No malarkey: Biden likes beer and firefighters
September 11th, 2012
02:37 PM ET
2 years ago

No malarkey: Biden likes beer and firefighters

(CNN) – It wasn't a formal invitation, but it was an invitation nonetheless.

While attending a barbecue for firefighters in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden came across Brad Shober, the deputy fire chief, who he met at last year's ceremony commemorating the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks.
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Filed under: Joe Biden
September 11th, 2012
12:35 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney tells CNN: 'You've got to work with people across the aisle'

Washington (CNN) – Mitt Romney told CNN he would try to follow the same path of bipartisanship on some key issues if he is elected that helped him get health reform passed while he was governor of Massachusetts.

"You've got to work with the people across the aisle, who may have differences in policy but who agree in terms of the goal. Ultimately you can convince each other, you can find common ground. There are a lot of places, by the way, that you just can't you just say, 'We're just going to have to agree to disagree,'" he told CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger last month as part of an interview for the CNN documentary "Romney Revealed: Family, Faith and the Road to Power."
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Obama
2012 campaign potshots: Harry Reid's new role
September 11th, 2012
12:24 PM ET
2 years ago

2012 campaign potshots: Harry Reid's new role

(CNN) - Harry Reid launched another barb at the Republican ticket from the Senate floor, this time poking fun at Rep. Paul Ryan over the vice presidential nominee's marathon time snafu.

"I want to take just a moment and talk about Congressman Ryan's math," Reid said Monday. "His arithmetic–it's very interesting."
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Filed under: 2012 • Harry Reid • Paul Ryan • Senate
New Hampshire set to vote in governor, Congressional primaries
September 11th, 2012
11:01 AM ET
2 years ago

New Hampshire set to vote in governor, Congressional primaries

(CNN) – Voters in New Hampshire will nominate candidates for governor and U.S. Congress Tuesday in one of the last primary elections of the 2012 campaign cycle.

The sitting governor, Democrat John Lynch, is not running after serving in Concord for eight years. The leading candidates to replace him on the Democratic side are Maggie Hassan, an Exeter-based lawyer, and Jackie Cilley, a professor who lives in Barrington. The two Republicans with the best shot of securing the nomination are Ovide Lamontagne, a businessman in Manchester, and Kevin Smith, a consultant from Litchfield.
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Crossroads releases new round of ads in Senate races
September 11th, 2012
10:34 AM ET
2 years ago

Crossroads releases new round of ads in Senate races

(CNN) - The independent, conservative group Crossroads GPS dropped more than $2.6 million on television ads that begin running Tuesday, all targeting Democrats in heated Senate battles.

The Karl Rove-backed group, which has already spent tens of millions on conservative candidates and causes, will run the ads for one week in Virginia, Ohio and Nevada.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Crossroads GPS • Dean Heller • Senate • Sherrod Brown • Tim Kaine
Politics muted on 9/11 anniversary
September 11th, 2012
09:46 AM ET
2 years ago

Politics muted on 9/11 anniversary

New York (CNN) - The mudslinging on the campaign trail will stop and at the Capitol, Democrats will stand with fellow Republicans in a moment of rare bipartisanship. Two acts that signal the solemnity of September 11.

Eleven years after the horrific terrorist attacks, Americans will again pause Tuesday to remember with words and tears.

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Filed under: 9/11 • Mitt Romney • New York • President Obama
Outside airport, Romney marks 9/11 anniversary
September 11th, 2012
09:38 AM ET
2 years ago

Outside airport, Romney marks 9/11 anniversary

Chicago (CNN) – Mitt Romney marked the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks Tuesday by greeting firefighters and first responders gathered on an airport tarmac in Chicago.

It was an impromptu stop for the presidential candidate, who thanked the emergency personnel stationed at the airport and observed the anniversary on the tarmac.
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Filed under: 2012 • 9/11 • Mitt Romney
Poll: Clinton outshines Obama?
September 11th, 2012
08:32 AM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Clinton outshines Obama?

(CNN) - Is former President Bill Clinton overshadowing the current president?

According to a new poll, more people say that the former president's speech was the highlight from last week's Democratic convention rather than the acceptance address given by President Barack Obama.
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On the Trail: September 11, 2012
September 11th, 2012
07:08 AM ET
2 years ago

On the Trail: September 11, 2012

(CNN) – President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House. They then attend the September 11th Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon, and the president later visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden attends the Flight 93 National Memorial Commemorative Service in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
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Filed under: 2012 • 9/11 • Florida • Nevada • On the Trail
Romney, Ryan remember victims of September 11
September 11th, 2012
05:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney, Ryan remember victims of September 11

(CNN) - Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, released the following statements Tuesday, the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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Filed under: 9/11 • Mitt Romney • Paul Ryan
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