2012 Presidential Election News
News on the 2012 presidential race.
Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.
Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and toiletries, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday carried loads of hard-to-obtain consumer goods but complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.
He's living on Illinois' minimum wage, which is $8.25 an hour, and $79 is the amount he says someone living on minimum wage has left over after expenses such as taxes and housing.
The results will show if frustrated voters are willing to lump all Democrats together.
As it is required in every election in Texas since last November, people voting in the special election in state Senate District 28 must show government-issued photo identification before casting their ballots.
Reacting in horror to journalist James Foley's death at the hand of Islamic murderers was one of this summer's bipartisan moments.
House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Mike Rogers sharply criticized the president's foreign policy choices on Fox News Sunday, saying it was in "freefall" and that any action he takes regarding Islamic State is "too little, too late."
President Barack Obama held a grim press conference on Aug. 28, 2014, to talk about Russian forces in Ukraine and the ISIS insurgency.
This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles.
As he prepares to lead a trade mission to Mexico this week, Gov. Christie has been relatively silent on an issue vexing the Republican Party: immigration reform.
The campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican locked in a tough re-election battle, resigned late Friday in fallout from a scandal stemming from his time with the 2012 Ron Paul presidential campaign.
With young voters more apathetic about voting and government than ever, several organizations are trying to woo the "selfie generation" to the polls this fall.
The former Massachusetts governor has run and lost two bids for the White House - in the 2008 Republican primaries and again in the 2012 general election.
The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks.
The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil the state later when public employees staged massive protests in an unsuccessful bid to keep their collective bargaining rights.
The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama's administration.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:49 am
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