Giuliani gives Turner a primary day boost
June 26th, 2012
04:23 PM ET
3 years ago

Giuliani gives Turner a primary day boost

(CNN) - Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani urged voters to turn out for Rep. Bob Turner in the state's Senate Republican primary on Tuesday.

"I'm throwing my full support behind Bob Turner and I hope you will too," Giuliani said in an e-mail to supporters.
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Filed under: 2012 • Kirsten Gillibrand • New York • Rudy Giuliani • Senate
Romney in 2007:  Protect executive privilege
June 26th, 2012
03:43 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney in 2007: Protect executive privilege

Washington (CNN) – In 2007, when President George W. Bush invoked executive privilege in barring White House aides from testifying before Congress, he had an ally in Mitt Romney.

At the time, Mr. Bush had asserted executive privilege to block former White House Counsel Harriet Miers and other top officials from cooperating with Senate Democrats who were investigating the controversial firings of federal prosecutors.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Obama
Obama to allow more Arctic drilling
June 26th, 2012
03:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama to allow more Arctic drilling

New York (CNNMoney) - The Obama administration will go ahead with more drilling in Arctic waters, though at a pace that allows for more research before additional permits are granted.

The administration will hold new lease sales for oil companies to drill in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas just north of Alaska, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday in a conference call with reporters.

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Filed under: Energy • President Obama
June 26th, 2012
03:00 PM ET
3 years ago

Biden: Romney is a job creator in India, China

Waterloo, Iowa (CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden took Mitt Romney's central weapon in his White House bid – his time as a businessman – and used it as political ammunition against Romney on Tuesday.

"You got to give Romney credit," Biden said. "He's a job creator - in Singapore, China, India. He's been very good at creating jobs, overseas."
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Joe Biden • Mitt Romney
Poll: More Americans pleased if court deems Obamacare unconstitutional
June 26th, 2012
02:51 PM ET
3 years ago

Poll: More Americans pleased if court deems Obamacare unconstitutional

(CNN) – Thirty-seven percent of Americans say they would be pleased if President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law is deemed unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court, nearly ten points higher than the number who say they'd be pleased if the law is ruled constitutional.

The survey from NBC News/Wall Street Journal showed 28% of Americans would be pleased if the Affordable Care Act is ruled constitutional, compared to 35% who said they would be disappointed if they court came back with that outcome.
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Filed under: Health care • Polls
What'll ya'll have, Mr. President?
June 26th, 2012
02:34 PM ET
3 years ago

What'll ya'll have, Mr. President?

(CNN) - They say when the cat’s away the mice will play - which seems to be the case whenever first lady Michelle Obama isn’t around to watch over her husband’s daily dose of healthy foods.

Tuesday afternoon, President Barack Obama sneaked in another fast-food pit stop at The Varsity, an Atlanta-based eatery renowned for its chili dogs and its famous 84-year-old slogan, “What’ll ya have?”

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Filed under: President Obama
June 26th, 2012
02:24 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney tips hand on SCOTUS health care response

Salem, Virginia (CNN) - Days before the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of President Obama's signature health care law, his GOP rival Mitt Romney tipped his hand in a Tuesday speech, giving a Virginia audience a glimpse at how he might react to the hotly-anticipated decision.

In his remarks, the presumptive GOP nominee showed he had a contingency response for different possible outcomes from the court. The decision is expected to come down on Thursday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Health care • Mitt Romney • Supreme Court
Fill the campaign coffers not the china cabinet
June 26th, 2012
02:01 PM ET
3 years ago

Fill the campaign coffers not the china cabinet

Washington (CNN) – In a sign of three seasons – campaign, wedding and graduation – President Barack Obama's campaign launched a new fund-raising tool this week allowing supporters to set up a gift registry to solicit donations to the president's reelection campaign.

After signing up for a registry, the bride-to-be or college graduate is asked to set a fund-raising goal, name their registry and a personal message to possible gift givers. The page then allows you to share it with friends via email, Facebook and Twitter.
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Filed under: Fundraising
Pennsylvania lawmaker sparks fire over voter ID comment
June 26th, 2012
11:44 AM ET
3 years ago

Pennsylvania lawmaker sparks fire over voter ID comment

(CNN) - Pennsylvania Democrats are fuming over a comment made by a Republican state representative, who said a controversial voter identification law will help Mitt Romney carry Pennsylvania in November.

The comment has Democrats on edge, as they say it further proves their argument that the law was politically motivated and created to help Republicans.
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Filed under: Mitt Romney • Pennsylvania • Republicans
Splitsville for Hunter and Edwards, Hunter says
June 26th, 2012
10:22 AM ET
3 years ago

Splitsville for Hunter and Edwards, Hunter says

(CNN) – Rielle Hunter said Tuesday that she and John Edwards, the former presidential candidate who fathered her child in an extramarital affair, have gone their separate ways.

"We are a family, but as of the end of last week, John Edwards and I are no longer a couple," Hunter said on ABC's "Good Morning America."
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Filed under: John Edwards • Rielle Hunter
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