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October 25th, 2012
11:00 AM ET

Is Ohio must-win for Romney?

Can Mitt Romney win the White House without the Buckeye State? CNN's John King shows a scenario at the magic wall.

RELATED POST: Poll shows five-point edge for Obama in Ohio


Filed under: 2012 election • battleground states • John King • Magic Wall • Ohio • Politics
October 24th, 2012
06:27 PM ET

CNN shifts North Carolina to 'lean Romney'

(CNN) – Color North Carolina light red.

CNN is moving its classification of the swing state from true "toss up" to "lean Romney."

FULL POST ON CNN POLITICAL TICKER

October 24th, 2012
04:59 PM ET

Trump to Obama: Let's make a deal

CNN's Joe Johns describes the latest news in the silly season of politics as Donald Trump offers a deal for Pres. Obama.

RELATED POST: Trump's new charity drive


Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • Birther issue • Donald Trump • Joe Johns
October 23rd, 2012
02:24 PM ET

Skydiver “Fearless Felix” recounts a fear that almost derailed record jump

by Dugald McConnell and Brian Todd

Watch "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" Tuesday at 5pm on CNN for more of Brian Todd's interview with space jumper Felix Baumgartner.

(CNN) - He has been dubbed "Fearless Felix," but the Austrian skydiver who broke the sound barrier last week was almost derailed by a fear he had never before encountered: claustrophobia.

In a wide-ranging interview with The Situation Room's Brian Todd, Felix Baumgartner said that as he did longer and longer test runs, wearing his restrictive skydiving suit, his anxieties got worse and worse.
FULL POST

October 23rd, 2012
10:50 AM ET

'Honey Boo Boo' misbehaves

"Honey Boo Boo" snores, bounces and sings through her media tour. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on Boo Boo misbehavin'.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos
October 22nd, 2012
06:44 PM ET

John Kerry: 'This is a dangerous world'

Sen. John Kerry, who played Mitt Romney in Pres. Obama's debate practice, tells Wolf Blitzer about the dangers of war.

RELATED VIDEO: Should the U.S. talk with Iran?


Filed under: 2012 election • foreign policy • John Kerry
October 22nd, 2012
06:42 PM ET

Strategist: Obama has given up on N.C.

Democratic strategist Paul Begala talks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about where the candidates are focusing their efforts.

RELATED POST: CNN shifts North Carolina to 'lean Romney'

October 22nd, 2012
06:33 PM ET

Catchphrase 2012: Obamaloney to Romnesia

A pound of Obamaloney, and don't forget the Romnesia. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on 2012's catchphrases gone wild.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Jeanne Moos
October 20th, 2012
06:45 PM ET

Rep. Mike Rogers speaks on Libya attacks

Rep. Mike Rogers sits down with CNN's Wolf Blitzer & Kate Bolduan to discuss the investigation of the attacks in Libya.

RELATED STORY: Intelligence on Benghazi shifted after Obama administration described attack as 'spontaneous'


Filed under: Interviews • Libya • Mike Rogers
October 19th, 2012
10:35 PM ET

Canine castaway saved from the sea

CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a dog that is rescued by a man on a paddleboard.

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Filed under: Animals • Jeanne Moos
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