(CNN) – The senior adviser to President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign said Sunday that Rick Santorum has a “legitimate chance” to become the Republican nominee, describing him as a candidate with blue-collar appeal who offers something “different” than the other GOP frontrunner.
“He's clearly somebody who has a very different economic background than Mitt Romney,” Robert Gibbs, the former White House press secretary who now advises the president's campaign, said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
(CNN) - Two days before her state's primary, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Sunday endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination.
"I'm going to publicly endorse Mitt Romney. I think he's the man that carried the day," Brewer said on the NBC program "Meet the Press."
(CNN)-It's early, and State of the Union is bringing you the best of the morning headlines to go with your cup of coffee.
On our radar this morning: Rising tensions in Afghanistan, rumors of a push to put another candidate in the GOP presidential field, and will the U.S. open the strategic reserve?
Check out what we're reading, and be sure to watch our interviews with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, and Obama campaign senior adviser Robert Gibbs.