Palin: Obama's 3 a.m. call went to answering machine
February 5th, 2011
08:29 PM ET
4 years ago

Palin: Obama's 3 a.m. call went to answering machine

Washington (CNN) - Sarah Palin, in her first comments on the uprising in Egypt, called the situation President Barack Obama's 3 a.m. phone call and said, "It seems the call went right to the answering machine."

Palin, the former GOP vice presidential candidate, spoke with Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody after her speech Friday night at the Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California.
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Filed under: Egypt • Sarah Palin
Valerie Jarrett thinks 4-star general is waiter
February 5th, 2011
08:00 PM ET
4 years ago

Valerie Jarrett thinks 4-star general is waiter

(CNN) - Four-star Army Gen. Peter Chiarelli - the number two general in the U.S. army - says he is absolutely not offended that Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett mistook him for a waiter at a fancy Washington dinner this week and asked him for a glass of wine.

It could have happened to anybody, Chiarelli tells CNN.

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Filed under: Valerie Jarrett
February 5th, 2011
02:28 PM ET
4 years ago

House members and their health care

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Filed under: Health care • House Republicans
Obama measures 'true progress'
February 5th, 2011
01:28 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama measures 'true progress'

Washington (CNN)-President Obama defined the "true measure of progress" for America in his weekly address Saturday. Focusing on his goal to "win the future" for the second consecutive week, he turned his attention to recent unemployment numbers and jobs.

"Our true measure of progress has to be whether every American who wants a job can find one; whether the jobs available pay well and offer good benefits; whether people in this county can still achieve the American Dream for themselves and their children."
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Filed under: GOP weekly address • President Obama
Palin: Reagan 'was one of a kind'
Sarah Palin speaks during the Reagan 100 Opening Reception and Dinner.
February 5th, 2011
11:02 AM ET
4 years ago

Palin: Reagan 'was one of a kind'

(CNN) – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin called President Ronald Reagan "one of a kind" and trumpeted his leadership and legacy in a speech at the Reagan Ranch Center.

She appeared Friday at event that was part of the celebration of Sunday's centennial of his birth.

"Today there are a lot of people looking around for the next Ronald Reagan, but he was one of a kind and you are not going to find his kind again. And the Gipper wouldn't want us to spend our time on that anyway," she said Friday evening at the Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara, California.
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Filed under: Ronald Reagan • Sarah Palin