March 21st, 2012
09:15 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney's 'Etch A Sketch' headache

(CNN) – CNN's John King and panel members discuss "The Truth" of how an Etch A Sketch toy shook up the Romney campaign.


Filed under: 2012 • John King USA • Mitt Romney
A Fox News primary?
March 1st, 2011
10:48 AM ET
3 years ago

A Fox News primary?

(CNN) – As the 2012 primary season begins to take shape, political observers are beginning to wonder whether the four potential candidates who work as commentators for Fox News will forgo their large paychecks to run for the nomination.

On Monday's edition of John King, USA, Chief National Correspondent John King laid out the stakes: former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum all serve as contributors for the network. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee also hosts a weekend show there.
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Filed under: John King USA • Mike Huckabee • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum • Sarah Palin
McCain sounds off on lame duck issues
December 16th, 2010
09:08 PM ET
4 years ago

McCain sounds off on lame duck issues

(CNN) – Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain sounded off on issues being debated in the lame duck Congressional session during an interview with CNN Chief National Correspondent John King Thursday night.

Appearing on CNN's John King, USA Thursday night, McCain had choice words for fellow members of his party that plan to vote in favor of the spending bill that contains Republican earmarks. Calling the bill a "monstrosity and atrocity" Mccain stated, "It is a bipartisan plague, and we have Republican senators who may vote in favor of this atrocity.
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December 6th, 2010
09:05 PM ET
4 years ago

Brown sounds off on tax proposal

(CNN)–Democratic Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown had choice words about the tax deal struck between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans announced Monday night. He appeared on CNN's "John King, USA" following the president's press conference, which gave an overview of the deal.

Brown told CNN Chief National Correspondent John King, "In essence it borrows 700 billion dollars from China, charges it, puts it on our children and grandchildren's credit cards and gives it to the wealthiest two percent tax payers."
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Filed under: John King USA • Sherrod Brown • Taxes
November 4th, 2010
08:36 PM ET
4 years ago

Senate Republican leader is feeling good

Washington (CNN) - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell might not have gotten the majority he was hoping for on Election day– but he is still found the results "satisfying."

"I'm going to be the leader of a much larger army and that's a much better problem to have," McConnell, of Kentucky, said in an interview on CNN's John King, USA.
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Filed under: 2010 • John King USA • Mitch McConnell
November 1st, 2010
08:57 PM ET
4 years ago

Barbour: Presidential considerations start tomorrow

(CNN) - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour reiterated his pledge to help Republican gubernatorial candidates until very end, telling CNN Chief National Correspondent John King on Monday that he will start to think about a potential 2012 presidential run only after Tuesday's election results come in.

"I've said from the very beginning, I wasn't gonna do anything about anything except governors' races through tomorrow. We can't wait 'til 2012 to start taking our country back," the Republican Governors Association (RGA) chairman said.
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Filed under: 2010 • 2012 • Haley Barbour • John King USA
October 28th, 2010
03:58 PM ET
4 years ago

Brewer blames DUI reports on 'silly season'

(CNN) - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer questioned the timing of recent reports that she was involved in a 1988 alcohol-related car accident, blaming opposition to her candidacy in the final days of a tight race for her first full term as governor.

"It's interesting that so much stuff rises to the top for whatever the reasons, but yeah it's the silly season, I think people are digging and trying to discredit different candidates not only here in Arizona but certainly across Arizona," Brewer told CNN Chief National Correspondent John King in an interview set to air Thursday on John King, USA at 7 p.m. EST.
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Filed under: 2010 • Arizona • Jan Brewer • JKUSA • John King USA
October 22nd, 2010
04:31 PM ET
4 years ago

Jeb Bush says 'you betcha' about Palin

(CNN) – Former Florida Republican Governor, Jeb Bush said Friday he isn't running for president, but would support Sarah Palin if she were to run.

In an interview with CNN Chief National Correspondent John King Friday, Bush - whose brother and father are former presidents - said he'd support former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin if she were the Republican presidential nominee in 2012.
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Filed under: 2010 • Jeb Bush • John King • John King USA • Sarah Palin • TV-John King U.S.A.
October 20th, 2010
10:41 PM ET
October 20th, 2010
10:32 PM ET
4 years ago

Murkowski: 'Consensus should not be a dirty word.'

(CNN)– Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski said officials have to be "more realistic" in their approach to problem solving in Washington, and that "consensus should not be a dirty word."

In an interview with CNN Chief National Correspondent John King, Murkowski said, "I think what is important is how you achieve the ends here. When we're talking about reducing spending, lets not deceive people into thinking if you eliminate ear marks all of a sudden we will not be operating out of deficit. "

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Filed under: 2010 • Alaska • JKUSA • John King USA • Lisa Murkowski
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