CNN: Rick Perry Does Qualify For Our Debate — Here’s How | Talking Points Memo

Earlier today, TPM noted that CNN was inviting Rick Perry to its upcoming debate — even though he did not appear to meet the network’s official criteria for candidate inclusion. In response to that report, CNN has offered a fuller explanation of how it concluded that Perry does indeed make their cut — by the skin of his teeth.


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