2012 Election

 
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Eric Cantor scores easy GOP primary win in Va.

The House Majority Leader has officially endorsed Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling for Governor of Virginia in 2013.

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Beyond vérité

Presidential candidates are increasingly turning to documentary-style advertising this election season. But will voters be persuaded by these faux-reality videos?

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Occupy Wall Street, the 2012 election and the problem of income inequality in America

Occupy Wall Street has big plans. But what should the protesters be talking about? Deciding who’s to blame for inequality might be a place to start.

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Romney, doing damage control, says he supports the safety net for the poor. But does he?

Mitt Romney attempted to walk back his claim that he’s “not concerned” about the very poor Tuesday, by promising to keep the safety net “strong and able.” But his plan, it turns out, would do the opposite — cutting food stamps and raising taxes on working Americans.

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The precarious jobs recovery

Jobs are coming back fast enough to blunt Republican attacks against Obama on the economy, but jobs aren’t coming back fast enough to significantly reduce the nation’s backlog of 10 million jobs, writes Robert Reich.

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Working class voters remain cold to Mitt Romney. Is his tax plan to blame?

Exit polls show working class Americans remain cold to Mitt Romney. His recently unveiled tax plan might have something to do with that.

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  ‘Gotcha’ videos gone wild

A new generation of opposition researchers are harnessing the power of the web to upend campaigns and reshape the political conversation this election season.

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  Super Tuesday

With more than 400 delegates at stake, Republican candidates battled it out across 10 states in a fraught Super Tuesday contest.

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Super Tuesday offers crucial test for Republicans hurt by protracted primary campaign

Republican voters describe themselves as “depressed” and “underwhelmed” by the primary campaign. A muddled outcome on Super Tuesday would only make their depression worse.