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LOOK: Obama Election Results 2012

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has maintained a slight lead in the popular vote, according to national polls going into Election Day, and many prediction mode...

LOOK: Election Results 2012

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama had a slight lead in the popular vote, according to national polls going into Election Day, and many prediction models, includi...

2012 Likely To Be Close, But Not This Close

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

With national polls showing President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney running neck-and-neck heading into Election Day, a ...

LOOK: 2012 Voter Turnout (LIVE UPDATES)

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

As the election results for 2012 roll in, this is your spot for live updates on voter turnout around the country. Click here to check out our inte...

LIVE UPDATES: Election Results Roll In

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

As the election results for 2012 roll in, this is your spot for live updates on the outcome of the presidential race, congressional contests and news ...

LOOK: Presidential Election Map

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

According to HuffPost Pollster's analysis based on hundreds of state and national opinion polls, the presidential election map for the 2012 race shows...

House GOP Defends Majority From Democrats

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Hardly anybody likes Congress. Yet despite public disgust with the gridlock between lawmakers and...

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...

FATCA: The U.S. Flexes Its Waning Economic Muscle Abroad

Giles Gibson | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Giles Gibson

Typical of the taxman's inimitable use of the English language worldwide, the title doesn't exactly sound particularly menacing. However, the shockwaves from this recent piece of legislation are being felt around the financial world.

Irish Bookmaker Calls Election, Pays Out Obama Bets

Posted 11.06.2012 | World

No need to wait until the last chad is counted -- heck, no need to wait until the polls close on Nov. 6 to find out who won the U.S. presidential elec...

Howard Fineman

2012 COUNTDOWN: The Romney-Silverization Of Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Adam Carlson

17 Senate Races To Watch

HuffingtonPost.com | Adam Carlson | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Democrats currently hold a 53 to 47 majority in the Senate, including two independents that caucus with them. After gaining six seats in the 2010 midt...

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...

Adam Carlson

20 House Races To Watch

HuffingtonPost.com | Adam Carlson | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Republicans made historic gains in the House of Representatives in the 2010 midterm elections, wresting 63 seats away from Democrats and winning a cle...

GOP Strategist Warns Of 'Ticking Time Bombs'

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Senate elections are finally here, as well as hundreds of House races across the country. For all of the money being poured into the contests...

Senate Elections 2012: Democrats Fight To Prevent Republicans From Retaking Control

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The Senate elections in 2012 could result in a shift in party control in the upper congressional chamber. Democrats are looking to prevail over Rep...

PHOTOS: Women In The U.S. Senate

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

With 33 seats up for grabs on Tuesday, the composition of the U.S. Senate stands to add several female voices. Of the 18 women vying to retain or ...

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...

GOP Mission Goes Awry Leaving Dem Opportunity

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Nov 6 (Reuters) - A year ago, Republicans seemed headed toward capturing the U.S. Senate, now controlled by Democrats by a 53-47 margin. ...