Hispanic, black and Asian Americans – groups that gave 80 percent of their votes to President Obama in 2012 – are on track to become the majority of the nation’s population by 2050.
President Barack Obama secured his re-election to another four years in office as the Electoral and popular votes trickled in early Wednesday morning. But his margin of victory in both the Electoral College and popular vote is much slimmer in comparison to his win in 2008.
President Barack Obama fared well among Virginians who want a president who cares about people like them while Republican challenger Mitt Romney was favored by voters wanting a strong leader and one who shares their values.
President Barack Obama was expected to receive the largest margin of his re-election bid in the city he’s called home for the past four years.
Turnout appears to be high in many parts of the country, with long waits at some polling places as voters deliver their Election Day verdict.
Appearing at the final rally of the 2012 campaign, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the nation was hungry for bipartisan solutions, such as those demonstrated by governors and mayors of both parties during Superstorm Sandy.
President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made last-minute pleas for votes Monday, employing their last vestiges of energy, celebrity boosters and plenty of jet fuel to encourage every supporter and the few remaining undecideds to tip the 2012 election in their favor.
Illinois. New Hampshire. Virginia. Ohio. President Barack Obama has made his final days on the campaign trail into a sprint, hopscotching through seven states in one weekend – with multiple stops made in battleground Ohio – to cover as much ground as possible before Tuesday’s election.
New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie says President Barack Obama deserves praise for helping his state recover from Superstorm Sandy but he is still going to vote for Mitt Romney.
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is pitching the GOP ticket as one focused on serious solutions in the face of opponents “appealing to our lowest fears.”