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Final Countdown: 2012, By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Whether you're talking about cash on hand or the path to 270, all elections boil down to hard numbers. Here at HuffPost, we've been adding, subtractin...

Mayhem At The Polls Mires 2012 Elections

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Election Day is upon us, and many voters across the country are experiencing problems casting their ballots. Problems have arisen throughout the early...

Howard Fineman

2012 COUNTDOWN: The Romney-Silverization Of Politics | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK CITY -- Today, Election Day, marks the end of the most expensive, least informative, least inspiring presidential election since TV took over...

PHOTOS: Americans Vote On Election Day

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The November 2012 elections are finally here as voters in America head to the polls. While the presidential contest dominates the headlines, Democr...

Live Election Coverage: Follow The Races And Results On Decision Day

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Live election coverage won't be hard to find on Decision Day as television networks and sites across the web serve up the latest news on the president...

2012 Presidential Election: Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The 2012 presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney faces Decision Day on Tuesday as voters across the country will head to the polls ...

270 Election Day Twitter Feeds To Follow

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Election Day is finally here. It's the grand finale to an election cycle in which Twitter has become a dominant source of news and analysis. Elect...

LIVE UPDATES: Voters Hit The Polls On Election Day

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

It's Election Day in America and we'll be following all the action as voters head to the polls to cast ballots in the presidential race, congressional...

Obama's Path To 270

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's Election 2012 hopes ride on holding serve in several key states. As of Monday, polls had Obama on pace to reach the 270 ...

Obama, Romney Campaign Promises Revisited

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

After months and months of campaigning, election 2012 voters head to the polls Tuesday to make their final choice for president. Leading up to Elec...

Sam Stein

Emotional End For Obama To Businesslike Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As sentimentality goes, President Barack Obama hosting the last campaign event of his political career in Des Moines, Iowa, is hard to t...

Obama Campaign Ends Where It All Began

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE AND JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DES MOINES, Iowa — For President Barack Obama, it ended where it all began. Obama closed ...

Obama, Mitt Romney Sprint Toward Finish Line

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and NANCY BENAC | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

MENTOR, Ohio -- Reaching for the finish line, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama embarked Saturday on the final 72-hour haul of their l...

LIVE UPDATES: Presidential Election Enters Final Stretch

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

All eyes are on the presidential election as voters head out to cast ballots in the race for the White House, as well as in congressional and gubernat...

Amanda Terkel

For Romney, Wisconsin Becoming The Path Around Ohio | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With President Barack Obama stubbornly maintaining a small but clear lead in Ohio polls, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign: We See No Gamechangers From Now Till Election Day | Sam Stein | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign sees no major event that can now alter the trajectory of the election, the president's top adviser told The Huffingto...

Big Issues Left Out Of Presidential Race

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

By CHARLES BABINGTON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Of the roughly 50,000 words spoken in this month's three presidential debates, none were ...

Critical State No Sure Bet For President

Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI AND KRISTEN WYATT, ASSOCIATED PRESS MORRISON, Colo. -- Four years ago, Barack Obama used this state as both a stage for his no...

Sam Stein

WATCH: Romney In '08: If You Write Automakers A Check, 'They're Going To Go Out Of Business' | Sam Stein | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's opposition to the loans President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama have extended to the auto industry has long be...

Imagining Some Other Ways to Run Elections

Eric Black | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Eric Black

Perhaps, conditioned by the relentlessness of the U.S. system, you can't think of any other way to run an election. But there are several in use around the world, and even around the United States.

AP: Obama Would Win If Election Held Today

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Five weeks to Election Day, President Barack Obama is within reach of the 270 electoral votes needed to win a second term. Re...

Sam Stein

Progressive Groups Form 'Major' Alliance To Reelect Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the top progressive groups in politics are teaming up for what their leaders say is a historic effort to aid President Barack Oba...

President Obama and Strother Martin

Byron Williams | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Byron Williams

If President Barack Obama loses in November, he may have no one but himself to blame. The "Strother Martin Syndrome" has marred the president's first term.

Sam Stein

Romney On Stimulus: 'The Largest, One-Time Careless Expenditure Of Government Money' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- At a campaign event in New Hampshire on Friday, Mitt Romney once again sharply condemned the stimulus package passed during the pr...

Sam Stein

Robert Draper Book: GOP Leadership Plotted To Make Obama A One-Termer The Night Of His Inauguration | Sam Stein | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama was celebrating his inauguration at various balls, top Republican lawmakers and strategists were conjuring up ...