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  • **FILE** Herman Cain (Associated Press)

    Cain's post-candidacy PAC spending raises questions

    With charisma and national name recognition but no imminent political prospects, onetime Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain is using the donor-fueled political action committee created in his name in unusual ways.


  • "Smoking Man" features Herman Cain's campaign manager, Mark Block, who credits the viral video for helping the Republican presidential candidate raise $3 million in October. (Associated Press)

    Cain Internet ad shines focus on viral videos

    An ad featuring Herman Cain's smoking campaign manager, Mark Block, is the latest political video to become an overnight Web sensation.


  • ** FILE ** CBS newsman Bob Schieffer (right) shakes hands with CNN's Howard Kurtz as they arrive for Walter Cronkite's funeral at St. Bartholomew's Church on Park Avenue in New York on Thursday, July 23, 2009. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    MILLER: Schieffer smokes out the GOP

    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain was grilled Sunday on CBS' "Face the Nation." Host Bob Schieffer, the self-appointed anti-smoking sheriff of America, browbeat Mr. Cain because his campaign chief, Mark Block, took a drag on a cigarette at the end of an online ad.


  • Cain defends ad with smoking campaign manager

    Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain said Sunday that an Internet ad featuring his campaign manager smoking conveyed a message about letting "people be people" and was not intended to suggest that smoking is cool.


  • Gov. Chris Christie's popularity has dipped since the New Jersey Republican decided not to run for president and instead endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

    Inside the Beltway

    ObamaCare may not be a popular topic at the moment, but ObamaHair is proving to be a crowd pleaser on the never-ending White House campaign trail.


  • Philly papers to sell Android tablets with content

    The owner of the city's two major newspapers planned to announce Monday that it will begin selling Android tablet computers preloaded with their content in a digital venture designed to shore up readership and finances nearly a year after the publications emerged from bankruptcy.


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