Fact Check: Was Obama 'silent' on Iran 2009 protests?
October 8th, 2012
03:34 PM ET
2 years ago

Fact Check: Was Obama 'silent' on Iran 2009 protests?

(CNN) – In what his campaign billed as a "major foreign policy speech" Monday, lasting about 20 minutes, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took on President Obama's handling of protests in Iran after disputed elections three years ago.

Demonstrators were met with deadly violence by the government.

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Filed under: Iran • Mitt Romney • President Obama
Obama to announce Cesar Chavez monument, send message to Latinos
October 8th, 2012
10:47 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama to announce Cesar Chavez monument, send message to Latinos

(CNN) - President Obama will make modern history Monday when he announces the creation of a monument to honor Cesar Chavez, as he works to energize Latino voters less than a month before the presidential election.

The Cesar E. Chavez National Monument will become the 398th park in the National Park Service system, and the first since the 1700s to honor a Latino, the park service told CNN.

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Filed under: 2012 • California • Latinos
Clinton: Election will be 'action forcing event' for Washington
September 23rd, 2012
09:41 AM ET
2 years ago

Clinton: Election will be 'action forcing event' for Washington

(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton believes the presidential election will end a "logjam" in Washington, and usher in years of productivity.

In an interview broadcast Sunday on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Clinton said there's a need for "an action forcing event."
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Filed under: 2012 • Bill Clinton • TV-Fareed Zakaria GPS
Anonymous group threatens to leak Romney tax records
September 6th, 2012
10:04 AM ET
2 years ago

Anonymous group threatens to leak Romney tax records

(CNN) - An anonymous group says it stole copies of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's tax records and will release them unless the company it stole them from pays $1 million.

The Secret Service said it is investigating, and the company said there is no immediate sign that any such theft took place.

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Filed under: Mitt Romney • Taxes
Texas Democrats: Judge who said Obama could trigger civil war should resign
August 23rd, 2012
05:31 PM ET
2 years ago

Texas Democrats: Judge who said Obama could trigger civil war should resign

(CNN) - Texas Democrats are calling for the resignation of a Republican elected county judge who warned this week that the nation could descend into civil war if President Barack Obama is re-elected.

"It's really up to Judge (Tom) Head to do the right thing and resign and stop embarrassing Lubbock County," said Kenny Ketner, who became the county Democratic Party's chief Monday.

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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama • Texas
Romney-Ryan ticket makes U.S. religious history
August 14th, 2012
12:01 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney-Ryan ticket makes U.S. religious history

(CNN) – In selecting Paul Ryan for his running mate, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has made modern political history: a major party ticket with no Protestant Christian.

Some historians call it the first ever. Others say it's technically the first since Abraham Lincoln. And there is an argument to be made regarding Dwight Eisenhower.

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Filed under: Mitt Romney • Paul Ryan • Religion
What the Supreme Court ruled on health care 'tax'
July 5th, 2012
01:28 PM ET
2 years ago

What the Supreme Court ruled on health care 'tax'

(CNN) - In its ruling last week on the national health care law, the Supreme Court found that penalties the law places on people who don't buy health insurance count as a tax protected by the Constitution.

The Obama administration had argued that the fees should be considered a penalty. But the government also argued that the individual mandate can be viewed as constitutional under Congress' powers of taxation.

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Filed under: Health care • Supreme Court • Taxes
June 28th, 2012
11:06 AM ET
2 years ago

What the health care ruling means to you

(CNN) – The Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act means that the predictions about how it will affect all Americans remain in place.

Here are some highlights:

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Filed under: Health care • Supreme Court
Obama's change on same-sex marriage comes after voters reach turning point
May 10th, 2012
03:43 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama's change on same-sex marriage comes after voters reach turning point

(CNN) - President Barack Obama's announcement that he now supports same-sex marriage reflects a dramatic shift taking place across the country.

Last year, for the first time, polls found a majority of Americans share that stance.

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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama • Same-sex marriage
Candidates enter critical phase after possible final debate
February 23rd, 2012
10:39 AM ET
2 years ago

Candidates enter critical phase after possible final debate

(CNN) – With what could be their final debate behind them, the candidates battling for the GOP presidential nomination planned to resume zigzagging across the country Thursday, fighting for support in more than a dozen states holding contests in the next two weeks.

Up next are Arizona and Michigan on Tuesday, followed by Washington state on March 3 and 10 states on March 6, Super Tuesday.

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Filed under: 2012 • Arizona • Michigan • Republicans
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