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September 12th, 2011
06:57 PM ET

Pawlenty endorses Romney

Former pres. candidate Tim Pawlenty explains why he is backing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for president.

RELATED STORY: Pawlenty: Romney's front-line defender


Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Mitt Romney • Tim Pawlenty
September 12th, 2011
06:54 PM ET

Obama's jobs plan includes tax increases

President Obama's jobs plan was delivered to Congress, but CNN's Brianna Keilar reports it may be dead on arrival.

RELATED STORY: House Republicans oppose Obama's method to pay for jobs plan


Filed under: Brianna Keilar • Congress • Jobs
September 12th, 2011
06:45 PM ET

Unemployment longer for older Americans

Forty percent of unemployed older Americans remain out of work for more than a year, as Athena Jones reports.

RELATED STORY:
House Republicans oppose Obama's method to pay for jobs plan


Filed under: Athena Jones • Economy • Jobs
September 12th, 2011
03:36 PM ET

Blitzer: My job at the CNN Tea Party Debate

Wolf Blitzer talks about how he sees his job as moderator of tonight's CNN Tea Party Republican Debate.

On Monday, Sept. 12th, CNN will broadcast the "Tea Party Republican Debate," live from Tampa, Florida at 8 p.m. ET. Follow all the issues and campaign news leading up to the debate on CNNPolitics.com, CNN Politics on Facebook and @cnnpolitics on Twitter.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Debates • Situation Room • Wolf Blitzer