April 24th, 2012
11:49 PM ET
3 years ago

Gingrich’s words sure to fuel speculation of what’s close at hand

Concord, North Carolina (CNN) – Besieged by questions over his future in the presidential race, Newt Gingrich vowed to forge ahead on Tuesday night.

And yet Gingrich’s own words are sure to be interpreted, by many, as clues to what’s close at hand.
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Filed under: 2012 • Newt Gingrich
April 24th, 2012
10:36 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum dances around Romney endorsement

(CNN) – One-time GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum danced around the idea of endorsing the party's likely nominee, Mitt Romney, with significant and repeated prodding from CNN's Piers Morgan in a Tuesday interview.

In their first joint interview since the former senator from Pennsylvania suspended his candidacy, Santorum and his wife Karen declined to endorse the former Massachusetts governor, but the former candidate said that he hoped to meet with Romney "in the next week or two."
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum
April 24th, 2012
10:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney sweeps Tuesday primaries, declares race is on with Obama

(CNN) – Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, and he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama.

The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win in Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island while New York.

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Filed under: Mitt Romney • President Obama
Romney speech signals turn toward Obama
April 24th, 2012
10:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney speech signals turn toward Obama

Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - As Mitt Romney moved to seize the mantle of presumptive Republican nominee in a New Hampshire speech Tuesday night - and won the evening's five primaries - his campaign was aggressively working behind the scenes to build up a general election operation, a campaign adviser said.

The campaign cast Romney's Manchester speech – in the state that handed him his first primary victory this cycle and where he maintains a summer home – as a pivot to the general election campaign.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney
Romney wins New York primary, CNN Projects
April 24th, 2012
09:41 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney wins New York primary, CNN Projects

(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will will the GOP primary in New York, CNN projected Tuesday.


Filed under: Mitt Romney • New York
Michelle Obama talks husband's upbringing on campaign swing
April 24th, 2012
09:15 PM ET
3 years ago

Michelle Obama talks husband's upbringing on campaign swing

(CNN) – First lady Michelle Obama, making campaign stops in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday, boosted her husband's credentials while appearing to make small contrasts with his likely rival Mitt Romney, lauding President Barack Obama's core set of values and relaying stories of his modest upbringing.

Appearing alongside Warren Buffett in Omaha, Nebraska, Michelle Obama touted the White House-backed provision named for the billionaire investor, which would place a minimum 30% tax on Americans making more than $1 million a year. The "Buffett Rule" was blocked in the Senate last week.
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Filed under: 2012 • Michelle Obama
April 24th, 2012
09:09 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama 'slow jams' the news

(CNN) – It's an honor that - until now - had been reserved for NBC News anchor Brian Williams: "slow jamming" the news with Jimmy Fallon.

But the "Late Night" host was joined by a new, and temporary, partner on Tuesday.
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Filed under: 2012
Romney wins Pennsylvania primary, CNN projects
April 24th, 2012
09:01 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney wins Pennsylvania primary, CNN projects

(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will win the GOP primary in Pennsylvania, CNN projected Tuesday.


Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Pennsylvania
Romney wins Rhode Island primary, CNN projects
April 24th, 2012
08:40 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney wins Rhode Island primary, CNN projects

(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will win the Rhode Island primary, CNN projected Tuesday.


Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Rhode Island
CNN projects Romney winner of Delaware primary
April 24th, 2012
08:37 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN projects Romney winner of Delaware primary

(CNN) – GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will win Delaware's Republican primary, CNN projected Tuesday.


Filed under: 2012 • Delaware
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