Archive for April 13, 2011

(CNN) — Some of the likely 2012 Republican presidential candidates reacted to President Obama's deficit reduction speech Wednesday. Their responses: Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney: "President Obama's proposals are too little, too late. Instead of supporting spending cuts that lead to real deficit reduction and true reform of Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, the President dug deep into his liberal playbook for 'solutions' highlight … Read More

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Washington (CNN) — The optics don't look great for Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann. That is, if you're talking about her relationship with LensCrafters, the one-stop shop of eye care and eyewear. The possible GOP presidential candidate supported her belief that Planned Parenthood should lose its government funding by telling a crowd in Iowa on Monday, "The executive director of Planned Parenthood in Illinois said they want to become the LensCraf … Read More

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(CNN) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, said Wednesday that congressional leaders had a "constructive" meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House. Both the White House and Congress agree that "it's time to put the talking points aside" in dealing with the debt crisis, he said. Other countries "want to know whether America's going to get its act together or (if it's) going to become another Greece," McConnell said. … Read More

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