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2012 Presidential Election News

News on the 2012 presidential race.

1 hr ago | CBS Local

Dozens May Have Casted Double Votes In 2012 Presidential Election

BALTIMORE - It's a founding principle of our country-you only get one vote. But election groups say they've found dozens of voters casting ballots in the last presidential elections in both Maryland and Virginia.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Corbett tries new TV ad attack strategy on Wolf

The latest TV ad by Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign is opening a new front in the Republican's mass communication strategy, making President Barack Obama a central figure in the attack on Democratic front-runner Tom Wolf.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Guns, Harrisburg, PA


McConnell campaign manager resigns

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann

News Max

Michael Reagan: All Factions of GOP Must Work Together to Win

If Republicans want to regain control of the Senate, along with the trust of the American people in the November midterms, they need to tell the electorate what the GOP's plans are and make good on those promises, political commentator Michael Reagan said Friday on "America's Forum" on Newsmax TV.


Related Topix: US News, Ronald Reagan, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Barack Obama

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Montana, Barack Obama, US Senate

Los Angeles Times

Support for U.S. overseas involvement jumps, poll finds

Public support for a more active U.S. foreign policy has grown sharply since last year as Americans see the world becoming more dangerous.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton

Common Dreams

Iowa Legislator Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes from Ron Paul's Campaign

Former Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson on Wednesday pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his switch of support for Rep. Michelle Bachmann , whose state campaign he led in 2011, to Rep. Ron Paul in the 2012 caucuses.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Pa. joins Medicaid expansion for low-income residents

Gov. Tom Corbett's administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agreed to a plan on Thursday to make Pennsylvania the 27th state to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Austin, TX, Opinion


Obama taps veteran diplomat to be Afghan envoy

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?" It's a provocative query and the foundation of Garcia's long-shot challenge to McCarthy, a four-term incumbent who rose to power after another GOP leader thought unsinkable, ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Agriculture, Science

KMCX-FM Ogallala

Hillary's Got a Millennial Problem

Sure, projecting a winner in a presidential election a couple of years in advance is a mug's game.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Day

Obama's stopped caring what his critics say

It's "back to school" week for President Obama, after what a CNN analyst called "the vacation from Hell."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, George Bush, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

The Robesonian

Obama makes NC stop

Abaca Press/MCTU.S. President Barack Obama arrives on the South Lawn of the White House after returning to Charlotte, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: US Politics, Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Roll Call

6 Reasons Senate Republicans Should Be Optimistic - and Concerned About Election Day

In 2014 Senate races, Republicans are optimistic they can defeat Braley, above, and pick up a seat in Iowa.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Barack Obama, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Todd Akin

Christian Science Monitor

Gov. Jerry Brown calls for mention of 'significance' of Obama's election in California textbooks

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a press conference with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne at the Soumaya museum in Mexico City.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, World News, Mexico, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, African-American

Roll Call

Guilty Plea: Iowa State Senator Paid for Ron Paul Switch

A former Iowa state senator pleaded guilty to concealing payments he received from former Rep. Ron Paul's presidential campaign to switch his support from Rep. Michele Bachmann.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Christie campaigning in Arkansas for Hutchinson

Christie is scheduled to campaign with Hutchinson in North Little Rock, Little Rock and Rogers.


Related Topix: North Little Rock, AR, Mike Beebe, US Governors, US Politics, US News

Norwalk Citizen News

Trial set for woman accused of injuring husband

An Oct. 20 trial has been set for a Mesa woman accused of running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Area Democrats Ramping Up For November...

State Sen. Benjamin Downing is the chairman of the party's coordinated campaign aimed to rally voters to the polls in November.


Related Topix: US News, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John McCain, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Richard Neal, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Capital Soup

MEMO - Primary Election Results: Three Big Takeaways

Please read the following memo from Deputy Campaign Manager Tim Saler on tonight's primary election results, with Charlie Crist and Florida Democrats severley underperforming against Rick Scott.


Related Topix: US News, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Politics