And the endorsement goes to: No one
October 21st, 2013
09:05 AM ET
6 months ago

And the endorsement goes to: No one

Updated 12:44 p.m. ET, 10/21/2013

(CNN) – The right-leaning Richmond Times-Dispatch decided to endorse no candidate in the Virginia gubernatorial race, a little more than two weeks before Election Day.

"The major-party candidates have earned the citizenry's derision," the editorial board wrote. "The third-party alternative has run a more exemplary race yet does not qualify as a suitable option. We cannot in good conscience endorse a candidate for governor."
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Filed under: 2013 • Ken Cuccinelli • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
October 21st, 2013
08:16 AM ET
6 months ago

Cruz: Senate Republicans are 'single-most damaging thing' for the GOP in 2014

(CNN) - If Republicans suffer losses in next year's mid-term elections because of the recent partial government shutdown, Sen. Ted Cruz said Senate Republicans–not Democrats–will be responsible.

"The single-most damaging thing that has happened to Republicans for 2014 is all of the Senate Republicans coming out, attacking the House Republicans, attacking those pushing the effort to defund Obamacare and lining themselves up opposite of the American people," Cruz told CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash in an interview in San Antonio.
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Filed under: 2014 • Congress • Ted Cruz
Dick Cheney opens up about his heart
October 21st, 2013
07:30 AM ET
6 months ago

Dick Cheney opens up about his heart

(CNN) – Sometimes, there's just too much to worry about.

Around 9/11, for example, then-Vice President Dick Cheney said he didn't have the luxury of worrying about his health. He'd already had several heart attacks by that point.

"I didn't think about my health. I was thinking about the problem we were dealing with," he told CNN's Sanjay Gupta in an interview that aired Sunday night on CBS' "60 Minutes." It will air Tuesday on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360."

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Filed under: Dick Cheney
GOP, Boehner take shutdown hit in new CNN poll
October 21st, 2013
06:02 AM ET
6 months ago

GOP, Boehner take shutdown hit in new CNN poll

Just more than half the public says that it's bad for the country that the GOP controls the House of Representatives, according to a new national poll conducted after the end of the partial government shutdown.

And the CNN/ORC International survey also indicates that more than six in 10 Americans say that Speaker of the House John Boehner should be replaced.

The poll was conducted Friday through Sunday, just after the end of the 16-day partial federal government shutdown that was caused in part by a push by House conservatives to try and dismantle the health care law, which is President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement.

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Filed under: CNN/ORC poll • GOP • Government Shutdown
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