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2012 Presidential Election News

News on the 2012 presidential race.

1 hr ago | New York Magazine

Mitt Romney Gave Ex-Virginia Governor a Little Something for His Legal Defense

One of the nice things about losing a presidential election? You're allowed to use your vast wealth to help out your corrupt buddies.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Sports

5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Mark Udall Ad Attacks Cory Gardner Over Abortions, Birth Control

Democratic Senator Mark Udall aired the first ad of his closely-watched re-election campaign on Tuesday, highlighting his challenger's opposition to abortion rights.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, Abortion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Challenge from Left could complicate Andrew Cuomo's re-election

In a head-to-head matchup, Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to hold a better than two-to-one lead over Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, 58-28 percent .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Siena College, Barack Obama

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

NC House speaker tested in first Senate debate

Republican rivals in one of the nation's most competitive Senate races are gathering for a debate Tuesday night in North Carolina, with establishment candidate Thom Tillis for the first time facing opponents who have questioned his conservatism and his integrity.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama


GOP primary to fill seat after cocaine scandal

Four Republican candidates are facing off Tuesday in a primary in southwestern Florida for a seat left open by the resignation of a congressman following a cocaine scandal.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Mitt Romney

Biden: Russia must 'stop talking and start acting'

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

National Public Radio

Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge To Ohio Ban On Campaign Lies

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday testing whether states can make it a crime to lie about candidates during an election campaign.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Liberal Political News

St. Petersburg Times

Column: Losing American hearts and minds

Robert Kagan recently wrote that, foreign policy decision by foreign policy decision, President Barack Obama has given Americans what they say they want.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014


India's colourful election slogans

In the Indian context, the answer can be both positive and negative if one looks at the history of the country's politics.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, 2008 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Free Republic

Democrat Obstruction of Justice Is An Assault on the Constitution

On May 10, 2013, the Obama regime attempted to sneak an apology into the public record for IRS's illegal targeting of Conservative TEA Party groups in advance of the public release of an IRS Inspector General audit finding showing the Obama regime's criminality.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, Elijah Cummings, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama

Roll Call

Mitt Romney Endorses in Targeted Arizona House Race

Mitt Romney threw his support behind Arizona state Speaker Andy Tobin on Monday, marking the latest candidate Romney has endorsed in the midterm elections .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Mitt Romney

New York Daily News

Cuomo hires ad whiz behind Dante de Blasio video

Cuomo has hired AKPD Message and Media as a campaign media consultant. Last year, the company produced the popular ad featuring Dante talking warmly about his dad, Bill de Blasio.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Democrat


Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence continues.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Oleksandr Turchynov, Travel, Kiev, Ukraine Travel, Ukraine Travel, World News, Ukraine, Europe Travel,

The Times-Delphic

Iowa caucuses provide opportunities for students

Presidential election season starts in Iowa, and it starts at Drake University. As the national media focuses on Iowa, Iowans have the opportunity to meet candidates in person and shape how the election plays out.


Related Topix: Iowa, US Politics, US News, Drake University, Joe Biden, Des Moines, IA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Kos

We unlucky few: A look at the incumbents who lost their primaries, 1994-2012

For the most part, incumbent representatives, senators and governors who seek renomination get it.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Joe Baca, Democrat, Newt Gingrich, Cynthia McKinney

Keystone XL pipeline decision delayed, likely until after elections

The State Department said Friday that federal agencies needed more time to comment on the project because a Nebraska court ruling had thrown the route into question.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Mary Landrieu, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat


Insurgents kill at least 11 Algerian soldiers

Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an overnight fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived.


Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

CBS Local

Sharp Elbows in Northern Va. Republican Primaries

There's been no free path to potential victory for Barbara Comstock as she tries to win the Republican primary contest next Saturday for the 10th Congressional District in northern Virginia.


Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Barack Obama, Prince William County, VA

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results

The father of a missing boy whose body was found off a Massachusetts highway says he was crushed to hear that his 5-year-old son's remains had been identified but is planning his funeral.


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

GOP soils Easter with attack on President Barack Obama

Can the American people have Easter off from partisan rhetoric? Christian Science Monitor outlined the contrast in the approach of the GOP and President Barack Obama in their messages Saturday, April 19. In a brief message linked in the article, Obama said nothing political but was broad enough to cover over 90 percent of Americans.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama