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2012 Presidential Election News

News on the 2012 presidential race.

56 min ago | Dallas Morning News

At some political risk, Dallas County judge sticks by Obama

"What I am trying to do is get things done," says Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, up for re-election.

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Related Topix: Dallas County, TX, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dallas, TX

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Bay View

2008 vs 1968

A Funny thing happened to me on the way to the Wiconsin Primary Election. 2008 was compared to 1968.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Waukesha, WI, Dennis Kucinich, US House of Representatives

MarketWatch

Meet the anti-Hillary stealth candidate

Martin O'Malley wants to share the stage with Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton - and then have it all to himself.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

WATE-TV Knoxville

Iranian court sentences Facebook activists to jail

Authorities say a Greyhound bus and car collided on a highway near Indiana's border with Ohio, killing one person and injuring at least 18 others.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Daily Beast

The Holy Land Doesn't Need a US MiracleBy Josh Rogin

John Kerry wants to broker a deal to stop the violence between Israel and Hamas.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Prison, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, Hillary Clinton

Christian Science Monitor

Rick Perry slams Rand Paul: Let the 2016 GOP presidential race begin

Since then, he's been considering another run for the White House, weighing in on important issues, as he did this week in meeting with President Obama about those thousands of Central Americans - many of them children - streaming into the United States , crowding into detention facilities, and raising more questions about this country's failed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 12, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

For GOP governors, political winds tilt their way this election year

Republican candidates for governor around the country have built an unexpectedly strong position for election this fall, helped by an improving economy, disaffection with President Barack Obama, and a national fundraising machine that is leagues ahead of the opposition.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

WHDH

New York teen saves child from hot car

A Good Samaritan made a call for help after she saw a 4-year-old left alone in a hot car in New York.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

NBC12

Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Canada.com

Deal brokered between Afghan presidential rivals easing threat of crisis

Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

ABC15.com

What's behind Mitt Romney 2016 speculation?

Here we go again. Another poll adding to the feeding frenzy over a possible third Mitt Romney run for the White House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, University of New Hampshire, Suffolk University, Barack Obama

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Is Barack Obama the worst president?

Wow. A reputable poll shows that the public believes Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, W., Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Mitt Romney, Opinion

Roll Call

Pryor Starts Reserving Fall Airtime in Pivotal Race

Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor has been buying up fall airtime for a race critical to nearly every hypothetical Republican path to the Senate majority .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Shelley Moore Capito

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Raw Story

Black voters skeptical of Republican's $10 million campaign to win them over

After losing the 2012 presidential election, Republicans vowed to expand their appeal beyond their shrinking base of white males.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, African-American

WTVN-AM Columbus

Sen. Rob Portman says he won't make a decision until after this fall's election.

Could an Ohioan be in the mix for the White House in 2016? Sen. Rob Portman was mentioned as a possible candidate in 2012 and then a possible running mate for Mitt Romney.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

WFIE-TV Evansville

US struggles to resolve Afghan election crisis

The United States struggled Friday to find a path out of a presidential election crisis in Afghanistan that has jeopardized chances for a democratic transfer of power, a central plank of President Barack Obama's strategy to leave behind a stable state after the withdrawal of most U.S. troops at year's end.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hamid Karzai

Sydney Morning Herald

Dizzying schedule of a foreign minister in control

Above Julie Bishop's desk, in pride of place, is a picture of Barack Obama holding a West Coast Eagles jumper.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Reuters

U.S. Senate confirms Donovan as White House budget director

The U.S. Senate confirmed former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan on Thursday to take over as President Barack Obama's budget director.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Fall elections loom over governors' meeting

Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation's governors meet just months before elections thick with presidential implications.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

MSNBC host calls Obama impeachment talk 'treasonous'

Apparently not quite correctly understanding the true definition of the word, a noted host on the hard left-leaning MSNBC declared on the air that any discussion of impeaching Barack Obama was tantamount to treason.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Prison, Georgetown University, George Bush

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