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September 26th, 2012
06:26 PM ET

Rep. Todd Akin defies the GOP

Rep. Todd Akin defies GOP and stays in his race, compromising chances of a GOP-won Senate majority. Dana Bash reports.

Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash • Republicans • Senate • Todd Akin
September 5th, 2012
01:10 PM ET

Eastwood's empty chair making the rounds

"Invisible Obama's chair" is now haunting the Democrats' convention. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on empty chairs everywhere.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Jeanne Moos • Republicans
August 28th, 2012
06:24 PM ET

Former Democrat Artur Davis explains party swap

Wolf Blitzer talks to former Rep. Artur Davis, a speaker at the RNC, about why he left the Democratic party.

RELATED STORY: Congressional Black Caucus blasts Artur Davis over party switch

Filed under: 2012 election • Artur Davis • Interviews • Republicans
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
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