March 18th, 2008
05:25 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN) – The economy is the number one issue for voters, according to a new CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll released Monday and the struggling U.S. economy takes center stage in the latest episode of CNN=Politics Daily.

White House Correspondent Ed Henry reports on the Bush administration’s response to the troubles of a Wall Street giant whose sale was announced Monday. Suzanne Malveaux reports from the campaign trail about the how Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama responded to the Bush administration’s assistance to Bear Stearns and about what each of the two Democrats would do to jump start the economy if either wins the White House.

Plus, Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider digs into the new CNN poll numbers on the economy and on whom Democrats prefer – Clinton or Obama – to be their party’s next presidential nominee.

Finally, while the White House, Clinton and Obama focused on the economy, Sen. John McCain is in Iraq casting a spotlight on foreign policy. Chief National Correspondent John King is in Iraq with McCain and has an interview with the presumptive Republican nominee.

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–CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart

March 13th, 2008
08:45 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN) - It was a full house on Capitol Hill Thursday with the return of Sens. Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain to Washington, D.C.  Dana Bash reports on what the three presidential hopefuls were doing back on the Senate floor.

Can Sen. Clinton repair her image with the African-American community after controversial comments by Geraldine Ferraro and former president Bill Clinton have offended some African-Americans?  Suzanne Malveaux reports on what Clinton is doing to try to make amends.

While McCain was back on Capitol Hill, his former rival Rudy Giuliani was out on the trail stumping on McCain's behalf.  Mary Snow was with Giuliani and reports on the former New York City Mayor's efforts to help McCain.

Finally, the Florida Democratic Party has come up with a plan to re-do its presidential primary and ultimately have its delegation seated at the Democratic Party's nominating convention.  John Zarella reports on the Florida Democrats' plan and how some Democrats are reacting to it.

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–CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart

March 13th, 2008
05:40 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN)— The political world saw two resignations Wednesday.  Eliot Spitzer announced he will resign as governor of New York effective Monday and former Democratic Party vice presidential nominee Geraldine Ferraro announced her resignation from the finance committee of Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

In the latest episode of CNN=Politics Daily, Mary Snow reports on Spitzer's resignation and CNN Justice Correspondent Kelli Arena explains the criminal penalties Spitzer may face if prosecuted in connection with his involvement with a high-priced prostitution ring.

Suzanne Malveaux reports from the campaign trail about Geraldine Ferraro's decision to sever her formal ties with the Clinton campaign after Ferraro's recent remarks about Sen. Barack Obama caused controversy within the Democratic Party.

Finally, Clinton, Obama and Sen. John McCain may disagree about many things but Kate Bouldan reports on one thing the three presidential contenders agree on - the need to curb Congressional earmarks in the federal budget.

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–CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart

March 11th, 2008
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN)— The political world - inside and outside New York, Republican and Democratic - was rocked Monday by reports of New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer's involvement in a prostitution ring.

In the latest episode of CNN=Politics Daily, Mary Snow reports on the Spitzer scandal and Kelli Arena reports on the ongoing criminal investigation into the prostitution ring that has ensnared Spitzer and his political career.

Senior Political Correspondent Candy Crowley is on the campaign trail in Jackson, Mississippi and reports on how Sen. Barack Obama has responded to the Clinton campaign's repeated suggestions that he would make a suitable vice presidential running mate to Sen. Clinton.

Suzanne Malveaux is also out on the trail in Pennsylvania - the next big delegate prize in the Democratic race.  But, before Pennsylvania's primaries, the Democratic Party is looking back to past primaries in Florida and Michigan.  Malveaux explains what the party may do to allow delegates from both states to participate in the convention and play a role in deciding whether Clinton or Obama will face off against Sen. John McCain.

Finally, Dana Bash reports on McCain's comments Monday about his health.

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–CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart

March 7th, 2008
08:20 PM ET
7 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN)— The troubled economy took center stage Friday, with news of employers cutting 63,000 jobs in February alone. In the latest installment of CNN=Politics Daily, White House correspondent Elaine Quijano reports on how President Bush is reacting to the news.

It’s no surprise that appearing strong on economic policy has become a campaign trail priority. CNN’s Dana Bash explains what Republican presidential hopeful John McCain is doing to address voter concerns.

Democrats are headed full force into Saturday’s primary in Wyoming. Jessica Yellin reports from Wyoming on the latest twists and turns in that primary process.

Finally: what happens if neither Democratic candidate gets enough delegates to ensure the nomination? Special Correspondent Frank Sesno takes a look at why the party may be in for the long haul.

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–CNN’s Emily Sherman

March 6th, 2008
07:50 PM ET
7 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN)— As the Democratic candidates await news of a potential Florida, Michigan do-over, they continue their political mud slinging. In the latest installment of CNN=Politics Daily, Mary Snow reports on the attacks taking center stage Thursday.

John McCain’s campaign is putting together plans to paint a contrast between himself and the currently divided Democratic Party. CNN’s Dana Bash reports from the campaign trail on McCain’s effort to emphasize his ‘story biography.’

Throughout her presidential campaign Hillary Clinton has touted her years of experience, particularly on foreign policy. CNN’s Brian Todd gives a fact check on Clinton’s claims.

Finally, Democrats are still battling Democrats over Michigan and Florida’s delegates. Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider explains what it will take to have a second primary for the two states.

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–CNN’s Emily Sherman

March 5th, 2008
07:30 PM ET
7 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN)— Following Tuesday’s primaries in Texas, Ohio, Rhode Island and Vermont the Democratic party remains split between Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. In the latest installment of CNN=Politics Daily, Jessica Yellin reports on the newest efforts by the Democrats to define their differences and gain the necessary competitive edge.

John McCain officially clinched the number of delegates required to claim his parties nomination following victories in Tuesday’s primaries and gained the unexpected support of President Bush. CNN’s Dana Bash reports on why President Bush held off his endorsement until now and whether his backing will help or hurt McCain this fall.

Meanwhile, fresh off her wins in Texas, Ohio and Rhode Island, Hillary Clinton seems to have gained back some momentum. Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider breaks down the numbers and explains how she pulled of the big wins despite being down in the polls.

The Democrats are moving forward claiming Pennsylvania as the next critical state in the nominating process. CNN’s Jim Acosta reports on what the candidates are doing to woo Pennsylvania’s voters before the state’s April 22 primary.

Finally, despite Hillary Clinton’s victory in the Texas primary the results in the caucuses are still unclear. Internet Reporter Abbi Tatton reports on the frustration of Texas caucus goers over the lack of organization at caucus sites.

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–CNN’s Emily Sherman
February 29th, 2008
09:03 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN) - National security has taken center stage just days before Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama go head-to-head in delegate-rich Ohio and Texas. Clinton released a new ad targeting voters' sense of security for themselves and their children. Obama fired back with an ad of his own trumpeting what he asserts is his superior judgment on issues of national security. Jessica Yellin reports from Houston, Texas.

National security was also on John McCain's mind Friday.  The Republican front-runner hammered Clinton and Obama, suggesting their pledge to renegotiate NAFTA might endanger Canada's continued support of the U.S. military effort in Afghanistan.  McCain also battled controversy as a Catholic group challenged McCain to reject the support of an evangelical pastor in Texas.  Dana Bash reports.

Will the nation's largest minority voters make history in 2008 by determining the outcome of the White House race? John Zarella takes a look at Latino voters, an important demographic group in key states on the electoral map.

Finally, Jennifer Mikell brings you this week's Trail Mix - a look at the most memorable moments out on the trail.

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–CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart

February 29th, 2008
06:20 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN) - In the countdown to the March 4 primaries, tensions have been escalating in the Democratic primary race. Senior Political Correspondent Candy Crowley reports on how Sen. Hillary Clinton dealt with controversial comments by a supporter and how Sen. Obama responded to reports that he is not serious about altering the North American Free Trade Agreement if he wins the White House.

Sen. John McCain picked up the endorsement of a prominent Texas Republican Thursday. Dana Bash reports.

The war in Iraq is once again a topic of debate in the White House race. Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider takes a look at what the presidential candidates are saying about the Middle Eastern conflict and how voters are responding.

Finally, Brian Todd reports on a key demographic - white male voters - that may determine who gets the Democratic nomination and who wins the White House in November.

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–CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart


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February 27th, 2008
08:30 PM ET
3 years ago

CNN=Politics Daily

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from the Best Political Team.

(CNN) - Sen. Hillary Clinton got some bad news Wednesday when Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights legend and prominent African-American superdelegate, announced he is no longer supporting Clinton and now backs Sen. Barack Obama.  Senior Political Correspondent Candy Crowley reports on the Lewis endorsement and Clinton's game plan in the final days before March 4.

Clinton and Obama may be rivals but they have both pledged to begin to withdraw American troops from Iraq if they win the White House.  Pentagon Correspondent Barbara Starr investigates the implications of a Democratic win in November on the U.S. military and the conflict in Iraq.

The oil industry may be hit with tax increases if Democrats in Congress get their way.  Brian Todd looks at the politics of petroleum as gas prices continue to rise and the American public turns its attention to the general election later this year.

In Tuesday night's Democratic debate, Sen. Clinton made an issue of Sen. Obama's failure to hold a single substantive oversight hearing on Afghanistan in his capacity as chairman of a Senate subcommittee.  Jessica Yellin takes a closer look at Clinton's assertions about Obama's record on Afghanistan.

Finally, we remember conservative icon William F. Buckley, Jr. who died Wednesday.

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–CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart 

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