Longtime Republicans torn between party loyalty and Obamacare
Jill Thacker and her daughter, JJ Thacker, share asthma medicine, since Jill's insurance doesn't pay for prescription drugs.
October 8th, 2012
08:10 AM ET
2 years ago

Longtime Republicans torn between party loyalty and Obamacare

(CNN) – Jill Thacker was dying for a cup of coffee when she recently ran into a 7-Eleven convenience store. To her pleasant surprise, the coffee was free - as long as she would commit to drinking it in either a red Mitt Romney cup or a blue Barack Obama cup.

"Which are you going to choose, Mom?" her son asked.

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Filed under: 2012 • Health care • Mitt Romney
Giffords strong enough to watch TV for an hour
January 25th, 2011
06:30 PM ET
3 years ago

Giffords strong enough to watch TV for an hour

Houston (CNN) – Gabrielle Giffords watched an hour of television from her hospital bed, a development her husband Mark Kelly called "'exciting,' " said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a friend of Giffords who spoke to Kelly Tuesday.

"Last night or the night before she watched television - it was CNN in fact - and the fact that she was able to do that for about an hour, in terms of attention span, they were pretty excited about that," Wasserman said.

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Filed under: Arizona • Gabrielle Giffords