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Stories with subject: 2012 United States Presidential Election
  • Kansas GOP, Democrats plan early March presidential caucuses 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 3:43 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - Republicans and Democrats in Kansas both hope March 5 caucuses will lure serious contenders for their parties' 2016 presidential nominations to the state.

  • Democrats woo activists in key Des Moines neighborhood 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 2:53 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Four years ago, the Beaverdale neighborhood in Des Moines organized big for President Barack Obama's re-election, building an uber-volunteer group skilled at phone-banking, door-knocking and boosting caucus and general election participation. The volunteers dubbed their leafy neighborhood Obamadale.

  • Hillary Clinton returns to Arkansas, now behind GOP lines 
    Updated: Jul-17-15 1:47 am

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - As she ramps up her presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton is returning this weekend to a state that's part of her home territory - a place she's so well known her name adorns landmarks including the national airport and a children's library.

  • Wisconsin court ends probe of presidential hopeful Walker story has photos
    Updated: Jul-16-15 11:37 am

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Presidential candidate Scott Walker won a major legal victory Thursday when Wisconsin's Supreme Court ended a secret investigation into whether the Republican's gubernatorial campaign illegally coordinated with conservative groups during the 2012 recall election.

  • Charleston massacre, flag debate put Haley in 2016 spotlight story has photos
    Updated: Jul-15-15 5:40 am

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - From her public statements of grief to removing the Confederate battle flag from outside her Statehouse office, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has drawn wide praise since the massacre of nine black churchgoers from a historic Charleston congregation.

  • Overflowing GOP presidential field has Fox News in demand 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 8:17 am

    WASHINGTON - It's the stuff of Republican nightmares: Fox News runs out of advertising time.

  • In Wisconsin, Sanders appeals to like-minded liberals story has photos
    Updated: Jul-01-15 10:02 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders touted his progressive credentials before his largest crowd to date Wednesday night as he pushed his campaign into Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's backyard.

  • Political opposition groups gain money for 2016 race 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 5:15 pm

    WASHINGTON - It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley in agriculture-loving Iowa, seeming to put down the intelligence of farmers. That footage becomes part of a 30-second TV ad, by the super PAC American Crossroads, boosting the Republican candidate, Joni Ernst.