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Op-Ed: US Presidential Campaign expenses about $7 billion

Washington - The 2012 presidential elections in the US set a record for expenditures. According to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), the parties, candidates, and organizations spent about $7 billion in all on the campaign.

Gingrich: I would've been stronger against Obama in the election

Former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that the Republican Party needs to be overhauled. Gingrich also said that Romney was a terrible candidate in the 2012 US Election Cycle.

Romney also blamed GOP debates and media for election loss

In the same phone call to campaign donors, Mitt Romney didn't just blame "gifts" for his loss to Barack Obama. He also placed blame on the number of GOP debates and the networks that hosted them.

Video: The most 'Anti-Obama' place in the United States revealed

In a CNN video, it is revealed that the most anti-Obama area in the United States is King County, Texas. There, Mitt Romney won by a landslide as Barack Obama only got five votes.

Criticisms of Mitt Romney's 'gift' remarks continues growing

Since Mitt Romney's "gifts" remarks yesterday, criticism from many sides continue to be directed towards him. The criticism for those comments increase.

White House responds to Mitt Romney's 'gifts' remark

Mitt Romney continues to take political fire for his "gifts" explanation when talking about his loss to US President Obama. The White House has given its response.

Romney to donors: I lost because Obama gave 'gifts' to key voters

Mitt Romney is the latest person to weigh-in on his loss to US President Barack Obama in the 2012 US Presidential Elections. In a call to donors, Romney explained the reasons he lost.

Video: Paul Ryan weighs in on US President Obama's re-election

GOP Rep Paul Ryan of Wisconsin is the latest to weigh in on why Mitt Romney lost to President Barack Obama on Election Night.

Video: Grover Norquist on US President Barack Obama

Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist said that Barack Obama won the Presidential Election by painting Mitt Romney as a "poopy head."

Video: Rockaways brave through Sandy for Election Night voting

As New Jersey and New York got hit, the residents of the severely battered Rockaways braved through the damage to cast their ballots on Election Night.

The ever-changing US electorate — What's in store for 2014/2016?

The 2012 US Elections have shown the shift in the country's voting electorate. In short, it shows how voting blocks and groups of voters play a predictable and unpredictable dynamic.

In Kenya, a mother names newborn twins 'Barack' and 'Mitt'

Election Day 2012 has proven to be an interesting and significant day to be born. This applies to both the United States and abroad.

Video: President-elect Romney website draft discovered

The Romney campaign had staked everything on the 2012 US Presidential Election before losing to the Obama campaign. However, there was a President-Elect Romney transition site that was already live before the final results came in.

Op-Ed: Mr. President you got a second chance to do things right

The neck-to-neck opinion polls prior to election night were certainly engaging, but as the results started pouring in there was no doubt that Barak Obama would be back in Oval Office for his second term as U.S President.

Video: Ole Miss students unhappy at Obama's re-election

Video taken on Election Night at Ole Miss shows that not all college-age voters are expressing their support to Barack Obama who won re-election on Election Night.

Video: Hundreds gather in Denmark for Obama-Biden rally

Copenhagen - In regards to the 2012 US Presidential Election, the whole world is watching. The people of Denmark are no exception as hundreds gathered in Copenhagen for their own Obama-Biden rally.

For first-time mom-to-be, Election Day is a crucible of labor

Chicago - Galicia Malone of Chicago broke her water upon arriving at her respective polling area. Instead of leaving to go to the hospital, Malone dealt with the pain in order to get her vote in.

Latino voters weigh in on the 2012 US Elections

On Election Day, Latinos and Latino voters weigh in on Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. While Obama's expected to get high support from Latinos, there are Latino voters disillusioned with him.

Paul Ryan: Obama's policies threaten Judeo-Christian values

As Election Day on November 6 draws closely near, Paul Ryan the GOP VP candidate has made a last ditch attack saying that Obama's policies "threaten Judeo-Christian values."

Cassetteboy parody Obama–Romney debates (video: adult content)

Cassetteboy have taken a more than a few liberties with footage from this year's three US presidential television debates.

Actress Katy Perry performs at Obama rally in Las Vegas

Popular American actress and singer Katy Perry appeared at a political rally organized for President Barack Obama and attended by over 10,000 people in Las Vegas, Nevada Wednesday

Op-Ed: What's really at stake in the US presidential election?

We sometimes lose focus of the big picture when candidates engage in petty personal attack ads trying to divert attention away from critical problems that are facing the nation.

Op-Ed: QE III: Pushing On A String

Initially, the stock market interprets inflation as a positive, as price increases on goods sold fall to the bottom line. Subsequently, rising costs wipes out all benefits of inflation to companies.

Ry Cooder issues new 'political' album: Election Special

Veteran US roots musician and exponent of the slide guitar Ry Cooder has issued a new album in tune with the build up to the US presidential election.

Op-Ed: Obama and Romney competing for Northern Virginia votes in 2012

Fairfax - The 2012 U.S. election race has been steadily heating up, and now that Mitt Romney has emerged as the frontrunner for the Republican party, the gloves are coming off of both campaigns.

Mobile apps debut in U.S. presidential election campaigns

Mobile apps have been steadily integrated into daily activities for some time now, so it's not surprising apps are now becoming a part of election campaigns.

Op-Ed: Did Obama do the right thing supporting same-sex marriage?

Washington - President Obama has made history: becoming the first President of the United States of America to endorse same-sex marriage in a possibly revolutionary event for American politics.

Op-Ed: GOP - The 1% Party, and that’s the whole story, is it?

Sydney - The Republican party is currently following its own script to the letter. Everything is about the rich. The GOP opposed the 30% tax, as expected. It sabotaged health care, as expected. So why are the 99% expected to vote for it?

Op-Ed: President Obama will win a second term

President Barack Hussein Obama will be reelected for another term following the 2012 presidential elections. Obama will experience another challenging and difficult campaign for the presidency.

John Bolton is not running for president, Rudy Giuliani might

Washington - Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton confirmed in an interview this week that he is not running for president. Meanwhile, former New York Mayor and 2008 presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani did rule out his own bid.
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