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September 11th, 2012
09:53 PM ET

Remembering 9/11 for future generations

CNN's Erin Burnett remembers September 11th and asks how future generations will remember the 9/11 anniversary in Tuesday's eblock.


Filed under: E-Block
September 11th, 2012
09:08 PM ET

Obama snubs Netanyahu? White House turns down meeting Israeli Prime Minister

Israeli sources tell our Wolf Blitzer that at least for now the White House has rejected a request from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to meet with President Barack Obama this month. The Israeli leader wanted to discuss Iran's disputed nuclear program while he's attending a meeting at the U.N.

Netanyahu, meanwhile, is growing increasingly frustrated with the U.S. for not drawing a so-called "red line" when it comes to Iran's nuclear program, saying the U.S. has no "moral right" to restrain Israel from taking military action of its own.

Recommended: Israel-U.S. heated exchanged over Iran


Filed under: International • Iran • National Security
September 11th, 2012
08:49 PM ET

The moneyball of politics: Using science to win votes

The moneyball of politics - how campaign's really get you to vote, and vote their way.

When you hear words like money and politics - you probably think of campaign commercials - more than $416 million spent so far this presidential campaign alone. Or those big convention speeches, but is that what really does the trick for most voters?

Columnist Sasha Issenberg reveals how through mountains of data, expensive TV ads and conventions do nothing to affect the vote. Issenberg says there is no undecideds and provides dos and don'ts for political campaigns.

OutFront tonight: Sasha Issenberg, author of "The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns" and member of the OutFront Political Strike Team.


Filed under: 2012 Election • Politics
September 11th, 2012
08:28 PM ET

Romney blames GOP for going along with sequestration; Ohio Republican Rob Portman responds

CNN's Erin Burnett talks to Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) about the possibility of another downgrade and the danger of the fiscal cliff.

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Filed under: 2012 Election • Economy • News • Politics
September 11th, 2012
08:10 PM ET

Clinton the closer? Bill Clinton stumps for Obama in battleground state of Florida

Fresh off his star turn at the Democratic convention, Former President Bill Clinton hits the campaign trail Tuesday for President Barack Obama in a crucial swing state, Florida.

The former president's power is not lost on the White House. A new CNN poll out today puts Obama's approval rating at 51 percent. That's much higher than the two presidents who lost re-election in the last 30 years, but still far below Clinton's high of 60 percent at this point in 1996.

So can Clinton charm undecided voters enough to move the needle for Obama?

OutFront tonight: CNN Contributors John Avlon, Reihan Salam, and Roland Martin.

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Filed under: 2012 Election • Politics
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