March 27th, 2012
09:38 AM ET
3 years ago

Russian president lobs 'Hollywood' charge at Romney

(CNN) – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev tweaked Mitt Romney for his characterization of Russia as the "No. 1 geopolitical foe" of the United States, saying the comments did not reflect the current relationship between the two countries.

"It is very reminiscent of Hollywood and also of a certain phase in Russian-U.S. relations," Medvedev said at the end of the nuclear security summit in South Korea Tuesday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Dmitry Medvedev • Mitt Romney
Palin congratulates Santorum over 'bulls-' remark
March 27th, 2012
08:36 AM ET
3 years ago

Palin congratulates Santorum over 'bulls-' remark

(CNN) – Sarah Palin heaped praise on Rick Santorum after the Republican presidential candidate accused a reporter of "bulls-" questioning over the weekend.

The former 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate said the exchange showed strength.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rick Santorum • Sarah Palin
Congress ready to tackle postal reform
March 27th, 2012
07:41 AM ET
3 years ago

Congress ready to tackle postal reform

Washington (CNNMoney) – Congress is looking this week at ways to save the struggling U.S. Postal Service.

The Senate could start debating a bipartisan bill that offers buyouts to senior employees, cuts worker compensation benefits and makes it possible to end Saturday service in two years.

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Filed under: Congress • Senate
Battle of addition: 153 days until GOP convention
March 27th, 2012
07:23 AM ET
3 years ago

Battle of addition: 153 days until GOP convention

(CNN) - Your guide to where the race stands for the Republican presidential nomination:

GOP delegate estimate (as of 3/27/2012):
– Mitt Romney: 569
– Rick Santorum: 262
– Newt Gingrich: 136
– Ron Paul: 71
Needed to clinch GOP nomination: 1,144
Access the latest here.

To see where the candidates are campaigning today, see below.
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Filed under: 2012 • CNN's Battle of Addition
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, March 27, 2012
March 27th, 2012
04:37 AM ET
3 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click on the headlines for more.

WASHINGTON/POLITICAL:

CNN: Romney's lead hasn't convinced many of GOP's unpledged delegates
According to a CNN survey of the unpledged RNC delegates, only 39 of them have chosen to endorse any candidate. Thirty-four are for Romney, three for Gingrich and two for Rick Santorum. No unpledged delegates have endorsed Ron Paul.

CNN: Santorum takes campaign to steps of U.S. Supreme Court
Rick Santorum went to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to attack front-running Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney over the federal health care reform law being argued inside this week. Framing the legal challenge to the 2010 health care law as a question of "basic liberty in our society," Santorum said Romney lacks credibility in opposing health care reform because he implemented a similar system in Massachusetts when he was governor.

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March 27th, 2012
01:44 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama makes light of open mic gaffe

(CNN) – President Barack Obama pokes fun at his recent open mic incident with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.


Filed under: Dmitry Medvedev • President Obama • Russia
Gingrich campaign charges $50 for photos
March 27th, 2012
12:11 AM ET
3 years ago

Gingrich campaign charges $50 for photos

(CNN) – Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s campaign tacked on a new fundraising effort Monday, charging supporters $50 a pop for anyone who wants a photo with the former House speaker.

“Some campaigns make you travel all the way to Wall Street to pay $2,500 for a photo with a candidate,” campaign spokesman R.C. Hammond said in a statement. “We chose to do it differently and ask our supporters for a nominal donation.”

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Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • Newt Gingrich
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