Fact check: Trump's voting record
April 22nd, 2011
09:32 PM ET
3 years ago

Fact check: Trump's voting record

NEW YORK (CNN) – Donald Trump's affirmation that he's voted in every general election disagrees with actual voting records, according to a spokeswoman with the New York City Board of Elections.

“I voted in every general election,” Trump told CNN affiliate NY1 by phone Friday. “I have records that I voted and so does the Board of Elections. … I signed in at every election.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Donald Trump
Donald Trump tells people to 'stay tuned' for details on his wealth
April 22nd, 2011
08:33 PM ET
3 years ago

Donald Trump tells people to 'stay tuned' for details on his wealth

(CNN) - Real estate mogul, reality TV star and possible Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told people to "stay tuned" for an unveiling of his net worth, promising more details as he addresses questions about his wealth.

"If I run for office, you are going to know exactly what I'm worth," Trump told CNN's "In the Arena," which has been investigating his finances. "You're going to know where the banks are, how much I have in the bank."

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Filed under: 2012 • Donald Trump
Pawlenty calls for action on Syria
April 22nd, 2011
08:30 PM ET
3 years ago

Pawlenty calls for action on Syria

Washington (CNN) - Likely Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty said Friday that the White House should push for a special meeting of the U.N. Security Council amid the Syrian government’s crackdown on protesters.

Pawlenty issued the statement shortly after President Obama called out Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by name, and accused him of "seeking Iranian assistance in repressing Syria's citizens through the same brutal tactics that have been used by his Iranian allies."
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Filed under: 2012 • Syria • Tim Pawlenty
Trump: Accountants are working on federal disclosure forms
April 22nd, 2011
06:01 PM ET
3 years ago

Trump: Accountants are working on federal disclosure forms

(CNN) - There is one more sign Donald Trump is preparing to become a presidential candidate.

The real estate mogul told CNN's National Correspondent Susan Candiotti that his accountants are already hard at work on the financial paperwork required of candidates.
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Filed under: 2012 • Donald Trump
McCain pushes heavier U.S. involvement in Libya
April 22nd, 2011
04:11 PM ET
3 years ago

McCain pushes heavier U.S. involvement in Libya

Benghazi, Libya (CNN) – Libyan opposition leaders received a major morale boost Friday as a top U.S. senator made a surprise visit to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi and urged greater American involvement in the bloody campaign to oust longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi.

The visit from Arizona Sen. John McCain came a day after the United States said it was deploying predator drones to Libya.

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Filed under: John McCain • Libya
CNN Poll of Polls: President's approval rating declining
April 22nd, 2011
01:09 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN Poll of Polls: President's approval rating declining

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama's job approval rating among Americans is edging down, according to an average of the most recent national polls.

A CNN Poll of Polls compiled and released Friday indicates that 45 percent of the public say they approve of the job the president's doing in the White House, with 48 percent saying they disapprove of how Obama's handling his duties.
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This Sunday on State of the Union
April 22nd, 2011
12:00 PM ET
3 years ago

This Sunday on State of the Union

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the push to topple Gadhafi is grinding to a stalemate; Defense Secretary Robert Gates says a stalemate is possible. So how much should the U.S. and NATO do? We’ll ask Sens. Joseph Lieberman and Lindsey Graham.

Then, former Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. George Joulwan (Ret.) on the impact the fighting might have on the region.


Filed under: State of the Union
Romney leads GOP pack in New Hampshire
April 22nd, 2011
11:55 AM ET
3 years ago

Romney leads GOP pack in New Hampshire

Washington (CNN) - There's more good news for Mitt Romney in the state of New Hampshire: a new Republican presidential primary poll shows the former Massachusetts governor has a commanding lead over all the other potential 2012 candidates.

According to a new survey from American Research Group, Romney holds a 32-17 percent lead among likely voters over his nearest competitor, businessman Donald Trump. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, and Texas Rep. Ron Paul are all at 8 percent.
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Dems raise money off birther bills
April 22nd, 2011
11:29 AM ET
3 years ago

Dems raise money off birther bills

Washington (CNN) - The ongoing birther issue might be a pain in Obama's backside, but at least some Democrats are seeking to raise money off of it.

The Democratic Governors Association sent an e-mail to supporters Thursday seeking contributions to "stop these senseless political games."
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Filed under: Democrats • Jan Brewer • President Obama
McCain: 'significant degree of stalemate'
April 22nd, 2011
11:26 AM ET
3 years ago

McCain: 'significant degree of stalemate'

(CNN) – Arizona Sen. John McCain, a strong proponent of beefing up efforts to oust Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi from power, told reporters in Benghazi on Friday that there is a "significant degree of stalemate" in the Libyan war and more NATO assets are needed.

He said newly deployed U.S. drones will increase NATO's capability but not enough to make up for the current shortfall.


Filed under: John McCain • Libya
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