Presidential Election 2012
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USA Presidential Elections 2012

Barack Obama Re-Elected President, November, 7, 2012

President Obama won a second term in the White House Tuesday night, Fox News projects, overcoming concerns about the fragile economic recovery to edge out Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Read more...

Group home accused of taking patients to vote for Obama, as agency disputes claim, November 6, 2012

The father of a mentally handicapped woman claims his daughter and others were “carted off” to a North Carolina polling site last week and “coaxed” into voting for President Obama by workers of the group home where she stays -- a claim the owner of the home disputes and that apparently has not yet triggered an investigation by election officials. Read more...

NY Gov. Cuomo signs order allowing Sandy victims to vote anywhere, November 6, 2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has agreed to issue an executive order that will allow displaced voters to cast ballots by affidavit at any polling site they can reach Tuesday. Read more...

Logo Team Romney battles in Nevada amid Obama's advantage in numbers, early voting, November 5, 2012

Roughly 48,000 more Democrats than Republicans went to the polls during the state's two-week, early-voting period. And more than 700,000 votes were cast. Those numbers suggest that if total turnout reaches 80 percent, more than 70 percent of the votes have already been cast. Read more...

Obama, Romney take long campaign journey into final day, November 5, 2012

President Obama and Mitt Romney resume their foray into battleground states Monday morning with Election Day now just hours away. Romney closed the weekend with stops in Pennsylvania and Virginia, battleground states considered critical in the quest for the 270 electoral votes it takes to win the White House. Read more...

New Jersey residents displaced by storm will be able to vote by email, November 4, 2012

New Jersey will allow residents displaced by the superstorm to vote by email or fax. Officials announced Saturday that registered voters can vote electronically. Read more...

Last jobs report before election shows economy in 'virtual standstill', November 2, 2012

The final monthly jobs report before Election Day offered a mixed bag of economic evidence that would surely become political putty for the presidential candidates, with the unemployment rate ticking up to 7.9 percent but the economy adding a better-than-expected 171,000 jobs.  Read more...

Jay-Z, Springsteen to boost Obama last day before election, November 2, 2012

Some big-name celebrities will help President Barack Obama make his closing case to voters in the most competitive states. Read more...

Romney resumes campaigning In Florida, November 1, 2012

Mitt Romney struck a moderate tone Wednesday with only an oblique criticism of his rival President Obama, as both campaigns deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and its impact on the race. Read more...