2012 Presidential Election

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  1. The WilliesFREEDOMRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    With only nine days to go before the presidential election, it looks more and more like Democratic candidate Barack Obama will defeat Republican candidate John McCain by a substantial margin. That Obama has maintained a solid lead for the past month despite massive mudslinging and the lies of McCain and the Republican Party shows that many Americans are fed up with the same GOP nonsense we've seen in every political campaign since Richard Nixon in 1968.


  2. Congressional Panels OK Fast Track for Trade Deal, With ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Senators demanded tough limits on currency manipulation by trading partners of the United States and placed restrictions on the import of products made with child labor. One provision would prohibit consideration of trade agreements with any country considered a violator of human-trafficking rules, a seemingly noncontroversial addition.


  3. Clinton gives glimpse of how she plans to run as a womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pocono Record

    ... wield enormous power in national elections. They made up just over half of the electorate in the 2012 presidential election. About 55 percent of women backed Obama. While Clinton will need to hold together the coalition of young people, black and ...


  4. US Senate finally approves Loretta Lynch, first black woman attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Loretta Lynch, pictured at her confirmation hearing, says her top priorities will include fighting terrorist threats and cyber crime, and improving relations between law enforcement and minority communities. Photo: Washington Post Loretta Lynch has won US Senate approval to become attorney general, becoming the first black woman to occupy the post at a time when deadly altercations between white police and unarmed black men are making headlines.


  5. U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan kills top American in al QaedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    How Adam Gadahn, a heavy metal rock enthusiast from a small Southern California town, became Azzam the American, a leading propagandist and the highest-ranked American in al Qaeda 's terror hierarchy, is one of the stranger odysseys of the global war on terror, an odyssey that ended abruptly earlier this year when Gadahn was reportedly killed by a U.S. drone strike in the remote border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The 37-year-old Gadahn, the first American to be charged with treason in more than 50 years, was killed by an American drone strike, President Obama confirmed Thursday, in a January CIA attack that was not even targeting the long-wanted terrorist.


  6. Joe Biden shores up U.S.-Israel ties, says Iran deal isn't a 'grand bargain'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    Joe Biden reacts to a question during the 2012 vice presidential debate with Republican Rep. Paul Ryan at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Click through the images to see Biden being Biden.


  7. Another Jewish Charm Offensive Won't Fix What Obama Has BrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Commentary Magazine

    After several months of insults and threats about re-evaluating U.S. policy, the Obama administration appears to have awakened to the fact that its feud with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has gone too far. As the New York Times reports today , the White House is making a conscious effort to play down its anger at the Israeli government, primarily by making nice with American Jewish groups.


  8. Hillary Clinton sharpens tone on women's issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    The consigliere - John Podesta, one of the top liberal minds in politics, will serve as Clinton's campaign chairman. A former White House chief of staff for Bill Clinton and a top counselor for President Obama, Podesta has the stature to speak truth to power.


  9. Lynch's wait is over, as Senate confirms her as attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McClatchy

    Lynch, whom President Barack Obama nominated last November, will replace retiring Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold the high-profile post. Ten Republicans voted for her.


  10. Senate Vote on Loretta Lynch Splits 3 Anti-Obama GOP StalwartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    Three Republicans who regularly stand strong against President Barack Obama's foreign policy split Thursday on confirming Loretta Lynch as attorney general in a Senate vote that came nearly six months after her nomination and that bitterly divided the congressional chamber until the end. Arizona Sen. John McCain was among 43 Republicans opposed to Lynch, 55, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.


  11. Obama To Democratic Trade Critics: 'I Take That Personally'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    President Barack Obama fought back on Thursday against the biggest domestic obstacle to the Pacific trade pact he wants to conclude before he leaves office: the trade skeptics in his own Democratic party. Trade unions, environmental groups and high-profile Democrats like Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts have come out swinging against the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying it would send American jobs overseas.


  12. Illinois lawmakers fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    With fast-track votes, Illinois lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ensure that Chicago can use public park land as a potential site for President Barack Obama's presidential library, while also paving the way for Star Wars creator George Lucas' proposed museum on the city's lakefront. Advocates for the city's public parks responded by accusing Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the lawmakers of using the city's widely supported bid for the Obama library to blunt opposition to the more controversial Lucas museum.


  13. Lynch makes history after long Senate fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post and Courier

    After one of the nation's most protracted Cabinet-level confirmation delays, the Senate on Thursday approved Loretta Lynch to be attorney general. She is the first African-American woman to hold the position.


  14. Dynamic China looks to dominate AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    Next month, western leaders will be conspicuously absent from President Putin's military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the allied victory in the Second World War. President Obama and EU leaders are staying away from the Red Square commemoration to express their outrage at Russia's role in Ukraine.


  15. The life and untimely death of Warren WeinsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Politico

    Warren Weinstein, the American aid worker killed by an American drone , spent the last three years of his life pleading to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to work to rescue him from his Al Qaeda captors. Weinstein, husband, father and grandfather, scholar, teacher and humanitarian, who lived in the Washington suburbs in Rockville, Maryland, when he wasn't working abroad, was taken from his fenced, guarded compound in Lahore, Pakistan, on Aug. 13, 2011, four days before he was scheduled to come home.


  16. Part III: Reid's Ploys Backfired and Burned CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Alpenhorn News

    Mr. Scrooge of Senateville will soon be leaving, and many on both sides of the aisle say it is not soon enough. He is former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., whose plans backfired when he pulled every possible shenanigan to prevent the Republicans from taking control of the Senate last year.


  17. Iraq snapshotRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Common Ills

    Tuesday, April 22, 2015. Chaos and violence continue, a political solution remains elusive and unsought in Iraq, Haider al-Abadi puts refugees into Abu Ghraib prison, Chelsea Manning is appealing for donations to her legal fund, Hillary Clinton isn't fit for office unless the US wants a replay of Tricky Dick's presidency, and much more.


  18. The WilliesSEN. John Thune is Your Candidate, RepublicansRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2012 | American Reporter

    I am sorry that today Florida voters must decide among a group of men - who are all imperfect - which should be the next President of the United States. Anyone who has seen the video on our front page of former Mass.


  19. On Native GroundFROM Wall Street to Main Street, the 99% is Rising UpRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2011 | American Reporter

    To many in the corporate media, the center is sacred political ground. It is where the "sensible" and "serious" people dwell.


  20. Campaign 2012A Mind of HS OwnRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2011 | American Reporter

    You really have to wonder why Ron Paul can't win the Republican nomination. Consider this: He's the only candidate who tells the truth.