March 23rd, 2013
02:28 PM ET
7 years ago

This is no spoof: IRS video features Spock

(CNN) - What genre best fits a six-minute "Star Trek" knock off where government agents confront an epidemic of alien identity theft and Solar Security Number fraud?

Perhaps somewhere between the "science fiction" and "bureaucracy" categories? Close.

Filed under: Congress • Obama administration
Romney dropping ex-SEAL story after family complaint
October 10th, 2012
03:25 PM ET
8 years ago

Romney dropping ex-SEAL story after family complaint

(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is dropping a new addition to his stump speech after the family of the deceased man he mentions in the story raised an objection to it.

A campaign official told CNN that Romney will no longer use the anecdote, which he introduced on Tuesday while campaigning in Iowa and recounted again at a town hall meeting in Ohio.

Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Mitt Romney • Ohio