Top super PAC donors
June 27th, 2012
09:30 AM ET
2 years ago

Top super PAC donors

New York (CNNMoney) – The nine largest super PAC donors have collectively donated over $60 million to various political causes.

Who are these guys?

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White House adviser to leave position
June 27th, 2012
09:14 AM ET
2 years ago

White House adviser to leave position

(CNN) – Kenneth Baer, a senior adviser in the White House, will leave his position at the end of next week, Baer confirmed Wednesday to CNN.

Baer serves as the associate director of communications and strategic planning in the Office of Management and Budget.
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Obama to launch bus tour
June 27th, 2012
07:57 AM ET
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Obama to launch bus tour

(CNN) - In a sign that President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign is entering a new phase of more direct voter outreach, the president will hit the road in his first bus tour of the general election campaign.

A campaign official confirmed Wednesday the president will take part in a two-day bus trip next week, beginning July 5, in western Pennsylvania and northern Ohio.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ohio • Pennsylvania • President Obama
On the Trail: June 27, 2012
June 27th, 2012
07:23 AM ET
2 years ago

On the Trail: June 27, 2012

(CNN) – Both candidates will raise campaign cash Wednesday in Washington - President Barack Obama at the Jefferson Hotel and his GOP rival Mitt Romney at a home in Georgetown.

Vice President Joe Biden, meanwhile, will attend a campaign rally in Iowa.

See the full schedule after the jump.
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Poll: Obama has edge in three battlegrounds
June 27th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Obama has edge in three battlegrounds

(CNN) – Polls released Wednesday showed President Barack Obama narrowly edging his Republican rival Mitt Romney in Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio – three battlegrounds that went for Obama in 2008 but will be toss ups in November.

The polls from Quinnipiac University showed Obama with a razor-thin four point advantage in Florida, 45%-41%. That was within the poll's 2.8% sampling error. In Pennsylvania, Obama's led Romney 45%-39%, and in Ohio, the Democratic incumbent was ahead 47%-38%.
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Filed under: 2012 • Florida • Mitt Romney • Ohio • Pennsylvania • Polls • President Obama
POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, June 27, 2012
June 27th, 2012
04:32 AM ET
2 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, June 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: Poll: Obama, Romney race still tight
President Barack Obama holds a slight advantage over his Republican rival Mitt Romney, according to a poll released Tuesday, though Americans' views on the economy continue to put a damper on the president's bid for a second term in the White House.

CNN: House GOP leaders to discuss deal on student loans
House GOP leaders are expected to discuss whether or not to extend a rate cut on student loans at a meeting Wednesday morning. On Tuesday, top Senate leaders from each party indicated they had reached an agreement but were waiting to hear whether House Republicans would accept the deal.

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Rangel declares victory in New York primary bid
June 27th, 2012
02:56 AM ET
2 years ago

Rangel declares victory in New York primary bid

(CNN) – Rep. Charlie Rangel declared victory Tuesday in a Democratic primary to represent a redrawn New York district, capping a tale of political survival for the iconic lawmaker.

Rangel's congressional career spanning more than four decades nearly culminated after a censure on the House floor in 2010.

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