Barbara Bush: This is the 'worst campaign I've ever seen'
March 5th, 2012
10:19 PM ET
3 years ago

Barbara Bush: This is the 'worst campaign I've ever seen'

(CNN) – Former first lady Barbara Bush on Monday said she was not a fan of the current presidential race.

"It's been, I think, the worst campaign I've ever seen in my life. I hate it," Bush said at a conference at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. "I hate the fact that people think 'compromise' is a dirty word."

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Filed under: 2012 • Barbara Bush • Republicans
March 5th, 2012
09:53 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum hits Romney as 'weakest candidate'

(CNN) – On the eve of Super Tuesday, Rick Santorum took one final swipe at chief rival Mitt Romney during a campaign stop Monday in the battleground state of Ohio.

"He would be the weakest candidate we could possibly put forward on the most important issue of today," Santorum said, referring to health care.

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Filed under: 2012 • Health care • Mitt Romney • Ohio • Rick Santorum
Anchorage snow damages GOP caucus site
March 5th, 2012
09:26 PM ET
3 years ago

Anchorage snow damages GOP caucus site

Anchorage, Alaska (CNN) - For Anchorage residents, the battle with record-breaking snowfall has spilled into the political arena with damage to a key Super Tuesday Republican caucus site.

The roof collapsed Friday under the weight of heavy snow at Abbott Loop Community Church, where five districts and an estimated 2,500 voters were expected to caucus.

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Filed under: 2012 • Alaska • Republicans
9/11 Commission co-chairs prod senators for cybersecurity action
March 5th, 2012
09:16 PM ET
3 years ago

9/11 Commission co-chairs prod senators for cybersecurity action

Washington (CNN) – Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, who co-chaired the 9/11 Commission, weighed in Monday on a simmering disagreement in the Senate over the best way to address the nation's vulnerability to cyberattacks.

The two men, who now run the Bipartisan Policy Center's Homeland Security project, are calling on senators to take more urgent action on the issue of cybersecurity. They cite recent public statements by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and FBI Director Robert Mueller warning that the cyber threat is expected to overshadow other terrorist threats facing the United States in the not-too-distant future.

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Filed under: 9/11 • Congress • Homeland Security • Senate
Christie endorses Brown in re-election bid
March 5th, 2012
06:09 PM ET
3 years ago

Christie endorses Brown in re-election bid

(CNN) - Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday threw his support behind Sen. Scott Brown, who's running to keep his seat in the highly-contested Senate race in Massachusetts.

"Scott Brown and I share a commitment to taking on today's most difficult challenges by reforming government, balancing budgets and making tough choices," the New Jersey governor said in a statement.

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Filed under: Chris Christie • Elizabeth Warren • Massachusetts • Scott Brown • Senate
CNN’s GUT CHECK for March 5, 2012
March 5th, 2012
05:56 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN’s GUT CHECK for March 5, 2012

ATTENTION POLITICAL JUNKIES: Today is the public debut of CNN’s Gut Check, written by CNN Political Director Mark Preston and CNN Executive Producer Michelle Jaconi. We hope you find it useful; send us feedback at gutcheck@cnn.com. Only a few hours until Super Tuesday …

CNN’s GUT CHECK | for March 5, 2012 | 5 p.m.
n a pause to assess the state, progress, or condition of the political news cycle

BREAKING … In the final CNN/ORC Super Tuesday Ohio poll, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are locked in a pitched battle for the state. A few interesting crosstabs explain why the race is so close: The Catholic vote, conservative vote and female vote all fall within the margin of error of the poll. Meanwhile, Newt Gingrich has a comfortable 23 point lead in Georgia. See full results here: CNNPolitics.com Political Ticker
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Filed under: 2012 • CNN's Gut Check
What color is the GOP electoral mood ring?
March 5th, 2012
04:49 PM ET
3 years ago

What color is the GOP electoral mood ring?

Washington (CNN) - So far, turnout in the Republican primaries and caucuses has been down in a number of states from 2008.

Overall, so far, turnout is down by 9% compared with four years ago.

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Filed under: 2012 • Republicans
March 5th, 2012
04:19 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum fires back at Obama over Israel claims

Westerville, Ohio (CNN) - Rick Santorum furiously shot back at Barack Obama after the president said Republicans are distorting his record of support for Israel.

Accusing the White House of embracing a policy of "appeasement" toward Iran, an agenda that he said threatens the very existence of America's chief ally in the Middle East, Santorum said the president has "turned his back on the state of Israel."
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Filed under: 2012 • Israel • President Obama • Rick Santorum
Bachmann on Limbaugh: Where's the outrage?
March 5th, 2012
04:13 PM ET
3 years ago

Bachmann on Limbaugh: Where's the outrage?

(CNN) - Former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann on Monday pointed to partisanship in the uproar over Rush Limbaugh's comments about a female law student, saying top conservative women face similar "vitriol" but receive far less attention.

"I have gone through myself, and experienced, more things said about me and I have never seen this level of outrage on the left about what left-leaning commentators said about me," Bachmann said in an interview set to air Monday on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight."

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Filed under: 2012 • Health care • Michele Bachmann • Rush Limbaugh • TV-Piers Morgan
March 5th, 2012
04:00 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN/ORC Poll – March 1-4 – Georgia, Ohio

TOPICS: Georgia and Ohio 2012 election

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Filed under: CNN Poll Archive • Extra
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