Arizona sheriff meets with GOP White House hopefuls
October 17th, 2011
10:51 AM ET
3 years ago

Arizona sheriff meets with GOP White House hopefuls

(CNN) - With his much sought-after endorsement, Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio told CNN he's still considering who he'll back for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination.

But the Maricopa County sheriff, known for his strict stance on illegal immigration, is set to hold his second meeting with Georgia businessman Herman Cain on Monday.

Programming note: GOP presidential candidates next face off at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, October 18, in the CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate in Las Vegas, Nevada. Submit your questions for the debate here.
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Filed under: 2012 • Arizona • Herman Cain • Immigration • Joe Arpaio • TV-American Morning
Perry: Campaigns harder on the family than the candidate
October 14th, 2011
08:32 AM ET
3 years ago

Perry: Campaigns harder on the family than the candidate

(CNN) – GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry said his wife's emotional speech Thursday–claiming his campaign had been "beaten up" and "brutalized"–was simply a case of familial concern.

"You know, family members always take these campaigns more substantially personal than the candidate," the Texas governor said on CNN's "American Morning" Friday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Energy • Rick Perry • TV-American Morning
William Shatner's 'Armageddon' warning to prez candidates
October 5th, 2011
10:33 AM ET
3 years ago

William Shatner's 'Armageddon' warning to prez candidates

(CNN) - Don't compare President Barack Obama to Captain James T. Kirk.

That's what William Shatner told CNN's Ali Velshi when asked to respond to suggestions that Obama should act less like "Spock" and more like "Captain Kirk".
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Filed under: 2012 • TV-American Morning
McCain and Cheney differ on interrogation stance
October 3rd, 2011
02:20 PM ET
3 years ago

McCain and Cheney differ on interrogation stance

(CNN) - Sen. John McCain said Monday he disagreed with former vice president Dick Cheney's assertion that the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki could be equated with enhanced interrogation techniques.

"They're two entirely different things," McCain said Monday on CNN's "American Morning." "One is that this was specifically authorized by Congress after 9/11. And it's action that is taken against a declared enemy of the United States of America. I'm glad they did it. I'm glad that they will continue."
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Filed under: John McCain • TV-American Morning
Cantor sees common ground between Dems, GOP
September 9th, 2011
10:15 AM ET
3 years ago

Cantor sees common ground between Dems, GOP

(CNN) – House Majority Leader Eric Cantor continued to strike an optimistic, bi-partisan tone Friday following President Obama's speech on jobs to both congressional houses Thursday evening.

"I heard plenty in the president's speech last night where I think that there is a lot of room for commonality and we can get something done quickly," he said during an interview on CNN's "American Morning."
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Filed under: Content Partner • Economy • Eric Cantor • Jobs • President Obama • TV-American Morning
GOPers speak up, but some won't show up to Thursday speech
September 8th, 2011
12:13 PM ET
3 years ago

GOPers speak up, but some won't show up to Thursday speech

(CNN) – Actions speak louder than words, and at least five Republican members of Congress-two senators and three representatives –plan on sitting out the president's jobs speech before a Thursday joint session of Congress.

Call it an act of defiance, protest, or a simple "scheduling conflict"-some members just have other plans.
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FreedomWorks CEO slams Romney event: 'This is a photo op'
September 2nd, 2011
11:29 AM ET
3 years ago

FreedomWorks CEO slams Romney event: 'This is a photo op'

(CNN) – The leader of a large grassroots organization instrumental to the tea party movement isn't happy with Mitt Romney, and he's not afraid to show it.

Matt Kibbe, president and CEO of FreedomWorks, was adamant that the former Massachusetts governor is "not good with the men and women of the tea party movement" Friday during an interview on CNN.
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August 2nd, 2011
08:10 AM ET
McCain: Debt deal's 'a success'
August 1st, 2011
10:36 AM ET
3 years ago

McCain: Debt deal's 'a success'

Washington (CNN) – Republican Sen. John McCain characterized the debt ceiling deal reached by the White House and Congress as a success Monday.

The senior senator from Arizona said he supports the level of spending cuts, but is concerned about the defense cuts that may be on the table.
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Filed under: Congress • Debt • Deficit • John McCain • Senate • TV-American Morning
July 27th, 2011
11:49 AM ET
3 years ago

Rick Scott opposed to raising debt ceiling

(CNN) - Despite his own party's growing push to raise the federal debt ceiling, Republican Gov. Rick Scott of Florida insisted Wednesday the government should resist any increase in the debt limit.

"We can stop borrowing money at the federal level if we cut our spending at the federal level," Scott said on CNN's "American Morning." "We don't have to keep borrowing more money."
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Filed under: Debt • Deficit • Rick Scott • TV-American Morning
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