2012 Presidential Election News
News on the 2012 presidential race.
3 hrs ago | US News & World Report
Thus far in his political career, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican, has shown a natural ability to offend then befriend political opponents and allies alike.
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8 hrs ago | KMIZ
With the presidential campaign in the rearview and no midterm elections on the table, this year's political focus was mostly on the tedium of Washington, where President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans fought a lot but accomplished very little.
8 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines
National Park Service volunteers Donna and John Buckley said they weren't optimistic that a pod of 41 stranded pilot whales would survive in shallow Florida Everglades waters.
11 hrs ago | Detroit News
When President Barack Obama orchestrated the multibillion-dollar bailout of the U.S. auto industry in 2009 - GM and Chrysler were headed into bankruptcy, Ford was struggling - his many critics derided it as either a nefarious socialist plot or an attempt to buy the votes of autoworkers about to lose their jobs.
Senate Armed Services Chairman Carl Levin is telling President Obama he should stop insisting Afghan President Hamid Karzai sign a security agreement by the end of the year.
Hispanics' approval of President Barack Obama has taken its steepest dive since his re-election, a Gallup poll showed Thursday .
The Federal Bureau of Investigations confiscated materials belonging to a former aide to Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign who left under acrimonious circumstances to help one of her GOP primary opponents.
FAMILY TIES: Already Republicans are using former President Jimmy Carter's legacy to bash gubernatorial candidate - and his grandson - Jason Carter For the past five years, Republicans throughout the country have vainly attempted to paint President Barack Obama as another Jimmy Carter.
The debate over the Affordable Care Act can stay small, focusing on website failures and other short-term difficulties facing the law.
Those who have heard of Neel Kashkari know him as the former U.S. Treasury official who was in charge of the bank bailout at the height of the recession.
Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is highlighting his belief in God and the Bible's teachings in a new ad for his re-election campaign.
President Obama sought to revive the issue of growing income equality on Wednesday, saying it restricts economic mobility and threatens to shrink the middle class.
In politics, hyperbole is routine. It's common for campaign ads to praise a candidate as a savior or denigrate a contender as the destroyer of worlds.
SOUTH FLORIDA , December 4, 2013 - The 2014 midterm elections are less than one year away, and the day after the 2014 elections begins the 2016 presidential election.
Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires.
U.S. insurers fear that a surge in enrollments on a revamped government-run healthcare website could create more problems for insurance companies already struggling with error-filled applications for coverage three weeks before a sign-up deadline.