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Herman Cain says no animals were harmed in these bizarre Web ads that use animals as a metaphor for the economy.
By Wolf Blitzer, CNN
(CNN) - With Herman Cain out of the Republican race for the White House, what happens to his “9-9-9” tax plan? The short answer, of course, is that it’s gone. What isn’t gone, though, is a desire for major tax reform in the United States.
All the candidates have come out with various proposals to reshape the way the government taxes people and corporations. There is an emerging consensus among Republicans and Democrats that the system is way too complicated, inefficient and costly. Fresh ideas are absolutely necessary.
GOP candidate Herman Cain stumps while weighing whether he will remain in the 2012 presidential race. CNN's Jim Acosta Reports.
By Wolf Blitzer, CNN
(CNN) - If I were Mitt Romney, I’d be worried about recent developments that could present serious problems in his race for the Republican presidential nomination.
If I were Newt Gingrich, I’d be encouraged by those same developments.
(CNN) - Herman Cain told his staff Tuesday he is "reassessing" the viability of his campaign in the wake of a Georgia woman's allegations that she had a long extramarital affair with the Georgia businessman. One top campaign source tells CNN he expects a decision "within a few days" - based on whether fund-raising dries up.
Cain told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room" Monday that her assertion was coming and would be false.
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