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March 30th, 2012
05:09 PM ET

Medical marijuana in Washington

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on pot growing legally in the nation's capital.


Filed under: Lisa Sylvester
March 30th, 2012
01:53 PM ET

Hoodies and House attire

Rep. Bobby Rush was removed from the House floor for wearing a hoodie. CNN's Dana Bash reports on House attire.


Filed under: Dana Bash
March 30th, 2012
01:50 PM ET

ID thieves put kids thousands in debt

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on the growing number of kids whose identities have been stolen.


Filed under: Lisa Sylvester
March 29th, 2012
05:46 PM ET

Can Israel use air bases near Iran?

CNN's Tom Foreman discusses what could happen if the country of Azerbaijan grants Israel access to bases near Iran.


Filed under: Iran • Israel
March 29th, 2012
11:50 AM ET

Elephant uses smartphone in Samsung ad

An elephant uses a smartphone in an ad inspired by critters pawing and licking touchscreens. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.


Filed under: Jeanne Moos
March 29th, 2012
11:38 AM ET

CNN poll: Obama leads Romney, Santorum

President Obama holds double-digit lead over Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum according to a new poll.


Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • Mitt Romney • Politics • Rick Santorum
March 29th, 2012
10:57 AM ET

Strategy Session: Romney's unforced error's piling up

Gloria Borger discusses Romney's gaffes and Obama's health care law with CNN Contributor David Frum and ex-White House domestic policy adviser Melody Barnes.

BLITZER'S BLOG: Just a few words can have an enormous impact
March 28th, 2012
03:41 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Just a few words can have an enormous impact

By Wolf Blitzer, CNN

(CNN) – It’s amazed me over the years how a few words spoken by a presidential candidate potentially can have an enormous effect. I’ve been thinking a lot about that while covering the Republican race for the White House in recent months. The candidates are under enormous scrutiny – as they should be. They understandably have to be very precise.

I’ve been especially sensitive to the words uttered by candidates since my interview with then-Vice President Al Gore in March 1999. He was already running for the Democratic presidential nomination. Here’s the exchange that caused an uproar and certainly had an effect on his eventual general election race against then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush:
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Filed under: 2012 election • Politics • Wolf Blitzer
March 28th, 2012
01:02 PM ET

Herman Cain's ad shoots a bunny?

Herman Cain says no animals were harmed in these bizarre Web ads that use animals as a metaphor for the economy.


Filed under: Economy • Herman Cain • Jeanne Moos
March 28th, 2012
12:13 PM ET

Behind the wheel of a distracted driver

CNN's Lizzie O'Leary takes to the road in a simulator to demonstrate the hazards of distracted driving.


Filed under: Lizzie O'Leary
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