Eric Cantor's team had millions of dollars to spend on his primary campaign. While much of that money went to ads that apparently failed to win over enough voters, $168,000 was spent on steakhouse dinners. Compare that to Team Brat spending just $122,000 on the entire campaign. Dana Bash has the latest.
Anderson discussed the impact of Cantor's loss with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, GOP strategist Ana Navarro and Chief National Correspondent John King.
After keeping a low profile for more than a decade, Monica Lewinsky is shedding new light on the 90's biggest sex scandal. For the first time, she wrote about her affair with President Clinton. It's for an upcoming issue of Vanity Fair magazine. She writes, "I am determined to have a different ending to my story… and give purpose to my past." Randi Kaye reports.
Anderson discussed Monica Lewinsky's decision to break her silence with Chief National Correspondent John King, Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger and Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin.
In its new report, the Senate Intelligence Committee concludes the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya was likely preventable. What else does the report say? John King has the latest.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been in the crosshairs of political pundits since word of the bridge scandal broke. Plenty are quick to count him out of a possible presidential run,and some suggest his governorship may be at risk. Now voters are having their say in a brand new poll. Chief National Correspondent John King has the results.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie responded to the traffic jam crisis with a two-hour press conference today. But a federal investigation is in its beginning stages, a class-action lawsuit was just filed, and hundreds of documents are about to be released. Anderson discussed all of today's developments with Chief National Correspondent John King, Shawn Boburg, who broke the story for the Bergen Record, and Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger.
There are new allegations that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's office ordered lane closings that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge. It was reportedly political payback after the mayor of the city affected by the traffic jam refused to endorse Christie. Many see Governor Christie as the Republicans’ best hope to win the White House in 2016. Anderson takes a closer look at the crisis rocking the Christie camp, along with Christie's reputation as a bipartisan uniter.
Anderson discussed all of this with Senior Political Analyst David Gergen, Chief National Correspondent John King and Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger.
Liz Cheney cited serious health issues in her family when she withdrew from the U.S. Senate race she had hoped to win in Wyoming. It was rocky campaign, with Cheney facing accusations of carpetbagging and trying to coast on her father's coattails. She also got into a public feud with her sister Mary about same-sex marriage. John King has the latest.
A new CNN/ORC poll shows that support for Obamacare dropped to an all-time low. 35% of Americans polled say they support the health care law while 62% say they oppose it. The poll shows that most Americans predict that they will pay more for their health care than they do now. Brianna Keilar reports.
Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty is speaking out after the backlash over his GQ magazine interview. A Senior Reporter with the Daily Mail Online, Will Payne, spent this past Sunday with Robertson in Monroe, Louisiana.
President Obama held his last news conference of 2013 today, and the critical questions didn’t come up short. Reporters grilled the president about whether he thinks it’s been his worst year. And while markets are at an all-time high, President Obama’s approval rating is down to 41% - an all-time low. CNN’s John King, Candy Crowley, and David Gergen discuss the president’s comments and what 2014 may have in store.
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