Akron, Ohio (CNN) - The Akron warehouse is bustling with activity: Forklifts buzzing across the floor. Boxes stacked neatly by the loading area. Vans lined side by side to take deliveries.
CEO Daniel Flowers shows it all off with a clear sense of pride and accomplishment. He just wishes he wasn't so busy. Yes, a CEO who wishes supply outpaced demand.FULL STORY
Editor's note: The 2012 presidential race is CNN Chief National Correspondent John King's seventh campaign. King is traveling through battleground states, where the election will be decided, to find the voters who will determine whether President Barack Obama gets a second term or if the country needs the change in direction that Mitt Romney represents.
Philadelphia (CNN) - Paulette Beale shakes her head at the suggestion, then flashes a contagious smile.
"It's still history," she says, to rebut the notion there could be less intensity for President Barack Obama in the African-American community the second time around.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will announce he will suspend his campaign on Tuesday at an event in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a senior adviser to the campaign told CNN.
Santorum spoke to GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney prior to his expected announcement, according to a Republican source.
(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will report raising $9 million in February, a Santorum campaign source told CNN Wednesday.
The source said the campaign received funds from more than 130,000 contributors during the month and that Wednesday was one of their best fundraising days of the 2012 race.
(CNN) – Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will receive Secret Service Protection “within days,” a federal law enforcement source told CNN Tuesday night.
The decision was made through the normal procedure, which involves a candidate filing a request followed, by review from a committee made of representatives of Congressional leadership and the Department of Homeland Security.
(CNN) – Sen. John McCain of Arizona will throw his support behind Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney on Wednesday, a senior Republican source close to the senator said.
The 2008 Republican presidential nominee will travel to New Hampshire to make the endorsement.
(CNN) - Bob Dole is calling Republican leaders in Iowa to make the case for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, according to a longtime Dole ally in Washington and two Republican sources in Iowa who were among those contacted.
Dole, who placed first in the Iowa caucus in 1996 before going on to become the Republican nominee, is personally making the appeals to veteran activists who supported Dole's own campaign in the Hawkeye State.
(CNN) - Herman Cain's presidential campaign is going up on Iowa TV Friday with a new commercial.
A source familiar with the decision tells CNN the Cain national headquarters Wednesday gave the go ahead for the ad buy on cable television in the state that holds the first contest in the presidential caucus and primary calendar.
Washington (CNN) - CNN has learned that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is on the verge of announcing whether he will seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
In conversations with several sources Monday, it was clear the Governor wants to make his decision this week. One of the sources said Christie spent time this weekend discussing with his wife the pros and cons of a late entry into the race, and this source said look for a decision within the next 48 hours.