Stories tagged: 2012 United States Presidential Election
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 8:30 p.m.
Ryan’s night: Accepts ‘calling of my generation’
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Seizing the campaign spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan accepted “the calling of my generation” to help lead the country in tough times Wednesday night and …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 7:19 p.m.
Romney, Ryan bound by substance, differ in style
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — They’re the political world’s newest odd couple: Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are bound by substance, but differ dramatically in style. The running mates share a …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 7:09 p.m.
FACT CHECK: Convention speakers stray from reality
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sounding the keynote for his party’s national convention, Chris Christie promised that GOP nominee Mitt Romney will lay out for the American people the painful budget cuts …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 5:48 p.m.
Romney still struggles to attract Latino voters
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It may have been a partisan barb from a Democrat, but Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s pointed criticism of the array of Hispanic speakers at the …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 3:19 p.m.
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts From Recent Editorials
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: Aug. 28
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 12:46 p.m.
Obama team launches critique of Ryan before speech
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Even before Paul Ryan takes the stage at the Republican convention, President Barack Obama’s campaign is seeking to cast the GOP running mate as “out …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 10:33 p.m.
Christie’s blunt style tested in convention speech
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With a rowdy fist-pump, blunt and brash New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lit a fire Tuesday night under the Republican National Convention, labeling Democratic President Barack …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 10:16 p.m.
A meeting a decade ago sets Romney’s path
BOSTON (AP) — Mitt Romney may not have set out on the road to the Republican presidential nomination if not for a private meeting between strangers. More than a decade …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 9:05 p.m.
Obama’s juggle: Doing the job, fighting to keep it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to keep his job as he does his job, President Barack Obama assured the nation Tuesday that his administration was capably ready for a menacing Hurricane …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 5:59 p.m.
Obama courts college students returning to campus
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — President Barack Obama, appealing to students who powered his first White House run, swooped onto college campuses Tuesday to remind those returning to class that …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 5:43 p.m.
Romney to outline ‘clear vision’ for presidency
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — His convention speech finished, Republican Mitt Romney planned to outline a “clear vision of a Romney presidency” in a Thursday night address that’s likely to touch …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 7:26 a.m.
Romney sweeps to nomination; convention raps Obama
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney swept to the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night at a storm-delayed national convention, every mention of his name cheered by delegates …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 9:55 p.m.
Romney says abortion legal for mother’s health
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney says he is in favor of abortion in cases of rape, incest and the health and life of the mother. The presidential candidate’s …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 8:56 a.m.
Fight for women’s vote defines presidential race
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A nation at war, crippling joblessness and a looming budget standoff that could wreck the economy have been overshadowed in recent days by an issue that …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2012, 1:28 a.m.
Romney to feature personal side at convention
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney is about to get personal. The GOP’s presidential nominee-to-be wants to use his four-day party next week in Florida to play up his life …