(CNN) - Bill Burton spent the greater part of the past two years working to get President Barack Obama re-elected.
Now he's in a different job, calling on the president to reject the Keystone XL pipeline project, which Obama's administration last month said would have no significant effect on the environment.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney have widely different beliefs on taxes, and it is not clear how either plan would work, according to a CNN panel Sunday with chief political correspondent Candy Crowley on "State of the Union."
Grover Norquist, president of the conservative group Americans for Tax Reform, said Romney's plan to lower marginal tax rates by lowering deductions and exemptions was in line with Norquist's "taxpayer protection pledge," which opposes income tax increases. Lowering rates across the board by 20%, said Norquist, was in line with what presidents Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy did.
(CNN) – Bill Burton, the co-founder of the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action, said Wednesday he "absolutely" stood by an ad tying Mitt Romney to the loss of insurance and eventual death of a laid off steel worker's wife.
"The point of this ad is to tell the story of one guy, Joe Soptic, and the impact on his life that happened for years, and to this day, as a result of decisions that Mitt Romney made," Burton said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer." "This is one of a series of ads in which we talk about the very long lasting impacts that Mitt Romney's decision had on these communities, on these individuals and their families."
Washington (CNN) - Welcome to the 2012 campaign, where rapid response comes in the form of poison-tipped tweets fired by the nation’s top political operatives.
Witness the battle being waged in the Twitter-verse over the disappointing June jobs report.