2012 Presidential Election

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  1. Residual force for AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    Despite its imperfections, including a veil of secrecy over vote tallies for each candidate, the power-sharing deal reached after five months of bitter arm-wrestling over Afghanistan's presidential election offers hope of an end to the country's debilitating political stalemate. Former finance minister and World Bank official Ashraf Ghani has been declared the next president and his rival, former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah, has been given the new post of chief executive .

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  2. Can 'Security Moms' Help Scott Brown Bridge The Gender Gap?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen is making a big push for the women's vote, which for three decades has tilted toward her party. But this year, GOP challenger Scott Brown is trying to exploit what may be a new vulnerability for Democratic candidates - women's disenchantment with the way President Obama is handling the threat of the so-called Islamic state.

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  3. Not Even Half ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

    ... PDBs have contained detailed threat warnings about the Islamic State dating back to before the 2012 presidential election. Right, in writing. No chance for questions, clarification, anything. Just check off the boxes and get a C+ for attendance. ...

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  4. OAS asks Latin American member states to take in Guantanamo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    The head of the Organization of American States this week issued an appeal for member countries to take in detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay , calling it a chance to address a "serious humanitarian" issue. OAS Secretary-General Jose Miguel Insulza said the U.S. government had asked that countries in the hemisphere consider receiving some of the dozens of prisoners at Guantanamo who have been ruled eligible for transfer, but are unable to leave because they have nowhere to go.

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  5. Quinn embraces Obamacare ahead of president's fundraising visitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Gov. Pat Quinn wasn't especially visible when Illinois residents were signing up for Affordable Care Act coverage last year, but on Tuesday he called getting people health coverage the "mission of a lifetime." Three things have changed: The state has far exceeded expectations for how many people it has signed up for health coverage, public attitudes toward the program have improved, and President Barack Obama will raise money for a re-election-seeking Quinn in Chicago on Thursday.

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  6. Kansas still has the worst secretary of state in the nation and he just had another really bad dayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Within minutes of the Kansas Supreme Court's decision to leave Democrat Chad Taylor off the Kansas ballot for U.S. Senate a Kansas City-area Democrat named David Orel filed a challenge trying to force Democrats to name a new candidate. David Orel also happens to be the father of a Alexander Orel, regional director for ultra-conservative Sam Brownback's re-election campaign.

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  7. Poll: Big swing nationally for DemsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Five weeks before the November midterm elections, voters give Democrats an edge over Republicans, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday. But the poll also indicates most of Democrats' gains are coming from the Northeast and not from the parts of the country where they're locked in tight contests that could give Republicans control of the Senate.

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  8. Boehner says 2016 election all about competenceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday the driving issue of the 2016 election will be "competence" and if Jeb Bush decides to run, "he's got a real shot" at winning because of his record as the one-time governor of Florida. Boehner says 2016 election all about competence House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday the driving issue of the 2016 election will be "competence" and if Jeb Bush decides to run, "he's got a real shot" at winning because of his record as the one-time governor of Florida.

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  9. OAS Asks Members to Take In Guantanamo DetaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | Voice of America

    The head of the Organization of American States this week issued an appeal for member countries to take in detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, calling it a chance to address a "serious humanitarian" issue. OAS Secretary-General Jose Miguel Insulza said the U.S. government had asked that countries in the hemisphere consider receiving some of the dozens of prisoners at Guantanamo who have been ruled eligible for transfer, but are unable to leave because they have nowhere to go.

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  10. The Democrats Hope You Are an IdiotRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RedState

    The crop of Democrats up for election right now were last elected in 2008. For most of the actually vulnerable Democrats, this was the first time they ran for election.

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  11. AJS Revenues Plummet in 2013 While Leader's Salary QuadruplesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OpenSecrets

    A new IRS filing from Americans for Job Security, a Republican dark money organization that spent heavily in the last election, foreshadows a likely theme of 501 groups' financial reports covering the year 2013 as they are sent to the IRS in coming weeks. Many of the groups that were awash in funds in 2012 - spending hundreds of millions of dollars without disclosing their donors in the 2012 elections - will report steep drops in revenues for 2013.

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  12. Walker diagnoses Romney's 2012 campaign faultsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hill

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , who could run for president in 2016, says the problem with Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign was that Romney did not make a strong enough positive case for himself. "They took the best things about Mitt Romney and hid them," Walker said in an interview with GQ published Tuesday.

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  13. VIDEO: New poll shows Louisiana leaning leftRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    In a new Gallup poll out Tuesday, Louisiana is leaning left. But that's not necessarily a good thing for incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu and her re-election bid.

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  14. Feinstein, Boxer depend on red-leaning Senate racesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    The outcome of a handful of too-close-to-call Senate races in November - including one where the Democratic Party isn't even fielding a candidate - will determine whether Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are still shaping the national debate on terrorism and climate change next year. After more than two decades in office, California's veteran Democratic senators have reached the top rungs of the seniority ladder, and with that the leadership of powerful committees - positions they would lose if Republicans win control of Congress' upper chamber.

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  15. Poll: Big swing for Democrats but not where they need itRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    Five weeks before the November midterm elections, voters give Democrats an edge over Republicans, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday. But the poll also indicates most of Democrats' gains are coming from the Northeast and not from the parts of the country where they're locked in tight contests that could give Republicans control of the Senate.

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  16. Paul Ryan outlines his ideas on how Republicans can win the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, says he's got a clear plan to help his party win the midterm elections in November and the next presidential election as well. In a new interview with Utah's Morning News, Ryan says Republicans need to show they can fix the country's problems and they have realistic solutions.

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  17. Staffer: Obama Knew About ISIS Before 2012 ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sweetness & Light

    President Barack Obama's intelligence briefings have provided him with specific information since before he won re-election in 2012 about the growing threat of the terror group now known alternatively as ISIS and ISIL, an administration insider told MailOnline on Monday. 'Unless someone very senior has been shredding the president's daily briefings and telling him that the dog ate them, highly accurate predictions about ISIL have been showing up in the Oval Office since before the 2012 election,' said a national security staffer in the Obama administration who is familiar with the content of intelligence briefings.

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  18. Independent Voters Could Decide Senate ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | National Journal

    Most senators up for reelection know their campaigns bear little resemblance to the races they ran six years ago, but even these incumbents might not understand just how dramatically voter identity has changed since 2008. That's according to a new study from Third Way , a center-left think that examined up-to-date voter-registration figures in 10 states with competitive Senate or gubernatorial contests.

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  19. Obama to discuss economy in Northwestern speechRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    President Barack Obama speaks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Phoenix Awards dinner on Sept. 27. President Barack Obama will deliver an economic speech Thursday at Northwestern University that will emphasize the prosperity of the middle class, the White House announced.

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  20. President Obama headed home to Chicago this weekRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    President Barack Obama is headed home to Chicago to speak at Northwestern University and stump for Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn. The White House said Tuesday that Obama would travel to Chicago on Wednesday and stay the night.

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