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Sneak Peek for October 23rd...
October 20th, 2011
04:04 PM ET

Sneak Peek for October 23rd...

Candy is in New Hampshire today with Vice President Joe Biden.  Biden is in the Granite State to file papers on behalf on the democratic ticket for the NH primary.  Candy will talk to him as he addresses a crowd at Plymouth State University and visits with voters in the important early primary state.
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October 19th, 2011
05:53 PM ET

Rep. Lewis reflects on MLK’s impact

Rep. John Lewis talks about what the MLK Memorial means to him and he reflects on those lost in the 'struggle.'


Filed under: John Lewis • Newsmakers • State of the Union
October 19th, 2011
05:34 PM ET

McCain on sending troops to Africa

Sen. John McCain on sending troops to Africa, “We’ve got to be very careful...slippery slope thing could happen there.”


Filed under: John McCain • State of the Union
October 19th, 2011
05:23 PM ET

DNC Chairwoman "Polling shows overwhelming support for jobs bill”

DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says  President Obama’s Jobs bill is, “absolutely critical." and must pass congress.

October 16th, 2011
01:24 PM ET

Gingrich: 'Iran at war with us since 1979'

GOP candidate Newt Gingrich tells SOTU's Candy Crowley how he would handle Iran if he were in the White House.


Filed under: 2012 • Newt Gingrich • Road to 2012 • State of the Union
October 16th, 2011
04:50 AM ET

State of the Union Early Bird for October 16, 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.

On our radar this morning:  GOP fundraising numbers and the dedication ceremony of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial.

Check out what we're reading, and make sure to watch our interview with GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich today at 9am ET, as well as our special coverage of President Obama's remarks at the MLK Memorial dedication ceremony today at 11am ET.

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Filed under: Early Bird news note
October 15th, 2011
03:23 PM ET

Getting to Know Rep. John Lewis

We learn about Rep. Lewis' childhood sermons and the impact he's had on President Obama.


Filed under: Getting to Know • John Lewis
This Sunday on State of the Union...
October 14th, 2011
06:39 PM ET

This Sunday on State of the Union...

On this special edition of State of the Union, Candy Crowley sits down with former House Speaker and Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich to discuss the 2012 GOP race, as we are just days away from CNN’s Western Republican Presidential Debate in Las Vegas.

Then, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), ranking member of the Armed Services Committee shares his thoughts on the U.S.’s response to Iran, the President’s jobs bill and the overall state of the economy.

Plus, DNC Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) shares her party’s perspectives on the 2012 campaign.

Also, as part of our special coverage of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) talks about his role in the civil rights movement as we honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. We will have live coverage of the dedication centered on President Obama’s address.

Our special coverage begins at 9 a.m EST on CNN with the dedication beginning at 11 a.m. EST.

SOTU Sneak Peek for October 16th
October 12th, 2011
06:16 PM ET

SOTU Sneak Peek for October 16th

It’s only Wednesday, and it’s already a news-packed week.

There’s the foiled Iranian assassination attempt of the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the U.S. on American soil, a plot the Iranian government denies.  What kind of pressure will the U.S. put on Iran in response?

Another GOP debate, and once again Mitt Romney emerges unscathed.  Everyone had a new target:  Herman Cain and his “9-9-9” plan. His defense of it on our show Sunday apparently did not deter his GOP rivals from taking a few swipes.

President Obama’s jobs plan failed a critical vote in the Senate on Tuesday,  and Democrats will likely try to move it forward in pieces.  When will a jobs plan pass Congress?

Stay tuned, we’re making calls to get the best names on the most interesting stories.

We’ll also be on air an extra hour this Sunday to bring you a special, “Building the Dream” on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Dedication.  We’ll bring you the best of the ceremony, as well as live coverage of President Obama’s speech commemorating the event and the life of Dr. King.  That’s this Sunday at 11am ET.

Candy Crowley: Romney's faith an issue in GOP race?
October 10th, 2011
08:01 AM ET

Candy Crowley: Romney's faith an issue in GOP race?

Candy looks at how GOP candidates are dancing around fellow Republican Mitt Romney's Mormon faith.


Filed under: Candy Crowley • State of the Union
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