Presidential Candidates

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Va. Senate OKs Bill Cutting Petition Signatures

The Virginia Senate has approved a bill that would cut in half the number of signatures presidential candidates in Virginia would have to submit to qualify for the state’s primary ballot.


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Obama Defends Typically GOP States In Race To 270

President Barack Obama begins his re-election campaign defending traditionally Republican territory that he carried when he won the White House four years ago. Republican Mitt Romney is looking to reclaim any combination of these GOP strongholds now in flux.


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GOP Superdelegates: It’s Over, Romney Is Nominee

It’s over, and Mitt Romney is going to be the GOP nominee for president. That’s the growing consensus among Republican National Committee members who will automatically attend the party’s national convention this summer and can support any candidate they choose.


President Barack Obama stands before a supportive crowd in Miami, Fla. But where is the celebrity support he received during his first bid for the Oval Office? (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Where Is The Love? Obama Campaign Sees Drop In Celeb Support

November may be many months away, but discussion of the 2012 presidential election has been at the forefront of American minds and media coverage for quite some time. Though much of the talk has been devoted to comparison shopping with GOP candidates, another segment of the national debate has focused on whether or not to re-elect our incumbent Commander-in-Chief, Barack Obama. And in one community – the entertainment elite – Obama is not seeing the love he saw in 2008.


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For Romney, A New Strategy After A Santorum Surge

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is casting himself as a strict conservative as he looks to reset his campaign following three losses to rival Rick Santorum.


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George W. Bush Barely Mentioned In GOP Campaign

A funny thing happened recently in the presidential campaign in Iowa: The last Republican president’s name actually surfaced.


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GOP Hopefuls Oppose Potential Deficit Deal

Republican presidential hopefuls are assaulting a proposal by GOP lawmakers on a bipartisan deficit-reduction panel that calls for increased tax revenues.