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2012 Presidential Election News

News on the 2012 presidential race.

1 hr ago | Capital Soup

MEMO: The Primary Is Upon Us

Setting the stage for Tuesday's primary election, the following memo from Deputy Campaign Manager Tim Saler was sent to our supporters yesterday evening.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, US News, US Politics

Fri Aug 22, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE Real Victor in the 2012 Election? Math

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 6, 2012, 12:37am ET -- Today is Obama Day. In the distant future, when the history books present their record of this time, this nation may be judged by the decision we make at the polls today .


Related Topix: Cocoa Beach, FL, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin


Exclusive: Amid Ferguson rage, council's lone black member keeps low profile

In many ways Dwayne James is a beacon of hope in Ferguson, which has been torn apart by racially charged riots.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, St Louis County, MO

The Washington Post

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan reunited for one night

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, sharing a stage and all smiles, reunited for a one-night-only show in Chicago on Thursday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama


Barack Obama: Congress is on 'vacation.'

President Barack Obama golfs at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, on Aug. 9, 2014.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives


Nebraska GOP Rep. Worries 'Nice House' Comment Will Impact Re-Election Bid

Rep. Lee Terry expressed concern in an interview published Thursday about how insensitive comments he made during the 2013 government shutdown would affect his re-election bid.


Related Topix: US Politics, Lee Terry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, John Boehner

Golf World

Explainer: The varying reactions to President Obama's golf

If you've been following the news, you'll know that President Barack Obama has been under fire recently for what his critics say is too much golf.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dick Cheney, George Bush


Why 2014 is not the year of the woman

AUGUST 06: U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks at a campaign event with former U.S. President Bill Clinton and United Mine Workers of America President Cecil Roberts August 6, 2014 in Hazard, Kentucky.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Hazard, KY, Barack Obama

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Democrats reframe debate on health care

In this file photo taken June 14, 2014, Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, left, campaigns for re-election with his father, former U.S. Sen. David Pryor, D-Ark., center, in Warren, Ark.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Kansas governor works to block wage, OT rule for home-care providers

Gov. Sam Brownback objected Thursday to implementation of a federal mandate on Jan. 1 that home-care attendants in Kansas be paid minimum wage and overtime if working more than 40 hours a week.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas, US Governors, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Right Wing News

Obama Knew Isis Was Going to Behead James Foley as He Partied and Golfed

Hillary Clinton famously asked in a campaign ad during the primary for the 2008 presidential election if Barack Obama would be ready to answer a phone call at 3am - the answer is no, but not for the reasons Hillary envisioned.


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

Washington Times

Udall re-election bid dogged by Obamacare cancellations

Sen. Mark Udall's support for Obamacare came back to haunt him again Thursday with the release of figures showing that thousands more Coloradans have had their health-insurance policies cancelled.


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

The American Prospect

Why Congressional Democrats Are Upset that President Obama Doesn't Hang Out With Them More

Obama does see socializing with Hill Democrats as a chore. But there's a lot that Obama sees as a chore and commits to anyway.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

The Stranger

Uber Hires a Big Shot, Starts Delivering Goods - Are They Trying to Take Over the World?

It's been a big news week for Uber , the app-based car service with which Seattle waged a long regulatory battle over the past year.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics

The Wall Street Journal

What Presidential Votes Suggest About 2014 Senate Races - Charts

Tuesday's vote in the Alaska Republican Senate nomination battle effectively marks the end of contested primaries, and attention now shifts to November's matchups.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ted Stevens, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Ohio, Senator Kay Hagan

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Paul Ryan: I 'Hope' Mitt Romney Runs in 2016

Rep. Paul Ryan was Mitt Romney 's running mate in the 2012 presidential election, so he's kind of obligated to say nice things about him.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, Television

Sun Journal

Collins snags more union support in Maine's U.S. Senate reelection campaign

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left and her reelection challenger Shenna Bellows, a Democrat and the former executive director of the ACLU of Maine, right.


Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, Maine


Immigration Activists Urge Obama To Include Detainees In Upcoming Executive Action

A group of seven young activists risked arrest Wednesday outside one of the most notorious private prisons in the country: the Broward Transitional Center , run by the corporation GEO Group.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US Politics, US News, Rick Scott, US Governors, Jerry Brown

FitzGerald campaign loses two top staff members

Two top aides have left the campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald, and additional staff changes are expected to be announced later this week.


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


McConnell's recipe for Obama

Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration's policies or risk a government shutdown.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, Lisa Murkowski