(CNN) - One month after sparking a controversy over his stance against abortion rights, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is signing a leading social conservative group's anti-abortion pledge.
Tuesday the businessman and former Godfather's Pizza CEO and radio talk show host put his name to the Susan B. Anthony List's "Pro-Life Presidential Leadership Pledge."
Programming note: GOP presidential candidates face off at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, November 22, in the CNN Republican National Security Debate in Washington, D.C.
New York (CNNMoney) - The congressional debt committee's failure likely won't be a disaster for the markets or the economy. But it is a warning signal to both.
"The failure does illustrate yet again the inability of Congress to take the tough decisions to put the federal finances on a sustainable path over the medium term," Capital Economics said in a research note.
Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - An influential social conservative group in Iowa has crossed off Republican presidential candidates Herman Cain and Ron Paul from consideration for its presidential endorsement.
Among other concerns, the group is not sure Cain is "knowledgeable or equipped" on foreign policy, and is worried about Paul's advocacy of states' rights regarding abortion and marriage.
(CNN) – GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney on Monday dropped a name for a possible running mate should he secure his party's nomination.
"There are probably 15 names of people, including (New Hampshire Sen.) Kelly Ayotte," Romney said in an interview on Fox News. "I mean, there are terrific Republicans in the Senate, in the House, in governors' offices."
Washington (CNN) – As he prepares to debate his fellow GOP candidates on national security matters, former House speaker Newt Gingrich unveiled a national security advisory team today that features some recognizable names from past administrations.
R. James Woolsey, a former Director of the C.I.A. under President Clinton, and Robert McFarlane, who served as National Security Advisor for President Reagan are part of a team of 13 advisors who will advise Gingrich on a variety of national security topics as the campaign goes forward.
Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) – Mitt Romney snapped up two of the biggest endorsements in New Hampshire last weekend - in particular Sen. Kelly Ayotte, easily the most valuable endorsement in the state so far.
But with the first-in-the-nation primary just seven weeks away, which state Republicans are left who could still jump in and make a difference in the GOP presidential contest?
(CNN) - Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann is banking on another victory in Iowa, and this one will be an upset.
In a Tuesday interview on CNN's "American Morning," Bachmann said 70% of voters are still undecided about who they'll support for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination and the "flux" of the race could be a boon for her.
(CNN) - Tonight's a big night in Washington, D.C. as Republican presidential rivals face off over national security, foreign policy and the economy in light of a congressional super committee's failure to reach a long-term debt deal.
CNN Chief National Correspondent John King sets up the debate live at noon today and answers your Twitter questions about the issues or anything else you want to ask.
Tweet your questions to the "John King, USA" anchor at @JohnKingCNN.
(CNN) - When presidential candidates head to New Hampshire the November before an election year, it's a pretty safe bet the upcoming campaign is on their minds.
But that's not the case with President Obama, who travels to Manchester later Tuesday, White House spokesman Jay Carney insists. In fact, Carney maintained the quick trip north has nothing to do with 2012 at all. Rather, the visit is merely a continuation of the series of stops the president has made across the country since September to sell his jobs bill.
Washington (CNN) - Uncertainty lingered Tuesday about what the continued fallout would be from the failure of the congressional "super committee" to forge a deficit reduction deal.
Monday's announcement about the committee's failure was followed by dip in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Dow fell 248 points Monday, with a minor recovery after being down more than 300 points earlier in the afternoon.