(CNN) – Former Rhode Island Democratic Rep. Patrick Kennedy opened up about his lifelong battle with addiction on Friday, asserting that recovery is still a "day to day process." Kennedy is son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy. He left public office last year after eight terms in the House.
In an interview set to air on CNN's "John King, USA," Kennedy told Congressional Correspondent Kate Bolduan that leaving public office was the right decision.
Washington (CNN) – Former Utah Republican Gov. Jon Huntsman Jon Huntsman has yet to make a formal announcement he's running for president, but tells CNN's John King, if voters don't like him, "there's always other alternatives."
In an interview set to air on John King, USA at 7PM E.T., Huntsman asserts he's "for civil unions" and doesn't mind being criticized by some conservatives for his past record of supporting equal rights for gay couples. "I'm for traditional marriage but I think...it comes to equality and fairness," and he challenged unconvinced conservatives to look at his "total record".
ANNANDALE, Virginia (CNN) – With just ten days before the highly anticipated mid term elections, the candidates for Virginia's 11th Congressional district were out on the campaign trail Saturday. Democratic Congressman Gerry Connolly and Republican candidate Keith Fimian walked along the parade route of the Annandale Fall Festival trying to woo voters.
Rep. Connolly is hoping to win a second term in battleground Virginia where polls currently show him with a tenuous lead.
(CNN) - Just one day before President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden head to a DNC rally near a Philadelphia school, the CNN Express stopped in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to take the political pulse of the city.
Pennsylvania will play a key role in the midterm elections, where a tight Senate race is currently underway. The latest CNN/Time/Opinion Research Corporation poll shows Republican Senate nominee Pat Toomey with a single digit lead over Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak.
Pictures taken Saturday at the "One Nation" rally in Washington: