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2 years 9 months ago

Poll: Gingrich favored in Iowa

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Herman Cain's departure from the Republican presidential race has political observers reassessing the field. In Iowa, where the first nominating contest will take place next month, the Des Moines Register has a fresh poll out that puts Newt Gingrich on top with 25 percent support, ahead...

2 years 10 months ago

Cain reassessing his presidential campaign

ATLANTA (AP) - Herman Cain's Iowa campaign chairman is telling The Associated Press that the candidate is reassessing his presidential campaign a day after an Atlanta businesswoman alleged a 13-year extramarital affair with the Republican. Steve Grubbs says that on a conference call with senior staff early Tuesday, Cain...

2 years 10 months ago

Cain says harassment claims have affected support

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain acknowledges slipping from the top tier of candidates while addressing accusations of sexual harassment and confusion about his policy stands. The Georgia businessman insists his campaign is sound and supporters remain onboard what he calls the "Cain train." Cain has denied the...

2 years 10 months ago

Gingrich: Cain handling allegations well, so far

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says rival Herman Cain has handled the sexual harassment allegations against him well so far. But Gingrich is unsure what would happen if more accusations surface. Gingrich, a former GOP House speaker, says Cain seems to have satisfied most people so far...

2 years 10 months ago

Cain's challenge: Voters dismiss non-politicians

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Herman Cain says some people are trying to undermine him because they don't want a businessman to be nominated or elected president. But Republican voters have denied the presidential nomination to businessmen for 70 years. And 1928 was the last time Americans elected a president who...

2 years 10 months ago

Gingrich, Cain face off in sideline debate

(AP) - Presidential candidate Herman Cain is hoping a head-to-head debate with rival Newt Gingrich will turn the page on a politically troublesome week he spent dealing with allegations of sexual harassment. Saturday night's debate in Texas is supposed to focus on issues such as Social Security and Medicare. Organizers...

2 years 10 months ago

Perry adviser denies harassment talk with Cain

WASHINGTON (AP) - An adviser to Rick Perry's presidential campaign says he never had a conversation with Herman Cain about sexual harassment, contrary to Cain's assertion. Curt Anderson tells CNN "it's just not true." Asked in an interview whether he believed Cain was lying in his statement to Forbes magazine,...

2 years 11 months ago

Cain says he was `falsely accused' of harassment

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is denying he sexually harassed anyone, though he is acknowledging that he was accused of it in the 1990s when he headed the National Restaurant Association. Cain was responding to a report in Politico that the trade group gave financial settlements...

3 years 1 week ago

Cain wins early Florida test vote

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Herman Cain won an early test vote in Florida that lacked most of the leading candidates' participation. Cain captured 37.1 percent of the vote at Saturday's Presidency 5 straw poll in Orlando, with Texas Gov. Rick Perry coming in second with 15.4 percent. Mitt Romney came...

3 years 3 months ago

2012 GOP candidate Cain promotes his business plan

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain says his tax-cutting, pro-business philosophy will power the U.S. economy and put unemployed people back to work. Cain's message was greeted with applause by about six dozen people when he appeared at a center on innovative technology in Greenville, S.C.,...

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