(CNN) – Following his survival of a Wisconsin recall effort, Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday pushed back against the idea of being tapped as a potential running mate for Mitt Romney.
Political observers point out that not only is Walker a rising star in the GOP, but having his name on the ticket could further push the blue state of Wisconsin into the Republican column this November.
(CNN) – Asked if Bill Clinton could see another Clinton running for president in 2016–possibly his daughter Chelsea or wife Hillary–the former president indicated Thursday, "We will just see."
"Chelsea will be too young, I think, maybe not quite. Hillary says she's going to retire. We will just see. You know, I think she intends to come home and start doing a lot of the charitable work," Clinton said on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight." "She has worked so hard for 20 years, you know?"
(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton tells Harvey Weinstein he's always believed Barack Obama will win re-election.
The full interview with Clinton airs Thursday on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" at 9 p.m. ET.
(CNN) - Jack Welch, the former CEO of GE and a supporter of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, defended Romney's field of private equity in a Wednesday interview on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight."
"You take a dead carcass and put oxygen in it, and keep it alive, that's what private equity does," Welch said. "It is a big job creator? No. But does it keep jobs? Yes."
(CNN) – President Barack Obama's half-sister, Auma Obama, gave new details Wednesday night of the conversation she had with her brother after he won the 2008 presidential election.
"It was a moment of great pride," Ms. Obama. "What for me was even more important and more moving was the fact that so many people from so many different backgrounds within America, the diversity of America culturally, with different language backgrounds, they all were behind him."
(CNN) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who took the post after serving as President Barack Obama's chief of staff, said in an interview with CNN's Piers Morgan Monday that if it were up to likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, "we wouldn't have an auto industry."
(CNN) - Rick Santorum on Monday showed little hope for winning several contests in April but predicted a big comeback next month, when voters in more conservative states head to the polls.
“May is rich with delegates and strong states for us,” Santorum said on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight.”
(CNN) - Ron Paul on Monday argued that people should not dismiss his candidacy simply because he lags far behind in the fight for the Republican presidential nomination.
“Our people are in the right places. They’re doing the things to become delegates,” Paul said on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” adding that it was too soon in the process to “write anybody off.”
(CNN) – As some Republicans look for an end to their party's presidential primary, candidate Newt Gingrich said Thursday he continues to campaign because there is no suitable alternative in the Republican field.
"I'm staying in the race because I believe we ought to have a conservative who's serious, who's had national achievements and who doesn't write his policy on an Etch A Sketch and zig-zag back and forth wildly," Gingrich said on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight."
(CNN) – Ann Romney, wife of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, said Wednesday she laughed when she first heard that actor Robert De Niro had used her name in a controversial joke.
“I took it for what it was: a joke,” Romney said on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight.” “We take everything so seriously.”