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Cain accuser says candidate's exit 'bittersweet'updated: Tue Dec 06 2011 08:18:00

The woman whose public accusation of sexual harassment helped push Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain out of the 2012 race called his decision to suspend the campaign "bittersweet" Monday.

Cain continuing to raise cashupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 08:18:00

CNN's Lisa Sylvester find out what Herman Cain could do with the campaign cash he's still raising.

Where will Cain's supporters go now?updated: Mon Dec 05 2011 18:08:00

In the wake of Herman Cain's decision to halt his presidential campaign, the main questions are who will he endorse, will his supporters follow his lead, and will it matter?

GOP rivals courting Cain endorsementupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 18:08:00

John Avlon, CNN contributor, weighs in on how a Herman Cain presidential endorsement could influence the GOP race.

Young Republicans on Cain: 'It can be rough ... being a black conservative'updated: Mon Dec 05 2011 08:04:00

As the now-former presidential hopeful Herman Cain moves to Plan B, black conservatives say it's time to stick with their Plan A, and use the leverage that the GOP candidate gave them.

The battle for Herman Cain votersupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 08:04:00

The fight is on among the remaining GOP presidential candidates for Herman Cain supporters. Paul Steinhauser reports.

Candidates play the blame the media gameupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 06:26:00

CNN's Don Lemon asks why the mainstream media is a popular target for GOP presidential candidates.

Herman Cain is not a victimupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 06:26:00

Earlier this summer, before the allegations against Herman Cain had surfaced and life was, by all accounts, more innocent, I met him for an interview in New York City's Bryant Park. Amid sounds of chirping birds and a morning yoga lesson on the lawn, we had a long talk, about his family, his politics, and what was then Cain's most controversial material, his stance on Muslims in the Cabinet. It feels like such a simpler time.

After weeks of allegations and stumbles, Cain shifts to 'Plan B'updated: Sat Dec 03 2011 23:27:00

In the waning days of his embattled presidential campaign, Herman Cain sounded like a man crafting his own political obituary.

Cain suspends presidential campaignupdated: Sat Dec 03 2011 18:21:00

Herman Cain tells supporters at his campaign headquarters in Atlanta that he is suspending his campaign.

Cain suspends presidential bidupdated: Sat Dec 03 2011 18:21:00

Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain told supporters Saturday that he is suspending his presidential campaign, which has become hobbled in recent weeks by allegations of sexual harassment and an Atlanta woman's claim that they carried on a 13-year affair.

Waiting for Herman Cain's decisionupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 16:49:00

CNN contributors Will Cain and Hilary Rosen on the anticipation of a decision from Herman Cain on his presidential run.

Lawyer: Cain 'gave her money for rent'updated: Fri Dec 02 2011 05:35:00

Piers Morgan presses Herman's Cain attorney, Lin Wood, on the alleged infidelity of his client.

Why do Cain adultery allegations stick more than harassment charges?updated: Fri Dec 02 2011 05:35:00

Why is having an affair worse than being a sexual harasser?

Cain campaign ups and downsupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 05:31:00

Tom Foreman looks at the timeline of Herman Cain's presidential run from the beginning to the most recent controversy.

Cain blasts critics for 'character assassination'updated: Thu Dec 01 2011 05:31:00

A defiant Herman Cain tried to turn the tables on his growing legion of critics and accusers Wednesday, blasting them for allegedly engaging in gutter politics and giving no indication of any immediate intent to abandon his embattled presidential campaign.

Cain accuser: I was aware he was marriedupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 05:45:00

An Atlanta woman says she had a 13-year affair with Herman Cain - a claim that Cain denied to CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

Cain 'reassessing' campaign after affair allegationupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 05:45:00

Embattled Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain told his staff Tuesday he is "reassessing" the viability of his campaign in the wake of an allegation made Monday that he engaged in an extramarital affair that lasted for more than 13 years, CNN has learned.

Woman says she and Cain had 13-year affair; Cain denies accusationupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 08:37:00

An Atlanta businesswoman has accused GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain of having had an affair with her that lasted nearly 14 years, a claim the candidate flatly denied Monday.

When are GOP candidates going to take on Herman Cain?updated: Thu Nov 17 2011 15:13:00

It's hard to remember a presidential candidate who seemed more, er, unacquainted with the national dialogue -- or presidential prerequisites -- than Herman Cain.

Can Cain campaign survive the sexual harassment complaints?updated: Tue Nov 15 2011 06:05:00

Herman Cain, the surprise candidate of 2012, has been struggling to survive accusations of sexual harassment. Every day that the story continues and new accusations emerge, Cain's candidacy is at greater risk.

Zuckerman: Cain accuser was 'upset'updated: Tue Nov 15 2011 05:44:00

Sharon Bialek's ex-boyfriend, Dr. Victor Zuckerman, talks about meeting Herman Cain at a conference in the late 1990s.

Former boyfriend of Cain accuser backs her accountupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 05:44:00

A former boyfriend of Herman Cain accuser Sharon Bialek said Monday that she told him in 1997 that Cain touched her inappropriately after the pair had dinner together in Washington.

Five things we learned from Saturday's GOP debate updated: Mon Nov 14 2011 09:13:00

The Republican candidates for president tackled national security issues on Saturday in a 90-minute debate in South Carolina. Moderators steered the eight candidates toward terrorism, Iran, China, the war in Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and foreign aid.

GOP contenders spar on foreign policyupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 09:13:00

Republican contenders held their first foreign policy debate and found some fault lines. CNN's Jonathan Mann reports.

Cain: I still have supportupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 07:17:00

At the CNBC Republican presidential debate, Herman Cain is asked about allegations of sexual harassment.

Cain's best damage control: Release everythingupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 07:17:00

When you consider the array of public men who have been forced, in one way or another, to come clean on their bad behavior, the list is not insubstantial: a president (Bill Clinton), presidential candidates (John Edwards, Gary Hart), governors (Mark Sanford, Eliot Spitzer), senators (John Ensign, David Vitter). And that's just the top tier.

Cain accuser drops news conference plan for nowupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 16:52:00

The attorney for a woman who accused presidential hopeful Herman Cain of sexual harassment in the late 1990s said Thursday his client is not prepared to hold a news conference about the allegations until all the other reported victims agree to join her.

Cain would win in court, but this is politicsupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 06:32:00

In the midst of a swirl of rumors about Herman Cain, a woman who accuses him of sexual harassment holds a news conference. Her attorney, Gloria Allred, employs her studied grimace as Sharon Bialek tells of an encounter 14 years ago that, if true, constitutes an unreported sexual assault. At his own press conference the next day, candidate Cain issues a heated denial, having earlier hinted at a willingness to take a lie detector test.

Cain fends off allegations, Perry stumbles on plan at GOP debateupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 23:36:00

Appearing Wednesday in a presidential debate in Michigan focused primarily on economic matters, Republican Herman Cain again faced down questions about the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed his campaign and the Republican race for the White House.

Cain again denies harassment allegations in GOP debateupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 21:57:00

Appearing Wednesday at a presidential debate in Michigan focused primarily on economic matters, Republican Herman Cain again faced down questions about the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed his campaign and the Republican race for the White House.

Kraushaar filed INS complaint, tooupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 21:57:00

Brian Todd reports on what Herman Cain's known accusers will do now - and has background on the accusers.

Allred: Cain a serial liarupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 19:44:00

Gloria Allred, lawyer for Sharon Bialek, calls Herman Cain a "serial liar and harasser."

Cain accusers may hold group news conferenceupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 19:44:00

At least two of the four women who have accused GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain of sexual harassment are considering holding a news conference to detail their accusations, their lawyers said Wednesday night.

Witness saw Herman Cain and accuser together last monthupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 16:20:00

Presidential hopeful Herman Cain said he didn't remember ever knowing Sharon Bialek when she went before TV cameras Monday to accuse him of sexually groping her in 1997, but the two were seen talking last month.

Cain scandal leaves campaign stalledupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 13:49:00

David Frum and Will Cain explain how the sexual harassment allegations have affected Herman Cain's presidential campaign.

Five things to watch for in GOP debate updated: Wed Nov 09 2011 13:49:00

It might be best to call this "one thing to watch" at Wednesday night's debate in the suburbs of Detroit. Herman Cain's rivals have only begun to comment on the sexual harassment allegations facing the conservative businessman.

Cain: I've never acted inappropriatelyupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 12:12:00

Herman Cain vigorously denies a series of sexual harassment allegations and says he's never met accuser Sharon Bialek.

Who's backing up Cain accusers?updated: Wed Nov 09 2011 12:12:00

By now, it's a familiar scenario.

Cain rejects latest allegations; woman calls him 'serial denier'updated: Tue Nov 08 2011 22:49:00

Herman Cain on Tuesday vehemently denied all sexual harassment allegations against him and said he had no memory of the first accuser to publicly describe claimed misconduct by the Republican presidential hopeful.

Allred talks about client's claimsupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 22:49:00

Gloria Allred talks with Wolf Blitzer about her client's claim of sexually inappropriate behavior against Herman Cain.

Fourth accuser says Cain sexually groped her in 1997updated: Tue Nov 08 2011 08:28:00

A Chicago woman said Monday that Herman Cain sexually groped her in 1997 when Cain was head of the National Restaurant Association.

Accuser details alleged Cain harassmentupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 08:28:00

Sharon Bialek says GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain sexually harassed her and describes the turn of events.

Sharon Bialek: I trusted Herman Cainupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 23:11:00

Herman Cain accuser Sharon Bialek tells Piers Morgan she trusted Cain, and that he knew she had a boyfriend.

Cain's accuser says candidate 'still in denial'updated: Mon Nov 07 2011 23:11:00

The woman who accused Herman Cain of groping her after a 1997 dinner says the Republican presidential candidate is "still in denial" about his conduct.

Cain refuses sex harassment questionsupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 17:20:00

Hilary Rosen and Ed Rollins on how avoiding questions on sex harassment allegations could harm Herman Cain's 2012 chances.

Cain faces new claim of sexual misconductupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 17:20:00

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain faced a new claim of sexually inappropriate behavior Monday as a Chicago woman told reporters the former head of the National Restaurant Association groped her after a dinner together in 1997.

Cain under fire at GOP debateupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 12:51:00

Herman Cain's rise in Republican presidential polls made him the primary target of rivals in New Hampshire debate.

Five things we learned from Tuesday's debateupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 12:51:00

Republican presidential rivals debated economic issues on Tuesday night and Herman Cain, the latest of the 2012 candidates to surge to the top of polls, found the bulls-eye painted on him.

Cain, conservatives look foolish blaming scandal on raceupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 06:25:00

If you're Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Brent Bozell, Sean Hannity, and yes, even Herman Cain, you must feel pretty stupid for trying to fool the American people by blaming the reporting on sexual harassment complaints against the GOP presidential candidate on his race.

Comedian comments on Cainupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 06:25:00

CNN's Don Lemon discusses Herman Cain's slow recall with comedian Will Durst

Cain allegations: legitimate issue or political drama? updated: Sun Nov 06 2011 17:06:00

Herman Cain doesn't want to talk about the sexual harassment allegations dogging his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, but plenty of other folks weighed in on Sunday.

Let's make a rule on sexual harassmentupdated: Sat Nov 05 2011 09:43:00

In my mind -- and in the law -- there are two kinds of sexual harassment. The first kind is quid pro quo and easy to spot. A really detestable (usually) man gives his (usually) female subordinate employee or student an ultimatum: Put out or lose some opportunity, be it a grade, a job or a promotion.

Can Herman Cain survive scandal?updated: Sat Nov 05 2011 09:43:00

Redstate.com's Erick Erickson and Comcast's Robert Traynham on if harassment claims will hurt Cain's presidential run.

Attorney: Cain accuser wants to move onupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 17:34:00

Joel Bennett, the attorney for one of Herman Cain's accusers, says his client wants to put the past behind her.

Cain accuser stands by sexual harassment complaintupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 17:34:00

One of the women who accused Republican presidential contender Herman Cain of sexual harassment released a statement through her lawyer Friday saying that she "stands by" her complaint, which was made "in good faith about a series of inappropriate behaviors and unwanted advances."

Perry: We don't owe Cain an apologyupdated: Thu Nov 03 2011 21:23:00

Gov. Rick Perry tells CNN's John King that his campaign did not leak the harassment allegations surrounding Herman Cain.

Cain: Sexual harassment claims 'will not deter me'updated: Thu Nov 03 2011 21:23:00

A defiant Herman Cain on Thursday continued to deny allegations of sexual harassment in his past and said he won't be deterred by the controversy that has dominated his front-running campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

Cain: 'Factions trying to destroy me'updated: Thu Nov 03 2011 11:50:00

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain says his campaign is in the phase where factions are trying to destroy him.

Cain camp calls report of third harassment claim 'baseless'updated: Thu Nov 03 2011 11:50:00

Herman Cain's campaign Wednesday called a report of a third former employee claiming he engaged in inappropriate behavior an example of "baseless allegations."

Cain: 'This is a smear campaign'updated: Thu Nov 03 2011 09:18:00

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain argues that he didn't change his story over allegations of sexual harassment.

Sexual harassment settlements: 'cost of doing business'updated: Thu Nov 03 2011 09:18:00

When it comes to the bottom line, there are a few reasons that an employer might pay to sweep sexual harassment allegations under the rug instead of fighting them in the courtroom or the court of public opinion.

Cain refuses to discuss allegationsupdated: Thu Nov 03 2011 05:35:00

CNN's Jim Acosta describes the scene at a Herman Cain event where the candidate's temper appeared to get the best of him.

Cain must give straight answers, and fastupdated: Thu Nov 03 2011 05:35:00

Herman Cain may very well bounce back and remain a popular contender for the GOP presidential nomination, but the normal rules of politics would say that he has about 48 hours to get his campaign under control.

Atty: Member may have leaked storyupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 10:50:00

An attorney for one of Cain's accusers says he heard someone from the Natl. Restaurant Association leaked the story.

Sexual harassment isn't red or blueupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 10:50:00

This week, Politico reported that two female employees accused GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment when he was chair of the National Restaurant Association. "The women complained of sexually suggestive behavior by Cain that made them angry and uncomfortable," Politico reported, "and they signed agreements with the restaurant group that gave them financial payouts to leave the association."

Are Cain allegations ugly politics?updated: Wed Nov 02 2011 09:37:00

A black Republican who has rankled liberals and suddenly risen in prominence is torpedoed with old allegations of sexual harassment as he challenges the conventional wisdom about how African-Americans think and pursues an important position atop the federal government.

Cain's 'smear card' working for GOPupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 09:37:00

CNN's Joe Johns reports Herman Cain's handling of sexual harassment accusations is playing well within the GOP.

Barbour on Cain: I'm very surprisedupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 07:43:00

Gov. Haley Barbour says he's surprised by the allegations made against Herman Cain and wants to see how it all plays out.

Herman Cain and the decline of black conservatismupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 07:43:00

Not long ago, presidential candidate Herman Cain made headlines when he said blacks were brainwashed for not considering conservative ideas. On other occasions he declared that racism was no longer a problem and blamed the poor for being poor.

Wash. Post : Cain accuser wants to talkupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 06:12:00

A report in The Washington Post says one of Herman Cain's accusers is ready to go public and tell her side of the story.

Will alleged sexual antics or cover-up sink Cain?updated: Wed Nov 02 2011 06:12:00

What did Herman Cain know, and when did he know it?

Cain: I have never committed sexual harassmentupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 12:39:00

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain Tuesday denied ever sexually harassing anyone and assailed what he called a "smear campaign" against him.

Herman Cain denies harassment claimsupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 12:39:00

Candidate says claims are part of "an intended smear campaign," by people who cannot kill his ideals.

Cain denies sexual harassmentupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 05:42:00

Herman Cain is denying any knowledge of a settlement following allegations of sexual harassment made by two women.

Report: Cain accused of inappropriate behavior in 1990supdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 05:42:00

The campaign of presidential candidate Herman Cain has criticized a news report alleging that Cain displayed inappropriate behavior to two female employees in the 1990s, saying the news media has started "to launch unsubstantiated personal attacks on Cain."

Ron Paul on a possible third party runupdated: Sun Oct 30 2011 17:30:00

Presidential Candidate Ron Paul says he has "no plans" for a third party run in the 2012 GOP race, yet.

Cain wades into abortion controversy againupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 01:02:00

The campaign of Herman Cain again worked to clarify his stance on abortion Thursday night after the GOP presidential candidate raised new questions at a Texas campaign stop when he said he was "pro-life, no exceptions."

Herman Cain's smokin' new adupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 15:32:00

CNN's Erin Burnett takes a closer look at Herman Cain's new political campaign ad.

Cain: Abortion 'under no circumstances'updated: Mon Oct 24 2011 16:40:00

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain tells CNN's Piers Morgan that abortion should never happen.

What if abortion became a non-issue?updated: Mon Oct 24 2011 16:40:00

What's the most emotional and divisive issue in American politics?

Cain clarifies prisoner swap commentsupdated: Mon Oct 24 2011 06:19:00

A look back at Herman Cain's comments about the Israeli prisoner swap and his thoughts on negotiating with terrorists.

Cain had better get serious if he wants to be taken seriouslyupdated: Mon Oct 24 2011 06:19:00

Former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain has vaulted to the top of the Republican presidential field because GOP voters like his plainspoken talk and his willingness to offer a radical change to the U.S. tax code, and in a year when touting a long career in politics isn't a good idea, he's getting points for having no political experience.

CNNMoney: 84% would pay more under Cain's 9-9-9 planupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 12:13:00

Under Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax reform plan, 84% of U.S. households would pay more than they do under current tax policies, according to a report released Tuesday by a nonpartisan research group.

Cain vows to go on attack after Republican debateupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 08:33:00

The Republican presidential field's Mr. Nice, Herman Cain, vowed to go on the attack early Wednesday morning, after an often sharp-tempered debate among the seven rivals.

CNN Truth Squad: Does 9-9-9 add up to a value-added tax? updated: Wed Oct 19 2011 03:20:00

Now that he's running in the top tier of national polls, Herman Cain's "9-9-9" tax plan came under immediate criticism from his rivals at a GOP presidential debate in Las Vegas on Tuesday night.

Group debuts Herman Cain Super PAC during debateupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 01:14:00

A group launched a new effort Tuesday night dedicated to supporting Hermain Cain's candidacy in the early voting states.

Expect divisive social issues to take center stageupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 12:42:00

It seems a certainty that the biggest headlines coming out of Tuesday night's CNN debate in Las Vegas will be about race, gays, religion or immigration. It has to be, because only Herman Cain is gaining any traction on Mitt Romney, and it is as much for his freshness as it is for his ideas.

Debate sparringupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 08:58:00

CNN political analyst Gloria Borger explains how candidates rally against poll leaders.

Republicans want new kind of candidate for 2012updated: Tue Oct 18 2011 08:58:00

In presidential elections, as the popular line goes, Democrats fall in love with a candidate and Republicans fall in line. This presidential cycle could be a different story, however. Left with a bad taste in their mouths after 2008, Republican voters are looking for a new breed of candidate. Right now, it's Herman Cain.

Blacks reject Cain for good reasonupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 06:14:00

Herman Cain claims that brainwashing explains why so few blacks support conservative Republicans such as himself. He is wrong. The thinking, sentiments, and policy preferences he supports give good cause for rejecting him.

Herman Cain: I'm an outsiderupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 06:14:00

Presidential candidate Herman Cain talks to John King about his status with the field of Republican candidates.

CNNMoney: Cain's 9-9-9 plan draws a powerful foeupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 14:55:00

Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan is gaining traction, but not in every quarter.

Why Herman Cain can't be presidentupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 12:05:00

There's a lot to like about Herman Cain. He's funny and personable. He's a great American success story. His 9-9-9 tax plan may be half-baked, but the concept behind the plan -- replace the corporate income tax with in effect a consumption tax -- has a lot to recommend it. (Although, the plan has a lot of problems, too.) Finally, in a political cycle that has seen too many coded racial attacks on President Obama and his family, it's a source of great pride to me to see an African-American topping my party's polls.

Cain responds to Belafonte's criticismupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 12:05:00

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain responds to Harry Belafonte's comment that he is a "bad apple."

CNNMoney: Taxes you'll still pay under Cain's 9-9-9 planupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 05:18:00

Herman Cain's tax proposals have rocketed him to the top of the pack in the fight for the Republican presidential nomination.

CNNMoney: Cain's tax plan: More than 9-9-9updated: Mon Oct 17 2011 05:13:00

As you may have heard, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has a tax proposal he calls the "9-9-9 plan."

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