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August 21st, 2012
06:58 PM ET

How religion impacts Obama, Romney

CNN's Brianna Keilar looks at how President Obama and Mitt Romney's faith plays into their politics.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Brianna Keilar • Mitt Romney • Religion
August 21st, 2012
06:55 PM ET

Obama attacks Romney's education plans

On the campaign trail and in ads, President Obama's team attacks Mitt Romney on education. CNN's Athena Jones reports.

RELATED STORY: Romney's education plans target of new Obama ad


Filed under: Athena Jones • Barack Obama • Education • Mitt Romney
August 21st, 2012
04:49 PM ET

GOP Chair: "Not sending any money" to Akin

GOP chair Reince Priebus tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that the Republican party are "not going to send any money" toward Rep. Todd Akin's Senate race. Priebus also tells Blitzer, "Mitt Romney let the charge" on calling for Akin to drop out.

Rep Akin. said Tuesday that he will stay in race to unseat Democrat Claire McCaskill despite mounting calls from across the political spectrum for him to withdraw over incendiary comments on rape and pregnancy.

RELATED VIDEO: GOP Chair: Akin should drop out & skip convention


Filed under: Interviews • Missourri • Reince Priebus • Senate • Todd Akin
August 21st, 2012
08:17 AM ET

Woman tightropes across moving trucks

Daredevil Faith Dickey walks on a rope between two speeding trucks. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos