Tea Party Express announces 5th cross-country bus tour
June 29th, 2011
12:48 PM ET
3 years ago

Tea Party Express announces 5th cross-country bus tour

Washington (CNN) - On Wednesday, the Tea Party Express announced that it will launch a national bus tour in August, the fifth of its kind since the conservative movement began in 2009.

The tour will kick off August 27 in Napa, California and wind its way through 29 rallies. As it has in past, the tour will feature musical acts, conservative speakers and political candidates, likely even Republican presidential candidates.
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Herman Cain signs book deal
June 29th, 2011
10:40 AM ET
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Herman Cain signs book deal

(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, whose numbers are slowly reaching the double digits in polls measuring support, will publish a book detailing his life and career as the former CEO of Godfather's Pizza.

The memoir, titled "Who is Herman Cain?" is set to release in October by Threshold Editions, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, and intends to highlight the businessman's work in the restaurant industry.
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Bachmann: Media wants a 'mud wrestling fight' with Palin
June 29th, 2011
10:28 AM ET
3 years ago

Bachmann: Media wants a 'mud wrestling fight' with Palin

Daniel Island, South Carolina (CNN) - Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann claimed Wednesday that the media is rooting for a catfight between her and Sarah Palin.

"They want to see two girls come together and have a mud wrestling fight, and I am not going to give that to them," Bachmann told a voter Wednesday who asked about her relationship with the former Alaska governor.
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Bachmann makes a big jump
June 29th, 2011
09:32 AM ET
3 years ago

Bachmann makes a big jump

(CNN) - New Hampshire Republicans gave Michele Bachmann the greatest bump among declared and potential GOP presidential candidates in a new poll.

The Suffolk University/7NEWS poll of likely New Hampshire primary voters released Tuesday night showed Mitt Romney on top with 36 percent support. Although he jumped one point since May, Bachmann, at 11 percent jumped eight points.
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Filed under: 2012 • Michele Bachmann • Mitt Romney • New Hampshire • Polls
Dem group hits back at Rove
June 29th, 2011
08:43 AM ET
3 years ago

Dem group hits back at Rove

(CNN) – The Democratic super PAC Priorities USA launched a television ad Wednesday in states they deem competitive in the next election, directly responding to an ad from the conservative Crossroads GPS, an independent group founded by Karl Rove.

The 30-second spot from Priorities USA, which according to the group will run for the next two weeks in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, North Carolina and Virginia, calls the Crossroads ad "politics at its worst."
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • American Crossroads • Crossroads GPS • Priorities USA
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, June 29, 2011
June 29th, 2011
04:23 AM ET
3 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world.

Compiled by Simon Hernandez-Arthur

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For the latest political news: http://www.CNNPolitics.com

CNN: Democrats push DREAM Act despite Republican opposition
Ola Kaso, who was born in Albania and came to America at the age of 5, described her predicament in a Senate hearing Tuesday. "Despite my compliance with the law, there's no way I can achieve citizenship," said Kaso, now 18 and ready to start college in the fall at the University of Michigan. "Despite aspirations and hard work, I face deportation in one year." In short, she said, "I am a DREAM Act student."

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