March 23rd, 2013
02:28 PM ET
1 year ago

This is no spoof: IRS video features Spock

(CNN) - What genre best fits a six-minute "Star Trek" knock off where government agents confront an epidemic of alien identity theft and Solar Security Number fraud?

Perhaps somewhere between the "science fiction" and "bureaucracy" categories? Close.
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Filed under: Congress • Obama administration
Romney dropping ex-SEAL story after family complaint
October 10th, 2012
03:25 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney dropping ex-SEAL story after family complaint

(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is dropping a new addition to his stump speech after the family of the deceased man he mentions in the story raised an objection to it.

A campaign official told CNN that Romney will no longer use the anecdote, which he introduced on Tuesday while campaigning in Iowa and recounted again at a town hall meeting in Ohio.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Mitt Romney • Ohio