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2012 Presidential Election

Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Weigh In On Earmark Ban

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The current debate among Republicans about banning earmarks has become such a big issue that candidates looking forward to potential presidential runs...

No Thanks! Bobby Jindal Rules Out 2012 Presidential Run

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bobby Jindal says he will not run for president in 2012. "I'm not being coy at all. I'm not running for president in 2012. Period. No ifs, ands or bu...

A Party for the Middle Class

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

The Democrats' mushy sometimes-with-the-bankers, sometimes-with-the-middle-class thing isn't working, and the real swing voters are populist working class folks.

Shock Candidate Alvin Greene 'Seriously Considering' Presidential Bid

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alvin Greene, the quirky former South Carolina Senate candidate, added additional hype to his potential bid for president earlier this week when he up...

Define "Change" -- Or It's Perpetual Pendulum for America

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

Feeling whiplashed by the midterm election? No wonder: We've literally been through the wringer -- 360 degrees of change in two very short years. In...

FL-2012 Pres: 54% Republican, 40% Obama (PPP 10/30-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling 10/30-31/10; 773 likely 2010 voters, 3.5% margin of error 280 "typical" Republican primary voters, 5.9% margin of error Mode: Au...

IL-Pres: 49% Obama (D), 45% Opponent (R) (PPP 10/31)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/30-31/10 814 Likely voters (3.4% margin of error), including 255 Likely GOP primary voters (6.1% margin of error) Mode: Automated phone (PPP PD...

PA-Pres: 52% Opponent (R), 42% Obama (D) (PPP 10/31)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/30-31/10 772 Likely voters (3.5% margin of error), including 283 Likely GOP primary voters (5.8% margin of error) Mode: Automated phone (PPP PD...

NH-Pres: 54% Opponent (R), 40% Obama (D) (PPP 10/29)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/27-29/10 1308 Likely voters (2.7% margin of error), including 582 Likely GOP primary voters (4.1% margin of error) Mode: Automated phone (PPP P...

CT-Pres: 50% Obama (D), 42% Opponent (R) (PPP 10/29)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/27-29/10 759 Likely voters (3.6% margin of error), including 180 Likely GOP primary voters (7.3% margin of error) Mode: Automated phone (PPP PD...

CO-Pres: 50% Opponent (R), 45% Obama (D) (PPP 10/31)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/30-31/10 1059 Likely voters (3.0% margin of error), including 341 Likely GOP primary voters (5.3% margin of error) Mode: Automated phone (PPP P...

CA-Pres: 51% Obama (D), 44% Opponent (R) (PPP 10/31)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/29-31/10 882 Likely voters (3.3% margin of error), including 317 Likely GOP primary voters (5.5% margin of error) Mode: Automated phone (PPP PD...

It Was More Than Just a Wave

Steve Lombardo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Lombardo

The GOP has retaken the American heartland and Obama needs it to win again in 2012. The new map is a sea of red. The biggest gains were in the heartland: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin.

Rick Perry Calls On Mitt Romney To 'Repudiate' His Health Care Plan (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Recently reelected Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) continued his media tour for his new book on Fox News on Monday, railing against progressivism and cl...

Pundits Boldly Predict the 2084 Election

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

As the effects of the 2010 mid-term elections are still being analyzed, political pundits are already declaring the winner of the United States' 2084 ...

New Poll: Obama Vulnerable in 2012?

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's just two days after the midterm election, but never too early for pollsters to turn their attention to 2012. A new poll out today from CNN shows ...

US-Pres: 52% Obama (D), 44% Palin (R) (CNN 10/27-30)

Huffington Post | Carly Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN / Opinion Research Corporation 10/27-30/10; 921 registered voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (CNN article) National 201...

Mike Pence Stepping Down From GOP House Leadership Post

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A top House Republican who's been considering a possible bid for the White House announced Wednesday that he's stepping down from t...

The Jewish Problem With Obama: Part Five of Five

Edward Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edward Klein

What Obama didn't count on was that, for all the changes taking place among younger "progressive" Jews, Jerusalem remains a third rail in American politics.

The Jewish Problem With Obama: Part Five of Five

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Z. Chesnoff

During the second half of Barack Obama's first term in office, the president's refusal to face reality in the Middle East is likely to shape American policy.

The Jewish Problem With Obama: Part Four of Five

Edward Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edward Klein

Obama approaches the Middle East, as he does most everything else, dispassionately and with a burning desire to fix the problem.

The Jewish Problem With Obama: Part Three of Five

Edward Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edward Klein

"If you refuse these demands," Hillary told Netanyahu, according to our sources, "the United States government will conclude that [America and Israel] no longer share the same interests."

The Jewish Problem With Obama: Part Two of Five

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Z. Chesnoff

Understandably, some American Jews were annoyed that Obama had failed to include Israel in his July 2009 Mideast trip. But what rankled them even more was that the president seemed to adopt the Arab narrative to explain the existence of Israel.

The Jewish Problem With Obama: Part One of Five

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Z. Chesnoff

A sizable number of American Jews are having a serious case of buyer's remorse when it comes to Barack Obama.

Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Speak Through Fox News, Rarely On Other Networks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If the presidential election were to be held this November instead of in 2012, odds are that the Republican contender would be employed by Fox News. T...