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2012 Presidential Election News

News on the 2012 presidential race.

49 min ago |

GOP soils Easter with attack on President Barack Obama

Can the American people have Easter off from partisan rhetoric? Christian Science Monitor outlined the contrast in the approach of the GOP and President Barack Obama in their messages Saturday, April 19. In a brief message linked in the article, Obama said nothing political but was broad enough to cover over 90 percent of Americans.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

4 hrs ago |

Euan McColm: Ed Miliband as prime minister

THE record producer Sir George Martin is often described as the fifth Beatle and never as the eighth member of prog-rock band Stackridge.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Democrats seek to reshape midterm electorate along lines of a presidential year

Sen. Kay Hagan hosts \"Conversations with Kay\" at the Greene County Museum on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 in Snow Hil.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015

Automaker Fiat-Chrysler said on Saturday that it would begin producing the iconic American brand Jeep in China from 2015 to meet demand in the world's largest car market.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, US Politics, US News

WDRB-TV Louisville

SHRIBMAN | Races to Watch in 2014

By David M. Shribman Special from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It happens every four years.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Terry Branstad, US Governors

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives

WLNE-TV Providence

Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on

A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on Moscow if the stalemate continued.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Why are some Democrats running from Obamacare?

Polls have shown that voters love popular provisions calling for mandatory coverage for maternity care and extending coverage for young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance policies.


Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Joe Garcia, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline, likely punting decision until after Election Day

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat


Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.


Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana

National Public Radio

Spokeswoman: Sebelius Not Considering US Senate

Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.


Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, Barack Obama

Northern Michigan News

Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager.


Related Topix: US News, Scott Walker, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama, Milwaukee, WI

Washington Post

Mitt Romney returns to political stage as Republicans prepare for midterms

One rainy morning this month, the man who thought he would be president boarded a train near his beach house in San Diego.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, W.

The Intelligencer

Manchin Not Ruling Out Run for Governor

Frustrated by the ways of Washington and often at odds with leaders of his own party, Sen. Joe Manchin is leaving his options open - including a possible run for his old job as West Virginia governor in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Charleston, WV

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Fight to Hold Lerner in Contempt Continues

After hours of heated debate, the House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted 21-12 to hold former IRS head Lois Lerner in Contempt of Congress .


Related Topix: US News, Prison, US Politics

WLS-AM Chicago

Carney Gets Candid: White House Press Secretary Opens Up to Students

With his press briefing book sitting closed next to him, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney didn't have much to refer to when a person asked if he wanted to take a "selfie."


Related Topix: George Washington University, US Politics, US News, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Joe Biden, The Daily Show

Labour recruits Obama strategist

One of US President Barack Obama's top campaign strategists has been recruited by Labour to play a key role in Ed Miliband's bid for Downing Street in next year's general election.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Conservatives (UK)

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Putin 'Hopes' He Won't Have to Send Troops into Eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he hopes Russia will not have to use force in eastern Ukraine.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

News Max

Hotel Magnate, Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty

A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Gary Ackerman, US House of Representatives, New York