Huntsman to boycott presidential debate in Nevada
October 14th, 2011
10:29 AM ET
3 years ago

Huntsman to boycott presidential debate in Nevada

Las Vegas (CNN) - Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman said Friday he was skipping next week's CNN/Western Republican Presidential Debate out of deference to New Hampshire, which is locked in a political scheduling fight with Nevada.

Huntsman will instead hold a campaign event Tuesday morning in New Hampshire, while his seven rivals for the GOP presidential nomination prepare to face off in the debate in Las Vegas. The Western Republican Leadership Conference and CNN are co-sponsoring the event.

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Filed under: Jon Huntsman • Nevada • New Hampshire • Primary Calendar
Romney brings in more than $14 million during third quarter
October 14th, 2011
09:42 AM ET
3 years ago

Romney brings in more than $14 million during third quarter

(CNN) - GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney pulled in $14.16 million in the third quarter, his campaign reported Friday.

The July through September haul brings to more than $32 million the amount of campaign cash raised by the former Massachusetts governor, who's making his second bid for the White House.
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Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • Mitt Romney
Perry: Campaigns harder on the family than the candidate
October 14th, 2011
08:32 AM ET
3 years ago

Perry: Campaigns harder on the family than the candidate

(CNN) – GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry said his wife's emotional speech Thursday–claiming his campaign had been "beaten up" and "brutalized"–was simply a case of familial concern.

"You know, family members always take these campaigns more substantially personal than the candidate," the Texas governor said on CNN's "American Morning" Friday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Energy • Rick Perry • TV-American Morning
Regulation: Not the job killer GOP says
October 14th, 2011
08:15 AM ET
2 years ago

Regulation: Not the job killer GOP says

New York (CNNMoney) - Want to help the economy and create jobs? Well, roll back those government regulations! It's a talking point trumpeted by nearly every Republican politician. But would less regulation really spur hiring?

The story goes like this: Thanks to the Obama administration, a wave of new government regulations are strangling business to the detriment of hiring and economic growth.

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Filed under: CNNMoney.com • Economy • Republicans
Class warfare: Who pays their fair share of taxes?
October 14th, 2011
07:37 AM ET
3 years ago

Class warfare: Who pays their fair share of taxes?

New York (CNNMoney) – Both Republican presidential candidates and President Obama think many Americans aren't paying their fair share of income tax.

They just have very different ideas of who should be paying more.

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Filed under: CNNMoney.com • President Obama • Republicans • Taxes
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, October 14, 2011
October 14th, 2011
04:53 AM ET
3 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, October 14, 2011

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CNN: Clinton: U.S. must put economics at the center of foreign policy
The United States must position itself to lead in a world "where security is shaped in boardrooms and on trading floors - as well as on battlefields," U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will say Friday in a major economics and foreign policy speech in New York.

CNN: U.S. official: 'Multiple' sources strengthen case against Iran
"Multiple" sources have corroborated the report about an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States, a scheme the administration is alleging is tied to Iran's military, a U.S. official told CNN Thursday.
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