2012 Presidential Election

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  1. Woman gets prison for running over husband for not votingRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    A judge has sentenced an Arizona woman to 3 A1 2 years in prison for running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election. Thirty-one-year-old Holly Nicole Solomon of Mesa pleaded guilty to assault charges stemming from injuries her husband suffered days after President Barack Obama was re-elected.

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  2. Trade Deal Tees Up Export-Import Bank VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Roll Call

    Cantwell secured a commitment for a vote on reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, important for Boeing, a major employer in Washington state. Trade proponents could exhale a small sigh of relief on Thursday as a trade bill, supported primarily by President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans, cleared another procedural hurdle.

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  3. On Native GroundTHE Gop Still Hates WomenRead the original story

    Thursday | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 22, 2012 Updated 7:30pm ET -- The stage is set tonight in Mesa, Ariz., for mistakes that make political history. Will the candidates come through? The 20th GOP presidential debate kicks off at 8pm Eastern, 8pm Central time, on CNN, and all four candidates - who have canceled out of two other debates and have just one more to go, on March 19 - are salivating at the chance one or more of their rivals will say or do something that dramatically shifts the outcome of the race for the Republican nomination in August.

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  4. Rick Santorum Rips Fox News Over 'Arbitrary' Debate RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Journal

    "The idea that a national poll has any relationship to the viability of a candidate-ask Rudy Giuliani that. Ask Phil Gramm that."

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  5. The WilliesHOW to Pass Out a Bailout BillRead the original story

    Thursday | American Reporter

    It was Monday evening and the phone rang - again. It was probably the fifth time in two hours.

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  6. ConstanceIT'S not Sex, Stupid - it's CommitmentRead the original story

    Thursday | American Reporter

    Maybe it's because I didn't grow up watching sports on television, or maybe I'm just a coward, but I can't take the tension of this year's campaign. Real lives, real dollars and real dreams are at stake.

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  7. Market MoverDEWEY WINS! AGAINRead the original story

    Thursday | American Reporter

    When you're working up a good head of steam, words pour out in self-righteous anger and columns almost write themselves. It started out as one, because I spent most of last week in a state of horror, anger and disgust over the way presidential candidate John McCain was running his campaign.

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  8. Thank Sid Blumenthal for Telling Hillary Clinton Benghazi Was a Planned AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    What did she know and when did she know it? More important: WTF were we doing in Libya to begin with? The worst thing about the endless investigations into the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya-an attack that killed four Americans, inlcuding Amb. Chris Stevens-is that they obscure the larger picture: WTF were we doing in Libya in the first place? President Obama involved us in a war situation not just without congressional approval but without any sort of consultation.

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  9. Column: Hillary Clinton's hypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alamogordo Daily News

    In a private meeting last week with 200 of the Democratic Party's top financiers, Hillary Clinton drew vigorous applause when she said any of her nominees to the Supreme Court would have to share her desire to overturn the Citizens United decision. Clinton also put in a plug with the fundraisers for a constitutional amendment overturning the ruling, which allows unlimited spending by super PACs.

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  10. More evidence, via "Sid Vicious," of Hillary's Benghazi deceitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Power Line

    Some of the information Sidney Blumenthal supplied to Hillary Clinton about Libya is said to have been flawed. But "Sid Vicious" got one important thing right.

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  11. Obama, Senate Republicans work together on trade billRead the original story

    Thursday | WMC-TV Memphis

    The Obama administration and Senate Republicans worked in unusual harmony Tuesday to advance major trade legislation opposed by many rank-and-file Democrats, an expanding struggle already leaving a mark on the 2016 campaigns for the White House and control of Congress. In rapid-fire order, the administration threatened to veto a proposed change in the trade bill to require U.S. negotiators to target currency manipulation more directly in trade talks, and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said his party was prepared to vote down the amendment.

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  12. Nurtured by Clinton network, O'Malley now becomes 2016 rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    More than a decade ago, Bill Clinton spotted a political star in the making, someone he predicted would go from a big-city mayor to a national leader - maybe even to the White House. "I won't be surprised if you go all the way," Clinton wrote in a 2002 letter to Baltimore's mayor, Martin O'Malley.

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  13. Where They Stand: Lindsey Graham on issues of 2016 campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham will announce his campaign for president next month, after saying Monday he is running for the Republican nomination. Here's a snapshot of where Graham stands on issues likely to be debated in the Republican presidential primaries.

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  14. Senate votes to advance fast track trade billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    The Senate is making progress on the fast track trade bill before the one-week Memorial Day recess and are now on track to passing the bill and sending it to the House of Representatives. The Senate voted 62 to 38 to end the debate and invoke cloture, with most Republicans supporting the bill and the opposing votes coming Democrats.

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  15. Clinton's Benghazi emails begin rolling outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    State Department officials on Thursday have begun rolling out dozens of Hillary Clinton 's emails discussing her team's exchange of information follow the moments after the Benghazi attacks as well as her relationship with controversial confidante Sidney Blumenthal, who sent over two dozen memos regarding Libya during her time as Secretary of State. The release of emails contradicts the White House's narrative that the attack was driven by protests over an anti-Islam internet video.

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  16. Millionaire 'miser' labelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    But for Republican presidential contender Carly Fiorina, that might not be so easy. Twelve of about 30 people who worked on Fiorina's failed 2010 California Senate campaign, most speaking out for the first time, told Reuters they would not work for her again.

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  17. Clinton-friendly super PAC struggles to raise money: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS News

    Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with parents and child care workers at the Center for New Horizons on May 20, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Priorities USA Action, a super PAC backing Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid, is struggling to raise money, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday , citing "people familiar with the matter" who say the group expects to net only $15 million by June 30. The super PAC, which supported President Obama's reelection bid in 2012 and was essentially inherited by Clinton's campaign, has reportedly only secured $5 million in "hard commitments."

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  18. Clinton campaign announces first rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    Hillary Clinton will hold the first major rally of her presidential campaign when she delivers a kick-off speech on June 13. The Democratic frontrunner's campaign is already up and running, but so far it has featured small-group, invitation-only roundtables -- not the kinds of policy speeches, large gatherings, network interviews and more that typically mark runs for the White House. The strategy reflects the stark contrast between the Democratic and Republican 2016 fields.

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  19. Jared Max: What Do Our Sports Interests Say About Who And What We Are?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... to identify their age, race, gender and political beliefs - including who they voted for in the 2012 Presidential election. The margin of error is +/- 2.6%. To help translate percentages into actual numbers, I used a calculator. For example, I ...

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  20. Toomey to Obama: Scrap police weapons banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Philly.com

    After delivering an unannounced, pro-police speech on the Senate floor two weeks ago, the Pennsylvania Republican on Thursday sent a letter to President Obama calling for an end to the newly-announced ban on transferring military-grade weapons to local police departments - and saying that the task force which recommended the change had made "insulting" assumptions about police. "I am deeply concerned," Toomey wrote, that the task force has "bought into a false narrative about law enforcement - one that paints America's police officers as the cause of unrest and violence, as opposed to the brave defense against it."

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