Rival campaign advisers talk battlegrounds in the final push
November 4th, 2012
11:42 AM ET
2 years ago

Rival campaign advisers talk battlegrounds in the final push

(CNN) - Top campaign aides to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney spoke Sunday about the most important battleground states, saying their respective candidates will do quite well in states they must win.

Obama campaign Senior Adviser David Axelrod and Romney campaign Political Director Rich Beeson both appeared on "Fox News Sunday" and talked about states like Ohio, Virginia and Florida.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • President Obama
Will Ferrell offers to eat trash if you vote for Obama
November 4th, 2012
08:55 AM ET
2 years ago

Will Ferrell offers to eat trash if you vote for Obama

(CNN) – Comedian Will Ferrell says he'll pretty much do anything if you go out and vote for President Barack Obama Tuesday, including cooking, eating trash and even giving you a tattoo.

"If you agree to vote in this year's election, I will personally give you a tattoo," Ferrell said in a video released by the Obama campaign's YouTube channel Saturday. "Fair warning, I do not know how to draw."
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama
Kasich: Romney will win Ohio
October 28th, 2012
11:50 AM ET
2 years ago

Kasich: Romney will win Ohio

(CNN) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Sunday that he believes Mitt Romney will win Ohio, a crucial battleground state for the election.

"I believe right now we are currently ahead. Internals show us currently ahead. I honestly think that Romney is going to carry Ohio. And you know I haven't been saying this. I now believe its going to happen," Kasich, a Republican, said on NBC's "Meet the Press."
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Ohio
Axelrod: 'It's going to be an important debate'
October 21st, 2012
11:44 AM ET
2 years ago

Axelrod: 'It's going to be an important debate'

(CNN) – President Barack Obama's senior campaign adviser on Sunday said foreign policy is an important topic in the upcoming election, even though the economy still tops the list among voters.

David Axelrod's comments come ahead of Monday's final presidential debate, which will focus on foreign policy. The debate is at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.
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Filed under: 2012 • David Axelrod • Presidential Debates
Sen. Portman: 'Wouldn't want to risk' Romney losing Ohio
October 14th, 2012
10:19 AM ET
2 years ago

Sen. Portman: 'Wouldn't want to risk' Romney losing Ohio

(CNN) – Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Sunday that he thinks Mitt Romney could win the presidency without winning Ohio, but wouldn't want to take the chance of losing it.

"You can probably win the presidency without Ohio but I wouldn't want to take the risk and no Republican has," Portman said on ABC's This Week.
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Filed under: Mitt Romney • Ohio • Rob Portman
Ryan: 'I'm not counting on a gaffe' from Biden
September 30th, 2012
09:54 AM ET
2 years ago

Ryan: 'I'm not counting on a gaffe' from Biden

(CNN) – GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan said Sunday he's not counting on gaffes from Vice President Joe Biden when they debate on October 11.

"I don't think he will. You know he doesn't do that in debates. The gaffes - he's kind of legendary for this - that's not in these kind of situations," Ryan said on "Fox News Sunday." "He's a very disciplined person when he speaks in these kinds of situations. He doesn't produce gaffes in these moments. Those are when he's off the cuff."
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Filed under: 2012 • Paul Ryan
Obama takes a walk around his Chicago neighborhood
June 2nd, 2012
02:47 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama takes a walk around his Chicago neighborhood

(CNN) - President Barack Obama enjoyed a short stroll Saturday in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago after spending a rare night in his home there.

Senior adviser Valerie Jarrett joined Obama as they walked to the home of one of his friends, according to pool reporters traveling with the president. The two were closely tailed by a Secret Service agent, and police had closed off several blocks around the area.

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Filed under: Illinois • President Obama • Valerie Jarrett
Cheney's daughter gives update on dad
April 5th, 2012
05:12 PM ET
2 years ago

Cheney's daughter gives update on dad

Washington (CNN) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney's daughter gave an update on her father's condition Thursday, days after he returned home following heart transplant surgery.

"He's doing wonderfully. He's at home. He was out of the hospital after just 10 days, which is just tremendous, and when I talked to him yesterday, he walked outside to the end of the driveway to pick up the newspapers and walked back, and it was a big milestone. So he's doing very well," Liz Cheney said after an event at the American Enterprise Institute.
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Filed under: Dick Cheney • Liz Cheney
Haley talks Romney and tea party support
April 5th, 2012
04:14 PM ET
2 years ago

Haley talks Romney and tea party support

Washington (CNN) – South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has already taken her name out of the running for vice presidential consideration this election but that isn't stopping her from touting the candidate she's endorsed for president, Mitt Romney.

"I knew him and Ann. I knew their family. I knew where they were. I knew how he wasn't just a candidate that wanted to win. This is somebody who had thought for the last four years about how he would handle the situation had he been president," Haley said.
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Filed under: 2012 • Nikki Haley • South Carolina • Tea Party
Camping out before the landmark health care case
March 23rd, 2012
06:14 PM ET
2 years ago

Camping out before the landmark health care case

Washington (CNN) - A half dozen people waited in line outside the Supreme Court Friday afternoon, days before justices hear arguments in a landmark case on the constitutionality of a health care reform law backed by the Obama administration.

The people weren't actually waiting in line to see the arguments themselves but said they were being paid by a company to hold others' spots in line.
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Filed under: Health care • Supreme Court
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