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SOTU Sneak Peek for August 21st...
August 17th, 2011
03:19 PM ET

SOTU Sneak Peek for August 21st...

With one candidate jumping in and another bowing out, the GOP presidential field grabbed a lot of attention over the weekend.  This week, it’s the president’s turn.
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Filed under: 2012 • Behind the scenes • Sneak Peek
August 14th, 2011
02:41 PM ET

Candy's IA SOTU wrap up

Candy's post show thoughts on news out of a special edition of SOTU in Iowa w/Michelle Bachmann and Herman Cain.


Filed under: Iowa • Post-show rundown
August 14th, 2011
12:14 PM ET

Bachmann on IA Straw Poll victory

Candy's interview with GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann in the wake of her Iowa Straw Poll victory.

And watch Part 2 on what she brings to the race, compromise and gay marriage.


Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Michele Bachmann • Newsmakers • Road to 2012 • State of the Union
August 14th, 2011
12:05 PM ET

Herman Cain: "our momentum continues to grow"

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain talks to Candy Crowley after his 5th place finish in the Iowa Straw Poll. "This campaign is encouraged. And our momentum continues to grow."


Filed under: 2012 • Herman Cain • Iowa • Newsmakers • Road to 2012 • State of the Union
August 14th, 2011
11:41 AM ET

Steve King on Pawlenty: 'I salute him'

IA GOP Rep. Steve King on Pawlenty dropping out of the race and the battle for conservative voters in the 2012 race.


Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Newsmakers • State of the Union • Steve King
August 14th, 2011
10:33 AM ET

Wrapping up Straw Poll politics

Candy Crowley talks with reporters Neil King and Philip Rucker about the Straw Poll results and Pawlenty dropping out.


Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Philip Rucker • State of the Union
August 14th, 2011
04:46 AM ET

State of the Union Early Bird for August 14, 2011

(CNN)-It's early, and State of the Union is bringing you the best of the morning headlines to go with your cup of coffee.

We're live from Ames, Iowa this morning to give you the latest on the 2012 campaigns the morning after the Ames Straw Poll.

Be sure to watch our interviews today with presidential candidates Rep. Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain at 9am/12pm ET.

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August 13th, 2011
06:24 PM ET

Candy's preshow rundown from the IA State Fair

Candy is at the Iowa State Fair and previews Sunday's special edition live from Iowa: w/Rep. Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain and Rep. Steve King.

This Sunday...
August 12th, 2011
04:38 PM ET

This Sunday...

A special edition of State of the Union live in Iowa.

Eyes are on the state this week on the eve of the Ames Straw Poll, considered to be the first big test of strength for GOP candidates. It has been a busy week leading up to the big event with Republican candidates flooding the state to drum up support and Texas Gov. Rick Perry joining the fray.

Candy will talk to two GOP presidential candidates competing in the straw poll. First, she’s leading the polls in Iowa, Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann; and then former Godfather's Pizza CEO and radio talk show host Herman Cain.

Then we’ll talk to Tea Party power broker Rep. Steve King of Iowa about the new battle for conservatives between Bachmann and Perry and Iowa’s role for Republicans in the 2012 race.

Finally Candy talks with reporters Neil King and Philip Rucker for analysis on the results from the Ames Straw Poll and a busy week of politics.

Be sure to watch Candy live from Iowa this Sunday at 9am eastern.


Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • State of the Union • This Sunday...
SOTU Sneak Peek for August 14th...
August 10th, 2011
06:28 PM ET

SOTU Sneak Peek for August 14th...

Read a newspaper lately?   Then you know all about Iowa.

Saturday is the much-hyped Ames Straw Poll, often called the first real test of the Republican presidential candidates.  Coupled with Sarah Palin’s freshly announced scheduled appearance at the Iowa State Fair (with all of its fried delicacies), the Hawkeye State is the political epicenter of the week.   So, of course, that’s where you’ll find Candy.  She’ll be reporting from Iowa starting Friday, and “State of the Union” will be live from Ames Sunday morning.

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