Articles Tagged '2012 Election'
Congress takes up probe of fake unemployment data
The House Oversight Committee has joined an investigation into the faking of Census Bureau unemployment data that began in the New York Post Sunday.
Census ‘faked’ 2012 election jobs report
In the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, from August to September, the unemployment rate fell sharply — raising eyebrows from Wall Street to…READ MORE
Election-year shock: Obama boasts of â€˜decimatedâ€™ al Qaeda undermined by intel briefings
As President Obama ran to election victory last fall with claims that al Qaeda was â€œdecimatedâ€ and â€œon the run,â€ his intelligence team was privately…READ MORE
Romney didn’t want to run for president, son says
No one wanted to be president less than Mitt Romney, his son said in an interview out Sunday that raises new questions about the candidacy…READ MORE
Tea party vows to stay for long haul, takes no blame for GOP losses
By Seth McLaughlin-The Washington Times
Tea party leaders say they refuse to be the scapegoats for the drubbing Republicans took on Election Day, claiming it…READ MORE
Where Obama and Romney Beat Their Polls ByÂ NATE SILVER, The New York Times
Iâ€™m traveling for Thanksgiving, so weâ€™ll keep this relatively brief. But I thought this map was worth sharing. …READ MORE
UT: Rep. Matheson’s election victory confirmed
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) â€” Utah Republicans banked heavily on toppling Rep.Â Jim Matheson, a six-term Democrat in one of the country’s most heavily GOPÂ districts.
They recruitedÂ Mia LoveÂ hoping the 36-year-old mayor of Saratoga Springs and daughter of Haitian immigrants could do what a series of Republicans couldn’t for a decade: knock off Matheson, a fiscally conservative “Blue…READ MORE
Rep. West vows to keep fighting for partial recount after judge denies request
Republican Rep. Allen West vowed Friday to keep fighting for a partial recount in his re-election race, after a Florida judge denied his request to revisit the count that showed Democrat Patrick Murphy winning.
Attorneys for the Tea Party-backed Florida congressman, who was elected in the 2010 Republican wave, argued that all 37,000 ballots cast during early voting…READ MORE
Romney says Obama won election with promise of ‘gifts’ for key groups
Mitt Romney, in some of his first reported remarks since his concession speech, claimed Wednesday he lost the presidential election because President Obama provided…READ MORE
Lungren unseated by Democrat for Sacramento-area House seat
Los Angeles Times
Democrat Ami Bera has defeated veteran Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Lungren in a nationally watchedÂ Sacramento-area race, the Associated Press declared Thursday.
A Lungren spokesman, however, said the congressman was not conceding.
“It will be an honor to serve Sacramento County in Congress,” Bera said in a written statement.
“Now is the time to find common…READ MORE