CNN's Gloria Borger speaks with Iowa's governor about why the state is important and what would happen if Ron Paul wins.
(CNN) – Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona said Tuesday the battle on Capitol Hill between Democrats and Republicans over extending the payroll tax cut was causing damage to the GOP.
"It is harming the Republican Party," McCain said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer." "It is harming the view, if it's possible anymore, of the American people about Congress. And we've got to get this thing resolved."
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A notorious group of hackers may be trying to target the Iowa caucuses to tamper with voting. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
By Wolf Blitzer, CNN
(CNN) – Some relatively good numbers for President Obama are in our new CNN/ORC International Poll. His job approval number is now 49%, up from 44% in November. That’s not fabulous but it’s certainly moving in the right direction for him.
The overwhelming majority of the American public likes him, as well. In the new poll, 76% say they approve of him as a person; only 19% disapprove.
Jokes about "Dear Leader" survive his death. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on tears and jeers for Kim Jong Il.