town hall event at Cisco Systems and accepting campaign contributions from its CEO. The spot alleges Cisco has outsourced jobs – something Boxer repeatedly attacks Fiorina for doing as CEO of Hewlett Packard.
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Filed under: 2010 • Ads • Barbara Boxer • California • Carly Fiorina • issues
October 27th, 2010
01:45 PM ET
4 years ago

Fiorina to be released from hospital

(CNN) - California GOP Senate candidate Carly Fiorina is set to be released from the hospital Wednesday following an infection associated with her successful breast cancer battle, her campaign announced.
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Filed under: 2010 • Carly Fiorina
October 27th, 2010
01:44 PM ET
4 years ago

Campaign circus: 12 months of GOP hunks

Washington (CNN) - As Election Day gets closer, the rhetoric gets more intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.

It's certainly not the FDNY calendar

Vanity Fair magazine has unveiled "Red Meat," its official 2010-11 Republican Beefcake Calendar - House Minority Leader John Boehner in a Speedo-style bathing suit is a must see.

Whoopsie

The White House recently sent out a press release with a glaring error. The press shop misspelled first lady Michelle Obama's name. On Wednesday, they sent a corrected press release to reporters.

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Filed under: 2010 • campaign circus
October 27th, 2010
01:04 PM ET
4 years ago

TRENDING: Murkowski hits Miller for past disciplinary action

(CNN) – Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is taking aim at rival Joe Miller amid news the Tea-Party backed Senate candidate lied to his superiors regarding improper use of government computers in 2008, according to documents about disciplinary actions taken in the matter and obtained by several Alaska media organizations.

"I believe Alaskans disagree with the severity of his actions and they expect more out of all employees serving in government positions – especially out of someone running for the United States Senate," Murkowski said in a statement.
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Filed under: 2010 • Alaska • Joe Miller • Lisa Murkowski
October 27th, 2010
11:40 AM ET
4 years ago

New prediction in battle for the House

Washington (CNN) - With six days to go until the midterm elections, one of the top non-partisan political handicappers is upping the prediction of how many seats the Republicans will win back in the House of Representatives.

The Cook Political Report Wednesday forecast a net gain of 48 to 60 seats for the Republicans, with higher gains possible. The GOP needs a net gain of 39 seats to win back control of the chamber from the Democrats, who have held the House and the Senate for the last four years.
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Filed under: 2010
October 27th, 2010
11:11 AM ET
4 years ago

Poll: Democrats hold large leads in N.Y. statewide battles

(CNN) - Democrats hold leads of at least 20 points in New York State's gubernatorial contest and the two races for the U.S. Senate, according to a new poll.

Hours before he campaigns with former President Bill Clinton in New York City, a Quinnipiac University survey indicates that state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the Democrats' gubernatorial nominee, holds a 55 to 35 percent advantage among likely voters over Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino, the Republican nominee, with seven percent undecided. Cuomo's 20 point lead is up slightly from an 18 point advantage earlier this month.
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Filed under: Andrew Cuomo • Carl Paladino
October 27th, 2010
11:00 AM ET
4 years ago

Fight to the finish in New Mexico's 2nd

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:
New Mexico's Second Congressional District. Rep. Harry Teague is seeking a second term.
Primary: June 1st, 2010
Where: Southern New Mexico
Days Until Election: 6
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Filed under: 2010 • CNN 100 • New Mexico
October 27th, 2010
10:35 AM ET
4 years ago

Partisan barriers broken down in the name of baseball bets

(CNN) - Apparently all it takes to break through Washington's seemingly never-ending cycle of partisan gridlock and stubbornness is a couple of devoted baseball fans.

The proof is in the pudding. Well, actually, it's in the pecan pie.
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Filed under: Joe Barton • Nancy Pelosi
October 27th, 2010
10:24 AM ET
4 years ago

Poll: Toomey up 7 points in Pennsylvania Senate battle

(CNN) - A new poll indicates that Republican Pat Toomey has a 7 point advantage over Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak in the battle for Pennsylvania's open Senate seat.

According to a Franklin and Marshall Center for Opinion Research survey released Wednesday morning, 43 percent of likely voters in the Keystone State support Toomey, with 36 percent backing Sestak and a large 19 percent undecided.
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Filed under: 2010 • Joe Sestak • Pat Toomey • Polls
October 27th, 2010
09:06 AM ET
4 years ago

2012 Watch: Giuliani for president – again?

(CNN) – His unorthodox presidential campaign strategy fell flat in 2008, but former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani says he hasn’t ruled out a second try in 2012.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rudy Giuliani
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