April 4th, 2012
08:16 PM ET
10 years ago

Santorum adviser: Pennsylvania is 'critical'

(CNN) - A top adviser to Rick Santorum said the candidate needs to win his home state of Pennsylvania later this month to push forward with his presidential campaign.

“We need Pennsylvania. We believe it is critical for us, there's no doubt about it. It is our home state,” John Brabender said Wednesday on CNN’s “John King, USA.”

Filed under: 2012 • Pennsylvania • Rick Santorum • TV-John King U.S.A.
April 3rd, 2012
07:14 PM ET
10 years ago

Priebus: Wisconsin race is 'pivotal'

(CNN) - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus predicted the Wisconsin primary on Tuesday will be "pivotal" during an interview on CNN's "John King, USA."

Filed under: 2012 • Reince Priebus • RNC • TV-John King U.S.A. • Wisconsin
March 26th, 2012
07:39 PM ET
10 years ago

Brewer: Romney would work to overturn health care law

(CNN) - Republican Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona, a strong backer of Mitt Romney, pushed back on Monday against arguments that the former Massachusetts governor would be weak on the issue of health care reform.

Filed under: 2012 • Jan Brewer • Mitt Romney • TV-John King U.S.A.
February 24th, 2012
12:35 PM ET
10 years ago

Kennedy: Recovery is a 'day to day process'

(CNN) - Former Rhode Island Democratic Rep. Patrick Kennedy opened up about his lifelong battle with addiction on Friday, asserting that recovery is still a "day to day process." Kennedy is son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy. He left public office last year after eight terms in the House.

In an interview set to air on CNN's "John King, USA," Kennedy told Congressional Correspondent Kate Bolduan that leaving public office was the right decision.

February 9th, 2012
06:26 PM ET
10 years ago

Santorum says opposition to contraception rule doesn't restrict women's rights

(CNN) – Rick Santorum said Thursday that arguments against a recent federal law requiring health insurance coverage for contraception were not ignoring the rights of women.

"It's the churches' money, and forcing them to do something that they think is a grievous moral wrong, how can that be the right of a woman?" Santorum asked in an interview on CNN's "John King USA."

Filed under: 2012 • Rick Santorum • TV-John King U.S.A.
Bachmann: Santorum win a 'shot across the bow'
February 8th, 2012
05:43 PM ET
10 years ago

Bachmann: Santorum win a 'shot across the bow'

(CNN) - Rick Santorum's trio of wins in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado can be attributed to a renewed focus on social issues, Santorum's one-time rival Rep. Michele Bachmann said Wednesday.

Speaking on CNN's "John King, USA," Bachmann said the surprise victories Tuesday were a "shot across the bow" for the GOP.

Filed under: 2012 • Michele Bachmann • TV-John King U.S.A.
February 8th, 2012
05:05 PM ET
10 years ago

McCain blames turnout (not Romney) for Tuesday results

(CNN) – Republican Sen. John McCain downplayed Tuesday's election results and placed the blame for Mitt Romney's losses on low voter turnout.

"I think this really was very small numbers of people that turned out and I respect their views, but I don't believe they are representative of the broad majority of Republican voters," McCain said Wednesday in an interview set to run on CNN's "John King USA." "I really believe that when you have 1% of the registered voters turning out that that's not a very good indicator."

Filed under: 2012 • John McCain • Mitt Romney • Republicans • TV-John King U.S.A.
February 7th, 2012
06:54 PM ET
10 years ago

Paul, on quest for delegates, looks past Tuesday contests

(CNN) – Ron Paul, the only candidate in the GOP race without a primary or caucus win, said Tuesday he was confident his campaign could move forward even if he doesn't place first in any of Tuesday's contests.

"Well we're gonna win some delegates, whether we come in one or two or three, I don't know exactly that," Paul said on CNN's "John King USA."

Filed under: Ron Paul • TV-John King U.S.A.
February 6th, 2012
07:03 PM ET
10 years ago

Santorum defends earmarks amid attacks from Romney

(CNN) - Rick Santorum, under attack from Mitt Romney's campaign for his history of securing earmarks during his time in the Senate, said Monday his record was similar to many other conservative politicians.

"Jim DeMint, a favorite of the tea party, supported earmarks at the same time I did," Santorum said on CNN's "John King USA."

Filed under: 2012 • Rick Santorum • TV-John King U.S.A.
February 3rd, 2012
05:10 PM ET
10 years ago

Nevada governor pardons Gingrich cancellation

(CNN) – Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval said he was not insulted when Newt Gingrich canceled a previously scheduled meeting with the first term governor.

Sandoval said the two were scheduled to meet, upon Gingrich's request, but that he was later told the former House speaker "had to cancel."

Filed under: 2012 • Brian Sandoval • Nevada • Newt Gingrich • TV-John King U.S.A.
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