Gingrich wants Santorum's endorsement
April 14th, 2012
05:32 PM ET
3 years ago

Gingrich wants Santorum's endorsement

(CNN) – While Mitt Romney's campaign tries to secure Rick Santorum's endorsement, Newt Gingrich said Saturday that he also wants the former Republican presidential candidate's support.

"He has to do what he thinks is right for his family, and if he has campaign debt, what he has to do to help pay his campaign debt. I'm not going to put any pressure on Rick, but I'd love his endorsement," Gingrich told reporters at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte.
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Filed under: 2012 • Newt Gingrich • North Carolina • Rick Santorum
Former AG Gonzales: Rubio not a wise VP pick
April 14th, 2012
03:25 PM ET
3 years ago

Former AG Gonzales: Rubio not a wise VP pick

Boston (CNN) - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio would not be a wise pick for number two on the GOP ticket this year, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales told CNN Saturday.

Rubio is not ready to be president, Gonzales said, and the vice president "must be ready on day one."
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Filed under: 2012 • 2012 VP Pick • Alberto Gonzales • Florida • Latinos • Marco Rubio
Blasts, Secret Service incident overshadow start of Colombia summit
April 14th, 2012
01:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Blasts, Secret Service incident overshadow start of Colombia summit

Cartagena, Colombia (CNN) - The United States has "never been more excited" to work as equal partners with countries in Latin America, President Barack Obama said Saturday at the Summit of the Americas.

Such promises by U.S. presidents - Obama included - have been made before, but the remarks was nonetheless applauded by an audience of business leaders.

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Filed under: President Obama • Trade
Rubio: 'I'm not going to be the vice president'
April 14th, 2012
11:27 AM ET
3 years ago

Rubio: 'I'm not going to be the vice president'

(CNN) – Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, widely speculated to be a top pick for the Republican presidential running mate, once again firmly denied he would join the GOP ticket.

"I'm not going to be the vice president," Rubio said Friday in an interview with CNN en Español's Ismael Cala. "I'm not."
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Filed under: 2012 • 2012 VP Pick • Florida • Marco Rubio
Sen. Brown not hurt in car accident
April 14th, 2012
10:42 AM ET
3 years ago

Sen. Brown not hurt in car accident

(CNN) – Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts and his wife, Gail, were involved in a two-car accident in the eastern town of Dedham Friday night.

"Neither the Browns nor the driver of the car, Senate aide Chris Burgoyne, were injured," Brown spokeswoman Marcie Kinzel said in a statement to CNN.
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Filed under: 2012 • Massachusetts • Scott Brown • Senate
Obama talks taxes, Republicans energy in weekly addresses
President Barack Obama and Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich.
April 14th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama talks taxes, Republicans energy in weekly addresses

(CNN) – While the federal income tax deadline looms, President Barack Obama used his weekly address to argue for the so-called Buffett Rule, a provision that millionaires and billionaires should pay a tax rate no less than that paid by middle-income families.

"It's wrong that middle-class Americans pay a higher share of their income in taxes than some millionaires and billionaires," Obama said.
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama