Washington (CNN) - The Supreme Court will debate the balance between free speech and security concerns of top government officials in a case involving a war opponent's chance encounter with then-Vice President Dick Cheney.
The justices on Monday accepted review of an appeal from U.S. Secret Service agents, who want to be shielded from a lawsuit filed by Steven Howards of Golden, Colorado. The man was arrested after confronting Cheney in a public area in 2006 - making physical contact with the vice president– and announcing his opposition to the Iraqi war.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama will make a statement to reporters at the White House at 1:30 p.m. ET Monday.
A White House statement said Obama would urge "Republicans in Congress to join Democrats to ensure taxes don't go up on middle class families next year."
(CNN) – An independent group supporting Rick Perry's presidential bid is up with an ad supporting the Texas governor in the early voting states of Iowa and South Carolina, according to the group, Make Us Great Again.
The pro-Perry political action committee released the 30-second spot as part of a $388,000 buy on broadcast television, cable television and radio that paints Perry as an outside-Washington reformer who will improve the United States economy.
Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) – A defiant Herman Cain told former staffers Monday his endorsement was not likely to come in the next several days, and blamed his opponents and the media for causing his wife's migraine headaches and forcing him to suspend his presidential campaign, according to a source with knowledge of a Cain conference call.
On the conference call for campaign staffers, Cain said he would weigh his options carefully and would not rush to endorse one of his former opponents, the source said. He credited his policy ideas with pushing other GOP candidates, including Mitt Romney, to be bolder in their plans to overhaul Washington.
(CNN) - Don't expect Jon Huntsman to jump on the Donald Trump bandwagon anytime soon.
"I'm not going to kiss his ring and I'm not going to kiss any other part of his anatomy," Huntsman said on Fox News Monday.
Washington (CNN) - In the wake of Herman Cain's decision to halt his presidential campaign, the main questions are who will he endorse, will his supporters follow his lead, and will it matter?
The first answer could come this week, as Cain said Saturday after announcing the suspension of his Republican presidential bid that he would announce an endorsement in coming days
(CNN) – Donald Trump stoked an ongoing back-and-forth with Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul Monday, dismissing Paul's decision to skip a presidential forum he is set to moderate in December.
Trump said the choice by Texas Rep. Paul and rival candidate Jon Huntsman not to attend will result in a better event.
(CNN) - Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is set to release a book about his life in the fall of 2012.
Sentinel, an imprint of the Penguin Group, will publish the memoir about Rubio, who's frequently mentioned as a potential running-mate on the Republican presidential ticket.
(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul's up with the seventh commercial of his bid for the White House, a fast-paced spot that appears to be a cross between a slick TV or movie promotion and an ad for an SUV or pickup truck.
The campaign for the longtime congressman from Texas, who's making his third bid for the presidency, says the ad will run on broadcast and cable television Iowa and New Hampshire, the first two states to vote in the presidential primary and caucus calendar.
New York (CNN) – GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is out with the first TV campaign commercial in his bid for the White House.
The television advertisement, called "Is the America we love a thing of the past? Newt says no," will begin running statewide in Iowa Monday, 4 weeks ahead of the Iowa Caucuses and follows polls released over the weekend that showed Gingrich leading the Republican field in the early voting state.