September 17th, 2012
08:46 PM ET

The Super PAC economy: 2012 is the most expensive election ever

One problem Mitt Romney doesn't have is raising money. The Super PAC supporting him has already raked in more than 65-million-dollars. That's more than outside groups in total spent at this point in the 2008 election.

CNN Contributor John Avlon is writing a series of reports on the influx of cash into this year's campaigns for the Daily Beast in partnership with the Center for Responsive Politics.

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


Filed under: Campaign Finance • Economy • News • Politics
September 17th, 2012
08:32 PM ET

Union delegate on tentative agreement: We're making sure this one is iron-clad

The Chicago teachers strike reaches another day after a tentative deal was struck down by the Teachers Union on Sunday. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel decided Monday to take court action in an attempt to get teachers back to work. CNN reported Monday that a judge declined to order Chicago public school teachers back into their classrooms.

Why did the union not take the deal?

OutFront tonight: Union Delegate, Jay Rehak.


September 17th, 2012
08:19 PM ET

Embassy attacks hits center stage in presidential politics

The events of the last week have thrust foreign policy into the spotlight of the presidential election. So could this become the new big issue of the year?

OutFront tonight: Democratic Strategist Jonathan Prince and Richard Grenell who briefly served as foreign policy spokesman for Mitt Romney.

Filed under: 2012 Election • Foreign Policy • International
September 17th, 2012
08:07 PM ET

Anti-Muslim filmmaker takes family into hiding

New details are out tonight on the man behind the anti-Islamic film that ignited protests across the Muslim world.

OutFront tonight, CNN's Miguel Marquez with the latest.

Filed under: International • News
September 17th, 2012
08:02 PM ET

Romney gets candid on leaked audio: "It would be helpful to be Latino"

On a day when Mitt Romney is trying to retool his message, undercover video has emerged of Romney at a private fundraiser earlier this year - joking about how being Latino might have helped his campaign.

The video was obtained by the left-leaning blog, "Mother Jones."

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


Filed under: 2012 Election • Politics
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