Elizabeth Warren accused of lying by House panel
May 24th, 2011
02:46 PM ET
3 years ago

Elizabeth Warren accused of lying by House panel

Washington (CNNMoney) – Republicans attacked Elizabeth Warren - the Obama administration adviser working to set up a consumer financial protection bureau - at a House hearing Tuesday, questioning her veracity in two separate instances.

In a hearing entitled "Who's Watching the Watchmen," Republicans on a House subcommittee used the opportunity to delve into Warren, her plans and her past testimony to Congress.

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Filed under: CNNMoney.com • Elizabeth Warren • House
Puerto Rico governor announces Obama visit
May 24th, 2011
02:10 PM ET
3 years ago

Puerto Rico governor announces Obama visit

(CNN) - President Barack Obama has accepted an invitation to make an official visit to Puerto Rico, the U.S. commonwealth's governor said Tuesday.

"With his visit, President Obama fulfills his commitment he made during the presidential primaries of 2008, to return to Puerto Rico as president," Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuno said in a statement.

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Filed under: President Obama • Puerto Rico
Senate primary battles in New Mexico heating up
May 24th, 2011
12:08 PM ET
3 years ago

Senate primary battles in New Mexico heating up

(CNN) – It's getting interesting in New Mexico.

On Tuesday Lt. Gov. John Sanchez announced his bid for the GOP Senate nomination, setting up what could be an interesting primary fight between him and former Republican Rep. Heather Wilson.
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Filed under: 2012 • New Mexico • Senate • Susana Martinez
Disturbance in House chamber during Netanyahu's speech
May 24th, 2011
11:49 AM ET
3 years ago

Disturbance in House chamber during Netanyahu's speech

(CNN) - A woman was removed from the House Chamber by U.S Capitol Police Tuesday after interrupting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint meeting of Congress.

Police escorted her out of the chamber and she was heard screaming "equal rights for Palestine" loudly on the third floor of the Capitol outside the chamber.
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Filed under: Benjamin Netanyahu • Congress
Poll: Texas voters shoot down a prez run for Perry
May 24th, 2011
11:37 AM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Texas voters shoot down a prez run for Perry

(CNN) – While his name continues to be floated as a possible 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Texas voters are saying no to a President Perry in a new poll.

According to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll, only four percent of Texas Republicans would support Republican Gov. Rick Perry in a bid for the White House.
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Filed under: 2012 • Polls • Rick Perry • Texas
Bush praises 2012 candidate
May 24th, 2011
10:28 AM ET
3 years ago

Bush praises 2012 candidate

(CNN) – Just because he's not running for president doesn't mean former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush can't wade into the presidential waters.

Bush lent support to Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty Tuesday via Twitter.
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Filed under: 2012 • Jeb Bush • Tim Pawlenty
NY Congressman hints at Giuliani '12 W.H. run
May 24th, 2011
10:04 AM ET
3 years ago

NY Congressman hints at Giuliani '12 W.H. run

Washington (CNN) - The latest 2012 GOP "will he or won't he" chatter has quickly moved from Donald Trump (won't) and Mitch Daniels (won't) to Rudy Giuliani (might). The Rudy Giuliani idea has many top Republicans throwing cold water on the notion, even as one prominent New York congressman says it could happen.

At a small dinner in Washington Monday night, Rep. Peter King, R-New York, told a group of journalists that he believed Giuliani would make a run for the White House.
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Filed under: 2012 • Peter King • Rudy Giuliani
Santorum getting ready to throw hat into ring
May 24th, 2011
09:51 AM ET
3 years ago

Santorum getting ready to throw hat into ring

(CNN) – Rick Santorum is making preparations to formally declare his candidacy for president, a source close to the former senator from Pennsylvania told CNN.

Santorum will make a major announcement regarding his plans for the GOP presidential nomination the week of June 5 and the source added that Santorum is committed to participate in the first Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire. That event, which is co-hosted by CNN, WMUR-TV and the New Hampshire Union Leader, takes place June 13 at Saint Anselm College.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rick Santorum
PHOTO: First couple with Catherine and William
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama met with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace on May 24, 2011 in London, England. The first couple are in the UK for a two day State Visit at the invitation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
May 24th, 2011
09:24 AM ET
Warren eyes Senate seat?
May 24th, 2011
08:44 AM ET
3 years ago

Warren eyes Senate seat?

(CNN) - Elizabeth Warren, who is the acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is considering a Senate run in Massachusetts against incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown.

Officials within the Democratic Party are urging the Massachusetts native and Harvard law professor to take the plunge in hopes she could oust Brown with her own following, ties to the state and political drive.
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Filed under: Elizabeth Warren • Massachusetts • Scott Brown • Senate
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