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5 Foul-Ups In The Romney Campaign

5 Foul-Ups In The Romney Campaign"No campaign is perfect," Mitt Romney said on Election Day. "Like any campaign, people can point to mistakes." And so here we are, as the election dust settles, asking seasoned political observers to do just that — point out a handful of foul-ups, fallacies and false steps in Romney's run.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Three More Stories That Help Explain Why Obama Won

Three More Stories That Help Explain Why Obama WonThe president's campaign fine-tuned its appeal to a younger, less-white electorate and got its supporters to turn out in much larger numbers than Republicans had anticipated. Meanwhile, Mitt Romney was hurt by a lack of money at a critical moment.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

After Romney’s Loss, Mormons Lament What Might Have Been

After Romney’s Loss, Mormons Lament What Might Have BeenMitt Romney's White House run raised the profile of his Mormon faith, and made many fellow Mormons hope that misunderstandings of their faith could be dispelled. And, of course, there was pride in seeing one of their own come so close to the White House. Those hopes were dashed with his loss Tuesday.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Voters To Settle Tight And Turbulent Presidential Battle

Voters To Settle Tight And Turbulent Presidential BattleAmericans go to the polls today to choose the winner of the long, expensive and bitter race between President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney. The outcome is expected to be determined by a handful of battleground states, and perhaps only one.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

How Sandy’s Path Could Chart A Course For Romney’s Victory

How Sandy’s Path Could Chart A Course For Romney’s VictoryThe superstorm began its destructive tour of the American mainland in Florida, and that's where the GOP presidential nominee needs to begin his march on election night. Other states in its path included North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire, states where Mitt Romney has a strong chance.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

When Will We Know Who Won?

When Will We Know Who Won?Everybody tries to predict who will win.What we wonder, though, is when will we know whether it will be President Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney taking the oath of office next January? See if you can correctly predict.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

On Election Eve, Obama And Romney Try Blazing A Path To 270

On Election Eve, Obama And Romney Try Blazing A Path To 270On the final day of the 2012 campaign, President Obama and Mitt Romney made a last push in states that could be critical to victory. Obama was scheduled to campaign in three swing states, while Romney had events planned in four. The only overlap was in Ohio, considered the linchpin of the election.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Potential Election Day Firsts: Races To Watch

Potential Election Day Firsts: Races To WatchTuesday offers a smorgasbord of possible history-making opportunities across the nation — from New Hampshire, which could end up with the nation's first all-female congressional delegation, to Arizona, which could elect its first Hispanic U.S. senator.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Time’s Running Out For Missouri’s Todd Akin

Time’s Running Out For Missouri’s Todd AkinIn the closing days of the campaign, some serious money is coming in behind the controversial GOP Senate nominee, and one recent poll showed his race against Claire McCaskill is a dead heat. But most observers think he's already done his campaign too much damage.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

‘For Whom Will You Vote?’ May Be Wrong Question

‘For Whom Will You Vote?’ May Be Wrong QuestionIt's the question most pollsters ask. But one political economist says there's a better one to ask if you want to predict a candidate's fate.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us