Huntsman sees momentum building, tempers expectations
January 8th, 2012
09:03 PM ET
3 years ago

Huntsman sees momentum building, tempers expectations

Bedford, New Hampshire (CNN) - Dozens of people packed a home in suburban Bedford, New Hampshire to meet Jon Huntsman and listen to him speak Sunday evening.

The Republican presidential candidate was peppered with questions about budget cuts, taxes, immigration and foreign policy. Many in the crowd said they were still undecided ahead of Tuesday's GOP primary. Several times, Huntsman's answers were greeted with enthusiastic applause.
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Filed under: 2012 • Jon Huntsman • New Hampshire
Watch the ABC/WMUR presidential debate NOW on CNN
January 8th, 2012
08:41 PM ET
3 years ago

Watch the ABC/WMUR presidential debate NOW on CNN

(CNN) – Tune into CNN between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET to watch Saturday night's ABC News presidential debate, co-hosted with Yahoo News and New Hampshire news station and CNN affiliate WMUR.


Filed under: 2012 • Republicans
Santorum to South Carolina: 'Step up'
January 8th, 2012
07:42 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum to South Carolina: 'Step up'

Greenville, South Carolina (CNN) - If there were any doubts about how important South Carolina is to Rick Santorum’s Republican nomination hopes, he erased them on Sunday.

Speaking in ominous terms, Santorum urged a crowd at Stax's Original Restaurant in Greenville to make their voices heard in the January 21 primary and vote for the one true “Reagan conservative” in the race.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rick Santorum • South Carolina
Christie takes on protesters chanting at Romney rally
January 8th, 2012
07:33 PM ET
3 years ago

Christie takes on protesters chanting at Romney rally

Exeter, New Hampshire (CNN) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fired back at protesters at a rally Sunday for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in New Hampshire.

The brash Republican governor - speaking on behalf of Romney, whom he has endorsed, ahead of Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary - responded to chants from a group of attendees yelling "Mitt kills jobs, Christie kills jobs."
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Filed under: 2012 • Chris Christie • Mitt Romney • New Hampshire
Romney feared being fired
January 8th, 2012
07:19 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney feared being fired

Exeter, New Hampshire (CNN) - Democrats and Republicans are seizing on a comment Mitt Romney made about worrying he could get a "pink slip" at work.

The GOP presidential candidate made the comment Sunday during a rally in Rochester, New Hampshire, while emphasizing his experience in the private sector.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • New Hampshire
Paul looking forward to South Carolina, caucus states
January 8th, 2012
07:02 PM ET
3 years ago

Paul looking forward to South Carolina, caucus states

Meredith, New Hampshire (CNN) - In a packed town hall meeting here Sunday, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul said he will head to South Carolina, the next early voting state, just hours after learning the results of Tuesday's New Hampshire primary.

Paul said he would make the trip south "probably within 12 hours of knowing how we do up here," adding that he will continue using the same strategy past New Hampshire.
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Filed under: 2012 • New Hampshire • Ron Paul
Stop-Romney movement sets skirmish lines in South Carolina
January 8th, 2012
05:27 PM ET
3 years ago

Stop-Romney movement sets skirmish lines in South Carolina

(CNN) – For most of 2011, South Carolina was the forgotten stepchild of the Republican race.

As former Republican Gov. Mark Sanford put it, "Just a few weeks ago, most people I talked to wouldn't know where to find a bumper sticker."

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • South Carolina
Perry makes play for Christian voters in South Carolina
January 8th, 2012
05:09 PM ET
3 years ago

Perry makes play for Christian voters in South Carolina

Greenville, South Carolina (CNN) - As he launched a last-ditch effort to rescue his flagging candidacy in South Carolina, Rick Perry made clear Sunday that he will make an aggressive play for Christian voters in a state where nearly six out of 10 Republican voters call themselves "born again" or evangelical.

Almost 100 people turned out to see Perry at the Beacon Drive-In, a greasy spoon in Spartanburg famous for its sweet tea and burgers.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rick Perry • South Carolina
New Hampshire Rep. Guinta won't endorse before presidential primary
January 8th, 2012
04:59 PM ET
3 years ago

New Hampshire Rep. Guinta won't endorse before presidential primary

(CNN) - The last uncommitted Republican member of New Hampshire's congressional delegation announced Sunday he will not endorse a candidate ahead of the state's first-in-the-nation primary.

Rep. Frank Guinta said in a statement that he's decided not to endorse anyone but instead work to promote the primary itself, which attracts national media attention and brings millions of dollars into the Granite State. The voting takes place Tuesday.
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Filed under: 2012 • New Hampshire
Tony Blankley, conservative author, dies at 63
January 8th, 2012
04:17 PM ET
3 years ago

Tony Blankley, conservative author, dies at 63

Washington (CNN) – Tony Blankley, the conservative author and commentator, has died. He was 63.

Blankley's death was confirmed Sunday by Craig Brownstein, a publicist at Edelman Public Relations, where Blankley served as executive vice president.
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