2012 Presidential Election News
News on the 2012 presidential race.
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All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.
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Polls have shown that voters love popular provisions calling for mandatory coverage for maternity care and extending coverage for young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance policies.
The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.
Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.
Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.
Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager.
One rainy morning this month, the man who thought he would be president boarded a train near his beach house in San Diego.
After hours of heated debate, the House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted 21-12 to hold former IRS head Lois Lerner in Contempt of Congress .
With his press briefing book sitting closed next to him, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney didn't have much to refer to when a person asked if he wanted to take a "selfie."
One of US President Barack Obama's top campaign strategists has been recruited by Labour to play a key role in Ed Miliband's bid for Downing Street in next year's general election.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he hopes Russia will not have to use force in eastern Ukraine.
A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.
The recent showdown in Nevada between federal agents and a cattle rancher and a group of his supporters is a symbol of the kind of abuse of power and executive sleight-of-hand that are becoming the hallmark of the Obama administration.
She is beset by well-funded forces on the right who sense the Gulf Coast Democrat's vulnerability in trying to defend a Senate seat in a red state.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich may not be a shoe-in for reelection this November in light of poll results released Wednesday showing he and his Democratic challenger, Ed FitzGerald are tied with about 200 days left before Election Day on November 4. Ohio Gov. John Kasich may not be a shoe-in for reelection this November in light of poll results released ... (more)
Politicians for years have been using rock songs at campaign events, and Mellencamp has found himself crossways with Walker and other candidates before.