Obama hits Romney on 'tax' reversal
July 6th, 2012
07:58 AM ET
9 years ago

Obama hits Romney on 'tax' reversal

(CNN) – President Barack Obama, using some of his sharpest campaign language to date, assailed rival Mitt Romney in an interview airing Friday for reversing his position on a fine included in the president's health care law.

A short portion of the interview was distributed by Obama's campaign early Friday. The remainder of the interview was not immediately available.
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New hope for jobs
July 6th, 2012
07:19 AM ET
9 years ago

New hope for jobs

New York (CNNMoney) - All eyes are on jobs this week, as economists brace for Friday's June jobs report from the government.

Economists surveyed by CNNMoney expect the monthly report to show the economy added 95,000 jobs in June.

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On the Trail: July 6, 2012
July 6th, 2012
07:13 AM ET
9 years ago

On the Trail: July 6, 2012

(CNN) - President Barack Obama continues his two-day bus tour in Ohio and Pennsylvania on Friday, with stops in Boardman and Poland, Ohio, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He returns to the White House in the afternoon for an official event.

Meanwhile, Mitt Romney remains in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire on vacation with his family.

Several possible vice presidential picks for Romney are also on the trail. Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal are traveling on the Romney campaign bus ahead of the president's.

See the full schedule after the jump.
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, July 6, 2012
July 6th, 2012
04:29 AM ET
9 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, July 6, 2012

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click on the headlines for more.

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CNN: Romney's June fund-raising tops $100 million
Mitt Romney's campaign said Thursday they had a behemoth fund-raising month in June, bringing in more than $100 million, two Republican sources confirmed. The amount, which includes money raised by the campaign along with the Republican National Committee, far surpasses his May fund-raising haul of $77 million.

CNN: Sununu to Romney camp: Keep it simple
A fellow Republican former governor offered some advice on Thursday to the Romney campaign in light of a scathing Wall Street Journal editorial that suggests the front runner's campaign is proving ineffective. When CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked former New Hampshire governor and high profile Romney surrogate John Sununu if he had any advice for the candidate, Sununu said that his own party should be more concise, using more “declarative sentences.”

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