Bachmann: I don’t compromise my principles
August 14th, 2011
09:40 AM ET
3 years ago

Bachmann: I don’t compromise my principles

(CNN) – Fresh off a win at the Iowa straw poll, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann stood by her principles Sunday, saying in an interview with CNN’s “State of the Union” that she won’t compromise her values on “big issues.”

Facing criticism that tea party members resisted compromise to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling, the Republican presidential candidate was asked to identify legislation that represented a compromise between herself and lawmakers of an opposing or alternate view. “I stand on a core set of principles but you want to continue to move in a positive direction,” Bachmann told Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley. “I’ve done that throughout my legislative career.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Content Partner • Iowa • Michele Bachmann • TV-State of the Union
August 14th, 2011
09:00 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN/ORC Poll – August 5-7 – Democratic 2012 Nominee

TOPICS: Democrats' opinion of re-nominating Obama

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Filed under: CNN Poll Archive • Extra
Pawlenty drops out of presidential race
August 14th, 2011
08:52 AM ET
3 years ago

Pawlenty drops out of presidential race

AMES, Iowa (CNN) - Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty abandoned his bid for the GOP presidential nomination on Sunday after a disappointing finish in the Ames Straw Poll in Iowa.

"We needed a boost from Ames that didn't happen," Pawlenty told staff on a conference call Sunday morning, CNN learned.

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Filed under: 2012 • Tim Pawlenty
State of the Union Early Bird for August 14, 2011
August 14th, 2011
04:45 AM ET
3 years ago

State of the Union Early Bird for August 14, 2011

(CNN)-It's early, and State of the Union is bringing you the best of the morning headlines to go with your cup of coffee.

We're live from Ames, Iowa this morning to give you the latest on the 2012 campaigns the morning after the Ames Straw Poll.

Be sure to watch our interviews today with presidential candidates Rep. Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain at 9am/12pm ET.

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