February 4th, 2012
08:38 AM ET
8 years ago

Will Nevada give Romney a second straight victory?

Las Vegas (CNN) - Mitt Romney has a chance on Saturday to do what no Republican presidential candidate has done so far this cycle: win two contests back to back.

Coming off a 14-point victory over former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and the rest of the GOP field in Tuesday's Florida Republican primary, the former Massachusetts governor is considered the odds-on-favorite to win Nevada's caucuses.

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Filed under: 2012 • Nevada
Santorum hits Romney on jobs, explains dour tone
February 4th, 2012
08:26 AM ET
8 years ago

Santorum hits Romney on jobs, explains dour tone

Lee's Summit, Missouri (CNN) - Rick Santorum started off describing the fifth straight monthly decrease in the nation's unemployment rate as encouraging – followed by the obligatory reference to Obama's "horrible policies."

But by the end of the day Friday, Santorum had found a way to turn the nation's improving jobs climate into a reason not to vote for one of his Republican rivals
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Filed under: 2012 • Missouri • Rick Santorum
Obama, Republicans offer economic solutions in weekly addresses
February 4th, 2012
08:21 AM ET
8 years ago

Obama, Republicans offer economic solutions in weekly addresses

(CNN) - President Barack Obama on Saturday called on Congress to pass his recently announced housing plan, describing it as a key component to getting the American economy back on track.

"What this plan will do is help millions of responsible homeowners who make their payments every month, but who, until now, couldn't refinance because their home values kept dropping or they got wrapped up in too much red tape," Obama said in the White House weekly address.
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Filed under: Economy • Patrick Meehan • President Obama
February 4th, 2012
01:25 AM ET
8 years ago

Paul defends Romney on 'poor' comment

(CNN) - While some opponents of Mitt Romney seized on his now-famous "misstatement" about the poor this week, Ron Paul defended his Republican presidential rival on Friday.

"I don't believe for a minute that if Mitt Romney was sitting here, that if he released everything in his heart, he (would say): 'You know what, the truth is, I really don't care about poor people.' That isn't–I just don't believe that," Paul said in an interview on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight."
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Ron Paul • TV-Piers Morgan
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