Former senators from crucial states back Romney
October 10th, 2011
08:42 AM ET
3 years ago

Former senators from crucial states back Romney

(CNN) – Two former Republican senators from key early voting states are endorsing Mitt Romney's bid for the GOP presidential nomination.

The Romney campaign announced Monday that former Sen. Judd Gregg of New Hampshire and former Sen. Mel Martinez of Florida are supporting the former Massachusetts governor, who is making his second bid for the White House.
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Filed under: 2012 • Judd Gregg • Mel Martinez • Mitt Romney
CNN, Republican Party of Florida to hold Jan. 26 debate
October 10th, 2011
08:05 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN, Republican Party of Florida to hold Jan. 26 debate

(CNN) – The previously announced Republican presidential debate sponsored by CNN and the Republican Party of Florida will be held Jan. 26 in Jacksonville, Florida.

"CNN and RPOF are going to make this debate the best opportunity for our presidential candidates to continue their dialogue with Floridians," RPOF Chairman Lenny Curry said. "With a date exactly halfway between the South Carolina and Florida primary dates, this debate will be the must-attend event for this great field of Republicans."
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Filed under: 2012 • CNN/RPOF Debate • Florida
Huntsman will call to refocus defense in foreign policy speech
October 10th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Huntsman will call to refocus defense in foreign policy speech

Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - In a foreign policy speech Monday, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman will call for a nimbler U.S. military that focuses on modern challenges and would allow for the withdrawal of many troops from Afghanistan within a year.

Huntsman plans to say the United States should not be involved in "nation-building" but should focus on fixing the nation's fiscal problems and making advances in counter-terrorism efforts, according to excerpts released in advance of his speech.
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Filed under: 2012 • Foreign Policy • Jon Huntsman
Rep. Issa says Fast and Furious subpoenas will be issued soon
October 10th, 2011
05:30 AM ET
3 years ago

Rep. Issa says Fast and Furious subpoenas will be issued soon

Washington (CNN) – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said Sunday that he could issue subpoenas to the Justice Department this week in connection to a now-discredited federal gunrunning operation.

Speaking on "Fox News Sunday," Issa said that he wants a better understanding of who knew what, when about Operation Fast and Furious.

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Filed under: Congress • Darrell Issa • Eric Holder • House
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, October 10, 2011
October 10th, 2011
04:38 AM ET
3 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, October 10, 2011

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CNN: Rep. Issa says Fast and Furious subpoenas will be issued soon
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said Sunday that he could issue subpoenas to the Justice Department this week in connection to a now-discredited federal gunrunning operation.

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