July 31st, 2011
09:26 AM ET

McConnell: 'We're very close' to a deal

Today on CNN's State of the Union, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke in separate interviews about the state of debt ceiling negotiations. Chief political analyst Gloria Borger guest anchored today's program.

EMBEDDABLE VIDEO: Sen. McConnell: 'Very close' to a deal

A full transcript of the program can be found here.

CNN POLITICAL TICKER: McConnell: 'We're very close' to a deal
July 29th, 2011
10:03 PM ET

Piers Morgan Tonight: Rep Chaffetz on the debt crisis

Tonight on "Piers Morgan Tonight" the debt debate continues as the August 2nd deadline is fast approaching.  Piers Morgan and Rep. Jason Chaffetz had a heated discussion about the current debate between the right and the left in Congress. "The fact that I voted against my own Speaker's bill demonstrates that i'm more committed to my principles and my country then I am about going along to get along," said Chaffetz, after Morgan brought up the non-stop "squabbling."


Topics: CNN • Piers Morgan
July 29th, 2011
05:31 PM ET

CNN PLANS ROLLING, LIVE COVERAGE OF DEBT CRISIS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND

TUNE IN: CNN PLANS ROLLING, LIVE COVERAGE OF DEBT CRISIS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND

Live programming will include coverage from CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, John King, Ali Velshi, Gloria Borger, Jessica Yellin, Kate Bolduan, Brianna Keilar, Dan Lothian, Athena Jones, CNN political contributors and more.

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FRIDAY, July 29

JOHN KING USA – Airs LIVE from Capitol Hill Friday 7:00PM-7:00PM

Topics:    Debt Ceiling Negotiations
Guest:     Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)

Topics:    Debt Ceiling Negotiations
Guest:    Rep. Tim Scott (R- SC)
Guest:    Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ)

Topics:   Debt Ceiling Negotiations
Guest:    Sen. John Thune (R-SD)

Anchor:  John King

SATURDAY, July 30

THE SITUATION ROOM WITH WOLF BLITZER – Airs LIVE Saturday 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Live coverage of the debt crisis negotiations.

Topic:   Debt Ceiling Crisis

Guest:   Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA)

Topic:   Debt Ceiling Crisis

Guest:   Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)

Anchor:  Wolf Blitzer

SUNDAY, July 31

STATE OF THE UNION WITH CANDY CROWLEY – Airs LIVE Sunday 9:00AM – 10:00AM, NOON – 1:00PM

Topic:      Debt Ceiling Negotiations
Guest:     Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Minority Leader

Topic:     Debt Ceiling Negotiations
Guest:     Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)

Topic:     Debt Ceiling Negotiations

Guest:     Gene Sperling, director, National Economic Council

Topic:      Debt Ceiling Negotiations
Guest:     Mark Zandi, chief economist, Moody’s Analytics

Guest Anchor:   Gloria Borger

GET IT DONE! : COUNTDOWN TO DEBT CRISIS – Airs LIVE Sunday 9:00PM – 11:00PM
A live, two-hour special co-anchored by Wolf Blitzer from Washington and Don Lemon from Atlanta on the latest from the debt crisis negotiations.

Anchors: Wolf Blitzer and Don Lemon


Topics: Breaking News • CNN • CNN Politics
July 29th, 2011
04:08 PM ET

Huntsman talks to Wolf Blitzer about debt negotiations

GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman spoke with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer today about the current debt negotiations and what Huntsman would do if he were currently President. A highlight from the interview is after the jump. Tune in to The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer on CNN during the 5 pm ET hour today to watch Part one of this interview; part two of the interview will air next week.

FULL POST

BLITZER'S BLOG: Huntsman criticizes GOP rivals on debt ceiling debate
July 29th, 2011
12:31 PM ET

Piers Morgan Tonight: Former Mexico President on debt crisis: "People are not thinking about the future, people are thinking about today."

Last night "Piers Morgan Tonight" covered the debt debate and the "countdown to crisis." Piers Morgan talked to former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who gave his global perspective on debt crisis.  Piers asks Fox, "Why has the world's number one super power got itself into such a terrible mess financially?"  Fox responds, "It's incredible because people are not thinking about the future, people are thinking about today."


Topics: CNN • Piers Morgan
July 29th, 2011
11:42 AM ET

HANKOOK TIRE SPONSORS CNN’S WORLD SPORT AUTO RACING UPDATES AND 30 SECOND DTM UPDATE

CNN International and Hankook Tire have announced a sponsorship deal airing within World Sport, a daily round-up of global sport news, that launches from mid-July.  In an intensive three and a half month advertising campaign, the South Korean company, will be visible to CNN’s upscale audience of over 178 million households and hotel rooms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

World Sport is a fast-paced, daily sports program that airs multiple times throughout the day along with auto racing updates, giving high visibility to Hankook Tire’s ten-second billboard, fifteen-second TV advertisement placement and ‘Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters’ (DTM) update’, a thirty second segment that highlights the latest round of race results as they come in.

William Hsu, Vice President, news advertising sales, Asia Pacific said: “We are delighted that Hankook Tire has chosen World Sport as the vehicle to connect with our discerning, upscale audiences. CNN delivers bespoke sponsorship platforms around the world’s most popular sports and we are proud to add DTM racing to this roster.” 

“Hankook Tire has reached its highest quarter sales ever this year thanks to strong marketing activities like our DTM sponsorship. I am confident that our campaign with CNN will help us further represent our global brand,” said Se-Heon Kim, Vice President, Hankook Tire.

Hankook Tire also utilized the expertise of Turner Commercial Productions (CNN Ad Sales’ dedicated commercial production unit) in creating innovative, bespoke campaign elements on-air, including the 30 second segment.

About CNN

CNN is the world's leading global 24-hour news network and one of the world’s most respected and trusted sources for news and information. The CNN brand is available to two billion people via 18 CNN branded TV, internet and mobile services produced by CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System Inc and a Time Warner company. CNN International is the international directorate of CNN Worldwide and distributes news via 14 services in seven different languages. CNN International can be seen in more than 275 million households and hotel rooms in over 200 countries and territories worldwide, including over 37 million across the Asia Pacific region and online at www.cnn.com/international.

About Hankook Tire Co., Ltd

Hankook Tire (Vice Chairman & CEO: Seung Hwa Suh) is the seventh largest and one of the fastest growing tire manufacturers in the world. It produces innovative, superior quality and high performance radial tires for passenger cars, 4x4s, SUVs, light trucks, campers, trucks, buses and motor sports. It invests approximately five percent of its revenue in research and development and develops cutting-edge technologies through its five global R&D Centers, meeting regional customer demands and enhancing customer satisfaction. Selling in over 180 countries around the world, the company has more than 14,000 employees. Approximately 80 percent of its revenue comes from growing overseas sales.  For more information, please visit Hankook Tire’s global web site at www.hankooktire.com


Topics: CNN
July 29th, 2011
09:46 AM ET

HLN: Flynt makes offer to Anthony

Hustler magazine's Larry Flynt spoke exclusively on Nancy Grace about the offer he made to Casey Anthony to pose nude.


Topics: Casey Anthony Trial • HLN • Nancy Grace
July 28th, 2011
05:07 PM ET

On debt deal, Daley tells Blitzer: "We are optimistic"

CNN's Wolf Blitzer sat down in an exclusive interview with White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley to discuss the current debt negotiations. Highlights from the interview are after the jump. The full transcript of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer is posted on CNN.com.

EMBEDDABLE VIDEO:  Daley: Boehner & Obama haven't spoken

FULL POST

BLITZER’S BLOG: Obama’s chief of staff is confident there will be a deal
July 28th, 2011
03:48 PM ET

CNN live from Somalia

CNN correspondent Nima Elbagir (@NimaCNN) is in Mogadishu, Somalia covering the famine crisis as well as the offensive Somali government forces launched against al Qaeda-affiliated militant group Al-Shabaab Thursday morning.

"Tens of thousands of people fled the Somali capital of Mogadishu because of the violence and insecurity here. They're now having to come back seeking refuge from the famine that hit them in those areas they fled to, and it seems that that violence is following them," Elbagir says.

Downloadable frame grab after the jump. FULL POST


Topics: Africa • CNN International
July 28th, 2011
01:54 PM ET

Tea Party freshman Joe Walsh calls McCain actions "bizarro and insulting"

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL.): “Shame on” Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) attack on Tea Party freshmen.

Walsh continues, “It's bizarro and insulting for a guy like John McCain, who's been here for so long. It's politicians like him that have gotten us to this point where we have a government we can't afford.”


Topics: CNN
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