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2012 Presidential Election News

News on the 2012 presidential race.

3 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Conservative KY judge says black defendant in Obama t-shirt...

A Louisville, Kentucky judge up for reelection is being criticized for controversial comments about African-American defendants, the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting claims .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louisville, KY, Barack Obama

7 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Don't Be Fooled: GOP Wants ImpeachmentRepublicans keep ...

Republicans keep saying its Democrats that are obsessed with the I-word. But their candidates are making it clear to voters: We will move to impeach Obama.

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Related Topix: US News, Clinton, ME, US Politics, Todd Tiahrt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, US Senate, Pat Roberts

11 hrs ago | Free Republic

The Environmental Corruption Agency

The lofty motto of the Environmental Protection Agency is "protecting people and the environment."

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News

16 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Poll: Foreign policy no longer Obama strong point

Foreign policy used to be a bright spot in Americans' dimming opinion of President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, W.

18 hrs ago | SFGate

Rep. Mike Honda. Sarah Rice/Special to the Chronicle

Seven-term Rep. Mike Honda is in a spirited re-election battle with fellow Democrat Ro Khanna to represent California's 17th Congressional District in the South Bay.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Zoe Lofgren, Democrat, Representative Eric Swalwell

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Carl Leubsdorf: Threats of impeachment all too common since Nixon left office

Forty years after the Watergate scandal forced President Richard Nixon to resign or face certain impeachment and conviction, Washington's increasing partisanship too often leads to politicians threatening to go there.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Louisiana, Barack Obama

The Daily Star

No signs of election of new president: Western diplomat

The international community sees no clear signs indicating that the presidential vacuum, now in its third month, will come to an end soon, according to a Western diplomat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Barack Obama

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

$660-million-dollar immigration bill up for vote today in Washington

House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Washington Times

Chris Christie sidesteps Bridgegate, again tops Republican presidential field

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is once again at the top of the Republican presidential field and, while dented by the Bridgegate scandal that erupted roughly seven months ago, he remains a powerful fundraiser and popular campaigner, including here in New Hampshire, where he will appear on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Chris Christie, US Governors, Mitt Romney, John McCain

Daily Kos

Breaking The Code Of GOP Behavior

Mothers have an uncanny ability to read the code of their baby's cry. They can determine from the cry whether their baby is tired, wet or hungry.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Healthcare Law, Law, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

National Review Online

Victor Davis Hanson: The Cost of American Indifference

Yet most of the mess was caused by, or made worse by, growing U.S. indifference and paralysis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, George Bush, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

CNN

Dodging 2016 questions, Paul Ryan meets the press

Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee, is known to glide through the hallways of Capitol Hill with headphones in his ears.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Immigration Reform, Headphones, Breakfast, Life, Food

The Daily Caller

Herman Cain: I 'Damn Near' Won The 2012 Presidential Election

"Why did I run for president of the United States?" Cain said during a speech to college students Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Herman Cain, Conservative Political News

The Washington Post

The 2014 election polls are about to look better for Republicans. Herea s why.

Pretty soon, the country's top pollsters will make a subtle change that even some political junkies won't process: They will shift from reporting results of registered voters to only those most likely to vote in the 2014 election -- a.k.a. "likely voters."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, World News

Fox News

Obama administration's focus on Syria in doubt as death toll soars

The rise of ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq, and the unwillingness of Americans to see their military involved in another foreign conflict, appear to have cooled President Obama's once-strident rhetoric demanding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "must go" -- even as the death toll in the three-year-old civil war tops 170,000.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Bob Corker

Roll Call

Advocates Grade Congress on Immigration

Frustrated by lack of action and unfulfilled promises on the immigration overhaul front, a coalition of 10 advocacy groups is out to hold House members accountable for the extent to which they were unhelpful to the cause.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Valadao

The Wichita Eagle

Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws

Her bill would open more federal lands to hunters, and conservation groups liked it too.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Richard Burr, Republican, Senator Mark Begich

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KIDK CBS 3

Mitt Romney endorses incumbent Wyoming governor

Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts, carried Wyoming better than two-to-one in his loss to President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Barack Obama

Bradenton.com

Florida Medical Association backs Medicaid growth

The organization passed a resolution at its annual conference last weekend saying it will publicly support Medicaid expansion, which would bring in nearly $50 billion in federal funds over the next decade.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Florida, Florida Government, US Politics, US News, Rick Scott, US Governors

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Immigration overload: The debate in governor races

The federal government has placed as many as 30,000 minors who have crossed the border illegally with sponsors across the country, spurring a wide range of reactions from governors, many of whom are up for re-election this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Paul LePage, Terry Branstad, Deval Patrick

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