November 29th, 2013
11:28 AM ET
9 months ago

Josh Romney tweets heroics

Updated 3:59 p.m. ET, 11/29/2013

(CNN) – Josh Romney, one of 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's five sons, is trumpeting his heroism at the scene of a Thanksgiving Day car wreck in Utah.

"Was first on scene to big accident, see pic of car in the house. I lifted 4 people out to safety. All ok. Thankful," he tweeted Friday with a picture of himself standing in front of the wreckage, smiling.
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Filed under: Mitt Romney
November 29th, 2013
10:27 AM ET
9 months ago

Obamas might stay in DC after presidency

(CNN) – After the elections in 2016, President Barack Obama will leave the White House, but he may not leave Washington.

In an interview with ABC, Obama said the decision will revolve around Sasha, the President and First Lady Michelle Obama's youngest daughter, who will be a sophomore in high school when he leaves office. Malia, the oldest daughter, will be in college.
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Filed under: Facebook • Malia Obama • Michelle Obama • President Obama • Sasha Obama • Washington
November 29th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
9 months ago

Christie leads possible 2016 GOP contenders in CNN/ORC poll

Washington (CNN) – A new national poll indicates, that for the first time, there may be an early frontrunner in the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

And according to a CNN/ORC International survey, if Hillary Clinton decides against making another bid for the White House, Vice President Joe Biden would be the initial favorite to capture the Democratic nomination.
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Filed under: 2016 • Chris Christie • CNN/ORC poll • Hillary Clinton • Joe Biden
CNN/ORC Poll: Jump in percentage of those saying things not going well
November 29th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
9 months ago

CNN/ORC Poll: Jump in percentage of those saying things not going well

Washington (CNN) – Americans views on the state of the nation are turning increasingly sour, according to a new national poll.

And a CNN/ORC International survey released Friday also indicates that less than a quarter of the public says that economic conditions are improving, while nearly four in ten say the nation's economy is getting worse.
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Filed under: Economy
The Obamacare question: Can the website handle the volume?
November 28th, 2013
02:39 PM ET
9 months ago

The Obamacare question: Can the website handle the volume?

Washington (CNN) - A moment of truth approaches for President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms with Saturday's self-imposed deadline to get the website to work properly for most users.

Obama and officials in charge of HealthCare.gov say the "vast majority" of people who go to the website to sign up at the end of the month will have a much improved experience than the crashes, error messages and delays users faced when it launched October 1.

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Filed under: Healthcare • HHS • Obamacare
Obama calls service members, first family volunteers over holiday
November 28th, 2013
02:20 PM ET
9 months ago

Obama calls service members, first family volunteers over holiday

(CNN) - President Barack Obama called members of the U.S. military Thursday to thank them for their service and wish them a happy Thanksgiving.

According to the White House, the President called 10 service members - two members of the Army, two from the Marine Corps, two from the Navy, two from the Air Force and two from the Coast Guard.
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Filed under: President Obama
Nine pies on White House Thanksgiving menu
November 28th, 2013
10:42 AM ET
9 months ago

Nine pies on White House Thanksgiving menu

Washington (CNN) - Here's what's on the menu, according to the White House press office, as the first family and friends sit down later Thursday for their Thanksgiving meal:

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Filed under: President Obama • White House
November 28th, 2013
10:08 AM ET
9 months ago

Mike Tyson to Piers Morgan: Obamacare is 'really bad'

(CNN) - He used to be a big supporter of the Affordable Care Act, but Mike Tyson now says Obamacare's suffered a knockout.

"It just really went horrible," the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world told CNN's Piers Morgan in an interview that aired Wednesday evening on "Piers Morgan Live."

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Filed under: Health care • President Obama
Obama approval higher than Bush, but lower than Clinton, Reagan
November 28th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
9 months ago

Obama approval higher than Bush, but lower than Clinton, Reagan

Washington (CNN) - Forty-one percent.

That's where President Barack Obama's approval rating stands this Thanksgiving, according to a new CNN Poll of Polls that averages the latest national surveys asking Americans to assess the job he is doing.
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Weekly Addresses: White House, GOP express thanks, indebtedness to troops over holiday
November 28th, 2013
06:00 AM ET
9 months ago

Weekly Addresses: White House, GOP express thanks, indebtedness to troops over holiday

(CNN) – As Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, President Barack Obama and the GOP expressed gratitude on Thursday to members of the military serving overseas during the holiday.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican and a member of the Armed Service Committee, said the celebrations are a reminder to be grateful for life’s basic comforts and the nation should remember those unable to make it home for the holiday.
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