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2012 Presidential Election

Exonerated of Murder, Chicagoan's First Vote for President

David Protess | Posted 01.07.2013 | Chicago
David Protess

The ring tone on his cell phone blared the '60s hit, "Hold On, I'm Comin'." Recognizing his girlfriend's number, Eric Caine anxiously took the call. "It's OK," Tina reassured him. "You're on the voter rolls."

Republicans Show Dangers of the "Reality Distortion Field"

Alex Frey | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business
Alex Frey

The trick is to develop enough confidence in the models that we are not tempted to manually override them when they contradict our own preciously-held view of the world. This is unfortunately also difficult in practice.

Rick Hill Defeated In Montana Governor's Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

By MIKE BAKER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OLYMPIA, Wash. — Republicans who had lofty ambitions for taking over governors' offices this year fell short ...

Five Clean-Tech Actions for President Obama

Ron Pernick | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Ron Pernick

Now that the election is over, what steps can the president and new Congress take to ensure our nation's ongoing clean-energy leadership? Here are five actions for Mr. Obama that, if implemented, we believe would supercharge the U.S.'s clean-tech economy.

Democrat Projected To Win Montana Governor's Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrat Steve Bullock was projected winner of the Montana gubernatorial election by CNN and NBC on Wednesday. Bullock, currently Montana's attorne...

The 6 Best Moments For Women In The 2012 Election

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 11.07.2012 | Women

President Barack Obama won reelection on November 6th, getting at least 50.4 percent of the popular vote to Republican nominee Mitt Romney's 48.1 per...

Republican Conceded To Heitkamp In Key Senate Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Rick Berg (R-N.D.) conceded to Democratic candidate Heidi Heitkamp in the North Dakoka Senate race, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. ...

Heidi Heitkamp Wins North Dakota Senate Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrat Heidi Heitkamp has won North Dakota's open Senate seat after Rep. Rick Berg (R-N.D.) conceded the race, reports the Associated Press. Heit...

Congratulations, Mr. President -- Now Lead!

Michael Hodin | Posted 01.07.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

Mr. President: As you lead us through this second decade of the 21st century, it is time to pay political attention to the policies and institutional reforms that are needed in order to transform population aging from an economic catastrophe into an opportunity.

Obama 2.0: What A Difference Four Years Make!

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 01.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

When Obama says he'll fight for your family, he means all our families -- including LGBT families. Today we celebrate the reelection of a president who has not only given us change we can believe in but who has given us progress to take heart in.

New York's 2012 Election Results

| Posted 11.07.2012 | New York

By Julie Shapiro, Jill Colvin NEW YORK CITY — Voters reelected President Barack Obama to the White House Tuesday after a hotly contested campaign...

16 Young Celebs React To Obama's Reelection!

Posted 11.07.2012 | Teen

Emotions ran high last night at the 11th hour, literally, as Barack Obama was reelected president of the United States. As the president gave his vict...

Secular America Wins!

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 01.07.2013 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

After last night's election, secular Americans can do things they haven't done in years: They can celebrate. They can feel a smidgen optimistic about the future of their country. And they can stop prattling on about repatriating to Canada.

Democratic Senator Projected To Hold Key Seat

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Republican Denny Rehberg was projected by the Associated Press on Wednesday to lose the election for a Senate seat in Montana. Rehberg faced a chal...

Tester Wins

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) won re-election against Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.), projected the Associated Press on Wednesday morning. Tester had a t...

Newt: 'I Was Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich admitted he was incorrect to predict Mitt Romney would "carry over 300 electoral votes" and win the 2012 presidential election. "I wa...

Shelley Berkley Loses

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Shelly Berkley (D-Nev.) lost to Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), the Associated Press projected Wednesday morning. Berkley had been dogged by an eth...

Democrat Defeated In Arizona Senate Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrat Richard Carmona came up short in his campaign for U.S. Senate in Arizona on Tuesday night. Carmona lost the contest to Republican Rep. Jef...

Pete Hoekstra Loses

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.) lost to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) in the U.S. Senate election in Michigan Tuesday night. Stabenow had a la...

Jeff Flake Defeats Democratic Rival In Arizona Senate Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) emerged the winner in the Arizona election for U.S. Senate over Democratic rival Richard Carmona on Tuesday night. Flake ...

Linda Lingle Loses

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle (R) lost to Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) in the race for U.S. Senate, the Associated Press projects. Lingle won two te...

Mazie Hirono Election Results: Linda Lingle Defeated In Hawaii Senate Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) defeated former Gov. Linda Lingle In Hawaii's race for U.S. Senate, projects the Associated Press. The seat opened aft...

Heather Wilson Loses

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Heather Wilson (R-N.M.) lost to Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) in New Mexico's race for U.S. Senate, the Associated Press projects. Wils...

WATCH: Obama Delivers Victory Speech

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama electrified supporters with his victory speech delivered in Chicago in the early hours of the morning after midnight on Wednesd...

Heinrich Wins In New Mexico

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) defeated former Rep. Heather Wilson (R-N.M.) Wednesday in the New Mexico race for U.S. Senate, projects the Associated P...