Cain wins big in South Carolina tea party straw poll
October 15th, 2011
09:22 PM ET
3 years ago

Cain wins big in South Carolina tea party straw poll

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) - Surging Republican presidential contender Herman Cain has picked up another morale booster in the race for the GOP nomination.

The conservative businessman decisively won a tea party straw poll held in Columbia, South Carolina, Saturday afternoon.
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Bachmann raises almost $4 million, but spends nearly $6 million
October 15th, 2011
04:39 PM ET
3 years ago

Bachmann raises almost $4 million, but spends nearly $6 million

(CNN) -– Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign spent nearly $2 million more than it raised in the third quarter, but was still left with more than $1 million in cash-on-hand funds, according to a report filed with the Federal Election Commission Saturday.

In total, Bachmann raised $3.9 million and spent $5.9 million. Her cash-on-hand total came in at $1.3 million.
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Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • Michele Bachmann
Gingrich raises $800,000 in third quarter
October 15th, 2011
03:46 PM ET
3 years ago

Gingrich raises $800,000 in third quarter

(CNN) - Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign raised over $800,000 in the third quarter and spent nearly $777,000, leaving the former Speaker of the House with $353,416 in cash-on-hand funds.

The GOP candidate’s financial report, filed Saturday with the Federal Election Commission, shows the Gingrich campaign owing $1,192,865 in outstanding debt.
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Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • Newt Gingrich
GOP hopefuls report third quarter finances
October 15th, 2011
02:34 PM ET
3 years ago

GOP hopefuls report third quarter finances

(CNN) - GOP presidential hopefuls have until midnight Saturday to file their third quarter financial information with the Federal Election Commission. Here are the official totals, as reported in the FEC filings.
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Once a long shot, Cain's surge continues
October 15th, 2011
11:35 AM ET
3 years ago

Once a long shot, Cain's surge continues

Washington (CNN) - As the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination has come into sharper focus, an unlikely figure has emerged - former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain.

A CNN poll of polls indicates that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is on top of the GOP field of candidates at 23%, and Cain is just three points behind. Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who was a front-runner in the national polls from late August through much of September, trails Cain at 14%. The CNN poll of polls is an average of the latest four national surveys in the GOP race. It was compiled and released Thursday,

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Filed under: 2012 • Herman Cain
Santorum raises $700,000, but spends more
October 15th, 2011
11:27 AM ET
3 years ago

Santorum raises $700,000, but spends more

(CNN) - Rick Santorum's presidential campaign reported financial numbers late Friday that reflected the former Pennsylvania senator's organization spending more money than it took in.

In the third quarter, Santorum's campaign raised $704,199, but spent more $743,757. The campaign's filing with the Federal Election Commission showed the campaign holding $189,556 in cash on hand funds.
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Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • Rick Santorum
Nevada GOP not moving caucuses
October 15th, 2011
11:04 AM ET
3 years ago

Nevada GOP not moving caucuses

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) - Nevada Republicans aren't budging.

"We're going to stick to our date," Nevada Republican Party chairwoman Amy Tarkanian told CNN Saturday morning, when asked if she would consider moving the party's scheduled caucus date of January 14.
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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada
Obama and GOP highlight common ground
October 15th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama and GOP highlight common ground

Washington (CNN) - Aside from the usual sparring about their strategies for repairing the economy, the weekly addresses delivered Saturday by the GOP and President Barack Obama both noted that common ground was reached this week.

"It was good to see Congress act in a bipartisan way on something that will help create jobs at a time when millions of Americans are out of work and need them now," the president said during his weekly address.
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Filed under: House Republicans • President Obama