2012 Presidential Election News
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1 hr ago | The Raw Story
A Louisville, Kentucky judge up for reelection is being criticized for controversial comments about African-American defendants, the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting claims .
5 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
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.
10 hrs ago | Free Republic
The lofty motto of the Environmental Protection Agency is "protecting people and the environment."
14 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas
Foreign policy used to be a bright spot in Americans' dimming opinion of President Barack Obama.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yet most of the mess was caused by, or made worse by, growing U.S. indifference and paralysis.
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.
"Why did I run for president of the United States?" Cain said during a speech to college students Wednesday afternoon.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:46 pm
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