Poll: Men and women don't see eye to eye on same-sex marriage
May 14th, 2012
09:34 AM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Men and women don't see eye to eye on same-sex marriage

(CNN) - A new national poll points towards a gender gap over same-sex marriage.

According to new numbers released Monday morning from Gallup, 50% of Americans say same-sex marriages should be legal. But break it down by gender, and 56% of women say same-sex couples should be legally allowed to marry, but only 42% of men feel the same way.
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Filed under: Polls • Same-sex marriage
Bain is back as Obama camp probes Romney's record
May 14th, 2012
08:47 AM ET
2 years ago

Bain is back as Obama camp probes Romney's record

(CNN) - It's back.

After lying dormant for months, Mitt Romney's record as a private equity executive returned to the forefront in the race for the White House Monday as President Barack Obama's re-election team launched an assault on the Republican's record in the 1980s and 90s.
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May 14th, 2012
08:40 AM ET
2 years ago

Video: Mitt Romney's son booed off stage

(CNN) - Ron Paul supporters booed Josh Romney off stage at a Republican Party delegate convention in Arizona Saturday.

The son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was speaking at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.


Filed under: 2012 • Arizona • Mitt Romney • Ron Paul
May 14th, 2012
07:28 AM ET
2 years ago

Crowley: JP Morgan shakes up Wall Street and Capitol Hill

Washington (CNN) - JPMorgan Chase announced last week that it lost $2 billion as the result of some complicated hedge fund trading, which according to its top executive is apparently not as bad as it sounds.

"This is a stupid thing we should never have done, but we are still going to earn a lot of money this quarter. It's not like this company is jeopardized - we hurt ourselves and our credibility, yes, and we've got to fully expect that and pay the price for that," CEO Jamie Dimon said on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday.

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Filed under: Congress • Economy • Wall Street
ON THE TRAIL: May 14. 2012
May 14th, 2012
07:25 AM ET
2 years ago

ON THE TRAIL: May 14. 2012

(CNN) - President Barack Obama travels to New York Monday to deliver the commencement address at Barnard College, as well as tape an appearance on "The View" and attend fundraisers.

Mitt Romney has no public events Monday.
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, May 14, 2012
May 14th, 2012
04:30 AM ET
2 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, May 14, 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.

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CNN: Senators in agreement: Senate isn't working
Two leading senators from opposing political sides agreed on Sunday that the major issues facing the upper chamber, like taxes and spending, will not be addressed before the November elections. But they disagreed on who deserves the blame.

CNN: Public hearing scheduled on Secret Service prostitution scandal
The Senate Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a public hearing on the prostitution scandal involving U.S. military and Secret Service agents in Colombia. The hearing will take place May 23, Sen. Joe Lieberman, the committee chairman, told CNN's "State of the Union."

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