2012 Presidential Election News
News on the 2012 presidential race.
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The sales figures as of Monday, provided by Nielsen BookScan, put Walker on pace to sell about as many copies as the memoir of former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, another Republican Midwestern governor who released a book amid talk of a presidential run.
Three veteran House members from Iowa, Virginia and Utah have decided not to seek re-election in 2014, offering both parties an opportunity to gain a seat or two.
Big news out of Northern Virginia: Longtime Republican Rep. Frank Wolf has announced his retirement .
Western nations have indicated to the Syrian opposition that peace talks next month may not lead to the removal of President Bashar Assad and that his Alawite minority will remain key in any transitional administration, opposition sources said.
A federal budget compromise that already passed the House cleared a key procedural hurdle on Tuesday in the Senate, increasing the likelihood it will win final Congressional approval this week.
And a new poll suggests that if the 2016 presidential election were held today, Republican Chris Christie would narrowly top Democrat Hillary Clinton in the crucial swing state of Iowa.
DFL Rep. Tom Huntley, of Duluth, said Tuesday he will complete his 11th term in the Legislature, but will not run again next year.
On Sept. 9, access lanes to the George Washington Bridge from New Jersey to New York were suddenly closed.
"I feel like I did the right thing," she told Adam Carolla on the comedian's podcast over the weekend.
Received this fundraising e-mail from Senator Jon Tester in support of his colleague, Senator Mark Pryor's re-election bid: Back in 2012, our race was the one that kept people up all night.
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During the 2008 election, candidate Barack Obama was derisively referred to as "The One."
The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal over Michigan's sore loser law that kept Gary Johnson from appearing as a Libertarian presidential candidate on the state ballot after running in the Republican primary.
"I am stunned, surprised and disappointed by what I have learned," he said in a news release announcing that he was placing Loskarn on administrative leave without pay.
Washington: It has been a long year for US President Barack Obama. In January he celebrated his second inauguration, only to be named over the weekend as having the worst year in Washington by his hometown paper, The Washington Post.
This year was a far more annoying year on the Internet than was 2012. For all that major, pre-planned events like the Olympics or the presidential election gave rise to misbehavior online in 2012, at least everyone was in possession of a unitary set of facts.