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December 31st, 2011
12:53 PM ET

'Memogate' rocks Pakistan post-Bin Laden

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Farah Ispahani, the wife of Husain Haqqani, the former Pakistani ambassador to the United States, who is involved in a scandal being investigated by Pakistan's high court.

RELATED STORY: Pakistan's high court investigating memo scandal


Filed under: Interviews • Pakistan
December 31st, 2011
12:48 PM ET

Foreign policy a key 2012 issue

CNN's Jessica Yellin takes a look at Obama's foreign policy record in 2011 and how the GOP plans to attack it in 2012.


Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • foreign policy • Jessica Yellin
December 31st, 2011
12:45 PM ET

Will Gingrich's tears help or hurt him?

CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Candy Crowley discuss presidential candidate Newt Gingrich crying when he talks about his mother.

RELATED STORY: Gingrich tears up remembering his mother


Filed under: 2012 election • Candy Crowley • Newt Gingtich
BLITZER’S BLOG: Get ready for ugly, nasty campaign
December 30th, 2011
03:32 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: Get ready for ugly, nasty campaign

By Wolf Blitzer, CNN

Get ready for a really ugly general election presidential campaign.

The negative ads are going to be intense no matter who wins the Republican nomination.
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Filed under: 2012 election • Iowa • Republicans • Wolf Blitzer
December 30th, 2011
11:11 AM ET

Bachmann: Paul offered ex-aide money

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that Ron Paul offered her ex-aide money.

RELATED STORY: Top Bachmann aide out after flap over campaign switch


Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Michele Bachmann
December 30th, 2011
11:06 AM ET

Huntsman banking on New Hampshire

Jon Huntsman believes a win in New Hampshire will elevate him to the top tier of the GOP presidential field. Do you think he can win New Hampshire?


Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Jon Huntsman
December 30th, 2011
11:02 AM ET

2012 election fueling soaring gun sales?

CNN's Barbara Starr looks at how the 2012 elections are affecting gun sales in the U.S.

RELATED STORY: Gun sales at record levels, according to FBI background checks


Filed under: 2012 election • Barbara Starr • Guns
December 30th, 2011
11:00 AM ET

How important is a win in Iowa?

CNN's Mary Snow takes a look at how important the Iowa caucuses are for presidential campaigns.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Iowa • Mary Snow
BLITZER'S BLOG: Political turbulence in Iowa
December 29th, 2011
04:17 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Political turbulence in Iowa

By Wolf Blitzer, CNN

(CNN) – I’m just back from a couple days in Iowa, where I had a chance to sit down with Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum. I also spoke with Iowans who are planning on attending Tuesday night’s caucuses. Here are some impressions:

Romney is confident about his chances of winning in Iowa and then in New Hampshire. His campaign’s internal polling is looking good. He’s getting nice crowds on his Iowa bus tour. Things seem to be moving in the right direction for his campaign.
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Filed under: 2012 election • Iowa • Republicans • Wolf Blitzer
December 29th, 2011
10:53 AM ET

Stunning turnaround for Santorum in Iowa

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks to GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum about his sudden rise in the polls in Iowa.

RELATED VIDEO: Santorum on Ron Paul

RELATED STORY: CNN Poll: Romney on top, Gingrich fading & Santorum rising in Iowa


Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Politics • Rick Santorum
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