Judge orders Gawker to remove Palin book excerpts
November 20th, 2010
08:36 PM ET
3 years ago

Judge orders Gawker to remove Palin book excerpts

(CNN) – A federal judge ordered Gawker on Saturday to take down excerpts the website posted from Sarah Palin's upcoming book until at least November 30.

The post was removed by Saturday evening.
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Filed under: Sarah Palin
Don't stop, START
November 20th, 2010
05:52 PM ET
3 years ago

Don't stop, START

LISBON, Portugal (CNN) – Several nations once in the shadow of the Iron Curtain have a message for Republicans in Congress: Don't stop New START before it starts.

Making their appeal on behalf of the U.S.-Russian nuclear arms control treaty, the foreign ministers of Denmark, Norway, Latvia, Bulgaria, Hungary and Lithuania crashed a Saturday press conference by a senior U.S. administration official about talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. While President Barack Obama has said ratifying the treaty should be a top priority for Congress, key Republican senators have said they don't think a vote on it should be held before the new Congress convenes in January.
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Filed under: President Obama • START treaty
Pawlenty weighs 2012 vs. margaritas
November 20th, 2010
05:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Pawlenty weighs 2012 vs. margaritas

(CNN) - Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is publicly undecided over a presidential run in 2012, but he has a plan if he doesn't run.

"One thing I am planning is that if I don't run for president, I'm going to open a margarita bar in Florida," Pawlenty told CNN national political correspondent Jessica Yellin. "I'm going to get some Kenny Chesney music; I'm going to get a flower shirt."
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Filed under: 2012 • Tim Pawlenty
November 20th, 2010
09:54 AM ET
3 years ago

Differences on the congressional way forward

(CNN) – Congressional priorities were the topic of the presidential and Republican weekly video and radio addresses this week as Republicans urged a vote on tax cuts and the president focused on approval of the New START treaty.

"A failure to ratify New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) would be a dangerous gamble with America's national security," President Barack Obama said Saturday. "There is enough gridlock, enough bickering. If there is one issue that should unite us – as Republicans and Democrats – it should be our national security."
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Filed under: Congress • Mitch McConnell • President Obama • START treaty • Taxes