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November 22nd, 2011
08:10 PM ET

Secret Weapons: Jon Huntsman's 'Jon 2012 Girls'

He may be in single digits in the campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, but Jon Huntsman has gained credibility in some circles for the lively social media and video work done by Huntsman's three daughters, who call themselves the "Jon 2012 Girls." The daughters' parody of Herman Cain's recent "Smoking Man" viral video became a heavily viewed clip of its own, but so far, all that buzz hasn't bumped their Dad into the top tier of GOP candidates. Erin Burnett sat down with the trio ahead of the CNN Republican National Security debate to find out why.


Filed under: Politics
November 22nd, 2011
08:09 PM ET

Seriously?! Detroit's 'Ramps to Nowhere'

Where does all that public money go? In Detroit, some of it seems to be going to add wheelchair-friendly sidewalk ramps, which of course sounds like a solid investment. At least, until you see where those ramps lead: nowhere. As CNN's Erin Burnett shows us, in one Detroit neighborhood, the ramps are of no use to anybody, able-bodied or otherwise, and that had us asking, "Seriously?!"


Filed under: Seriously?!
November 22nd, 2011
01:30 PM ET

CNN Debate Night: Check Out the Preps in this Time Lapse Video

Tonight on CNN, OutFront serves as the setup for the CNN Republican National Security Debate, which begins directly after OutFront at 8 p.m. ET. As you can imagine, a lot goes into preparing for an event like this–and a lot of it involves creating a suitable stage. It takes days, but thanks to this CNN time-lapse, you can watch Constitution Hall in Washington get the CNN Politics transformation.


Filed under: Inside Out