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June 30th, 2011
09:45 PM ET

You can't call the president THAT!

CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the "d" word that rhymes with hick.

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June 30th, 2011
03:36 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: My interview with former President Bill Clinton

Chicago (CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton says he fully expects that President Barack Obama will be re-elected. He says he likes Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman and says he’s not surprised at Michele Bachmann’s rise in the polls, saying: "She comes across as real."

During a lengthy interview with me in Chicago at his Clinton Global Initiative America conference on creating jobs, he also got emotional when I asked him about his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He says she's "the most gifted person" he knows in public service. "I’m really proud of her."
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Filed under: 2012 election • Bill Clinton • Hillary Clinton • President Obama
June 29th, 2011
09:42 PM ET

You left your rifle where?

Dude, where's my rifle? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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June 29th, 2011
08:38 PM ET

Emanuel hopes Illinois will follow New York in same-sex marriage legislation

(CNN)- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel showed his support for the recently passed New York same-sex marriage law telling CNN's Wolf Blitzer in an interview Wednesday he would support similar legislation in Illinois.

"I would hope that the state would move in that direction" Emanuel said. "Tremendous progress has been made across the country on a value statement and I think that's very important."

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June 29th, 2011
08:31 PM ET

Emanuel's rigorous workout routine

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel breaks down his 7-day-a-week exercise regimen for CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

Tomorrow, Wolf Blitzer will sit down with former President Bill Clinton in Chicago to discuss the Clinton Global Initiative, economic recovery and domestic job creation. Make sure to tune in 5p ET on CNN.

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RELATED: Emanuel hopes Illinois will follow New York in same-sex marriage legislation


Filed under: Chicago • Rahm Emanuel
June 29th, 2011
08:16 PM ET

Sen. Paul: No vacation for Congress until debt crisis is solved

(CNN) – Sen. Rand Paul wants the debt crisis solved quickly, even if it requires canceling his vacation until a deal is reached on the debt ceiling.

The Kentucky Republican is among lawmakers joining President Barack Obama’s calls for Congress to stay in session over the upcoming vacation week and confront America’s debt crisis.
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Filed under: Deficit • Sen. Rand Paul
June 29th, 2011
08:07 PM ET

Are evacuation plans adequate?

CNN's Brian Todd looks at concerns that nuclear plant zones don't have adequate or updated evacuation plans.


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June 29th, 2011
07:51 PM ET

Creating jobs in the U.S.

The Clinton Global Initiative tackles job creation during a special session in Chicago. CNN's Ted Rowlands Reports.

NOTE: Tomorrow, Blitzer will sit down with former President Bill Clinton to discuss the Clinton Global Initiative, economic recovery and domestic job creation. Tune in to The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer on CNN from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET.


Filed under: Bill Clinton • Chicago • Ted Rowlands
June 29th, 2011
07:45 PM ET

Greece's day of riots & austerity plans

CNN's Richard Quest reviews the day in Greece, where protesters rioted while politicians approved an austerity plan.

RELATED: Greece austerity: Cure or poison?


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June 29th, 2011
07:38 PM ET

Iran testing potential nuke missiles?

U.S. experts say Iran is several years away from having a nuclear weapon. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.

RELATED: Iran testing missiles that could carry nuclear weapon, UK's Hague says


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Iran • Nuclear
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