With campaign in rearview, Ann Romney says there were mistakes
May 30th, 2013
09:27 AM ET
2 years ago

With campaign in rearview, Ann Romney says there were mistakes

(CNN) – No presidential campaign is perfect, Ann Romney admitted Thursday - even her husband's bid for the White House in 2012.

Speaking solo for the first time since November's election loss, Romney said on CBS she had no personal regrets from last year's effort, but conceded there were things everyone would have liked to do differently.
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Poll: Americans say IRS the 'most important' controversy
May 30th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Poll: Americans say IRS the 'most important' controversy

(CNN) – Of the three major controversies plaguing the Obama administration in recent weeks, the drama surrounding the Internal Revenue Service is the most pressing to U.S. voters in a new survey.

According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 44% of registered voters say the IRS probe of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status is the most important. A little fewer than a quarter - 24% - say the Obama administration's handling of last year's terror attack against a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, is of the most concern, while 15% say the same about the Justice Department's seizure of phone records of Associated Press reporters.
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CNN Washington AM Note
May 30th, 2013
05:52 AM ET
2 years ago

CNN Washington AM Note

BREAKING OVERNIGHT:

Reuters: Assad says Syria has received Russian missile shipment: Lebanese media

Syria has already received the first shipment of an advanced Russian air defense system and will soon get the rest of the S-300 missiles, President Bashar al-Assad was quoted as saying on Thursday. "Syria has received the first shipment of Russian anti-aircraft S-300 rockets," Lebanese newspaper al-Akhbar newspaper quoted Assad as saying in an interview due to be broadcast later in the day. "The rest of the shipment will arrive soon." An interview with Assad will be released on Al Manar, a television station linked to Assad's ally, the Shi'ite Muslim militant group Hezbollah. Russia has said it would deliver the missile system to the Syrian government over Western objections, saying the move would help stabilize the regional balance.

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