2012 Presidential Election News
News on the 2012 presidential race.
38 min ago | The Washington Post
To appreciate the complex political calculations Republicans now face in attacking Obamacare, consider this: Almost 1.4 million people could lose coverage in Ohio, Florida and Virginia, the three largest presidential battleground states, if the courts side with the law's critics.
4 hrs ago | Scared Monkeys
Since the beginning of his presidency and even before during the 2008 presidential election Barack Obama pitted black against white, poor against rich, old against the young, men against women, the USA against its allies, the government against the people and used the race card as often like he was playing golf.
8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Tea Party backed White House bid of Rep. Michele Bachmann was giving off steam in the summer of 2011, but went cold in January's Iowa Caucuses.
Georgia businessman and political novice David Perdue won the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, in a close runoff race against U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston .
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Governor Neil Abercrombie as they walk off Air Force One at Joint Base Pearl Harbor in Honnolulu, Hawaii, November 11, 2011.
With crises abounding at home and abroad, President Barack Obama told some of Silicon Valley's richest Democratic donors Wednesday that he's proud of his presidency's economic and other accomplishments and needs a Democratic House majority with which to finish his tenure.
President Barack Obama waves as he leaves Seattle, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, en route to San Francisco to continue a three-day West Coast trip that is planned to include at least five fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Rick Santorum hasn't won a full election since 2000 - technically, that was the 20th century - but the former Pennsylvania senator still has ambitions: He'll probably run for president again.
Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo gestures after delivering his victory address in Jakarta's port district of Sunda Kelapa on July 22, 2014 For the first time, the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation, and third biggest democracy, has an Everyman for President Indonesians woke up Wednesday morning to something completely new: a President who ... (more)
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks to a business-group event in January. On Tuesday, he unveiled a list of some 120 business leaders supporting his re-election bid.
"The seriousness of the moment demands urgent action," McDonald told the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he ceased direct phone contact with US President Barack Obama once the US backed away from use of military force against Syria last fall.
Having written about House and Senate races for the past 30 years, I've seen plenty of press releases, polling memos and campaign strategy emails.
After Romney's 2012 loss, pundits raved about the GOP's new leaders. But two years later, Democrats have the edge In the wake of President Obama's reelection in 2012, reporters found one source of solace for the GOP.
The president -- arriving late in the day from Seattle after raising money there for the Democratic National Committee -- will spend the night in the Bay Area before headlining a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraising luncheon Wednesday at the Los Altos home of real estate mogul George Marcus.
So TPM pointed out today that there are three topics Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't want to talk about on the campaign trail: McConnell has been an aggressive supporter of the controversial budget blueprints by Rep. Paul Ryan to slash taxes and privatize Medicare - he voted for them when they came up in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:40 pm
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