2012 presidential elctions

Republican Media Elites Want Romney To Stop Playing It Safe

After Obama was getting heat from supporters at the start of June, the month ended with Romney allies in the media rounding on his campaign.Amiel Ungar, 7/6/2012, 6:41 PM

Disappointing Job Totals May Force Obama Into Negative Campaign

Observers in both parties believe that May's disappointing job figures prevent Obama from running on his record. Romney campaign reacts.Amiel Ungar, 6/3/2012, 6:26 PM

Obama Adds Definition Of Marriage To Presidential Debate

After hesitating, Barack Obama endorsed gay marriage. A polarized electorate got more so. Young Israel and Aguda react.Amiel Ungar, 5/12/2012, 8:15 PM

Poll: Obama Extends Lead Over Romney

New Ipsos poll finds that Obama has extended his lead over Romney to seven percentage points.Elad Benari, 5/10/2012, 12:13 AM

Obama Surrogates Assure Democratic Constituencies; He Holds Back

Obama popularized the leading from behind strategy in foreign affairs; the approach is moving to domestic affairs.Amiel Ungar, 5/8/2012, 5:36 AM

Poll: Romney's Popularity on the Rise, but Obama Still Leads

Mitt Romney’s popularity is starting to rebound, but he still lags behind Obama, a CNN survey finds.Elad Benari, 4/18/2012, 1:15 AM

Romney and Obama Neck-in Neck in Gallup Poll

The first Gallup poll of the election season shows Romney with a razor-thin lead over Obama. A CNN poll puts Obama in the lead.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/17/2012, 10:43 AM

Pressure On Santorum To Exit Grows Despite Pledge To Continue

Mitt Romney's victory in three primaries has increased the pressure on Rick Santorum to drop out.Amiel Ungar, 4/4/2012, 10:55 AM

Romney Sweeps Three More States

CNN projects that Mitt Romney will win all three of Tuesday's presidential primaries, in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia.Elad Benari, 4/4/2012, 5:34 AM

Live Mike Helps Amplify Obama-Romney Differences Over Russia

Obama's remarks to Dimitry Medvedev presage a debate between Romney and Obama over policy towards Russia. Amiel Ungar, 3/27/2012, 10:21 PM

Santorum Scores with Louisiana Win

Rick Santorum wins Republican primary in Louisiana, but still trails Mitt Romney in number of delegates.Elad Benari, 3/25/2012, 5:31 AM

Romney's Decisive Win In Illinois Lengthens Odds For Santorum

Illinois showed that Romney could win big and displayed strategic voting among Republicans seeking to end divisive race.Amiel Ungar, 3/21/2012, 5:34 PM

Will Romney Whistle In Dixie? Crucial Vote on Tuesday

Although appearing to be an apparent letdown following Super Tuesday, next Tuesday's primaries are of strategic importance.Amiel Ungar, 3/11/2012, 10:30 AM

While Santorum Performed Credibly, Super Tuesday Helped Romney

Analysis: While failing to win a decisive victory, Mitt Romney padded his delegate total on Super Tuesday. Anti-Zionist Dem. ousted in Ohio.Dr. Amiel Ungar, 3/7/2012, 2:20 PM

Romney Bests Santorum in Arizona Republican Debate

The near unanimous judgement was that Rick Santorum fared poorly in the GOP debate. Obama's policy on Iran was sharply criticized.Amiel Ungar, 2/24/2012, 4:46 AM

Catholics Fight Obama on Contraception in the Workplace

The Obama administration lit a firestorm by compeling Catholic institutions to violate faith and provide contraception in health package.Amiel Ungar, 2/8/2012, 11:07 AM

Romney Projected to Win Florida

Exit polls show Mitt Romney with a double-digit lead over Newt Gingrich in the GOP primary in Florida.Elad Benari, 2/1/2012, 3:46 AM