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CNN Electoral Map: Seven states up in the air in fight for White House
June 4th, 2012
04:59 PM ET

CNN Electoral Map: Seven states up in the air in fight for White House

Tune in TONIGHT to JKUSA as John King showcases the new CNN Electoral Map in the Magic Wall at 6pm ET/5pm CT.

Washington (CNN) – With just over five months to go until the November election, a new CNN Electoral Map indicates a tight battle between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney for the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House.

According to the CNN map unveiled Monday, the president leads Romney in 19 states and the District of Columbia, which if he carried those in the general election would give him 247 electoral votes. Romney, the unofficial GOP presidential nominee pending the party's convention, leads in 24 states, which would give him 206 electoral votes.

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May 23rd, 2012
04:59 PM ET

McCain on picking Palin over Romney for V.P. in 2008

In an interview with CNN's John King, Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, recalled his own vice presidential selection process. McCain defended his choice to pick Sarah Palin over Mitt Romney, this year's presumptive GOP nominee, whom he also vetted.

Watch “John King, USA” at 6pm on CNN for the full interview with Sen. John McCain.


Filed under: America's Choice 2012 • John King • John McCain
Sununu: Bain critics 'attacking American way of life'
May 22nd, 2012
01:13 PM ET

Sununu: Bain critics 'attacking American way of life'

(CNN) – Opponents calling into question Mitt Romney's tenure as the chief executive of Bain Capital are "attacking the American way of life," according to former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu, a top surrogate for Romney's presidential campaign.

Speaking on a conference call Tuesday, Sununu said he was outraged Democrats would attack Romney's track record at the private equity giant.

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Tune in tonight at 6pm ET/5pm CT to John King, USA as we explore more of the issues in the 2012 campaign affecting YOU and your vote.


Filed under: America's Choice 2012
April 10th, 2012
07:43 PM ET

Priebus: This was a big day

John King and Reince Priebus, chairman of the RNC, discuss Rick Santorum's decision to suspend his campaign and what that means for the GOP.


Filed under: 2012 • America's Choice 2012 • Interview • JKUSA
March 9th, 2012
07:08 PM ET

Santorum: Economic recovery 'anemic'

GOP candidate Rick Santorum calls the economic recovery "anemic" and says it's nothing Obama should be proud of.


Filed under: 2012 • America's Choice 2012 • Elections • Interview • JKUSA • John King
March 5th, 2012
07:59 PM ET

Republican Strategist John Brabender on close Super Tuesday contests

John King talks to Santorum Adviser, John Brabender, on the 10 States and 400+ Delegates at Stake on Super Tuesday.


Filed under: 2012 • America's Choice 2012 • Elections
March 5th, 2012
07:56 PM ET

U.S. 'has Israel's back' on security

CNN's John King speaks to Fareed Zakaria about the situation between Israel and Iran.


Filed under: 2012 • America's Choice 2012 • Elections
March 5th, 2012
07:47 PM ET

Former pro: Not a bounty, it's football

Former Redskins pro Fred Smoot says big hits are a part of football and doesn't think Gregg Williams should be suspended.


Filed under: 2012 • America's Choice 2012 • Elections
February 8th, 2012
11:58 AM ET

Santorum sweeps 3 GOP state contests

John King uses the Magic Wall to explain the votes that mattered most for Rick Santorum's GOP contest trifecta in Minnesota, Missouri, and Colorado. Do YOU think the Republican candidate's victories will give him enough momentum to capture the nomination?


Filed under: 2012 • America's Choice 2012 • Magic Wall
January 31st, 2012
02:37 PM ET

Florida: winner takes all

CNN's John King uses the Magic Wall to explain the numbers behind tonight's Florida GOP primary. There are 50 delegates on the line in this Southern state. Which candidate do YOU expect to win tonight? Post your comments here and tune in TONIGHT to a special edition of John King, USA at 6pm ET.


Filed under: 2012 • America's Choice 2012 • John King • Magic Wall
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