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Mar 29, 2012 3:00pm PDT
was a hispanic man. that would match the description of george zimmerman. he didn't seem hurt. he does say later he had his hand at his forehand. what do we make of the part we just heard? >> well, the big issue that remains at the heart of this case is who was the aggressor in this confrontation and does zimmerman have facts at his disposal that would be a good defense either in general or specifically under florida's unique law? certainly i think this is not the smoking gun one way or the other. but again, particularly when you combine it with the video that was released by abc yesterday of george zimmerman appearing unhurt. his argument that he was somehow injured and under threat looks a little tougher to make based on this interview and based on the video. >> when you were up visiting with anderson and his team, what else significant did you learn about this eyewitness account? >> what i learned is that this is going to be a tough witness at trial because this person doesn't have a really clear view of precisely what happened, who was the aggressor, and this person heard some
CNN
Mar 22, 2012 3:00pm PDT
orlando. when a neighborhood watch volunteer named george zimmerman shot him. zimmerman said he felt threatened and fired in self-defense. police questioned him but haven't arrested him. this afternoon, the sanford city police chief left his job amid outrage over his department's handling of the investigation. martin's parents spoke out about an hour ago after meeting with u.s. justice department officials. >> the death of a child. we want an arrest. we want a conviction and we want him sentenced for the murder of our son. >> cnn's zjohn zarrella is in sanford. what do we know? >> not a whole lot at the meeting today. what we are being told by a family spokesman, the meeting was primarily introductory, getting to know you, the family members, the mother and father and with the department of justice representatives. the singular word used during the meeting by the department of justice was patience. please be patient with us. as you know, it is going to take a lot of time for the department of justice to dig in and sift through all of what transpired on the night of february 26th, and
CNN
Apr 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT
investigation. the lawyers who had been representing the admitted gunman, george zimmerman, said they have lost contact with their client and they say he has, against their advice, placed phone calls to reporters and the special prosecutor. >> i still believe that he was acting in self-defense that night. nothing i have said about him or his case has changed in any way. i just can't proceed to represent a client who doesn't stay in contact with me. >> more on how this dramatic announcement will impact the martin investigation in a few moments. >>> back now to a defining day in the race for the white house. tonight, the only candidate to emerge as a long-term threat to governor romney is out of the race. in pennsylvania this afternoon, just a few hours after bringing his 3-year-old daughter home from the hospital, rick santorum called it quits. >> we -- we made the decision to get into this race at our kitchen table. and against all the odds. and we made a decision over the weekend that while this presidential race for us is over for me, and we will suspend our campaign effective today
CNN
Jul 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
helped get bill clinton ecollected based on the economy. mary you worked with george w. bush and not happy with your now husband in the campaign. president obama is in the white house, a referendum, can he still help? i'm going to a map here, there's a big senate race in his home state in arkansas. he's still popular there, that's a tough race. a big senator race in california. there are big races down in florida, a state he did well in during his time and perhaps other big states with pennsylvania can he really help? >> let me disclose something, as of saturday night i will be in little rock, so i just wanted to be clear our viewers knew that. can he turn the entire thing around? no. can he make a difference? yes, i think he can. i think people file like -- they like him, feel fondly of his presidency. when you're in a situation like this, and this is not a good situation, you try everything. i'm glad to see he's willing to help, and sure you'll try it, and whether it turns the whole thing around, i doubt it. >> mary, how do you view it in the sense that some democrats see double st
CNN
Jun 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
shouldn't come out, say maybe, maybe we underestimated to quote george w. bush, wasn't he the one that said it, the depth of the recession, the depth of the hole we were in, and that we inherited something, a much more protracted recession and we realized and it will take longer to dig out of it. it is like running against george w. bush again, saying this is a major disaster we were handed, we did our best, made progress, but those guys really put us in a hole. and it is no surprise he is saying that because gallup polling shows as much as americans, majority blame the president for the u.s. economy shape, more blame george w. bush. >> the public doesn't blame bush, they're not interested in hearing that. >> even if they blame george w. bush more than barack obama, george w. bush won't be on the ballot in november. >> right. and it is a leadership question. they don't want a president that whiens about what a terrible situation he is in and woe is me. they want somebody that can lead us out of it. >> we could have gone to the website six weeks ago, found what both of them talked about
CNN
Apr 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
responsibility for his death, george zimmerman. we will continue to seek the truth. every single day, our prosecutors handle difficult cases and adhere to that same standard, a never-ending search for the truth, and a quest to always do the right thing for the right reason. there is a reason cases are tried in a court of law, not in the court of the public, and not by the media, because details have to come out in excruciating and minute fashion, detail by detail, bit of evidence by bit of evidence. it is only then when the trier of fact, whether it is a judge or a jury, gets all of those details, that then the laws apply to that and a decision can be rendersed. we will skrup u usually adhere to the law. today, we filed an information charging george zimmerman with murder in the second degree. a okay fee us has been issued for his arrest. with the filing of that information and the issuance of the okay feus, he will have the right to appear within 24 hours of his arrest. thus, formal prosecution will begin. we thank all of those people that have sent positive energy and prayers our w
CNN
Apr 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the man who admits to killing trayvon martin can be set free soon on $150,000 bail. george zimmerman took the stand wearing a suit and shackles at a bond hearing today. he used the opportunity to apologize to the teenager's parents. >> i wanted to say i am sorry. for the loss of your son. i did not know how old he was. i thought he was a little bit younger than i am. and i did not know if he was armed or not. >> david mattingly is live for us in sanford, florida. it was a remarkable thing to watch on television, david. how did the martin family respond to that? you were there in the courtroom. >> reporter: yes, this was completely unexpected. i was looking right at trayvon martin's mother and father as george zimmerman was talking directly to them. i didn't see much of a reaction at all. they were very stoic. at times during the hearing, they would turn to each other and whisper something but not much reaction at all. as soon as this hearing was over, they got up and left the courtroom very quickly. didn't speak to anyone. and then they had their attorney come out to the cameras outs
CNN
Aug 13, 2011 2:00am EDT
democratic candidate, was leading president george w. bush in the polls. we saw what happened in november. and so the polls are one thing. you still have to to run the race. remember fred thompson in 2008 republicans were in love with him, he crashed and burned. former new york mayor rudy giuliani, same thing, they loved him. he crashed and burned. i don't believe governor perry is the same, he will be an active campaigner. but again, he will also turn from, in terms of tea party, michele bachmann. rick santorum placed his agenda on social conservatives. rick perry pulls from him. if he's able to craft a strong economic message he greatly impacts mitt romney. so he actually impacts 3 of 4 candidates beyond one candidate. >> we're going to leave it there. erick erickson, roland martin, mimi swartz. good to have you all on the program. thank you so much. >>> reality it's a lot more complicated and the relationship is kind of fascinating. take a look. reportedly, there's been bad blood all around. jim acosta has the "raw politics" tonight. >> amen. >> amen. >> amen. >> reporter: for
CNN
Aug 12, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. george h.w. bush in '79. pat robertson in '87. bob dole and phil graham, they tied in 1995. i was there. george bush wins in '99. mitt romney in 2007. so does the winner of the straw poll, boom, do they go on to be the nominee? no. ronald reagan, george h.w. bush, bob doll did do it here. bush did do it here. john mccain was the nominee in 2007. what happens on saturday doesn't necessarily mean there's your winner in the race. here's what it can do. this is the impact of the straw poll. he's a governor and then a senator. governor alexander, elizabeth dole, their presidency ended in the days our hours because of their performance being so week. that was in the 2000 cycle. in the last cycle former governor tompson, former senator brownback, boom, gone because of poor expectations, straw poll performances. what do you look for in 2012? number one, governor pawlenty has to center a strong showing. he's from neighboring minnesota. number two, congressman paul has a strong grassroots connection. do they win for a top three showing. there's a write-in option. governor perry is announcing that
CNN
Oct 21, 2010 7:00pm EDT
us. when we come back, two former presidents, bill clinton and george w. bush are back in action today. we'll explain what they're up to. [ commentator ] lindsey vonn! she stays tough! earlier, she had an all-over achy cold... what's her advantage? it's speedy alka-seltzer! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes relief for all-over achy colds. the official cold medicine of the u.s. ski team. alka-seltzer plus. presidential campaign. boy, do i remember that, and he's back on the trail this year. another comeback of sorts. he went from florida to north carolina to maryland campaigning for democratic candidates, and he's been across the country. let's discuss his role. here is what strikes me. this afternoon, he went to north carolina. this is bill clinton, the former governor of arkansas. the centrist trying to protect what is simply a dying breed, which is sasouthern democrat. and heath shuler, former college quarterback, played briefly for the redskins, we won't go there, is in the congress here, his second stint in washington, he's trying to make it more distinguished, and
CNN
Sep 9, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, this is barack obama america. would this be any different if george w. bush were still the president of the united states? >> no, he would do the exact same thing. i'll be honest with you. >> jim a while ago said that this was -- let's think about the american process that we're all here celebrating, that we've come together as a diverse community, we've worked our way through this situation. there's nothing radical about asking the imam to consider doing the right thing in the context of moving the community forward. he has to have the courage to tell the radicals in the international community that this community has come together, through a process that backed off a radical preacher. now this is -- >> jim wallace, what if he says no, i've listened to everybody, but i think a, for my community and b for the international message, i'm staying put right here. >> let's be clear here, the opposition to mosques around the country, the rise in anti-muslim violence has got nothing to do with the location of those mosques and those people. it's happening all across the country. we have to ask
CNN
Jun 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
bombshell comes from a witness who never testified, sandusky's adopted son. >>> george zimmerman returning to the exact spot where he admits he shot trayvon martin. he says it was in self-defense. that's ahead. but what about your wrinkles. neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair. it has the fastest retinol formula available. it's clinically proven to visibly reduce wrinkles in just one week. "why wait if you don't have to." rapid wrinkle repair. neutrogena®. recommended most by dermatologists. ...more talk on social security... ...but washington isn't talking to the american people. [ female announcer ] when it comes to the future of medicare and social security, you've earned the right to know. ♪ ...so what does it mean for you and your family? [ female announcer ] you've earned the facts. ♪ washington may not like straight talk, but i do. [ female announcer ] and you've earned a say. get the facts and make your voice heard on medicare and social security at earnedasay.org. tell me you have good insurance. yup, i've got... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate. really? i was afraid you'd have s
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Apr 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
jury. does that make it less likely or more likely the shooter george zimmerman will face charges? north korea prepares a rocket launch and prepares a nuclear test. what are we learning about the young untested leader? and as president obama promotes the buffet rule, tonight's truth ex plorz how team obama hopes to create a romney rule. start with the big development in the trayvon martin case. one woman will now decide if the neighborhood watch than that admits to shooting and killing trayvon martin will be arrested and charged. special prosecutor angela corey has chosen not to use a grand jury to investigate the florida teenager's death. it is up to her to figure out whether to file charges against george zimmerman or drop the case altogether. ♪ >> as you can see there, peaceful protests and unrelenting protests marching to the sanford police department demanding an immediate arrest. david mattingly is live in sanford tonight. a lot of people say this was an unexpected move but not the family attorney. let's listen. >> anticipating that there will be no grand jury because the
CNN
Apr 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
his first quarter it was over 4%. clinton in 1996, 3%. george h.w. bush. he lost. look at that, a number below 3%. reagan had a booming economy by this time in his re-election year. >> that's important the growth rate. if you look back to reagan his unemployment was 7.8%. it got a lot better since he was in office. that growth rate of 8.5% for reagan gave people the sense that the recovery would be robust and sustained. and what people don't have right now with president obama and a 2.2% growth rate which, by the way, is less than people anticipated, they don't have any sense of security that a recovery will be here a year from now. most people believe things are sort of getting better, but they are not sure now how long they're going to get better for or whether we could go in the opposite direction. that's the problem for the president. >> in 1992 people felt they had been treading water for so long. hard and hard and they wanted a change. they said, let's try something different. the psychology is critical. we asked, who do you trust? who will be more likely to get the economy
CNN
Aug 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, i know you're not happy and you don't love everybody i did, but george w. bush made it worse and the rps don't have anything different. can they sell that? >> it's hard. the backdrop it like this was in 1928, reagan went out, probably saved 10 or 15 seats, the predictions we were going loose 50, we lost 26 which changed the dynamics. right today if you had the election, there's probably 200 republicans, 200 did that, and we're fighting over the last 35 seats. most of those are democrat seats and i think to a certain extent it's not a national election, it's about picking each of those incumbents off. the other fear i have is candidates matter and elections matter. and i think in this particular case we have some very fine candidates who aren't tested in the battlefield. so they can't make mistake. they've got to run almost error free campaigns and if they do, they win. a better environment than we've ever had in certainly the last 20 years and i think we'll have a great november 2nd. >>> doug schoen mentioneds big achievement of this president, health care reform, something democ
CNN
May 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
presidents evolve. if you go back, george w. bush and dick cheney had a days agreement. from the get-go, up to the states. george w. bush said you need a national constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage. for a group of people, team obama, says governor romney can't get its act straight and keeps changing positions, why can't the president get this one right? >> he doesn't have a clear position. president obama doesn't say no or yes, he stays murky taken seems deliberately murky so he can have it both ways where he seems to be indicating to the gay community he's maybe with them and to others maybe against them, so it's unclear. now, next week the president will be giving a commencement address at barnard college where one of the leaders of the gay marriage community will be getting an award. this issue will come up again because we'll see them together on stage presumably, and it will continue coming up until the white house clarifies the president's position. they're going to have to say something at some point to clarify it. i'm sure they know that. so there will be a next st
CNN
Sep 27, 2010 7:00pm EDT
of the new book "red state uprising." and with me here, former george w. bush strategist and now national journal columnist, maureen dowd. i'll start with you, because now i have this year figured out. either the voters aren't that smart because they're not paying as much attention or you democrats need to stop whining, is that the solution? >> i think the vice president was talking about a particular phenomenon on my side of the aisle which is the left. you have a number of prognosticators saying that the president hasn't been progressive enough and at a time when we have had bold, fundamental change and other issues that have been really hard in this election cycle so i think the vice president had a real message which is you know what happens when democrats don't vote, republicans win. >> it would have been good if he had said that, but he did not say that. it's not really a good idea to blame voters right before an election, because they actually might sit at home instead of going out. >> you said a lot of polling and a lot of focus groups, when you say things like that, do v
CNN
Apr 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
defense team confident they can get bond? >> reporter: well, of course, the big question is will george zimmerman get out of jail tomorrow. there's a couple of things we're watching for. first of all, all of the heavy lifting is on the prosecution tomorrow. it is up to them to convince the judge that george zimmerman is a flight risk or danger to the community. they have a lot to do there if they want to prove that. but if they try to, they could end up showing us evidence we haven't seen before, so it could be interesting to see what they try to do and what they reveal as they try to do that. second of all, the bond itself. if zimmerman gets the bond and gets out, the question is how high will the bond be. we know his attorney says is indigent, needs help from the state to pay for his legal defense. so right now, if he gets a bond, if it is too high, who will pay it to get george zimmerman out of jail. a lot of questions now as we just begin with the legal process in this case. john? >> and a new judge, former judge recused herself. any reason to believe the case could take a different
CNN
Jun 18, 2012 3:00pm PDT
much more friendly relationship with george w. bush. you can see it in the president's face. you could hear it in the tone of his words. this is not a working relationship at the moment, is it. >> it is not a working relationship. and it's been an enormous source of frustration for the administration. as you know, the obama is team came in promising to hit the reset button with russia. in the beginning it seemed to be working. obama had a an excellent relationship with medvedev. the two saw themselves as risings members of a young generation that was going to transform the world. and they made some progress on some issues. but now with putin in, we have this authoritarian that many in washington regard as a real thug. obama clearly doesn't like him. putin has no real love for obama. more importantly, it's not just the body language. it's not just the personal animosity. it is the fact that the russians are blocking any real effort or net success in getting assad out of office. this is a -- syria is a foot hold for the russians on diplomacy in the middle east as you know. as long
CNN
Apr 13, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. tonight, a cnn exclusive. trayvon martin's brother takes i issue with george zimmerman's account that it was the 17-year-old trayvon that initiated the fatal encounter. >>> the rocket launch was a bismal failure. will north korea respond at testing a nuclear device? >>> president obama pays a lower tax rate than his secretary? a new look at how it impacts the campaign tax debate. >>> we started with breaking news in oklahoma where a tornado reportedly touched down in the past hour right here the university of oklahoma in norman. our chad myers tracking it all from the severe weather center. what can you tell us? >> it looks like it was in norman, oklahoma. it was about 3/4 miles north of the stadium. through downtown and out towards the east of the city and up toward the lakes that are off to the east. the storm is still moving along i-40. we don't believe there is a tornado anymore with it. the storm mass stopped rotating. right in the middle of norman, this storm was rotating enough that a funnel came down, created a tornado and has created damage. there are calling for some barrica
CNN
Jan 21, 2011 7:00pm EST
president's state of the union address. >>> later george clooney meets piers morgan and talks about l malaria. and rudy giuliani meets him and talks about running for president in 2012. then i wrote a letter to the food stamp office. "thank you very much, i don't need your help any more." you know now, i can actually say i bought my home. i knew that the more i dedicated... the harder i worked, the more it was going to benefit my family. this my son, mario and he now works at walmart. i believe mario is following in my footsteps. my name is noemi, and i work at walmart. ♪ i want to fix up old houses. ♪ [ woman ] when i grow up, i want to take him on his first flight. i want to run a marathon. i'm going to work with kids. i'm going to own my own restaurant. when i grow up, i'm going to start a band. [ female announcer ] at aarp we believe you're never done growing. thanks, mom. i just want to get my car back. [ female announcer ] together we can discover the best of what's next at aarp.org. >>> i read a lot of polling. too much probably. understanding public opinion is part of cove
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Jun 23, 2010 7:00pm EDT
administration, secretary weinberger didn't speak to secretary schultz or in the george w. bush administration general powell in the state department and rumsfeld in defense hated each other. this is nothing compared to that and the president did take command. he went to the u.s. military academy at west point, announced his policy, he fired the general who was there at the time, put somebody else in, turned out to be mcchrystal, so this is the obama policy. congressman ellison, a whole lot of democrats, more and more republicans are worried this is not going to end well but this is the obama policy. i think everybody does know what page he's on. >> gates says there will be a small number and biden says there's a large number that's a big difference to people on the ground in afghanistan. >> go back and look what the president said until west point. the rest is all just opinion until he tells us difference. george bush said one decider. >> in that case you can't have biden saying one thing and gates another. >> they need to make additional changes to the team. the team that was
CNN
Jan 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
mccain and george w. bush both got the same percentage of white voters. one won in a landslide in 2000, the other lost by seven. that's the changing democrat graphic nature of our state and of our country. so if you want to win in the swing states you need to attract swing voters. and if you want to win in the country you have to do that. so i think there needs to be a concerted 24/7 effort, not just to do it when you come down to miami, there ought to be an effort in north carolina, efforts in new mexico, nevada, the swing -- the growing populations in all of the swing states are hispanic voters. and the tone of the campaign talking about border security, which is a significant issue. if you just focus on that alone and not talk about economic opportunity, overregulation of small businesses, education reform to give people opportunities, a tip of the hat of the patriotic and aspirational nature of all the hispanic communities to connect personally, if you don't do any of that you're not saying welcome to our club, welcome to our team. and we do that at our peril, i think. >> you
CNN
Aug 19, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. last american combat troops leave iraq. not exactly right, but close. "i think george w. bush deserves some credit for victory." >> i think that's the wrong conversation. the bigger conversation should be are we pulling out too soon or too quickly? second of all, we're going to put the state department in charge. we're going to bring in a lot of civilian contractors to be involved. the other question i would want to know is are we putting people at risk too soon and don't deserve to be under the risk? that's what the real conversation needs to be about. >> i want to go back to the magic wall. we talk about the cost of this war. there's two ways to look at it. number one, this is the most important way if you look through this. these are the americans killed in iraq, more than 4,400. you see the peaks in the early days. november 2006, presidential election. midterm election. the surge, casualties spike then. they have been down, 2007, 2008, 2009 to the present moment. that is one somewhat encouraging sign there. that's one way to look at the cost of the war. then there's this way. $750
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Sep 26, 2011 11:00pm PDT
george bush. is this now how decisions are going to get made, that things have to wait until the last minute and before -- basically until the last minute? >> if one is to believe that the house -- the senate republican leader senator mcconnell who said after we went through the last deal that this is what they were going to do in every instance, try to extract something before they vote on this. i don't know the details, but it looks like the republicans got -- common sense got the better of them and they decided this is the mountain they wanted to die on. but again i'm a little shaky on the details right now. >> david, it is remarkable that it seems like the only thing that saved the day was fema realizing they didn't have enough money to get through to the next funding period, the next week. it didn't seem like republicans or democrats were going to give in, did it? >> i really worry that the president of the democrats new strategy is to change a title of a famous old book, getting to no. that after the debt ceiling crisis, the president of the democrats seemed to have decided
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Aug 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >> three big problems that are going to affect this election. one is it's no longer george bush's economy, it's yours. >> we do own that. >> number two is for the first time people are seeing a relationship between out of control spending and the poor economy. they never did before. number three is people feel that they blinked and this country has changed. we've taken over wall street, taken over financial, housing, health care, automobile industry. and it's not the america they thought it was. and i think particularly in the middle, independents are saying this is not what i signed up for when i voted -- >> and by nearly two to one, voters want to check and balance on president obama and the democrats in congress so they know the democrats run washington. >> but if the economy were going -- if we were going to have the summer recovery, which was predicted by some -- if unemployment numbers were better, if 7 out of 10 people in this country thought it was going in the right direction instead of going in the wrong direction,which is the way they think, republicans might be in trou
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May 15, 2012 3:00pm PDT
headlines to catch you up on. george w. bush was in washington for a speech today on human rights but he made political news. as an elevator news was closing bush told a reporter, quote, i'm for romney. not exactly a splashy endorsement. the obama administration unveiled the plan to combat alzheimer's disease, a form of dementia that affects more than 5 million americans as part of the $130 million mr. obama pledged to research efforts in february. a secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius detailed the plan saying it will lead to effective prevention and treatment by 2025. >>> don't let escalating dpas prices fool you. memorial day drivers plan to flood the highways for the holiday weekend. according to a survey from aaa, 30 million americans will drive to their destinations. 500,000 more road travellers than last year. they will subsidize the trip by staying at less expensive hotels and not driving as far. i'm sure the airlines will be just as packed. >> just as busy. >> who cares? if you're getting away on vacation. >> take the day off. thanks, kate. next, a deadly
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May 30, 2011 7:00pm EDT
hampshire and iowa, for example, and on this day george washington's mt. vern joon and turning point of the civil war. some of you are rolling your ice. i've been getting tweets all day. there is no question that governor palin is a master of media manipulation. but spend a little time in this little town and you'll get a taste of the palin factor. families waiting for hours, some of them eight or nine hours, 100-degree heat here to get a glimpse at the biggest remaining wild card in the 2012 presidential race. >> i think she is gives a perspective that is for most average americans. i don't think that she seems to have lost touch with what most people are concerned about right now. i think some of the candidates are not able to connect as well as she can. >> i like her. i would just like to see her. i have a lot of respect for her. i have a lot of respect for her christian values and her convictions. she seems like a family person. >> now, governor palin likes to call us the lame stream media and her organization refuses to give us a schedule of her planned route or stops. it makes
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Apr 2, 2012 3:00pm PDT
a better city. >> i am curious what this means for your future. this is what l.a. times george skeleton wrote about you. a legislator abdomen abandoning his party is not unprecedent. i can't remember anyone jumping overboard with such potential to captain the ship. are you squanders your potential as a future republican leader? >> well, i think what i am saying is i care more about the future of my city. i care more about where we go in san diego than i do, my own political future, and my only focus and goal is to be a really good mayor, and we have had a rough decade out here to rebuild our city, our infrastructure, and our economy, and help out our schools and really do right by the people of san diego. i am not worried about what comes after that. i am worried about doing the right thing here and i think now is the time that really calls out for someone to say you're going to have a candidate on the far right. you're going to have one on the far left, and they're content to play partisan games. you're also going to have a choice for someone that says i will take good ideas r
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Aug 31, 2010 7:00pm EDT
and troops on afghanistan. something that he said back in the campaign that george w. bush didn't do enough. >>> let's get straight to our panel. among the many challenges that the president faces, is iraq ready? there are questions, are the security forces up to the task of taking on more and more responsibility? and can they do so in a country that has a coalition caretaker government? >> i would divide that into two parts, on the military side, iraq is increasingly ready. we have gone where total security was provided by americans. now, the american troops are drawing back. it will be iraqi troops out in front with americans only as a help. so, i think that is going pretty much according to schedule. the political issue, though, is not over. and iraq's not over until we can be confident that there is a structure there, that will solve its problems with the kind of give and take, instead of a zero sum gain, which still threatens iraq, so we have to consider that aspect of it. >> fareed, from your spperspec e perspective, what is the president's biggest challenge tonight? we're comi
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Sep 20, 2011 7:00pm EDT
george w. bush on israel. yet, here we are with rick perry. rick perry sounded like he was channeling netanyahu. he took almost every position netanyahu has taken and was very hard-line about it and i say this about rick perry. he at least has been there and is not speaking entirely from ignorance. but it is such a hard-lined position that it will -- as you well know, there was just this -- congressional election in new york in which a lot of jewish voters vote for the republican out of frustration with the president. there is an unhappiness with president obama behind the jewish community and this country and think he pushed netanyahu way too hard in the beginning of the settlements and botched the negotiations. got a long litany of things. having said that, however, no one has gone as far as rick perry who is in a major position of authority. the front-runner for the republican nomination who essentially has said everything is okay with israel and it is all the palestinian's fault. >> i think, john, in the context of a republican primary, what rick perry did today, may play pretty w
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Sep 6, 2011 7:00pm EDT
victories of george h.w. bush and his son, george h. bush. and peter, the president is no longer favored to win re-election, and it's a collection of very bleak numbers. >> bad news. a lot of bad news. but let's understand one thing. it's not quite the same thing as saying you're going to lose. he's no longer the favored. and i would have said that george w. bush was not the favorite in 2003, so the president's got a lot of work to do. but the other thing that's fascinating about this poll is that on a personal basis they still like the president, so for all the bad things that are happening, they like him, and secondly they make the distinction between how he's handling the economy and how he's handling foreign policy. 50% give him a positive rating on foreign policy. so, does he have a lot of problems? you bet he does, but the other side is they give him good news on foreign policy. >> mary, i'm going to guess you get a sense of deja vu when you hear numbers like this and you hear peter hart say they still like him and give him foreihighs on foreign policy. when people as they
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Mar 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
legal adviser to george zimmerman. now, sonner appeared on a local television station about an hour ago and he also said and told cnn that he has not talked directly to zimmerman about the events of the night, but he has advised zimmerman to stay out of the public, to take dealt threats against him seriously, but to cooperate with police. he is also saying, sonner is, that zimmerman has talked to the police on more than one occasion about the incident. so -- and sonner is also adding that, in fact, mr. zimmerman sustained a broken nose and a cut to the back of his head, and that we knew from the police report that came out earlier this week. also another development. he had angela quarry, a special prosecutor out of jacksonville, florida, appointed by governor rick scott yesterday to take over the state investigation of this case. her office is saying that they have two prosecutors and a homicide investigator already on the ground beginning to start to gather evidence. they're also telling us that they might not need to go to a grand jury, that they will have the authority to either
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Aug 30, 2011 4:00pm PDT
speechwriter for president george w. bush and now editor of "frum forum." bell, folks, i think it's game on. there was just a tweet minutes ago from #mittromney, saying i've spent most of my life outside politics dealing with real problems in the real economy. so, let me start with you, alex, has he decided that it's time to start taking on rick perry? >> i think he's decided it's time to start framing the election a little bit. and this is a gentle jab, you know, it's not certainly the kind of vicious, ruthless, negative attack ads that, oh, i used to make.lkk@ÑcÑ+:zlfcyywmse race as a choice. right now there'sd anti-washington sentiment, anti-political sentiment and the pol world, whoqf@< you count onxx make jobs is probably a mv effective strategy. >> a quick in, as sort of a campaign sort of insider who t for a living, that line i guarantee was tested.s4hz i mean, somewhere there was some polling going on and sort of the way he framed it -- >> you have to test the line, i spent most of my life outside politics? >> here's the thing, somewhere along the line they tested initial openin
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Nov 15, 2010 7:00pm EST
to do is continue to work with rob portman as i did with george voinovich. >> they have udahl and the democratic caucus so far. i assume governor mansion will be with them, but if these new democrats coming in are with them, do you see any pressure, or do you think -- >> i also know what doing the right thing is about, and earmarks, so long they're transparent and dp through the process, they help hospitals, they help clinics, they help educational establishments. they can be a good thing for our country, and mitch mcconnell knows that. he did it for years. i think that debate will go on, but basically the republicans are using it because they don't realliment to deal with the suggest -- the real budget issues that we face. the earmarks, as you know, are such a small percentage of the budget. >> all right. senator brown clearly has energy for the lame-duck in the next -- thanks for coming in. we'll talk more about this republican push to swear off ear marks. is it a bold move or political show boating? also, sarah palin is a big hit for -- her new show is, anyway. she's no snooki.
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Sep 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
, maybe you didn't like everything we did, but that in seven years after 9/11, when george w. bush and dick cheney left office, america was not attacked, therefore, your policy is successful. cannot president obama make the same thing and say i passed the cheney test? >> certainly, it's an argument he can make, if we get through that without any attacks. i think he also has to say and i don't believe i ever heard him say this, this has been a continuous process that started back after 9/11 and ran through the 7 1/2 years of the bush administration and then continued on into the obama administration. the bottom line is, it's been a continuum, a process carried on especially by our counterintelligence professionals, by the intelligence people and by the special operation folks and the military. they all deserve credit, because one day builds on another. one success builds on another. i think that's a legitimate way to describe it. i think we laid the groundwork in those 7 1/2 years and the results speak for themselves. and certainly, if the obama administration can avoid any further atta
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Aug 9, 2010 7:00pm EDT
governing as politicking. he can blame the republicans and blame george bush but a lot -- they wish congress would stop saying yes to everything he is offeri offering. >> but, you know, it's interesting, eric, because internal democratic polls show that if you just poll people and say what about voting for this generic republican, they're fine. but when you say what about voting for a republican who supports george w. bush's economic policies, the numbers go way down. so, it's clearly why he's resurrecting george w. bush and they're going to continue to do it through the election and, believe it or not, they think running against extending the tax cuts, actually, will work for them because it will tie republicans to bush. >> gloria, i'm reminded of that cnn poll in just from a couple monthsgo that republicans were more critical of republicans than independent voters were. i mean, there is a lot across the board of people who just really don't like the policies of the bush administration. >> let's talk about the senate race, michael bennett was appointed to take the senate seat in wa
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Jun 12, 2012 3:00pm PDT
back. lisa sylvester with the latest news you need to know. >> the wife of george zimmerman was released on bond for allegedly misleading the court on the couple's finances. her husband is charged with secondary murder in the shooting death of florida teenager trayvon martin in february. george zimmerman was released on bail until a judge ordered him back for the same perjury charge. shelly zimmerman will be arraigned july 31st. >>> colorado officials doubling crews battling the canyon blaze that plowed through more than 40,000 acres, left one woman dead. firefighters are work to go contain at least 10% of the hi park wildfire. the wind whipped flames consumed more land than the town itself. >>> and finally, coming to testify about a bill banning gays, lesbian, transgender people, as noted by the committee chairman, he also set a precedent. >> told by my staff that you are indeed the first transgender individual to did he have before the u.s. senate. i am proud of this committee. >> thank you, sir. >> the bill banning hiring a workplace discrimination against gays has been intro
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Feb 22, 2012 6:00pm EST
what do you see ace the most important dynamic? >> to quote george will, we have a frontrunner in the race, his first name is romney and his last name is not. who is the guy to down against mitt romney. some thought barack obama would be strong, some didn't want to go up against mitt romney's money. santorum and gingrich have held on and look what's happened. we have not had a clear frontrunner then other than more votes go to the non-romney candidate. >> donna, you're a veteran of presidential candidates. do we not have a frontrunner because each has had good weeks or bad weeks or because the republican electorate doesn't know what it's looking for? >> i think it's a sign of health of a political party to have a long campaign process because the voters get an opportunity in all these states, which by nature they're diverse, they're different. so they're still on a shopping spree, someone who will represent their conservative values but also one who's electable in the fall, who can beat president obama which i think is still difficult given the fact that the economy is improving. demo
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Mar 20, 2012 3:00pm PDT
watch volunteer named george zimmerman, you see him on the right. he says he fired in self-defense after he says he was threatened by someone he described as "a black kid with a hoodie on." this morning a lawyer in the case revealed martin's girlfriend was on the phone with him when the incident started. here is an audio clip from her explanation on "good morning america." >> he said this man was watching him sew put a hoodie on. the man said what you doing around here? then somebody pushed trayvon cause the headset just fell. >> the u.s. justice department said it's investigating the shooting. this afternoon the martin family attorney demanded zimmerman's arrest. >> we don't want the buck passed, agency to agency, we want to have george zimmerman arrested for killing trayvon martin in cold blood. he had a .9 millimeter gun. trayvon martin had a bag of skittles. where is the self-defense in that? >> cnn legal analyst sunny hostin with us. a number of new developments today. let's start with the fact that you hear the recording there, the young woman saying she was on the phone at t
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