(CNN) - GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain told a crowd in Tennessee Friday night his campaign brought in $2.8 million between July and September, his campaign confirmed to CNN.
Cain also said the campaign has $1 million of cash on hand for the third fund-raising quarter.
Washington (CNN) - Citing cost concerns, the Obama administration said Friday it has halted a long-term care insurance program that was part of the massive health care law passed in 2010.
Called the CLASS Act (Community Living Assistance Services and Supports), the program was canceled by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius after a 19-month effort to find a way to make it financially viable.FULL STORY
Las Vegas (CNN) - A tour outside the casino zone in Las Vegas reveals the Latino influence in Nevada.
The billboards and shops advertising in Spanish anything from Mexican, Venezuelan or Salvadoran food to a relaxing massage are just as prevalent as the iconic neon signs in Las Vegas.
Programming note: GOP presidential candidates next face off at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, October 18, in the CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate in Las Vegas, Nevada.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - Congress isn't getting a glimpse of what's on President Barack Obama's Blackberry - or any more internal White House communications related to the bankrupt solar company Solyndra, which received a $535 million loan guarantee from the federal government.
House Republicans investigating the loan controversy had requested all internal White House documents about the issue. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee chair Rep. Cliff Stearns said that includes emails on the President's Blackberry.
(CNN) -– Sen. John McCain has some advice for Gov. Rick Perry ahead of Tuesday’s CNN Republican debate: Get some rest.
“Every time I made a serious mistake politically - and I’ve made them - it’s been when I’m tired,” McCain said in an interview Friday on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.”
New York (CNNMoney) - Texas Governor Rick Perry says he would kick start economic growth by unleashing the energy industry.
His plan, unveiled Friday, calls for creating 1.2 million jobs by tapping unexplored supplies and loosening regulations on oil and gas producers.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - A federal judge on Friday turned aside a request the Justice Department turn over more documents related to the role Justice Elena Kagan played in appeals over the sweeping health care law, while she was a top Obama administration official.
Two conservative groups –Judicial Watch and Media Research Center– had separately sued, calling "inadequate" the documentation earlier released by the government, following a Freedom of Information Act request.
(CNN) - Jon Huntsman's presidential campaign is verging on broke after burning through more than $4 million since the former Utah governor entered the race for the Republican nomination in June.
The Huntsman campaign, which re-trenched last month by laying off staff and moving its national quarters to the must-win primary state of New Hampshire, finished the third fundraising quarter in September with just $327,000 in the bank and $890,000 in debt.
Washington (CNN) - On October 5, 2010 Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Council of Environmental Quality Chairwoman Nancy Sutley announced a plan to install solar panels and a solar water heater on the roof of the White House. In a statement, the two called the installation a "demonstration project showing that American solar technologies are available, reliable, and ready for installation in homes throughout the country. "
"This project reflects President Obama’s strong commitment to U.S. leadership in solar energy and the jobs it will create here at home," Secretary Chu said in the statement.FULL STORY
Greenville, South Carolina (CNN) - Rick Perry's wife Anita visited South Carolina's Bob Jones University on Friday, a sign that faith-based organizing is playing a key role in the Texas governor's presidential bid.
It was the first political event at the fundamentalist Christian school related to the 2012 presidential race, school officials said.