Post Politics: election 2012


Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Conservative bloggers as combative as ever after Obama win

Despite Obama's big electoral map victory, conservative bloggers are as combative as ever.

By Nia-Malika Henderson  |  07:22 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative bloggers; republicans; romney; obama; election 2012

Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller narrowly wins reelection

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller (R) defeats challenger Shelley Berkley, a Democratic Congresswoman.

By Debbi Wilgoren  |  06:35 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dean heller, election 2012, nevada, senate, shelley berkley

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 11/06/2012

An electoral safari through the American wild

Foreign election administrators embarked on one great American tradition: the road trip.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  06:26 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election 2012, polls, voting

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Vote for your favorite Election Day cartoon

Over at Comic Riffs, we’re asking you to cast (yet another) ballot: What’s your favorite Election Day cartoon?

By goldsteinj  |  05:46 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, cartoons, election 2012, mitt romney

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Watching the exit polls

What can exit polls tell us and why do we need to be careful when using them in election coverage.

By Bethonie Butler  |  03:18 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election, calling the election, election 2012, election results, exit polling, exit polls, exits

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Mitt Romney continues attack on Obama’s foreign policy

Mitt Romney casts Obama as weak on foreign policy

By Philip Rucker  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, election 2012, Mitt Romney, U.S. foreign policy

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Lamar Alexander endorses Mitt Romney

Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), one of the top Senate Republicans, has endorsed former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney for president.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lamar Alexander, Mitt Romney, presidential election, Election 2012, Republican Party

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Is Republican primary leaning too far away from economic issues?

The recent emphasis on social issues has some voters concerned.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:24 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Republican Party, presidential election, Election 2012, Arizona, Arizona primary

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Santorum: Obama ‘trying to crush the traditional Judeo-Christian values of America’

The GOP presidential hopeful is not backing down from his inflammatory statements about Obama and religion.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  05:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, presidential election, Arizona, Arizona primary

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Rick Santorum: It’s the authenticity, stupid

Yes, Rick Santorum’s recent headline-making comments are about religion. But they’re also part of Santorum’s contention that he’s more authentic than Mitt Romney.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:03 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential election, republican party, Election 2012

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Today on the trail: Arizona CNN Republican debate and Rick Santorum’s opportunity

The next 24 hours could be the most decisive of former senator Rick Santorum’s political career.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:06 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich, presidential election, Election 2012, Arizona primary, Michigan primary

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 02/09/2012

U.S. Chamber of Commerce begins multi-million dollar ad campaign in congressional races

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce campaign backs Republicans in 11 House races and eight Senate contests. The group also supports one Democrat.

By T.W. Farnam  |  03:59 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. Congress, congressional races, Election 2012

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Florida Republican primary liveblog: Mitt Romney wins Florida

The latest updates on today’s Florida GOP presidential primary: Florida is Romney Country — big time.

By Washington Post Staff  |  10:00 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Florida Primary, Presidential Election, Republican Primary, Election 2012 Live Blog

Posted at 09:31 PM ET, 01/28/2012

Herman Cain endorses Newt Gingrich

Former presidential contender Herman Cain is throwing his support to Newt Gingrich.

By Amy Gardner and Karen Tumulty  |  09:31 PM ET, 01/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  herman cain, newt gingrich, election 2012, presidential election

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Newt Gingrich: I’m shocked by Mitt Romney’s ‘total dishonesty’

Newt Gingrich called Mitt Romney’s comments at last night’s debate “the most blatantly dishonest performance by a presidential candidate I’ve ever seen,”

By Amy Gardner  |  02:21 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, election 2012, florida primary