Social Security checks to rise 3.6%
October 19th, 2011
09:26 AM ET
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Social Security checks to rise 3.6%

New York (CNNMoney) – Senior citizens will soon get their first raise in three years, the government announced Wednesday.

Social Security recipients will receive a cost of living adjustment of 3.6% starting in January.

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Cain vows to go on attack after Republican debate
October 19th, 2011
08:42 AM ET
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Cain vows to go on attack after Republican debate

Las Vegas (CNN) - The Republican presidential field's Mr. Nice, Herman Cain, vowed to go on the attack early Wednesday morning, after an often sharp-tempered debate among the seven rivals.

"They're getting on my last nerve," he told CNN's Carol Costello after opponents criticized his "9-9-9" tax reform plan.

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Truth Squad takes on GOP debate
October 19th, 2011
08:06 AM ET
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Truth Squad takes on GOP debate

(CNN) - CNN's Truth Squad fact checked some of the assertions made by the GOP candidates during Tuesday night's CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate in Las Vegas.

Here are the results:
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October 19th, 2011
07:52 AM ET
Nevada hedges on January caucus
October 19th, 2011
07:46 AM ET
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Nevada hedges on January caucus

(CNN) - More jostling may be in store ahead of the 2012 primary season.

Three days after telling CNN's TJ Holmes that Nevada's January 14 caucus date was firm despite boycott threats, state GOP chairwoman Amy Tarkanian appeared to hedge, if only just a bit.

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Five things we learned from Tuesday's GOP debate
October 19th, 2011
07:40 AM ET
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Five things we learned from Tuesday's GOP debate

Las Vegas (CNN) – Seven Republican presidential candidates engaged in a sometimes contentious debate Tuesday in Las Vegas, Nevada, as bad blood boiled between front-runners and the surging Herman Cain found his opponents taking aim at his tax plan.

Here are five things we learned from the debate:

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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, October 19, 2011
October 19th, 2011
04:48 AM ET
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, October 19, 2011

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CNN: Five things we learned from Tuesday's GOP debate
Seven Republican presidential candidates engaged in a sometimes contentious debate Tuesday in Las Vegas, Nevada, as bad blood boiled between front-runners and the surging Herman Cain found his opponents taking aim at his tax plan. Here are five things we learned from the debate.

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New Herman Cain Super PAC launched during debate
October 19th, 2011
01:08 AM ET
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New Herman Cain Super PAC launched during debate

(CNN) - A group launched a new effort Tuesday night dedicated to supporting Hermain Cain's candidacy in the early-voting states.

The Super PAC - dubbed the 999 PAC - is run by Republican campaign veteran Jordan Gehrke. He pledges to raise enough money to hire "experienced operatives to staff Cain in for the early states, operatives who have experience winning."
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