Election 2012

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Public Gives Obama Re-Election Campaign ‘C+’ Grade

A recently conducted survey revealed that the majority of Americans found presidential campaigning for the 2012 election to be especially negative. According to the Pew Research Center, poll participants gave the campaign of reelected President Barack Obama a C+ grade.


Obama is encouraging donors on the East Coast to donate anything that can help. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Tells Donors: ‘This Race Is Tied’

With the economy showing some signs of improvement three weeks before Election Day, President Barack Obama on Monday laid down a full embrace of the economic record many Republicans say is his biggest weakness.


South Carolina's controversial voter ID law was upheld federally, but won't be in effect until 2013. (Photo by Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images)

SC Voter ID Law Upheld, But Won’t Be In Effect Before Nov. Elections

A panel of three federal judges in Washington has upheld South Carolina’s voter identification law, but says the state cannot put it in practice until 2013.


Former President Bill Clinton told the DNC the differences he sees between he Republican ticket and Barack Obama's. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Clinton At DNC: GOP Ticket Supports ‘Winner-Take-All’ Society

President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, “put a floor under the crash” and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs, former President Bill Clinton declared Wednesday night.


Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally on September 1, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. Mitt Romney will hold campaign events in Ohio and Florida. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Launches GOP Response At Dem Convention

Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is launching an aggressive Republican response at the site of the Democratic National Convention aimed at stealing attention and driving new questions about President Barack Obama’s leadership on the eve of his nomination for a second term.


Banners announce the upcoming 2012 Democratic National Convention outside the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Romney, Obama Trade Jabs As Dem Convention Looms

Republican Mitt Romney cast President Barack Obama as a failed coach of a struggling team as he sought to capitalize on momentum coming out of his party’s convention. Obama dismissed the GOP gathering as an event suited to the era of black-and-white TV and promised to outline “a better path forward” at the upcoming Democratic convention where he’ll be nominated for a second term.


GOP Presidential Candidate (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gingrich To Stay Through This Week’s Stops In NC

Newt Gingrich acknowledged that Mitt Romney had a good day, sweeping five more Republican presidential primaries Tuesday, but he vowed to keep campaigning in North Carolina through the week.


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NC Sees Growing Mobilization On Marriage Amendment

In an election year that was supposed to be all about jobs and the economy, the issue that’s energized North Carolina’s sleepy May 8 primary has turned out to be a philosophical clash over what constitutes a marriage.


Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, then a U.S. Senator (D-NY), speaks at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Skip DNC In Charlotte

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not be attending the Democratic National Convention this year, citing her job – and its requirement that she stay away from partisan politics – as the reason for her planned absence.


Screen grab of John Torbett's Facebook page. (Credit: Facebook)

NC Lawmaker Posts Picture Of Obama In Turban On Facebook Page

A local lawmaker landed in some hot water after learning that what you post on your social media pages could come back to haunt you. In this case, state representative John. A. Torbett (R-Gaston) reportedly posted a picture of president Barack Obama wearing a turban.




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