Tax cut talks: What's at stake
February 14th, 2012
05:32 PM ET
3 years ago

Tax cut talks: What's at stake

New York (CNNMoney) – The current Congress has a habit of lurching from crisis to crisis, usually reaching a deal to avoid the unpleasantness du jour just before time runs out.

They're at it again.

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Filed under: 2012 • Congress • Taxes
Romney surrogates attack Santorum's record
February 14th, 2012
04:53 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney surrogates attack Santorum's record

(CNN) - A trio of Missouri surrogates for Mitt Romney took aim at Rick Santorum on Tuesday, saying the former Pennsylvania senator has misled voters on his fiscal conservative record.

"He certainly has been outspoken on social issues, and we honor his record in that regard. But when you get outside those issues…his record shows he's been in the liberal wing of the Republican Party," former Sen. Jim Talent said on a call with reporters.
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Filed under: 2012 • Missouri • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum
Pro Romney PAC weighs in with major ad buy
February 14th, 2012
04:42 PM ET
3 years ago

Pro Romney PAC weighs in with major ad buy

Washington (CNN) - As Mitt Romney faces a newly energized Rick Santorum, the super PAC supporting Romney, Restore Our Future, is weighing in this week with a major ad buy of more than $1.5 million, the group told CNN Tuesday.

Besides the $640,000 in additional ad time it bought in the key battleground of Michigan, which CNN reported Monday, the group also purchased an additional $121,000 in Arizona. Santorum has vowed to campaign aggressively in Michigan and in Arizona both of which vote in two weeks on Feb. 28th.
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CNN Poll: Majority favor payroll tax cut
February 14th, 2012
04:04 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN Poll: Majority favor payroll tax cut

Washington (CNN) – A majority of Americans support the payroll tax cut, according to a new national survey.

A CNN/ORC International poll released Tuesday indicates that 54% of the public supports the payroll tax cut for all American workers, with 42% opposed.

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Filed under: 2012 • Taxes
February 14th, 2012
04:00 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN/ORC Poll – February 10-13 – Payroll Tax Cut

TOPICS: Payroll tax cut

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Filed under: CNN Poll Archive • Extra
February 14th, 2012
04:00 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN/ORC Poll – February 10-13 – GOP 2012

TOPICS: Republican presidential nomination

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Filed under: CNN Poll Archive • Extra
CNN Poll: Gender and income gaps in GOP nomination battle
February 14th, 2012
04:00 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN Poll: Gender and income gaps in GOP nomination battle

(CNN) - A large gender gap appears to be developing between supporters of GOP presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, as well as a split between white collar and blue collar Republicans, according to a new national survey.

A CNN/ORC International poll also indicates that Santorum supporters are much more highly motivated than those backing Romney.

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Obama, GOP maneuver on payroll tax cut
February 14th, 2012
04:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama, GOP maneuver on payroll tax cut

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama stepped up his push Tuesday to get Congress to extend the payroll tax cut for the rest of the year, arguing that a failure to do so could derail the economic recovery.

"This is a make-or-break moment for the middle class," Obama said at the White House. "The last thing we need is for Washington to stand in the way of America's comeback."


Filed under: Budget • President Obama • Taxes
'I am a son of Detroit,' Romney says
February 14th, 2012
12:12 PM ET
2 years ago

'I am a son of Detroit,' Romney says

(CNN) – Though better associated with another state beginning with 'M,' Mitt Romney wants the Republican voters of Michigan to know he is one of them.

He was born in and grew up in the state, and it's the message behind a new campaign television advertisement and op-ed, which was published in Tuesday's The Detroit News. "Michigan has been my home and this is personal," he says in the ad.
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Filed under: Michigan • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum
Santorum goes up with ads in Michigan
February 14th, 2012
12:04 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum goes up with ads in Michigan

(CNN) - Rick Santorum's Republican presidential campaign says it's going up with two new TV commercials in Michigan.

The campaign confirms to CNN that the spots, both positive in nature, will run statewide starting Tuesday. The move comes one day after a new poll indicated that the former senator from Pennsylvania was surging in the state, and as an independent super PAC that supports former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced that it was buying $640,000 in ad time in the state. Restore Our Future has already spent a quarter of a million dollars to run TV commercials in Michigan. And the Romney campaign announced Tuesday they were going up with a new spot that touts the candidate's Michigan roots.
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