August 13th, 2012
09:37 PM ET

Obama campaign and "Mediscare" tactics: Does it add up?

CNN Contributor John Avlon talks to the Obama campaign Press Secretary Ben Labolt about the 'mediscare' tactics that both Republican and Democrat campaigns are using to paint their opponent as the destroyer of Medicare.

Filed under: 2012 Election • Economy • News • Politics
August 13th, 2012
09:22 PM ET

Clinic: Rep. Jackson being treated for bipolar disorder

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-IL) is being treated for bipolar depression according to the Mayo clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The Illinois Democrat and son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson has been receiving intensive treatment for a mood disorder since June and his family says it is unclear whether he will return to Congress.

OutFront tonight: CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the disorder and how it is treated.


Filed under: Health • News • Politics
August 13th, 2012
09:11 PM ET

Romney-Ryan budget plan: "Whether Romney likes it or not, he now owns it," says John Avlon

CNN Contributor John Avlon gets to the bottom of the budget plans of both presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Pres. Barack Obama. FULL POST

Filed under: 2012 Election • Economy • OutFront Deconstruct • Politics
August 13th, 2012
09:00 PM ET

Pope's butler to stand trial over leaked secret documents

The Vatican announced Monday that Pope Benedict XVI's butler and fellow lay employee will stand trial over the alleged leaking of documents from the Pope's personal residence to an Italian journalist.

OutFront tonight: John Allen, CNN Sr. Vatican Correspondent.


Filed under: International • Justice • News • Religion
August 13th, 2012
08:31 PM ET

The politics of "Mediscare": Separating Fact from Fiction

Both team Obama and team Romney are using scare tactics to try to convince voters that the other will destroy medicare.

OutFront tonight: Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT).

Filed under: 2012 Election • Health • Politics
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