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July 9th, 2012
08:06 PM ET

Obama calls for Bush tax cuts for middle class: Does it add up?

Pres. Barack Obama announced Monday that he want a one-year extension of the Bush tax cuts for Americans earning less than $250,000 a year. Republicans are calling for the tax cuts to extended for everyone. Does it add up?

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Filed under: Economy • Election 2012 • News • Politics
July 9th, 2012
06:09 PM ET

Dems slams Romney for off-shore accounts; Erin Burnett looks at the benefits

Democrats are calling for Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney to explain his offshore accounts after a report in Vanity Fair questioning his personal finances.

On CNN's State of the Union, Robert Gibbs, adviser to Pres. Barack Obama's campaign called for Romney to release more of his tax returns.

CNN's Erin Burnett breaks down the benefits Mitt Romney can benefit from having overseas accounts.

Tune to Erin Burnett OutFront at 7p & 11p  ET

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Filed under: 2012 Election • News • Politics
John Avlon highlights three bipartisan bills that are a win-win for America
A woman speaks to a potential employer at a New York state jobs fair in the Harlem Armory in New York on June 7.
July 9th, 2012
01:44 PM ET

John Avlon highlights three bipartisan bills that are a win-win for America

After a ten-day break, Congress is back in session.  This week, the House will vote on a GOP plan to repeal Obamacare with the expectation that it will die in the democratically controlled Senate. According to the Washington Post, this will be the 31st vote in which Republicans have tried to take down the Affordable Care Act, to no avail.

In his latest column for CNN.com, John Avlon bucks the notion that Congress can't put forth efforts that will help America avoid its fiscal cliff. Avlon notes three bipartisan bills that with serious consideration could provide economic growth.

John Avlon is also a CNN contributor and member of the OutFront political strike team.


Filed under: Economy • Election 2012 • Opinion • Political Strike Team • Politics
July 9th, 2012
01:44 PM ET

Outer Circle: Libya's first election since the ousting of Ghadafi

In Libya, where the first elections since the overthrow of Moammar Ghadafi were held Saturday. The National Congress elected will appoint a new government and draft a new constitution.

Jomana Karadsheh is in Tripoli. We asked her what issues are most important to Libyan voters? FULL POST


Filed under: OuterCircle
Thank you BRONIES!
July 9th, 2012
01:26 PM ET

Thank you BRONIES!

The Bronies responded to CNN's Erin Burnett's segment about My Little Pony with artwork welcoming Burnett to the herd.

Recommended: My Little Pony meets the Bronies


Filed under: OutFront Extra
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