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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.
Military dads serving away from home find creative ways to "be there" for bedtime stories. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.