Biden shakes it up with 'Etch-A-Sketch' reference
October 18th, 2012
05:49 PM ET
2 years ago

Biden shakes it up with 'Etch-A-Sketch' reference

Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) - Long before binders and Big Bird, the outsized catchphrase of this election was "Etch-A-Sketch."

Nearly seven months after the children's toy had its fifteen minutes of fame on the campaign trail, Vice President Joe Biden remixed it with a recent campaign trail moment and unveiled the new hybrid line about Mitt Romney's tax plan at a rally in Nevada.
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Filed under: 2012 • Joe Biden • Nevada
Portman: In private call Romney revealed, 'I've chosen someone else'
August 11th, 2012
05:28 PM ET
2 years ago

Portman: In private call Romney revealed, 'I've chosen someone else'

Gambier, Ohio (CNN) – Sen. Rob Portman, one of a select few on presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney's running mate short list, revealed to CNN on Saturday a private moment understood by few politicians: being told by a presidential candidate, "I've chosen someone else."

"I haven't talked to anybody about this yet," Portman said. "But I guess it's probably out there from … the Romney folks who said it."
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Filed under: 2012 • Ohio • Rob Portman