Archive for August 26, 2011


Washington (CNN) – Ending months of speculation, former New York Gov. George Pataki said Friday he will not run for the Republican presidential nomination. Pataki, a three-term governor, said the GOP needs to focus its efforts on finding “serious solutions” to the problems facing the country and he pledged to be a voice in helping advance these ideas, but not as a presidential candidate. “It is incumbent on our party to come forward with serious … Read More

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(CNN) – Texas Gov. Rick Perry chastised Mitt Romney's health care plan Thursday, but said he believes the former governor of Massachusetts is beginning to see the light. "I think Mitt is finally recognizing that the Massachusetts health care plan that he passed is a huge problem for him," he told conservative radio talk show host Laura Ingraham in an interview. And the 2012 GOP contender attempted to lump Romney in with health care reform passed … Read More

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Washington (CNN) — Support for U.S. military action in Libya has skyrocketed nearly 20 points in the wake of this week's events in Tripoli, but most Americans don't see the rebel advances in Libya as a victory for the United States, according to a new national survey. And a CNN/ORC International Poll released Friday also indicates that while President Barack Obama's approval rating on Libya has grown, his overall job rating has not budged. Accor … Read More

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(CNN) — With Hurricane Irene bearing down on the East Coast, President Barack Obama will end his Martha's Vineyard vacation and return to Washington Friday night, deputy press secretary Josh Earnest said. … Read More

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