Rep. Paul: Other possible GOP candidates 'cautious' because of Obama
April 26th, 2011
04:24 PM ET
4 years ago

Rep. Paul: Other possible GOP candidates 'cautious' because of Obama

(CNN) - Republican Rep. Ron Paul said Tuesday his fellow Republicans' reluctance to get into the presidential race may have more to do with President Obama strengths than his weaknesses.

In an interview for CNN's "In the Arena" with Eliot Spitzer to be broadcast at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, the Texas congressman said the potential Republican presidential contenders are being "cautious."
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama • Ron Paul
Gov. Patrick: Racism in birther movement
April 12th, 2011
06:56 PM ET
4 years ago

Gov. Patrick: Racism in birther movement

New York (CNN) – In an interview with CNN's "In the Arena" host Eliot Spitzer, Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick admitted racism may be playing into the birther movement.

Patrick, a close friend and political ally of the president, campaigned for him in 2008 and plans to appear with Obama during the 2012 presidential campaign.
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Filed under: Deval Patrick