2012 Elections

HONOLULU (AP) — Leaving behind a year of bruising legislative battles, President Barack Obama enters his fourth year in office having calculated that he no longer needs Congress to promote his agenda and may even benefit in his re-election campaign if lawmakers take little action in 2012. Devoid of any major policy pushes, much of […]

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One presidential campaign claims an impressive effort in Iowa this year: eight offices opened, 350,000 phone calls to potential supporters and 1,280 events to recruit and train volunteers. SEE ALSO: Obama To Bomb Iran? It’s not Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich or Ron Paul. It’s Obama for America, the president’s […]

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Just a year ago, tea party activists came roaring out of the congressional elections eager to shape the looming race for the White House. Things have not gone as planned. Turned off by Mitt Romney’s style and evolution on several important issues, they have bounced from one candidate to another in […]

While few things in politics are certain, one thing that has held true over the past several decades is that African Americans will vote Democratic. RELATED: Obamas: NO FACEBOOK For Malia And Sasha And while African Americans’ relationship with Democrats has become highly publicized marriage, a rising chorus of African American liberals and independents are […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — On issues from air pollution to contraception, President Barack Obama has broken sharply with liberal activists and come down on the side of business interests and social conservatives as he moves more to the political middle for his re-election campaign. SEE ALSO: 80-Year-Old Faces Criminal Charges For Feeding Ducks?! Without a Democratic […]

Now that Herman Cain is completely out of the picture, the world knows it  is a two man race. Perry comes off like Yosemite Sam. He’s the “rootin’est tootin’est hombre” from Texas alright. Still, I have never seen him own a truly “Presidential moment”. Bachmann was never too impressive (courageous as the undertaking is) and […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — In diplomatically polite terms, President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper remained at odds Wednesday over a proposed oil pipeline from Canada through the United States, with Obama showing no interest in speeding up a project that the Canadian leader sees as vital to his nation’s economy. SEE ALSO: Obama […]

“One time we were having sex, and I was looking up at the ceiling, thinking about, ‘What am I going to buy at the grocery store tomorrow?,”Ginger White, the Atlanta businesswoman who alleges she had a 13-year extramarital affair with Herman Cain,  said in an exclusive interview with the Daily Beast. See also: Herman Cain Rivals […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suddenly Mitt Romney is fighting a two-front political war. Related News: Cain’s Wife Not Aware Of Ginger White The Republican presidential contender has skated along for much of the year as GOP challengers surged and faded. But now he faces an unexpected, more serious threat from Newt Gingrich – just as Barack […]

GLENVIEW, Ill. — An Illinois woman who claims Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain groped her when she went to him for help finding a job has been served with eviction papers. See also: Meeting With Wife Gloria May Hold Key To Candidacy’s Future Cook County Sheriff’s spokesman Frank Bilecki says deputies on Tuesday served the papers […]