Roemer slams China in front of Chinese Embassy
September 1st, 2011
02:45 PM ET
3 years ago

Roemer slams China in front of Chinese Embassy

Washington (CNN) – Calling China a "bear" that eats American jobs with unfair trade policies as its fork, presidential candidate Buddy Roemer made his jobs speech Thursday in front of a location he called the "bear's den" - the Chinese Embassy.

The former Louisiana governor slammed American politicians and economists for encouraging businesses to move overseas, particularly China, along with their jobs and factories.
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Filed under: 2012 • Buddy Roemer • China • Trade
White House: Slower jobs recovery ahead
September 1st, 2011
02:12 PM ET
3 years ago

White House: Slower jobs recovery ahead

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Like most economists, the White House's budget experts have grown less optimistic about economic growth and jobs, having been sobered by recent developments such as the debt crisis in Europe and continued troubles in housing.

The White House budget office on Thursday lowered its estimates for annual GDP growth by roughly a percentage point for this year, next year and 2013. Its forecasts for 2015 and 2016 are somewhat higher than they were.

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Filed under: Economy • Jobs • White House
Huntsman replaces New Hampshire state director
September 1st, 2011
01:29 PM ET
3 years ago

Huntsman replaces New Hampshire state director

Concord, New Hampshire (CNN) - Concord, New Hampshire (CNN) - A month after a major campaign shake-up, presidential candidate Jon Huntsman has replaced his New Hampshire state director, Ethan Eilon.

Huntsman spokesman Michael Levoff confirmed Sarah Crawford Stewart, a former consultant to Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's now-defunct presidential campaign, will take over.
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Filed under: 2012 • Jon Huntsman • New Hampshire
DeMint giving White House candidates 'room to change'
September 1st, 2011
12:11 PM ET
3 years ago

DeMint giving White House candidates 'room to change'

Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) – South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint said Wednesday he's withholding his coveted presidential endorsement while he waits to see which candidate shows leadership when a deficit reduction plan is presented by Congress' so-called "super committee" debt-limit panel.

DeMint, a tea party booster, said he thought the candidates were "too quiet" when he and other members were voting on raising the nation's debt ceiling earlier this summer.
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Filed under: 2012 • Jim DeMint • South Carolina
Huntsman: 'I might not have the Texas Rangers'
September 1st, 2011
11:13 AM ET
3 years ago

Huntsman: 'I might not have the Texas Rangers'

Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman jokingly pointed out a key difference between his campaign and that of Rick Perry's, telling an audience he "might not have the Texas Rangers" accompanying him on the trail.

The Texas governor is protected by a security detail of iconic Texas Rangers as he travels the country.
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Filed under: 2012 • Jon Huntsman • Rick Perry
GOP hopefuls will face off in CNN Tea Party Debate
September 1st, 2011
10:30 AM ET
3 years ago

GOP hopefuls will face off in CNN Tea Party Debate

Washington (CNN) – Eight Republicans vying for support from tea party activists will face off later this month in a CNN presidential debate cosponsored by the Tea Party Express and tea party organizations representing every state in the nation.

The "Tea Party Republican Debate" will take place Sept. 12th in Tampa, Florida – the host city for the 2012 Republican National Convention. Florida is also a key state in the race for the GOP presidential nomination.
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Criteria for the Tea Party Republican Debate
September 1st, 2011
10:30 AM ET
3 years ago

Criteria for the Tea Party Republican Debate

Washington (CNN) – CNN created objective criteria – modeled after criteria the network used for the June 13th presidential debate in New Hampshire – to determine who would participate in the "Tea Party Republican Debate."

Participants had two different opportunities to be eligible to take part in the Sept. 12th debate:
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Pro-Bachmann PAC ad set for South Carolina
September 1st, 2011
09:16 AM ET
3 years ago

Pro-Bachmann PAC ad set for South Carolina

(CNN) – A new ad backed by an independent organization supporting Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential run will begin airing in South Carolina Wednesday, according to the groups co-founder.

Veteran political operative Bob Harris, who launched "Keep Conservatives United," a so-called SuperPAC, in July, said the 30-second spot will run for one week in Columbia, South Carolina on CNBC, Fox News and CNN.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Michele Bachmann • Rick Perry • South Carolina
Seeking the 'anti-Romney' in the Republican presidential race
September 1st, 2011
08:22 AM ET
3 years ago

Seeking the 'anti-Romney' in the Republican presidential race

Washington (CNN) - "A true conservative."

The heading atop Texas Gov. Rick Perry's biography on his campaign website sums up the key issue of the race for the Republican presidential nomination five months before the expected start of the 2012 primary season.

With the right-wing tea party movement playing the most dynamic role in the campaign so far, the GOP competition comes down to which of the handful of die-hard conservative candidates will emerge to battle initial front-runner Mitt Romney for the nomination.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney
Sarah Palin to go to South Korea
September 1st, 2011
07:35 AM ET
3 years ago

Sarah Palin to go to South Korea

(CNN) - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will visit South Korea next month to speak at a global gathering of business leaders, organizers said.

Palin will speak at the World Knowledge Forum in Seoul, which runs October 11 through 13.

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Filed under: 2012 • Sarah Palin • South Korea
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