House Republicans are now set to block a two month extension of the payroll tax holiday. A vote is now scheduled for today, after lawmakers scrapped one in the middle of the night. But house speaker John Boehner expects the bill to fail. Boehner says his members are against kicking the can down the road. Minority leader Pelosi blamed some rogue Republicans for getting in the way.
Jeb Hensarling, chairmen of the House Republican conference, explains to Ali Velshi why House Republicans are demanding a new payroll tax cut bill.
The Iowa caucuses are just two weeks away, but the GOP presidential field remains far from settled. A new CNN/ORC poll shows Ron Paul on the rise. This comes at the same time that front-runner Newt Gingrich is losing his lead.
Today on American Morning, Ali Velshi talks with Ron Paul about why voters are beginning to respond positively to his campaign.
Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" is expected to be the holiday blockbuster of the season. The movie follows the story of a young man who enlists to fight in WWI after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry – an epic journey that explores a bond of friendship, loyalty and courage. It stars Jeremy Irvine, who makes his feature film debut. In fact, Irvine was personally selected by director Steven Spielberg because of his fresh face and the fact he was unknown.
Today on American Morning, Ali Velshi and Alina Cho sit down with Irvine to talk about what it was like to work with Steven Spielberg.
It's just five days until Christmas. If you're holding off on holiday shopping because you're anxious find that perfect gift, don't worry. New research shows that you don't need to spend that much time thinking – or even have to spend all that much money.
Alina Cho sits down with columnist John Tierney to discuss what it takes to find the perfect gift.
Ron Paul has been called the "wild card" of the GOP presidential candidates. But a new CNN/ORC international shows the Texas congressman surging, placing in second, just behind Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney who are tied for first. Now, many are asking: Can Ron Paul actually win Iowa?
Alina Cho sits down with CNN contributor John Avlon about why we shouldn't underestimate Ron Paul's chances of getting the Republican nomination.
With the Iowa caucuses are only two weeks away, the latest polling shows Newt Gingrich's status as GOP presidential front-runner is slipping. In a new CNN/ORC international poll, Gingrich and Mitt Romney are now tied for the lead with 28-percent. Ron Paul is close behind and on the rise, with 14 percent. And trailing behind in the single digits is Michele Bachman, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum and Jon Huntsman.
Alina Cho talks with CNN senior political analyst Ron Brownstein about why the GOP race remains far from unsettled.