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August 6th, 2012
07:24 PM ET

Reid vs. Romney: The battle continues

Washington (CNN) – Republican sources say they're in a Catch-22 situation on how to reply to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's claims that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney went 10 years without paying taxes.

They understand that they're taking Reid's bait and that responding to his unsubstantiated claims against Romney keeps alive the issue of Romney's refusing to release his tax returns.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Dana Bash • Harry Reid • Mitt Romney • Republicans
August 6th, 2012
07:21 PM ET

New hints about Romney's V.P. list

The GOP announcement of convention speakers may offer clues about Mitt Romney's V.P. short list. CNN's John King reports.


Filed under: 2012 election • John King • Republicans • veepstakes
August 6th, 2012
07:18 PM ET

Searching for motive in Sikh temple massacre

Wolf Blitzer asks Oak Creek, Wisconsin mayor Stephen Scaffidi what could have driven the gunman to carry out this horrific attack.


Filed under: Crime • Interviews • Sikh • Terror • Wisconsin