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August 1st, 2012
10:55 AM ET

Ohio's important role in the election

CNN's John King examines the role the Buckeye State could play in deciding the presidential race in November.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Hunger • John King • Ohio • Unemployment
August 1st, 2012
10:48 AM ET

Obama's first foreign tour vs. Romney's

CNN's Brianna Keilar compares then-Senator Obama's first foreign tour four years ago with Mitt Romney's recent visit.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Brianna Keilar • Mitt Romney
August 1st, 2012
08:23 AM ET

Santorum defends Romney's trip, expects convention speaking slot

(CNN) – Former Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania defended Mitt Romney's recent overseas trip for its overall strength Tuesday and stated he expected to receive a speaking slot at the upcoming Republican National Convention.

Interviewed by CNN's senior correspondent Joe Johns on "The Situation Room," Santorum put aside their bitter Republican primary battles to laud Romney's support of U.S. allies.

FULL POST ON CNN POLITICAL TICKER


Filed under: 2012 election • conventions • Interviews • Joe Johns • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum