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Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama will use the power of the executive branch to do as much as possible to reinvigorate the slumping economy without assistance from a divided Congress, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told CNN Tuesday.
"Whatever he can do as president, he will do," Carney said during an appearance on "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."
Gov. Perry says his flat tax would eliminate taxes on capital gains and dividends. CNN's Tom Foreman looks at the numbers.
(CNN) - It’s clear that Texas Governor Rick Perry needs to jump start his presidential campaign.
The new CBS/New York Times poll has him coming in fifth nationally among Republican voters. Herman Cain is at 25%; Mitt Romney 21%; Newt Gingrich 10%; Ron Paul 8%; and Perry at only 6%.
Military dads serving away from home find creative ways to "be there" for bedtime stories. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.