2012 Presidential Election
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  1. Virtual politics: Democracy Apps arms citizens with budget breakdownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mountain Xpress

    ... general election. By comparison, 69 percent of the county's registered voters turned out for the 2012 presidential election. This discrepancy is pretty typical, notes Chris Cooper , who heads up Western Carolina University's political science and ...

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  2. .com | Clinton raises record $45m in first campaign quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News24

    Hillary Clinton announced on Wednesday she raised a record $45m in the first quarter of her US presidential bid, putting the Democratic frontrunner in prime financial position in the opening months of her 2016 campaign. "Here's what we know: In the first quarter of this campaign, supporters gave more than $45m," Clinton wrote in a tweet.

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  3. Hillary Clinton set to raise $45 million in gifts both small a " and largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign says it is on track to report that it has raised more than $45 million since its launch in mid-April, with the vast majority of those donating giving less than $100. While Clinton's campaign on Wednesday touted its success with such small-dollar donors, the leading Democrat in the 2016 race also pulled in a large chunk on campaign cash from donors who are giving her the maximum allowed by law.

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  4. Obama Puts Pressure On Republicans To Expand State Medicaid ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    Fresh from another Supreme Court validation of his landmark healthcare law, President Barack Obama visited healthcare hub Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday to push state governments to expand the Medicaid health program for the poor. Obamacare, as the president's law is known, envisions a major expansion of the program, but nearly half of all U.S. states, mostly Republican-controlled, have rejected that part of the law and opted out of a Medicaid expansion.

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  5. Texas Democrats scrapping 'Two-Step' presidential primaryRead the original story

    Wednesday | Seattle Times

    Texas' Democratic presidential primary is set to shift to allocating delegates based solely on voting results, after national party leaders rejected the state's traditional "Two-Step" method. America's second-largest state votes March 1 as part of the 2016 presidential election's "Super Tuesday."

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  6. Jonathan Bernstein: Chris Christie, king of the 2016 long shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Of the nine Republican presidential candidates I consider viable, I have New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who made his bid official Tuesday, as dead last. From the start, he was probably too moderate to have much of a chance at the nomination, and it wasn't clear if Republicans nationwide would ever warm to his New Jersey style.

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  7. The Trump CardRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Debate Link

    As many of you know, there are a lot of people running for President on the Republican side. So many, that the first GOP presidential debate will not be able to feature them all.

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  8. After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Deseret News

    President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law. Obama is touting the Affordable Care Act at an elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  9. The Ridiculous Mr OrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Talking Points Memo

    Save articles to read later In a hurry? Bookmarks allow you to save an article to read later at your convenience. There isn't a limit, either, so you can store your favorites, too.

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  10. Gov. Chris Christie makes pragmatic pitch to GOP votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post and Courier

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making a pragmatic pitch to voters as he begins his uphill fight for the Republican presidential nomination. “You need to know what you're buying,” Christie told potential supporters at a town hall meeting Tuesday in New Hampshire hours after a kickoff rally at his old high school.

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  11. Hillary Clinton Breaks Fundraising Records With $45 Million HaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Journal

    Top officials for Hillary Clinton's campaign have long said their fundraising goal for 2015 is $100 million-but the campaign's haul for Clinton's first three months in the race suggest she'll easily surpass that. The campaign will report raising $45 million between its launch in mid-April and June 30, aides said Wednesday-a record for a presidential candidate's first quarter in the race.

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  12. Jeb! releases tax returns for 33 years, with $29 million in total earnings since leaving officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hot Air

    Twenty-nine million dollars in seven years ? Isn't that what the Clintons earned since leaving the State Department? No, wait, that's not right. The Clintons have earned $30 million in just the last seventeen months .

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  13. Obama's evolution of marriageand sexuality: An Asian perspectiveRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lucianne.com

    During the re-election cycle in 2012, President Obama sent seismic shock waves through the news media when he became the first American president to publicly support marriage equality. On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court sided with the president's views in a 5-4 decision, sending a ruling "like a thunderbolt" through American society in favor of marriage equality in all 50 states[1].

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  14. Macy's Cuts Ties With Donald Trump After Anti-Immigrant RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Advertising Age

    Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including Macy's is severing ties with long-time partner Donald Trump following public backlash over the 2016 Republican presidential hopeful's controversial anti-immigrant remarks.The retail chain will stop carrying the Trump menswear collection, and has ended its business relationship with the real-estate mogul, the company said in statement Wednesday.

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  15. Clinton raises record numbers during first quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    Hillary Clinton raised a record $45 million dollars in donations from supporters during the first quarter of her campaign, according to early numbers released by her staff. Although all numbers are not finalized yet, the mid-April to June 30 haul appears to be a record for a candidate in their first quarter, with the previous record having been held by President Obama, raising $41.9 million in the first quarter of his re-election campaign.

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  16. Paul LePage, Chris Christie endorse each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun Journal

    On a wet patio above a bustling diner, Maine Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday morning became the first Republican governor in the nation to endorse a presidential candidate for 2016: Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey. LePage described Christie as a mentor and a friend and thanked him for his support during a tough re-election fight in Maine last year, when as head of the Republican Governor's Association Christie came to Maine four times to stump and raise funds for LePage.

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  17. Why is Donald Trump surging in early polls?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Christian Science Monitor

    The latest, a CNN/ORC national poll out Wednesday, has Mr. Trump in second place among Republicans, behind former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, one of only two Republicans with double-digit support. The poll echoes similar polls by Fox News, Suffolk University, and Quinnipiac University, all showing Trump in second place either nationally or in select early primary states like New Hampshire and Iowa.

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  18. Tourists are finally allowed to Instagram inside of the White House,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Earlier today, Michelle Obama used Instagram to announce that the White House will now allow tour groups take photographs and use social media. Today is the first time that visitors will be able to use various social platforms to document their experience exploring the White House.

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  19. If We're Grading Countries, Canada Gets An 'Eh'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    While one American presidential candidate mocked Canadians on Wednesday for the misconception that there aren't that many people living in the Truth North Strong and Free, there are really a whole 35 million up there enjoying, on this Canada Day, some progressive policies that Americans could only dream of. Canadians are celebrating the 148th anniversary of their relatively nonviolent and gradual separation from the British Empire.

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  20. Marty Meehan wants UMass to host 2016 presidential debateRead the original story

    Wednesday | Boston Herald

    The new president of UMass, former U.S. Congressman Martin T. Meehan, said today he will do use "all the contacts I have around the country" to try to bring a presidential debate to UMass in 2016. "I would do everything that I could to try to get a debate in 2016," Meehan Boston Herald Radio's "Morning Meeting" with Hillary Chabot, in an interview on his first day in office.

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