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2012 Presidential Election News

News on the 2012 presidential race.

57 min ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

Politico

Warner on offense in Va. Senate debate

Sen. Mark Warner leads by double digits in every public poll of the Virginia Senate race, but the Democrat didn't debate Saturday with the confidence of someone cruising to reelection.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, Representative Cory Gardner, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Kos

PA-Gov: Tom Wolf (D), "Wealthy should pay more to cut school taxes"

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says he'd look to increase income taxes on Pennsylvania's higher earners to expand the state's share of public education funding.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Tax, Ed Rendell, US Governors, US News, US Politics

The News-Star

Texas Gov. Perry's bold move at border

Critics will call it a stunt and accuse Perry of showboating, but at least he is taking action, while President Barack Obama, who took an oath to defend the country from all enemies foreign and domestic, drinks beer, plays pool and attends fundraisers as our borders are overrun.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform

Independent

Bill Clinton coming to eastern Kentucky to stump for Grimes

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is again calling in the "Big Dog" in her quest to unseat five-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Barack Obama

MTV

Michele Bachmann Thinks Gay Rights Activists Are Trying To Legalize Child Rape

Professional troll Michele Bachmann is at it again - normally, it's our policy not to feed them, but this particular breed of bully is an elected member of the House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Gay/Lesbian, Tea Party

Weekday Magazine

Afghan Election Audit Suspended For Several Days

Afghan election commission workers, overseen by NATO-led Italian troops, unload ballot boxes flown in on a UN aircraft from Farah Province and to be sent onward to Kabul, at Herat airport on July 24. Just over a week into the audit of all the votes cast in Afghanistan's presidential election, the review has been marred by delays and disagreements.

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

The Washington Post

Rand Paul lays out his a third waya proposals to attract minorities to the GOP

Sen. Rand Paul speaks at the 2014 National Urban League Conference July in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Prison, Drugs, Family, Kids

McClatchy

Obama hits 'corporate deserters' in populist L.A. speech

Under a bright sun at a trade and technical college in Los Angeles, Obama issued a damning assessment of a "small but growing" group of companies taking advantage of a "loophole" in corporate tax law by reorganizing overseas, often in low-tax countries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, US Senate, Carl Levin

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Switched

John Walsh Backtracks On Blaming PTSD For Plagiarism

U.S. Sen. John Walsh is backtracking on earlier statements suggesting post-traumatic stress disorder from his Iraq War military service played a role in why he plagiarized his masters' thesis in 2007.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

The Raw Story

Michele Bachmann: Gays want to 'freely prey on little children sexually'

In a Wednesday appearance on the Christian radio show Faith and Liberty , Rep. Michele Bachmann said that LGBT people are attempting to make it legal to rape children in the U.S. and impose their agenda of "deviancy" on the whole population.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gay/Lesbian

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