Iowa tea party event to feature Palin and O'Donnell
August 30th, 2011
07:40 AM ET
3 years ago

Iowa tea party event to feature Palin and O'Donnell

Washington (CNN) - Former Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell will join Sarah Palin as a speaker at a tea party rally this weekend in Iowa, one of the event's organizers told CNN.

A representative of O'Donnell, who is traveling the country to promote her book "Troublemaker," approached the rally's representatives Monday to ask if there was room for her to speak, Charlie Gruschow, national co-chairman of the Iowa-based Tea Party of America, said. And there was.
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Filed under: 2012 • Christine O'Donnell • Iowa • Sarah Palin
American Sauce: Why aren't there more jobs?
August 30th, 2011
07:00 AM ET
3 years ago

American Sauce: Why aren't there more jobs?

Washington (CNN) – Forget hurricanes and earthquakes, the most lasting American disaster remains the jobs crisis.

This week, American Sauce asks two questions: Why are jobs still comatose? And does the unemployment rate truly capture the scope of the problem?

Hint: government and politicians are lynchpins in both.

Comment below. Or keep reading for more.
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Filed under: American Sauce • Economy • Jobs
August 30th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN/ORC Poll – August 24-25 – Muslim Countries

TOPICS: US views of Muslim countries

Full results (pdf)


Filed under: CNN Poll Archive • Extra
Poll: More Americans have an unfavorable view of Muslim countries
August 30th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Poll: More Americans have an unfavorable view of Muslim countries

(CNN) – Ten years ago only one-quarter of Americans reported having a favorable view of Muslim countries. According to a new CNN/ORC International poll released Tuesday, that number hasn't changed.

When asked about their opinion of Muslim countries, a plurality of Americans-42 percent-said they have an unfavorable view. One quarter had a favorable opinion and 32 percent didn't have strong feelings one way or the other.
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Filed under: 9/11 • CNN poll • Polls
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
August 30th, 2011
04:18 AM ET
3 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, August 30, 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

CNNMoney: Obama names new top economic adviser
President Obama on Monday nominated Alan Krueger to run his Council of Economic Advisers, moving to fill an important vacancy on an economic team that has undergone a nearly total makeover. …The appointment comes at a critical time for the administration. Obama is planning to make a much-anticipated speech next week to propose ways Washington could help the fragile recovery.

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Filed under: Political Hot Topics
A 'new normal' for avoiding political storms
August 30th, 2011
04:00 AM ET
3 years ago

A 'new normal' for avoiding political storms

Washington (CNN) - "Get the hell off the beach."

That was the order New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave residents on Friday as Hurricane Irene, still hundreds of miles away, churned in the Atlantic Ocean, projected to hit his state.


Filed under: Chris Christie • FEMA • Michael Bloomberg
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