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October 27th, 2011
06:20 PM ET

Mississippi bill seeks to 'define' life

Opponents say the initiative would not only outlaw abortion but could ban certain forms of birth control. CNN's Mary Snow reports.


Filed under: abortion • Mary Snow • Mississippi
BLITZER’S BLOG: Increasing gloom as super committee deadline looms
October 27th, 2011
02:00 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: Increasing gloom as super committee deadline looms

By CNN’S Wolf Blitzer

(CNN) - It was sort of lost in the headlines, but Democratic members of the so-called super committee proposed some major changes in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid spending – something Democrats in general strongly oppose.

As part of their effort to revive the failed Barack Obama-John Boehner budget negotiations of earlier this year, the super committee Democrats put forward a $3 trillion package in deficit reduction over the next 10 years.
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Filed under: Deficit • super committee • Wolf Blitzer
October 27th, 2011
12:32 PM ET

Herman Cain's new ad is butt of jokes

Herman Cain's new ad – on fire or up in smoke? Late night comics sure like it. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Herman Cain • Jeanne Moos
October 27th, 2011
12:23 PM ET

Rep. King: Expel Iranian diplomats

Rep. Peter King says many Iranian diplomats in the U.S. are working as spies.


Filed under: Interviews • Iran • Peter King
October 27th, 2011
12:18 PM ET

Polls show Romney is the man to beat

CNN's Wolf Blitzer releases data showing Mitt Romney is leading polls in Iowa and other early primary states.

RELATED: CNN/TIME/ORC Poll – Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Florida


Filed under: 2012 election • Candy Crowley • Mitt Romney • Politics • polls
October 27th, 2011
12:10 PM ET

Tsunami debris bound for the U.S.

Millions of tons of debris washed out to sea by the Japanese tsunami is headed for the U.S. CNN's Chad Myers reports.

RELATED: Tsunami debris at Hawaii by 2013? Researchers seek more precision


Filed under: Chad Myers • Japan