2012 Election

President Barack Obama stands on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden after his victory speech on election night(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Election Hits $2B Mark Amid Last-Minute Donations

The presidential election witnessed unprecedented sums of cash boosting two men in their quest for the White House. It cost more than $2 billion and sometimes provided a cloak of anonymity for billionaire donors.

12/07/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Mitt Romney’s Loss Creates GOP Leadership Vacuum

Mitt Romney has been a virtual ghost since his Election Day defeat. Romney’s abrupt withdrawal from politics is creating a leadership vacuum within the GOP.

12/03/2012

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Last House Race Brings 2012 Election To An End

The last undecided House race has been called for the incumbent Democrat, bringing an unofficial close to the 2012 campaign more than three weeks after Election Day.

11/30/2012

An pollster loads paper in a primary registration machine at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas on February 19, 2008. (credit: by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Early Voting Down Statewide In Texas

More than 150,000 fewer Texans voted early this year than in 2008, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s office, and that might signal a lower turnout overall.

11/05/2012

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George P. Bush Making His Political Mark

He’s the George Bush of a new generation: George P. Bush. These days, you’ll find the 36 year-old nephew and grandson of two former Presidents out on the campaign trail.

CBS 11–09/25/2012

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Making The Grade

Mitt Romney recently gave President Barack Obama and F on foreign policy. This from the guy who said he would not go in to Pakistan to get bin Laden, the very place bin Laden was […]

06/05/2012

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Obama’s Kill List

News broke on Monday of what is being called “Obama’s kill list” of terrorists targeted in drone attacks around the globe. President Obama is playing the final role of decider in the Pentagon’s campaign to […]

06/05/2012

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Opinion: TGIO: Thank God It’s Over

On Tuesday night, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney officially became the Republican Party’s presidential nominee to contest the incumbent, President Barack Obama, in 2012. We have known for some time that Romney was going to […]

06/05/2012

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Opinion: Revisiting Obama’s Rev. Wright Controversy

Many believe that President Barack Obama’s past connection to Reverend Jeremiah Wright – and the influence the reverend may have had on the president’s way of thinking – should be dropped from presidential campaign discussions […]

06/05/2012

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Opinion: The Rebirth Of The Birthers Aborted By Romney

There have been several controversies surrounding President Barack Obama in recent days that should have given “the right” and Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP presidential candidate, opportunities to put Obama in a negative light. Yet, […]

05/24/2012