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September 15th, 2011
07:22 PM ET

Romney: Stimulus hasn't worked

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney talks about what he would do to create jobs and turn the economy around.


Filed under: 2012 election • Economy • Interviews • Mitt Romney
September 15th, 2011
07:09 PM ET

FBI: "Mainstream" Muslims likely violent

Brian Todd reports on a controversial FBI training presentation depicting mainstream Muslims as terrorist sympathizers.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • FBI • Islam
September 15th, 2011
06:57 PM ET

Huntsman's view on HPV debate

Wolf Blitzer asks GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman which fellow candidate he sides with on the HPV debate.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Jon Huntsman
September 15th, 2011
06:33 PM ET

Carville to White House: Panic!

By James Carville, CNN Contributor

(CNN) – People often ask me what advice I would give the White House about various things. Today I was mulling over election results from New York and Nevada while thinking about that very question. What should the White House do now? One word came to mind: Panic.

We are far past sending out talking points. Do not attempt to dumb it down. We cannot stand any more explanations. Have you talked to any Democratic senators lately? I have. It's pretty damn clear they are not happy campers.

This is what I would say to President Barack Obama: The time has come to demand a plan of action that requires a complete change from the direction you are headed.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • James Carville • White House
BLITZER’S BLOG: The tea party movement: Who are they?
September 15th, 2011
04:57 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: The tea party movement: Who are they?

By CNN's Wolf Blitzer

(CNN) - Our brand new CNN/ORC International poll of Republicans across the country has some fascinating numbers on tea party activists. Some of these numbers probably will surprise you.

For one thing, Republicans are almost evenly divided between those who identify with the tea party movement and those who don’t. We asked Republicans: “Are you an active member or a supporter of the tea party movement?”
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Filed under: Tea Party • Wolf Blitzer
September 15th, 2011
12:15 PM ET

'Handcuff Houdini' licks his way free

A man is arrested but licks his way out of handcuffs. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a back seat escape artist.

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