(CNN) - As Republicans gear up for Monday's presidential debate in New Hampshire, some conservative Hispanics say they'll be watching closely - and they're hoping to see more than the current field of candidates has offered so far.
"There are no good strong candidates that I see, unless (former Florida Gov.) Jeb Bush enters the race," said DeeDee Garcia Blase, who founded the Somos Republicans conservative Hispanic organization. Now, she heads the Tequila Party, a national organization aimed at galvanizing Hispanic voters on both sides of the political spectrum.FULL STORY
(CNN) - The website TMZ posted new pictures of New York Rep. Anthony Weiner Sunday that they claim were taken in a Congressional gym for members of the House of Representatives. TMZ says the photos were sent to at least one woman. Weiner's office declined to comment on the images. CNN has not confirmed the location of the photographs.
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(CNN) – We remember how the nation was surprised when, in 1960, Richard Nixon showed up to the first televised debate with John F. Kennedy looking tired, pasty and with visible razor stubble, a stark contrast to the young, fresh senator form Massachusetts would later take the White House. Or Ronald Reagan quipping to Jimmy Carter in 1980 after one of his attacks on the California governor, “There you go again.”
Over the next few days leading up to CNN’s first Republican debate in New Hampshire on Monday, June 13 at 8 p.m., we’ll take a look at the 10 Most Memorable Moments of recent debates.
(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty stepped up his attacks on Mitt Romney Sunday, labeling the current health care law "Obamneycare" for its similarities to the plan instituted in Massachusetts while Romney was governor.
"President Obama said that he designed 'Obamacare' after 'Romneycare' and basically made it 'Obamneycare," Pawlenty said on "Fox News Sunday."
(CNN) – Former New Hampshire Gov. John H. Sununu has narrowed down his picks for president in 2012 to three men who have held the same job in other states - Tim Pawlenty, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry, should Perry throw his hat in the ring.
The Granite State Republican stalwart, who served as chief of staff for former President George H.W. Bush, said he is partial to those with executive experience because “you need more experience than being a community organizer to run this country.”
(CNN) - Police in Delaware have closed an investigation into contact between Rep. Anthony Weiner and a teenager, and have not found anything to pursue, C. R. McLeod, spokesman for the New Castle County government, told CNN Sunday.
The family of the 17-year-old says the contact was online via Twitter, and the tweets "were not salacious or in any manner inappropriate." No photographs were ever sent to her, an attorney representing the family said in a statement Sunday.
(CNN) - The heads of both major political parties battled Sunday over the handling of Rep. Anthony Weiner's scandal, with the Republican Party boss accusing Democrats of inaction and the Democratic Party leader accusing Republicans of a "double standard."
In a heated debate on NBC's "Meet the Press," Republican National Committee Republican National Chairman Reince Priebus said that "for the first 10 days" of the scandal, "the only job (House Minority Leader) Nancy Pelosi was interested in saving was Anthony Weiner's." Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz fired back that Priebus was following "a double standard."FULL STORY
TOPICS: Favorable ratings, other opinion of Republican presidential candidates
Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - One day before a CNN/WMUR/New Hampshire Union Leader Republican presidential debate, a new national poll suggests that when it comes to the next election for the White House, Republicans put winning over ideological purity.
According to a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Sunday morning, three-quarters of Republicans and GOP leaning independent voters say they want a party nominee who can defeat President Barack Obama in 2012, even if that person doesn't agree with them on every issue. That's up seven percentage points from January.
Washington (CNN) - The number of Americans who say that government should promote traditional values in society has fallen below 50 percent for the first time since CNN began asking this poll question in 1993.
And according to a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Sunday morning, the number who say that the government should not favor any set of values is now at 50 percent, the highest it has ever been in CNN polling.