Republican governors offer support for Christie
Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wisconsin
January 14th, 2014
06:43 PM ET
9 months ago

Republican governors offer support for Christie

Washington (CNN) - As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie looked to move on Tuesday from a political scandal plaguing his administration, two Republican governors said they still back his leadership of the Republican Governors Association.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Utah Gov. Gary Herbert told reporters outside the White House they had confidence in Christie's leadership after documents came to light suggesting his staffers had shut down access lanes to a busy bridge last year in an alleged act of political retribution.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • Gary Herbert • New Jersey • Scott Walker
Obama turns personal at 'Promise Zones' announcement
January 9th, 2014
04:32 PM ET
9 months ago

Obama turns personal at 'Promise Zones' announcement

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama took a detour into his personal history Thursday, saying a new economic initiative could help kids who were "goofing off" like he once did.

"There was a period of time in my life where I was goofing off," Obama told an audience in the White House. "I was raised by a single mom. I didn't know my dad."
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Filed under: President Obama • White House