Ending speculation, Perry will debate
October 29th, 2011
11:17 PM ET
3 years ago

Ending speculation, Perry will debate

Washington (CNN) - Ending speculation that he planned to skip upcoming presidential debates, Rick Perry announced Saturday he would attend four scheduled debates next month.

Perry committed to debates in Michigan on November 9; South Carolina on November 12; Washington, DC, on November 22; and Arizona on November 30, a Perry spokesman said. He will also attend a November 19 forum in Iowa.
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Filed under: 2012 • Debate • Rick Perry
Cain, Romney top new Des Moines Register Iowa poll
October 29th, 2011
09:39 PM ET
3 years ago

Cain, Romney top new Des Moines Register Iowa poll

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - Herman Cain and Mitt Romney lead, and are statistically tied, in a fresh poll in the first-in-the-nation presidential caucus state.

Released late Saturday, the Des Moines Register's Iowa poll of likely Republican caucus-goers shows the conservative Georgia businessman at 23%, with the former Massachusetts governor at 22%. The difference is well within the survey's margin of error.
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Filed under: Herman Cain • Iowa • Mitt Romney • Polls
Santorum endorsed by ‘nation’s oldest & largest’ GOP volunteer group
October 29th, 2011
08:58 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum endorsed by ‘nation’s oldest & largest’ GOP volunteer group

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) -– Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has won the official endorsement of the National Federation of Republican Assemblies.

The group also gave Herman Cain its endorsement for vice president.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Rick Santorum
Photo: Halloween at the White House
Trick-or-treaters arrive at the North Portico of the White House on October 29, 2011. (Photo by Bill Alberter /CNN)
October 29th, 2011
06:28 PM ET
October 29th, 2011
04:36 PM ET
Ron Paul wins both tallies at GOP straw poll in Iowa
October 29th, 2011
04:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Ron Paul wins both tallies at GOP straw poll in Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - Ron Paul has won two separate tallies for the National Federation of Republican Assemblies Presidential Straw Poll.

Paul won both the Iowa-voters-only count at the Saturday convention in Des Moines as well as a tally of non-Iowans who participated.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa
Santorum: 'They're trying to Huckabee me'
October 29th, 2011
03:15 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum: 'They're trying to Huckabee me'

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - Rick Santorum told a crowd of Republicans Saturday he will make no apologies for speaking out against abortion, defending traditional marriage, and for stressing his positions on other social issues.

Then, the GOP presidential candidate coined a new phrase for a political tactic that, he explained, is used to tar and feather social conservatives.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Rick Santorum
Paul presses campaign themes before mass audience exit
October 29th, 2011
02:54 PM ET
3 years ago

Paul presses campaign themes before mass audience exit

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - Ron Paul spoke to a nearly packed hall of about 1,000 Republicans in Iowa on Saturday – reiterating frequent campaign themes of increased individual liberty and reduced government spending and entanglement in foreign wars.

Moments after the Republican presidential candidate walked out, over half the audience walked out as well.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Ron Paul
Cain tells Paul supporters to 'be respectful' during speech
October 29th, 2011
01:03 PM ET
3 years ago

Cain tells Paul supporters to 'be respectful' during speech

(CNN) –- Herman Cain spoke to a rowdy crowd of supporters in Alabama Saturday – they just weren’t all his.

Trying to make a point about foreign policy, Cain was loudly interrupted by spectators in the crowd waving Ron Paul signs and yelling, “That is absurd.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Alabama • Herman Cain
October 29th, 2011
09:00 AM ET
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