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2012 Presidential Election News

News on the 2012 presidential race.

1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

The IRS Scandal and the Politicization of Justice

If you want a good illustration of how Attorney General Eric Holder has politicized the Justice Department and its prosecutorial decision-making, all you have to do is look at what Justice has not done in just one part of the IRS scandal.

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Related Topix: Tax, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

18 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Why ‘compassionate conservatism’ is still dead

Compassionate conservatism is back. That's how Peter Beinart, a contributing editor at the Atlantic, reads a number of recent developments in Republican politics, the most recent being Rep. Paul Ryan's announcement of new anti-poverty proposals.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, George Bush, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

22 hrs ago | CBS News

Analysis of Obama's phone calls reflect escalating world crises

US President Barack Obama speaks on the phone during a conference call hosted by public health groups on June 2, 2014 in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

USA Today

Obama's phone calls show urgency of world crises

President Obama reached a diplomatic milestone in the 500th phone call of his presidency to world leaders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, Joe Biden, George Bush

Washington Examiner

Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Washington Examiner

Could Ron Paul help Florida's GOP governor in his re-election bid?

A libertarian running for governor in Florida is looking to capitalize on the vestiges of Ron Paul 's two presidential bids -- and that tactic might actually be working.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government, 9, Charlie Crist, US Governors

The Fresno Bee

Doyle McManus: Anti-poverty talk from conservative Paul Ryan?

"What do we want? A healthy economy - and a big part of that is having a strong safety net, both for those who can't help themselves and for those who just need a helping hand.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney

Fire Dog Lake

Voters Feel Some 2012 Buyer's Remorse

If the 2012 election was held again today 53% say they would back Romney while 44% would vote for Obama President Obama's job approval rating has been negative for months and it has gotten so bad a majority of voters now wish he lost his re-election.

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

The Detroit News

Rand Paul hiring top Mich. GOP strategist

Paul on Monday is expected to name John Yob national political director of RANDPAC, a political operation that's already establishing ties in early 2016 primary states and helping conservative Republicans get elected to public office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, John McCain, Rick Snyder, US Governors

UnionLeader.com

Obama maintains fundraising schedule, even when crises occur

Last week it was Hollywood glitterati. The week before it was Wall Street financiers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Michelle Obama, Chicago Travel

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Two male suspects arrested for fatal carjacking that killed three...

Father killed in front of his daughter by plane making emergency landing on Florida beach - while woman had a heart attack as she watched in horror Schoolgirl Abigail Hernandez, 15, who reappeared last week after vanishing nine months ago has 'lost a lot of weight' and is in deteriorated health, according to her worried family Why a high-five or a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Daily Mail

Pregnant woman 'accidentally killed by her friend who shot her in...

Father killed in front of his daughter by plane making emergency landing on Florida beach - while woman had a heart attack as she watched in horror Schoolgirl Abigail Herndandez, 15, who reappeared last week after vanishing nine months ago has 'lost a lot of weight' and is in deteriorated health, according to her worried family Barack Obama 'checks ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hernando County, FL, Brooksville, FL, Bayonet Point, FL

The Hill

Scott Brown's Granite State bust

Scott Brown's much anticipated Granite State brawl with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has turned out to be more of a Granite State bust.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

DurhamRegion.com

Look who's talking impeachment: the White House

The drums of impeachment grew louder this week and, wouldn't you know it, the loudest thumping emanated from inside the White House.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Obama's 2nd term travails: A lame duck before his time?Obama's 2nd...

The woes of a second term are nothing new, but for President Obama they seem to have started sooner and struck harder than for his predecessors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Washington, Israel, World News, Middle East, State of the Union, Immigration Reform

KION 46

Poll: Romney tops Obama but loses to Clinton

If a rematch of the 2012 presidential election were held today, GOP nominee Mitt Romney would top President Barack Obama in the popular vote, according to a new national survey.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

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.

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

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