the republic logo
rss feed
Stories with subject: 2012 United States Presidential Election
  • Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:07 pm
  • NEW YORK - A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.

  • Wills named executive director for Missouri GOP 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:12 pm
  • JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A former aide to Rick Santorum's presidential campaign is the new executive director of the Missouri Republican Party.

  • Jindal hires new press secretary 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:54 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal has a new press secretary with experience working on a Republican presidential campaign.

  • Bill would move Mo. presidential primary to March 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:18 pm
  • JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's presidential primary could be pushed back from February to March under a proposal endorsed by the state Senate.

  • NC probes questionable ballots from 2012 election 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 7:04 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Board of Elections is investigating hundreds of cases in which voters appear to have cast ballots in two states during the 2012 presidential election.

  • Obama backs Schatz over Hanabusa in Hawaii race 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 7:25 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Monday threw his support to Sen. Brian Schatz over Colleen Hanabusa in Hawaii's Senate race, stepping into a primary that has been divisive for voters in the state where Obama was born.

  • Georgia district lines mean strong GOP advantage 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:04 am
  • ATLANTA - Georgia is undoubtedly a conservative-leaning state.

  • Walker heads to Vegas with possible 2016 hopefuls 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 3:53 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker and a host of possible presidential hopefuls for 2016 are headed to Las Vegas for a high-profile Republican meeting at a casino owned by a billionaire who made the second-highest single campaign donation in Wisconsin history.

  • Ryan's poverty remarks distract from policy push 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 11:08 am
  • WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Ryan is making poverty a signature issue as he tries to broaden his appeal ahead of a possible presidential run in 2016. But in being more vocal about the issue, he's had to defend himself and his message against allegations of racism.

  • Trial date set in Ohio dispute over early voting 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 1:40 pm
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - An August trial date has been set in a dispute over early voting in Ohio that goes back to the last presidential election.