2012 Presidential Election

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  1. Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on EbolaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve. After waking up in his own bed Monday at his family's home in Chicago, Obama voted early for the midterms and was to attend a fundraiser for Democrats.

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  2. New York Gov. Cuomo raises profile -- but for what?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    With a new book, an appearance on David Letterman, high-profile trips overseas and a bigger campaign account than any other governor, New York's Andrew Cuomo might look like someone running for president. But with no pilgrimages planned to Iowa or New Hampshire and no stump speeches for Democrats elsewhere in the country, Cuomo's recent efforts to boost his national profile are more likely about his immediate re-election plans -- though a future run for the White House can't be ruled out.

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  3. Obama casts his vote early in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    President Barack Obama, left, cast a ballot for the 2014 midterm elections at the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Service Center while participating in early voting on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Chicago. Obama took a break from campaigning for Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill., to cast an early ballot for the election.

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  4. Burke, Walker pushing early voting in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    ... in heavily Democratic cities such as Milwaukee and Madison, which held extended hours during the 2012 presidential election.

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  5. Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, people leave earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    President Barack Obama waves as he arrives for a campaign rally for Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown at a High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, Oct. 19, 2014.

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  6. Dark money could be election's October surpriseRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    OK, it's officially crunch time. In just two weeks and one day, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid will know if he will still run the U.S. Senate.

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  7. Dem turnout effort can't turn tideRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Buzz Cut: a Dem turnout effort can't turn tide a Harper's: 'Stop Hillary' a Power Play: What's pushing Pressler? a Cruz looks beyond midterms a He figured the other fellow wasn't using i t DEM TURNOUT EFFORT CAN'T TURN TIDE The message from Democrats has been the same since the end of the primary season this summer: The Obama 2012 model is coming to midterms and it's going to save the Senate. The Obama model for re-electing a struggling incumbent requires holding down GOP base turnout and keeping Republican-leaning swing voters at home through a barrage of negative ads.

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  8. Obama evolves again on same-sex marriageRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Politico

    President Barack Obama has evolved again on the issue of same-sex marriage, saying he now believes that the U.S. Constitution requires states to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry. "Ultimately, I think the Equal Protection Clause does guarantee same-sex marriage in all fifty states," Obama told the New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin , referring to language in the 14th Amendment requiring that states have valid reasons for discriminating between citizens.

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  9. NC Senate: Tillis Puts Hagan on Defensive Over Ebola, ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News Max

    The Senate race between Democrat Sen. Kay Hagan and GOP state House Speaker Thom Tillis is neck-in-neck, but the politics of Ebola and the Islamic State have made a sudden change to the dynamics of the race in the final weeks before Election Day. According to The Washington Post , the two issues have given Tillis a new opening to criticize Hagan, putting her on the defensive about her positions on the issues when she had previously framed the race around Tillis' controversial conservative policies.

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  10. What national political trends are percolating on California's ballot?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    With Election Day two weeks from Tuesday, I wanted to take the national pulse from California, where I just spent a few days. I know what you're thinking: California doesn't have a U.S. Senate election this year at the top of the ticket; Jerry Brown seems a shoo-in for re-election against Neel Kashkari, and California couldn't be more geographically removed from Washington.

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  11. Obama Ebola Czar Ron Klain Will Master the CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Good pick, Mr. President. Ron Klain, designated as the new Ebola czar by President Barack Obama, is the right man for the job.

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  12. Cousin Pookie is back! And, yes, he is still sitting on the couch.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A woman receives a kiss from U.S. President Barack Obama at a rally to support Governor Pat Quinn in his re-election campaign in Chicago. Quinn is in a tight race with Republican Bruce Rauner.

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  13. Obama has no interest in being a federal judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hill

    President Obama is not interested in becoming a judge after wrapping up his tenure at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., he said in an interview published Monday in the New Yorker . "I love nutting out these problems, wrestling with these arguments.

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  14. Over It: 'Steady Stream' of Democrats Leave Campaign Rally During Obama SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Townhall

    In 2008, they were passing out . In 2014, they're walking out. These tweets come from mainstream media correspondents who watched in puzzlement as "lots" of Maryland voters departed a campaign rally over the weekend while President Obama was still talking .

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  15. President Obama is back on the campaign trail. In extremely Obama-friendly places.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    President Obama made two campaign appearances on Sunday, stopping outside of Washington, D.C. to bolster the Maryland gubernatorial campaign of Anthony Brown and then heading to Chicago to campaign with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn. Why Chicago and Upper Marlboro, Maryland? Because voters there loved loved loved Obama in 2012, meaning that -- unlike much of the rest of the country -- an Obama appearance might actually do more good than harm.

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  16. Donald Trump months away from 2016 decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KMIZ

    As 2016 hopefuls flock to early caucus states, Donald Trump told an Iowa audience not to count him out -- at least not until he makes his decision about running early next year. "Well we're gonna see what happens," Trump said at a press conference with Rep. Steve King in Iowa, according to a Des Moines Register video.

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  17. Black Vote Seen as Key to Democratic Senate ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

    A front page story in Sunday's New York Times quoted a memo from former Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher predicting that Democrats would suffer "crushing losses" unless they were able to drive turnout of African-American voters this year. The memo claimed that half of black voters don't know when the midterm election is.

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  18. Could open enrollment determine the Senate? - Changing tactics on...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Politico

    COULD ENROLLMENT ROUND 2 DETERMINE THE SENATE? - As if there weren't enough pressure on Andy Slavitt, Kevin Counihan and the team at HealthCare.gov, here comes Louisiana and Georgia. With the Senate races there looking more and more likely to head into a runoff, and open enrollment scheduled for Nov. 15, residents of the two states could be checking into HealthCare.gov at the exact moment they're considering their vote.

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  19. Michelle Nunn Hopes to Turn Georgia BlueRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... by conservative media for declining to say at a debate whether she voted for Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election. "I'm skeptical right now that either one of them can beat the threshold with the third-party candidate in the race," said ...

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  20. Dem turnout effort can't turn tideRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Fox News

    Buzz Cut: a Dem turnout effort can't turn tide a Harper's: 'Stop Hillary' a Power Play: What's pushing Pressler? a Cruz looks beyond midterms a He figured the other fellow wasn't using i t DEM TURNOUT EFFORT CAN'T TURN TIDE The message from Democrats has been the same since the end of the primary season this summer: The Obama 2012 model is coming to midterms and it's going to save the Senate. The Obama model for re-electing a struggling incumbent requires holding down GOP base turnout and keeping Republican-leaning swing voters at home through a barrage of negative ads.

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