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July 1st, 2011
04:07 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: Bill Clinton on “class warfare”

Editor's note: The final portion of Wolf Blitzer's interview with former President Bill Clinton airs in today's Situation Room at 6 p.m. ET. The entire Bill Clinton interview will replay Saturday 6 p.m. ET. 

(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton strongly rejects Republican accusations that President Obama is engaging in "class warfare" when he proposes increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans.

Clinton is very familiar with the accusation. He was accused of engaging in "class warfare" when he raised taxes on upper-income Americans shortly after he took office in 1993.
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Filed under: Situation Room
July 1st, 2011
02:48 PM ET

How Bill Clinton views Hillary

Former President Bill Clinton thinks his wife, Hillary, is the most gifted person he's ever met in public service.

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Filed under: Bill Clinton • Interviews
July 1st, 2011
02:36 PM ET

CEO offers solutions for job creation

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh says if entrepreneurs had more money during startup stage, they'd be able to create more jobs. CNN's Ted Rowlands reports.


Filed under: Jobs • Ted Rowlands • Zappos
July 1st, 2011
01:40 PM ET

Did SEC waste millions of U.S. dollars?

The Securities Exchange Commission spent more than $550 million to lease a building it never used. Lawmakers ask why. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

July 1st, 2011
01:32 PM ET

Colbert laughing all the way to the PAC

Washington (CNN) – It was no joke Thursday at the Federal Election Commission hearing as Comedian Stephen Colbert gained approval to start his "superPAC" by a 5-1 "media exemption vote."

But in the crowd outside the FEC's headquarters following the vote it was clear the host of "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central had a straight-faced delivery and this matter of election fundraising regulation had some laughing – and throwing money.

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