Romney's son apologizes to Obama for 'swing' remark
October 23rd, 2012
08:34 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney's son apologizes to Obama for 'swing' remark

(CNN) – Tagg Romney, Mitt Romney's oldest son, apologized to President Barack Obama Monday for saying he wanted to "take a swing" at him during contentious presidential debates.

Obama and Tagg Romney were seen speaking on the stage after Monday's final presidential debate, held at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Two Obama aides said the conversation included an apology for the remark, made last week during a radio interview.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Presidential Debate
September 2nd, 2012
03:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Exclusive: Obama says fatherhood trumps schmoozing

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) – President Barack Obama dismissed criticism he doesn't spend enough time developing relationships with Washington deal-makers who can help push his agenda forward.

In an exclusive interview with CNN chief White House correspondent Jessica Yellin, Obama said he is determined to make time for his family.

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Filed under: President Obama
April 18th, 2012
10:10 PM ET
2 years ago

Ted Nugent to be interviewed by Secret Service

(CNN) – Ted Nugent, the rocker whose comments about President Barack Obama have come under scrutiny, will be interviewed by agents with the Secret Service, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

The interview, scheduled for Thursday, comes amid outcry over comments Nugent made at the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association, which took place in St. Louis this past weekend.
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Obama campaign releases 17-minute ad: "The Road We've Traveled"
March 15th, 2012
09:08 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama campaign releases 17-minute ad: "The Road We've Traveled"

(CNN) - President Barack Obama's reelection campaign unveiled Thursday a 17-minute long video painting a glowing portrait of the president's first three years in office.

The theme: President Obama inherited one of the worst financial meltdowns in history and, despite the odds, improved the economic picture while racking up accomplishments that should make key Democratic constituencies happy.

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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama
Government stands to recoup some of energy loan from bankrupt company
February 6th, 2012
05:44 PM ET
3 years ago

Government stands to recoup some of energy loan from bankrupt company

(CNN) – The federal government is poised to recoup 70 cents on the dollar for a clean energy loan made to Beacon Energy after it filed for bankruptcy last fall.

The $43 million investment in the energy storage company, of which the government expects about a 70 percent return, is expected to be paid both in cash and debt, the company is purchased by private equity firm Rockland Capital.
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Filed under: Energy • White House