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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
July 19th, 2012
10:46 AM ET

GOP: Donor disclosure act omits unions

Senate Republicans say a proposed bill that would require more disclosure of campaign donors unfairly omits labor unions.

RELATED STORY: Outside political donors still shrouded in smoke

Filed under: 2012 election • Democrats • Lobbying • Politics • Republicans
July 16th, 2012
07:13 PM ET

Blitzer: Is Obama anti-business?

Wolf Blitzer asks tough questions about the GOP's line of attack that President Obama is anti-business.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Republicans • Wolf Blitzer
July 12th, 2012
10:40 AM ET

House GOP repeals Obamacare - again

CNN's Dana Bash reports on the drama surrounding Republicans' latest attempt to overturn the health care law.

RELATED STORY: House Republicans vote, again, to repeal health care law

Filed under: Dana Bash • Health Care • Republicans
July 4th, 2012
12:09 PM ET

RNC chairman: I'm not the GOP police

(CNN) – Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman, said in a Tuesday interview that he would not abandon GOP Rep. Allen West, who said on Sunday that President Barack Obama wanted Americans to be "slaves."

"He does not want you to have the self-esteem of getting up and earning and having that title of American. He'd rather you be his slave," the Florida congressman said of Obama at a rally in Port St. Lucie, according to CNN affiliate WPTV.


Filed under: Allen West • Interviews • Political Ticker • Politics • Reince Priebus • Republicans
June 19th, 2012
05:18 PM ET

Ron Paul: Not ready to endorse Romney

In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Republican Rep. Ron Paul discussed Mitt Romney and the Republican National Convention.

Paul admitted that Mitt Romney has the delegates to win the nomination but said he "doesn't have the control of the hearts and the minds of the people." When asked if he's ready to follow in his son Sen. Rand Paul's footsteps and endorse Romney, Paul replied "no way."

RELATED VIDEO: Paul: Al Qaeda stronger in Egypt

Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Republicans • Ron Paul
June 19th, 2012
12:04 PM ET

Early Obama backer defects to GOP

Ex-Rep. Artur Davis explains to CNN's Wolf Blitzer why he left the Democratic Party and plans to vote for Mitt Romney.

Filed under: Barack Obama • Interviews • President Obama • Republicans
BLITZER'S BLOG: Romney – the new leader of the GOP
April 26th, 2012
03:23 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Romney – the new leader of the GOP

By CNN's Wolf Blitzer

– For all practical purposes, Mitt Romney is now the leader of the Republican Party.

Move over Reince Priebus, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner and the others. You have a new boss.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Mitt Romney • Politics • Republicans • Wolf Blitzer
April 4th, 2012
05:05 PM ET

GOP Chair: Race will end in next month or two

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus how much longer he thinks Rick Santorum will stay in the race.

RELATED STORY: Romney blasts Obama after latest primary victories

Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Reince Priebus • Republicans • Rick Santorum
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