2012 Elections

CHICAGO — Members of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest education union, voted on Monday to endorse President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. NEA President Dennis Van Roekel said: “Obama and the union share a vision and members wanted early and strong support to help his election.” Read more at the Huffington Post. RELATED: […]

An opinion article on The Grio criticizes Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and her recent erroneous comments regarding slavery and the nation’s founding fathers. An Excerpt Reads: Her latest gaffe came in the process of trying to clean up another gaffe. Appearing with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, Bachmann continued to support her claim that the founding […]

WASHINGTON — With the 2012 presidential election vastly approaching, President Obama will have to mobilize his democratic and liberal supporters to stand a chance at reelection. In recent weeks while on the campaign trail, Obama and his administration have conceded that they may face difficulty in rallying the massive support he had during his 2008 […]

Tea Party favorite, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) formally declared her intention to run for the US presidency in the 2012 elections. Addressing a crowd in her home state of Iowa on Monday, Ms. Bachmann called herself  a “bold choice” for the presidency, and pointed to her record as a tax lawyer and founder of a […]

NEW JERSEY — Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, who served as an Ambassador for the Obama administration, announced his candidacy for president of the United States today in Liberty State Park, N.J., the same location Ronald Reagan announced his candidacy in 1980. “For the first time in our history, we are passing down to the […]

NEW YORK — President Obama is on a mission to win back the allegiance of his most vital sources of campaign cash. A few weeks before announcing his re-election campaign, Obama met with two dozen Wall Street executives to get their thoughts on how to speed up the economic recovery. During the meeting, which lasted […]

TALLAHASSEE — President Barack Obama has problems in Florida that he didn’t have when he won the prized state in 2008. The state’s economy is worse than elsewhere. Foreclosures are high. Property values are low. As president, Obama could be blamed. Voters’ shifting attitudes show the degree to which the atmosphere has changed since his […]

On the heels of Republican Newt Gingrich announcing his run for the presidency in 2012, reports are surfacing that Ron Paul will be throwing his name in the hat as well. The controversial Republican who many deem a racist – will run for the second time – and hope to become the Republican nominee unlike […]

It seems that President Obama has played his political hand correctly, contrary to a previous argument stating that the revelation of his long form birth certificate gave Donald Trump more legitimacy. Donald Trump has seen his approval rating among Republicans take a severe beating since the public establishment of the fact that Obama was born […]

Roland Martin and the Washington Watch roundtable discuss Donald Trump’s proposed presidential run, how he is getting attention and branding his name. WATCH: