Washington (CNN) – As the Republican Party struggles with ways to attract more African-Americans to its party, one of their own former, African-American presidential candidates could throw a wrench in their plan.
Herman Cain insisted Monday he does not want to be called Republican for fear of being saddled with the "dumb things" Republicans have said in the past. Cain also said the black conservative movement is "different from the Republican brand."
(CNN) – Herman Cain, the former pizza executive who briefly led the pack of GOP 2012 presidential hopefuls, convened a gathering of conservatives Monday with the goal of devising a strategy to convince fellow African-Americans to join their movement.
Dr. Ben Carson, the Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon enjoying new popularity in the conservative movement, also met with Cain Sunday night, but was unable to attend Monday's meeting, held at the Willard Hotel in downtown Washington. A spokeswoman for Cain originally said Carson was attending Monday's gathering.
(CNN) – After Republican Sen. Marco Rubio took some heat on Twitter Monday for waxing philosophic about his favorite rap music, former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain had a message for Rubio's critics.
Amazingly some conservatives think Rubio liking rap music matters. No wonder we have trouble winning bit.ly/WgxpSp...—
Herman Cain (@THEHermanCain) November 19, 2012
(CNN) - There were no 9-9-9 or pizza references.
Herman Cain didn't mention two of the most memorable aspects of his own presidential candidacy in an interview Thursday morning, but said Mitt Romney's Wednesday debate showing reminded him of their primary faceoffs.
(CNN) – Herman Cain, the one-time frontrunner for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, offered reporters in Florida Thursday some speculation on what could have been if he had remained in the race.
(CNN) – Former Republican presidential contender, Herman Cain, said Monday he's paying for an investigation into the source of sexual impropriety reports during his primary campaign that eventually pressured him from the race.
Cain gave up his presidential bid last December amid a flurry of allegations of past sexual impropriety, alleged to have taken place during his tenure as president of the National Restaurant Association. He was also confronted with news reports of a past extramarital relationship.
(CNN) – This Fourth of July not only marks America's birthday but also the debut of Herman Cain's latest media venture, CainTV.com.
Cain, the CEO turned Tea Party activist and former Republican presidential hopeful, guarantees viewers a staunchly conservative news outlet to counter the "one-sided, mainstream" media.
(CNN) – A conservative group with the goal of defeating President Barack Obama is aiming to raise $250,000 through a telethon Wednesday, with one-time GOP presidential frontrunner Herman Cain headlining.
The Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama organized the telethon that will also feature Florida Rep. Sandy Adams; Maricopa County, Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio; and Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, a candidate for U.S. Congress in Ohio who is remembered as "Joe the Plumber" from the 2008 campaign.
Washington (CNN) - Herman Cain attempted to tap into his artistic side Friday night, opening up his part-comedy routine, part-political speech at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference with a poem about - you guessed it – his “9-9-9” tax plan.
“To heck with the skeptics who don’t have a plan,” Cain said, cheekily reciting one of the lyrics. “Because 9-9-9 has captivated the land.”