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2012 Presidential Election News

News on the 2012 presidential race.

38 min ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Why is Gov. Pat Quinn living off minimum wage for a week?

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.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Joe Biden

4 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

5 Things to know about the West Virginia elections

The results will show if frustrated voters are willing to lump all Democrats together.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia

8 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas voter ID battle to continue in court

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US House of Representatives, Representative Marc Veasey, Democrat, US Supreme Court

11 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

In this Sept. 6, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama greets supporters before speaking on the economy at the Milwaukee Laborfest in Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

US News & World Report

Obama Golf Game Is Just the Latest Presidential Cultural Mistake

Reacting in horror to journalist James Foley's death at the hand of Islamic murderers was one of this summer's bipartisan moments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

American Thinker

House Intel chief: Obama foreiegn policy in 'freefall'

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."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Switched

Barack Obama And The Misery Of His Augusts, Ranked

President Barack Obama held a grim press conference on Aug. 28, 2014, to talk about Russian forces in Ukraine and the ISIS insurgency.

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

Home

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Scott Perry, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Ohio

Philly.com

Christie readies for Mexico while keeping quiet on immigration reform

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Prison, Illegal Immigration

The Times

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edge

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edge The benefits of incumbency are nearly non-existent for Louisiana's newest congressman.

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Related Topix: Rodney Alexander, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Monroe, LA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Raw Story

Campaign manager for Mitch McConnell resigns over Ron Paul bribery allegations

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.

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

The Hill

Celebrities gin up youth votes heading into midterm election

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.

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Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

New York Post

Why Mitt Romney may again be the GOP's next great hope

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Tea Party, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence

NBC12

Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's race

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Cybercast News Service

Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's race

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.

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

The Washington Post

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races

The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama's administration.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mitt Romney, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

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.

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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.

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

WHAS11

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.

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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.

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

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