Flak follows Perry's Missouri ad blitz
August 28th, 2013
10:42 AM ET
1 year ago

Flak follows Perry's Missouri ad blitz

(CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has a bone to pick with Texas and its governor, Rick Perry.

The former Republican presidential candidate and Lone Star governor is scheduled to speak Thursday at the Missouri Chamber of Commerce. In advance of his remarks, he's launched a several hunderd thousand dollar ad campaign on Missouri airwaves encouraging Show Me state companies and employees to relocate to Texas to reap the benefits of the state's strong business climate and lack of state income tax.
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Filed under: Missouri • Rick Perry
South Dakota Indian reservation votes to lift alcohol ban, preliminary results show
August 14th, 2013
04:11 PM ET
1 year ago

South Dakota Indian reservation votes to lift alcohol ban, preliminary results show

(CNN) - An Indian reservation in South Dakota voted to repeal a decades-old ban on alcohol, according to preliminary results announced by the Oglala Sioux Tribe Wednesday.

The unofficial tally from Tuesday's vote at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation shows that 1,645 members voted in favor of lifting the ban, 1,494 voted against and 438 votes were challenged.

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Filed under: South Dakota
Obama to speak at Atlanta college commencement in May
February 16th, 2013
09:12 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama to speak at Atlanta college commencement in May

(CNN) - President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta this spring, the college's president said Saturday.

The historically black men's liberal arts college has just over 2,400 students enrolled and will graduate the class of 2013 on May 19.
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Filed under: Georgia • President Obama
A gridiron battleground
October 26th, 2012
04:45 PM ET
2 years ago

A gridiron battleground

(CNN) - Early results are in and Mitt Romney finds himself ahead of his competition in North Canton Ohio.

The opponent in this race though – is high school football
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Ohio
A presidential race good to the last bite
September 21st, 2012
09:51 AM ET
2 years ago

A presidential race good to the last bite

(CNN) - Watching the presidential election play out, it's easy to see that campaigning is a crumby business.

So it's nice when, in the middle of the campaign ad clutter, the debates over who built what, the bus tours, the rallies, the polls with that margin of error - to hear a business owner in the gritty, tough, highly coveted battleground state of Ohio ask, "Do you want a cookie?"
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Ohio • President Obama
Obama fires up crowd in Ohio
July 16th, 2012
08:43 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama fires up crowd in Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio (CNN) – President Barack Obama took to the stage and sang at the Cincinnati Music Hall Monday afternoon while on a campaign stop in Ohio.

But he didn't sing a tune from Al Green, although there were requests. He sang a song for Adam, who was spending his 18th birthday at the president's campaign event.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ohio • President Obama
Haley cleared of alleged ethics violations
June 29th, 2012
09:38 PM ET
2 years ago

Haley cleared of alleged ethics violations

(CNN) - An ethics committee in South Carolina on Friday cleared Republican Governor Nikki Haley of ethics violations.

The first term governor was fighting accusations that dated back to her time as a state representative, alleging that she used her state seat to illegally lobby for former employers and to coerce donations for a foundation.
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Filed under: Nikki Haley • South Carolina
Inmate for president says it's all about the economy
May 14th, 2012
04:40 PM ET
2 years ago

Inmate for president says it's all about the economy

(CNN) - No balloons. No banners. No cheering crowd. No need for a victory speech to a throng of adoring and loyal supporters.

As he sat in a prison cell in Texas, Keith Judd, inmate # 11593-051, was winning 40% of the vote in the West Virginia Democratic primary last week amid whatever fanfare one could receive in such a place.
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Filed under: President Obama • West Virginia
March 17th, 2012
11:51 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama swings through Atlanta to campaign, raise cash

Atlanta (CNN) - At a campaign event in Atlanta Friday night, President Barack Obama told supporters that the country needs them.

"I'm here today not only because I need your help, I'm here today because the country needs your help," Obama said at a gala fundraising reception hosted by the Obama for America African American Leadership Council.
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama
Tea party not settled on any one candidate
Tea party activist William Temple attends the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington.
March 5th, 2012
01:15 PM ET
3 years ago

Tea party not settled on any one candidate

(CNN) - Ask different tea party volunteers in the days before Super Tuesday who the leading presidential candidate is and you will get different answers.

Rick Santorum has a lot of support in our unscientific polls, said Mark West of the Chattanooga, Tennessee, Tea Party.

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Filed under: 2012 • Republicans • Tea Party movement
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