Poll: Americans disagree with Rove questioning of Clinton
May 28th, 2014
10:16 AM ET
4 months ago

Poll: Americans disagree with Rove questioning of Clinton

Washington (CNN) - Most Americans don't agree with Karl Rove's questioning of Hillary Clinton's health and age, according to a new national poll.

And an ABC News/Washington Post survey released Wednesday also indicates that a majority of the public says they'd support Clinton if she makes a second bid for the White House.

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Filed under: 2016 • Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton • Karl Rove • Poll • Uncategorized
May 27th, 2014
11:19 AM ET
4 months ago

Karl Rove: Hillary Clinton is 'old and stale'

Washington (CNN) - Karl Rove, the Republican strategist who just weeks ago ignited a fire about Hillary Clinton's health, now says the former secretary of state is at risk of being seen as "old and stale."

After Rove was asked about Clinton's "inevitability" as the Democratic nominee in 2016 on Fox News, the former George W. Bush aide said "people don't like people who seem to already have it made."

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Karl Rove
May 18th, 2014
03:34 PM ET
4 months ago

Political Chatter: Hillary Clinton is talk of the town

Hillary Clinton was the subject that consumed the political talk shows, as questions continued to be raised about Karl Rove’s comments regarding her health.

While Republicans attacked the noncandidate, Democrats defended her but also expressed concern over her strategy so far in advance of the next presidential election.

If you missed the Sunday political talk shows, we’ll get you up to speed on the latest events and opinion in Washington with this comprehensive roundup of all things political:

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Filed under: Dick Cheney • Hillary Clinton • Karl Rove
May 18th, 2014
01:07 PM ET
4 months ago

Karl Rove stands by his Hillary Clinton comments, says Bill Clinton backs him up

Updated 3:45 p.m. ET, 5/18/2014

(CNN) - Republican strategist Karl Rove on Sunday once again defended his controversial comments about Hillary Clinton’s 2012 concussion, this time trying to use former President Bill Clinton’s own words to back him up.

“Her husband told us something the other day we didn’t know: It took her six months to get back,” Rove said on “Fox News Sunday.”

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton • Karl Rove
May 14th, 2014
07:30 PM ET
5 months ago

Pelosi: Dems still uncertain on Benghazi panel, Rove comments make Hillary stronger

(CNN) – Nearly a week after the Republican-led House approved a select committee to investigate the terror attack in Benghazi, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi indicates there’s been no decision from her caucus on whether to join the effort.

"We'll see," the California congresswoman said on Wednesday when asked by CNN's Wolf Blitzer if Democrats would participate.

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May 13th, 2014
07:40 PM ET
5 months ago

Crossfire: Gingrich slams ‘Republican consultant class’

(CNN) - Crossfire co-host Newt Gingrich took aim at Republican elites, opening Tuesday's show by criticizing Karl Rove for his recent comments questioning Hillary Clinton's health.

"I do believe that Karl Rove was totally wrong," the former speaker of the House said in response to a report that Rove, a powerful Republican strategist, suggested the former secretary of state suffers from a brain injury stemming from a 2012 health scare.

"I think he represented the worst instincts of the consulting class in the Republican Party," Gingrich said.

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Filed under: 2016 • Crossfire • Hillary Clinton • Karl Rove
May 13th, 2014
09:06 AM ET
5 months ago

Rove criticized for Clinton 'brain injury' suggestion

(CNN) - Karl Rove's suggestion that Hillary Clinton suffers from a brain injury is coming under attack.

Rove, the mastermind behind George W. Bush's two presidential election victories, appeared at a conference last Thursday, where he discussed a 2012 incident that sent the then-secretary of state to the hospital, according to the New York Post's Page Six, the newspaper's well-known gossip column.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Karl Rove
Akin expresses remorse over rape comment
April 26th, 2013
10:01 AM ET
1 year ago

Akin expresses remorse over rape comment

(CNN) – Nearly six months after losing a Senate race and becoming a political punch line, former Rep. Todd Akin weighed in again on his controversial remarks about rape and pregnancy, saying in a recent interview he has "relived" the episode "too many times."

In an interview with CNN affiliate KSDK in St. Louis, the former Missouri congressman also hit back at Karl Rove, founder of the independent group American Crossroads, for his new group designed to recruit GOP candidates that won't make the same mistake as Akin.
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Filed under: Claire McCaskill • Karl Rove • Missouri • Senate • Todd Akin
Karl Rove snaps back at Sarah Palin
March 17th, 2013
02:55 PM ET
2 years ago

Karl Rove snaps back at Sarah Palin

(CNN) – Karl Rove wasted no time in hitting back at Sarah Palin after she criticized him for getting involved in Republican primaries last year.

"If she can play in primaries, other people can play in primaries," he said on "Fox News Sunday."
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Filed under: 2014 • American Crossroads • CPAC • Karl Rove • Sarah Palin
Bozell chastises Ryan, other prominent Republicans
March 16th, 2013
06:23 PM ET
2 years ago

Bozell chastises Ryan, other prominent Republicans

(CNN) - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's latest Republican proposal to balance the federal budget and reform Medicare predictably drew sharp reviews from Democrats.

But at the Conservative Political Action Conference - which Ryan described Friday as a place where he could "catch up with friends" - he was slammed on Saturday by conservative activist Brent Bozell.
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Filed under: Bob McDonnell • CPAC • Haley Barbour • Jeb Bush • John Boehner • Karl Rove • Paul Ryan
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