March 14th, 2013
12:30 PM ET
2 years ago

George H.W. Bush and the flash mob

(CNN) – It started with one, then two, and the next thing you know, it was a flash mob.

Students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University surprised former President George H.W. Bush with a "Bush-whack Boogie" flash mob during Bush's first visit to the school since his recent hospitalization.
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Filed under: George H.W. Bush
Inaugural ball performers
January 19th, 2013
10:24 AM ET
2 years ago

Who will be there: Celebrities flock to D.C. for inauguration

Washington (CNN) - If you're looking to rub elbows with celebrities in D.C. for the inauguration this weekend, you won't have to look too far.

Hollywood movie stars, Grammy award winning musicians and professional athletes will be all over Washington in celebration of the 57th Presidential Inauguration.

Here's the latest list of celebs in town and where you can catch them.

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Filed under: Inauguration
January 11th, 2013
03:11 PM ET
2 years ago

Champagne glasses and buttons galore: Obama swag at Inaugural store

Washington (CNN) - If you are celebrating President Barack Obama's Inauguration this year, there's a button for that.

First dog Bo buttons, first lady Michelle buttons, Joe Biden buttons, "Hail to the Chief" buttons and, of course, Obama buttons litter the tables of the Presidential Inaugural Committee 2013 Official Store.

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Filed under: Inauguration
September 6th, 2012
08:08 PM ET
2 years ago

Spotted: Celebrities turn out for DNC

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - What do Harry Reid and Wil.I.Am have in common? Well, like Common (the rapper), they and dozens of other big-name celebrities are in Charlotte this week for the Democratic National Convention.

Even though President Barack Obama's big acceptance speech was moved indoors due to weather concerns, Thursday night is expected to be the big night for stars to shine.

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Paul still winless after Super Tuesday
March 7th, 2012
07:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Paul still winless after Super Tuesday

(CNN) - Tuesday night was super to some degree for every Republican presidential candidate except Rep. Ron Paul of Texas.

Supporters crossed their fingers that Paul would get his first win in North Dakota, only to lose to former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania. But Paul said he doesn't see Tuesday's outcome as definitive.

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Filed under: 2012 • Ron Paul
Gaffes keep Romney playing defense
March 2nd, 2012
09:19 AM ET
3 years ago

Gaffes keep Romney playing defense

(CNN) - One step forward, one step back - that seems to be Mitt Romney's signature dance in the Republican presidential race.

After receiving a boost from this week's primary wins in Arizona and Michigan, Romney made another blunder. Now he's cleaning up the mess when he could be building momentum.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney
February 2nd, 2012
04:19 PM ET
3 years ago

Does Trump's endorsement really matter?

(CNN) - Just two days before the Nevada caucuses Donald Trump announced his presidential endorsement for Mitt Romney. But will the real estate mogul's stamp of approval mean anything to Republicans?

According to a survey conducted January 5-8 among 1,000 adults, by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press and The Washington Post, most Republican and Republican-leaning voters say a political endorsement by Trump doesn't make any difference to them.
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Filed under: 2012 • Donald Trump • Mitt Romney
Obama urges college students to graduate in back-to-school speech
September 28th, 2011
10:09 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama urges college students to graduate in back-to-school speech

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama delivered his third annual back-to-school speech to high school students Wednesday, but college students may also want to take notes from his message.

"Just getting into college isn't enough," Obama said in his speech at Banneker High School. "You need to graduate."
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Filed under: Education • President Obama