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2012 U.S. Presidential Election

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Top 2012 U.S. Presidential Election Articles

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  • Upbeat signs for GOP before midterm vote may mask its Latino problem

    Upbeat signs for GOP before midterm vote may mask its Latino problem
    For Republicans roaring into the midterm election, the last few weeks have brought a wave of good news. President Obama's poll numbers continue to hover in the 40s. Democrats' hopes of holding the Senate look slimmer by the day. And the GOP heralded...
  • Of sex, age and politics

    Asked to comment after a record number of women signed up to seek office on the Republican ticket this year in Arkansas, Joyce Elliott -- a Democratic state senator from Little Rock -- started off fine. She noted that young mothers tend to put off...
  • Are the Democrats doomed?

    This year was always going to be a difficult one for Democrats, as they battle to keep their five-seat majority in the Senate. But in recent months, the political landscape has grown bleaker. Let's start with the basics: Democrats have more seats at...
  • State judge voids parts of Pennsylvania's voter ID law

    State judge voids parts of Pennsylvania's voter ID law
    WASHINGTON — A Pennsylvania judge struck down key parts of the state's tough voter identification law Friday, saying that it created an ordeal for hundreds of thousands of people who wish to vote but lack a driver's license or U.S. passport. The...
  • Bipartisan presidential panel suggests ways to improve elections

    Bipartisan presidential panel suggests ways to improve elections
    WASHINGTON — States should allow online voter registration and create more opportunities to cast ballots before election day, according to a report issued Wednesday by a bipartisan commission formed to address long lines and other troubles at the...
  • 'Mitt' shows Romney's human side

     
    By Jessica Reynolds If you didn’t vote for Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election, watching the new documentary “Mitt” won’t make you wish you had. On the other hand, if you did vote for him, the film will only......
  • Christie fires back, denies prior knowledge of bridge lane closings

    Christie fires back, denies prior knowledge of bridge lane closings
    NEW YORK — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday said that a letter from a former Port Authority official claiming that he had proof the governor knew about the George Washington Bridge traffic jam actually confirmed he had no prior knowledge...
  • Democratic senators who won with Obama's help may not want it now

    Democratic senators who won with Obama's help may not want it now
    NASHUA, N.H. — For better or worse, they are the class of Obama. Eight Democratic senators swept into office partly on Barack Obama's 2008 coattails are facing their first reelection bid without the benefit of having the president on the ballot...
  • The troubling legacy of Obamacare

    WASHINGTON -- Like Watergate before it, Obamacare has become the gift that keeps on giving -- to partisan opponents determined to bring down an American president. In 1972, the Republican break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at...
  • Wasserman Schultz offers rosy view of Democratic prospects in 2016

    Wasserman Schultz offers rosy view of Democratic prospects in 2016
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, sought Tuesday to downplay widespread predictions of an approaching midterm election disaster for her party. Offering an analysis that differs from some...
  • A less than loving Valentine's Day in Washington

    WASHINGTON -- On the feast day of St. Valentine in the Anglican Church and various other religious jurisdictions around the globe, love may have been in the air, but not here in the Nation's capital. About a foot of snow covered the monuments, short-...
  • "Collision 2012' and 'The Gamble': Insight on the election as it truly was

    "Collision 2012' and 'The Gamble': Insight on the election as it truly was
    The intense competition of a presidential campaign almost always generates innovation, from the first television ads for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 to Bill Clinton's rapid-response war room in 1992 to George W. Bush's get-out-the-vote drive in 2004....