August 29th, 2011
01:30 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN/ORC Poll – August 24-25 – 2012 Election

TOPICS: GOP nomination, Obama/Dem renomination

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Filed under: CNN Poll Archive • Extra
New CNN Poll: Perry sits atop GOP field
August 29th, 2011
01:30 PM ET
3 years ago

New CNN Poll: Perry sits atop GOP field

Washington (CNN) – A new national survey is further proof that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's entrance earlier this month into the race for the White House has dramatically altered the battle for the Republican presidential nomination.

According to a CNN/ORC International Poll of Republicans and independent voters who lean towards the GOP, Perry now sits atop the list of Republican presidential candidates, with strong support from most demographic groups.

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Filed under: 2012 • CNN/ORC poll • Rick Perry
Just a joke: Bachmann's hurricane message from God
August 29th, 2011
11:22 AM ET
3 years ago

Just a joke: Bachmann's hurricane message from God

(CNN) - Michele Bachmann's press secretary characterized comments by the Republican presidential candidate, when she said Hurricane Irene was a message to Washington, as a joke.

"Obviously she was saying it in jest," Alice Stewart told TalkingPointsMemo Monday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Michele Bachmann
South Carolina's attorney general endorses Huntsman
August 29th, 2011
11:20 AM ET
3 years ago

South Carolina's attorney general endorses Huntsman

Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman picked up the endorsement of South Carolina's attorney general Monday morning.

Alan Wilson, son of U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, joined the former U.S. ambassador to China and Utah governor for the endorsement event at the South Carolina Statehouse.
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Filed under: 2012 • Joe Wilson • Jon Huntsman • South Carolina
Trump issues Perry praise
August 29th, 2011
10:59 AM ET
3 years ago

Trump issues Perry praise

(CNN) – Donald Trump said Monday he spoke with Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry on the phone and the two had "great conversations."

"I'm sort of proud of him," Trump said on Fox News. "I mean he's doing well, he's doing a good job and we'll see what happens."
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Filed under: 2012 • Donald Trump • Rick Perry
Obama nominates Krueger for top WH post
August 29th, 2011
08:56 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama nominates Krueger for top WH post

(CNN) - President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Alan Krueger to be the new chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

Krueger is a Harvard-educated economist at Princeton University who served as assistant secretary for economic policy and chief economist of the U.S. Department of the Treasury earlier in Obama's term.
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Filed under: Alan Krueger • Economy • President Obama
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, August 29, 2011
August 29th, 2011
04:14 AM ET
3 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, August 29, 2011

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

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

CNN: Irene leaves damaging floods, widespread destruction
At least 21 deaths across eight states were blamed on Irene, which had fizzled to a post-tropical cyclone and was headed over eastern Canada by Monday morning. Some of the biggest, continuing headaches involved flooding, as tidal storm surges and overflowing, fast-moving rivers left homes in North Carolina and points northward awash.
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