Romney gives sneak peek of his jobs plan
September 2nd, 2011
08:31 AM ET
3 years ago

Romney gives sneak peek of his jobs plan

(CNN) - He doesn't formally spell out his plan to create jobs until Tuesday in Nevada, but it appears Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will give a preview of his speech Friday morning, when he addresses the Republican National Hispanic Assembly in Tampa, Florida.

In prepared remarks released by his campaign, the former Massachusetts governor will say, "On Tuesday, I will present a detailed plan to get America back to work and to grow our economy."
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Filed under: 2012 • Economy • Jobs • Mitt Romney
Bachmann faces complications in Iowa
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann listens to her introduction before addressing a Tea Party Express Rally in Des Moines.
September 2nd, 2011
08:14 AM ET
3 years ago

Bachmann faces complications in Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - It's difficult to find an Iowa Republican who thinks Michele Bachmann has an easy road ahead.

Terry Kach is one of them.

The Ankeny retiree traveled to Ames last month, put on a bright orange "Bachmann Volunteer" T-shirt, and helped the Minnesota congresswoman to a dominant victory in the Iowa Straw Poll.

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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Michele Bachmann
Wall Street Journal loves Huntsman jobs plan
September 2nd, 2011
07:57 AM ET
3 years ago

Wall Street Journal loves Huntsman jobs plan

(CNN) - Will praise from the Wall Street Journal boost Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman's bid for the White House?

In an editorial published late Thursday night, the newspaper, which is influential among fiscal conservatives, touted the former Utah governor and former U.S. ambassador to China's jobs plan.
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Filed under: 2012 • Economy • Jobs • Jon Huntsman
CNN Poll: 8 in 10 think we're in a recession
September 2nd, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN Poll: 8 in 10 think we're in a recession

Washington (CNN) – Economic fears are not diminishing. More than eight in 10 Americans think the economy is in another recession, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. One-third of those surveyed think it’s serious.

While the country isn’t technically in a recession because the economy hasn’t experienced two straight quarters of negative growth, the poll’s results highlight the importance of President Barack Obama’s jobs speech next Thursday night.
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Filed under: CNN/ORC International poll • Economy • Polls • Recession
September 2nd, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN/ORC Poll – August 24-25 – Economy, jobs, deficit

TOPICS: recession, deficit reduction vs.  job creation

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Filed under: CNN Poll Archive • Extra
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, September 2, 2011
September 2nd, 2011
05:49 AM ET
3 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, September 2, 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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CNN: Handling of jobs speech timing blurs White House message
The White House and House Speaker John Boehner's office announced Thursday they reached agreement for President Barack Obama to address a joint session of Congress on September 8, resolving a dispute that temporarily overshadowed the focus of the planned speech - job creation and economic growth.

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