2012 Presidential Elctions

News and updates about 2012 Presidential Elctions

Gallup Poll Gives Romney Biggest Lead Yet

The Gallup polling group has given GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney the biggest lead yet over US President Barack Obama.

Gallup Poll Gives Romney Biggest Lead Yet

America's Mideast Allies Arm Jihadists in Syria?

American news outlets report that weapons shipments to Syrian rebels are going to radical Islamists instead of their intended recipients.

Analysis: America's Mideast Allies Arming Jihadists in Syria?

Romney On Jerusalem - A Sharp Contrast to Carney

Analysis: Netanyahu and Romney had to observe the niceties, but got their points across.

Romney And Netanyahu Stick Mostly To Protocol, But Evade It Too

Critics Warn Romney About Excessive Caution

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.

Republican Media Elites Want Romney To Stop Playing It Safe

Obama Blames Europe And Oil Prices For Job Slump

Observers in both parties believe that May's disappointing job figures prevent Obama from running on his record. Romney campaign reacts.

Disappointing Job Totals May Force Obama Into Negative Campaign

Obama Endorses Same-Sex "Marriage", Orthodox React

After hesitating, Barack Obama endorsed gay marriage. A polarized electorate got more so. Young Israel and Aguda react.

Obama Adds Definition Of Marriage To Presidential Debate

Poll: Obama Extends Lead Over Romney

New Ipsos poll finds that Obama has extended his lead over Romney to seven percentage points.

Poll: Obama Extends Lead Over Romney

Joe Biden Serves As Obama Team Skirmisher & Envoy

Obama popularized the leading from behind strategy in foreign affairs; the approach is moving to domestic affairs.

Obama Surrogates Assure Democratic Constituencies; He Holds Back

Poll: Romney's Popularity on the Rise

Mitt Romney’s popularity is starting to rebound, but he still lags behind Obama, a CNN survey finds.

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

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.

Romney and Obama Neck-in Neck in Gallup Poll

Romney Looks Past Rivals, Resumes Focus On Obama

Mitt Romney's victory in three primaries has increased the pressure on Rick Santorum to drop out.

Pressure On Santorum To Exit Grows Despite Pledge To Continue

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.

Romney Sweeps Three More States

Obama Assures Medvedev Of Second Term Flexibility

Obama's remarks to Dimitry Medvedev presage a debate between Romney and Obama over policy towards Russia.

Live Mike Helps Amplify Obama-Romney Differences Over Russia

Santorum Scores with Louisiana Win

Rick Santorum wins Republican primary in Louisiana, but still trails Mitt Romney in number of delegates.

Santorum Scores with Louisiana Win

Illinois Triumph Lifts Romney's Nomination Chances

Illinois showed that Romney could win big and displayed strategic voting among Republicans seeking to end divisive race.

Romney's Decisive Win In Illinois Lengthens Odds For Santorum

Romney Attempts Southern Surprise To Clinch Win

Although appearing to be an apparent letdown following Super Tuesday, next Tuesday's primaries are of strategic importance.

Will Romney Whistle In Dixie? Crucial Vote on Tuesday

Super Tuesday Possibly The End of the Beginning

Analysis: While failing to win a decisive victory, Mitt Romney padded his delegate total on Super Tuesday. Anti-Zionist Dem. ousted in Ohio.

While Santorum Performed Credibly, Super Tuesday Helped Romney

Romney Bests Santorum In Republican Debate

The near unanimous judgement was that Rick Santorum fared poorly in the GOP debate. Obama's policy on Iran was sharply criticized.

Romney Bests Santorum in Arizona Republican Debate

The Morals Issue Returns To The Presidential Race

The Obama administration lit a firestorm by compeling Catholic institutions to violate faith and provide contraception in health package.

Catholics Fight Obama on Contraception in the Workplace

Romney Projected to Win Florida

Exit polls show Mitt Romney with a double-digit lead over Newt Gingrich in the GOP primary in Florida.

Romney Projected to Win Florida