(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann will hold a meeting with pastors in Florence during her three-day visit to South Carolina.
The Thursday afternoon gathering with religious leaders, which is closed to reporters, is being organized by the Florence County Republican Party and the Florence County Tea Party, according to a copy of the invitation obtained by CNN.
Bedford, New Hampshire (CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry chided President Obama Wednesday, saying "actions speak louder than words" during a speech notable for its sustained criticism of the president's economic policies.
Perry was responding to Obama's comment Tuesday that the Texas governor has "got to be careful" now that he's on a big stage.
(CNN) - Democrats are continuing to fundraise off a comment made last week by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, this time with t-shirts mocking the former Massachusetts governor.
The $30 shirts from the Democratic National Committee show Romney with a thumbs up above the words "some of my best friends are corporations."
(CNN) - Rudy Giuliani is still considering a presidential bid and said on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" he will make a decision by the end of September.
But the former New York City mayor and 2008 Republican presidential candidate said he is not "any closer to a decision."
Washington (CNN) - Right after Labor Day, President Barack Obama will speak to the nation about the labor situation, a senior administration official told CNN on Wednesday.
The president plans to deliver a speech about a package of new initiatives designed to grow the economy and create jobs, then he'll spend the fall pushing Congress to pass those measures, the official said.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Two Democratic state senators in Wisconsin defeated Republican challengers to hold on to their seats in a recall election Tuesday, news media in the state reported.
Tuesday's win by the Democrats was the last round in a series of recall elections this summer.FULL STORY
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CNN: Obama blasts GOP 'rigidity' in CNN interview
President Barack Obama placed the blame for Washington's current political paralysis squarely at the feet of his Republican opponents Tuesday, telling CNN that the GOP's "ideological rigidity" is standing in the way of compromises necessary for stronger economic growth.