2012 Presidential Election News
News on the 2012 presidential race.
43 min ago | Sun Journal
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left and her reelection challenger Shenna Bellows, a Democrat and the former executive director of the ACLU of Maine, right.
4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
A group of seven young activists risked arrest Wednesday outside one of the most notorious private prisons in the country: the Broward Transitional Center , run by the corporation GEO Group.
9 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com
Two top aides have left the campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald, and additional staff changes are expected to be announced later this week.
13 hrs ago | Politico
Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration's policies or risk a government shutdown.
Even as a St. Louis County grand jury prepares to open its examination of Michael Brown's death, a rising chorus is demanding that the county's controversial elected prosecutor step aside and let a special prosecutor handle it.
The campaign is particularly vicious in Chandler, where Rep. Bob Robson was accused of removing signs opposing his re-election and now faces misdemeanor tampering charges.
Uber has hired David Plouffe, the campaign manager for Barack Obama 's two presidential wins, to help the taxi-hailing app win battles with regulators and soften its image in the public sphere.
Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer has put both Scott and the Florida Republican Party on the defensive, prompting them to hit back with their own ads attacking Steyer as a hypocrite.
Gov. Butch Otter, the longtime "Happy Warrior" of Idaho politics, who prides himself on running "positive campaigns," has taken on a far different approach against his Democratic challenger, A.J. Balukoff.
Republicans have largely avoided Tea Party rebellions this primary season. Worst-case scenarios for the party - electing extremist or weak candidates who would be vulnerable against Democrats - failed to materialize in North Carolina, Georgia, Colorado and Iowa, while incumbent senators prevailed in Mississippi, Kansas, Tennessee and Kentucky.
The Ferguson case gave fodder to Obama critics. speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, about the ongoing situation in Iraq.
When the Republican-controlled House of Representatives reneged on its promise to take up immigration reform before heading off on vacation, President Barack Obama vowed to take matters into his own hands by the end of summer.
Attorneys for former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell began presenting evidence in the federal corruption trial against McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on Monday.
A warrant won't be issued for the arrest of Gov. Rick Perry following his indictment on two felony charges of abuse of power.
Of all the responses to the recent police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.
The speech that made Barack Obama famous cast him as a post-racial figure offering a vision of America no longer divided along black and white lines.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 06:26 pm
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