December 6th, 2011
08:36 PM ET

Sen. John Hoeven predicts movement on payroll tax 'within days'

In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Sen. John Hoeven predicted movement in Washington on the payroll tax "within days." As for the makeup of a deal that could be reached before the holidays, Hoeven flatly ruled out supporting a surtax on millionaires, telling Burnett "no" when asked if he'd consider it.

Filed under: Economy • National Security
December 6th, 2011
07:39 PM ET

Rep. Pete King on the rise of Newt Gingrich: 'he'd be a terrible nominee'

On CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, Rep. Pete King described Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich as "too erratic" and too "self-centered" to be president. "He'd be a terrible nominee," King told Erin Burnett, adding "people don't change at 68."

Filed under: Politics