Pelosi's specific Supreme Court health care prediction
April 4th, 2012
11:22 AM ET
8 years ago

Pelosi's specific Supreme Court health care prediction

(CNN) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi bucked the assessment of Supreme Court analysts and pundits Tuesday by predicting a favorable ruling from the court on President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law.

Speaking at a luncheon meeting in New York, Pelosi predicted the court would uphold the Affordable Care and Prevention Act's constitutionality with a 6-3 decision.
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Filed under: Health care • Nancy Pelosi
April 4th, 2012
09:39 AM ET
8 years ago

Video: Van Jones on Obama's 'hope bubble' burst

(CNN) - Van Jones, author and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, asserted Wednesday on CNN's "Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien" that the White House underestimates its opponents.


Filed under: Van Jones
April 4th, 2012
09:04 AM ET
8 years ago

McCain: Santorum's 'irrelevant'

(CNN) – The status of Rick Santorum's presidential bid is "irrelevant" following Tuesday's elections, Mitt Romney backer Sen. John McCain said on Wednesday.

The 2008 Republican presidential nominee said Romney must now pivot to the general election and focus on restoring his image, bruised by the GOP primary fight.
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Filed under: 2012 • John McCain • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum
CNN Live: Watch the politicians in action
April 4th, 2012
08:00 AM ET
8 years ago

CNN Live: Watch the politicians in action

(CNN) - Want to see what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail? Watch the following events live at cnn.com/live.

11:30 a.m. ET: Rick Santorum meets with voters in Carnegie, Pennsylvania. Watch here.
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BORGER: Epic failure by Washington sets us adrift
April 4th, 2012
07:53 AM ET
8 years ago

BORGER: Epic failure by Washington sets us adrift

Editor's note: Gloria Borger is CNN's chief political analyst, appearing regularly on shows such as "AC360˚" "The Situation Room," "John King, USA" and "State of the Union."

(CNN) - There are plenty of ways to game the upcoming Supreme Court decision on health care reform, and they've all been said: President Obama loses in court, he wins with his base. Or it's a severe blow, potentially fatal. Or Republicans benefit if they win, because they were "right" all along. Or the GOP loses, because it has to figure out what to offer for health care instead.

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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama • Republicans
Santorum remains undeterred, predicts Pennsylvania win
April 4th, 2012
07:47 AM ET
8 years ago

Santorum remains undeterred, predicts Pennsylvania win

(CNN) - Despite disappointing finishes in all three of Tuesday's Republican primaries, Rick Santorum indicated no sign of letting up in his quest to win the Republican presidential nomination.

"The clock starts tonight," Santorum said to supporters in Pennsylvania. "Half the delegates in this process have been selected, and who's ready to charge out of the locker room in Pennsylvania for a strong second half?"

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Filed under: 2012 • Pennsylvania • Rick Santorum
Wisconsin win validates Romney's looking-ahead strategy
April 4th, 2012
07:42 AM ET
8 years ago

Wisconsin win validates Romney's looking-ahead strategy

Milwaukee (CNN) - When Mitt Romney heard he had won Wisconsin's primary - capping off a trio of victories on Tuesday - he jumped up and said: "Let's go!"

Minutes later, he took the stage for a slickly produced victory party in an historic, ornate building with soaring ceilings in downtown Milwaukee.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney
April 4th, 2012
07:38 AM ET
8 years ago

Santorum faces uphill battle as Romney wins 3 more primaries

(CNN) - Rick Santorum turns his focus to his home state of Pennsylvania on Wednesday as he faces an uphill battle to convince Republicans he can stop Mitt Romney from clinching the party nomination after his three-primary sweep.

Romney's wins in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia put him past the halfway mark to the 1,144 delegates needed to clinch the nomination and add to a wide lead over other GOP presidential candidates, according to CNN estimates.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum
Five things we learned Tuesday
April 4th, 2012
07:30 AM ET
8 years ago

Five things we learned Tuesday

(CNN) - Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney had what could be a game-changing night Tuesday, sweeping primaries in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Wisconsin and putting more distance between himself and closest pursuer Rick Santorum in the race for delegates.

Here are five things we learned from Tuesday's vote:

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Filed under: 2012 • Maryland • Washington D.C. • Wisconsin
Battle of addition: 145 days until GOP convention
April 4th, 2012
07:26 AM ET
8 years ago

Battle of addition: 145 days until GOP convention

(CNN) – Your guide to where the race stands for the Republican presidential nomination:

GOP delegate estimate (as of 4/04/2012):
- Mitt Romney: 654
- Rick Santorum: 270
- Newt Gingrich: 137
- Ron Paul: 71
Needed to clinch GOP nomination: 1,144
Access the latest here.

To see where the candidates are campaigning today, see below.
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Filed under: 2012 • CNN's Battle of Addition
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