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Stories with subject: 2012 United States Presidential Election
  • Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns 
    Updated: Feb-12-16 1:42 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio have failed to release their tax returns despite promises to do.

  • But is she honest? Caring? Clinton grapples with questions story has video
    Updated: Feb-11-16 3:38 am

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected from the problems facing Americans.

  • Wisconsin's Feingold avoiding Democratic presidential pick 
    Updated: Feb-10-16 4:33 pm

    MILWAUKEE - Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? The question is much more than a ballot choice for Democrat Russ Feingold, whose hopes of reclaiming the Senate seat he held for 18 years rests with Wisconsin voters heavily invested in the presidential nomination fight.

  • Early voting kicks off for Tennessee presidential primary 
    Updated: Feb-10-16 4:05 am

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Voters are going to the polls Wednesday in the first day of early voting to make their choices in Tennessee's March 1 presidential primary.

  • New Hampshire voters take to polls in 1st-in-nation primary story has photos
    Updated: Feb-09-16 1:41 pm

    New Hampshire hosts the first-in-the-nation presidential primary, featuring candidates for the Republican and Democratic nomination. Of the state's 1.33 million residents, more than 870,000 residents are registered to vote. Polls started opening at 7 a.m., except for a handful of communities that begin voting just after midnight. In Dixville Notch, voters in that tiny town gave Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich two votes, Republican Donald Trump got two and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders won four votes for his Democratic bid.

  • Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation's first primary 
    Updated: Feb-09-16 4:22 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - It's been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. More than a few started popping up a full two years before Tuesday's state election, and nearly all have spent recent months hosting town hall meetings, holding rallies and meeting voters.

  • Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation's first primary story has photos
    Updated: Feb-08-16 4:29 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - It's been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. More than a few started popping up a full two years before Tuesday's state election, and nearly all have spent recent months hosting town hall meetings, holding rallies and meeting voters.

  • Editorials from around New England 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 1:17 pm

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:

  • Ryan calls for unity, less anger from his fractious GOP story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 3:07 pm

    WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to unify and stop fighting each other as he tried steering his fractious party into an election year devoid of the collisions between conservatives and pragmatists that transformed parts of 2015 into a GOP nightmare.

  • Big bucks, shadowy companies: Election mystery money returns story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 1:02 pm

    WASHINGTON - Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this presidential election.

  • High hopes, wide gulf as Obama, GOP look for common ground story has photos
    Updated: Feb-02-16 6:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Can President Barack Obama and Republicans put aside years of ill will to secure a few big breakthroughs in Obama's final year? Don't get your hopes up.

  • Things to know about delegates at stake in Iowa caucuses story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:09 am

    WASHINGTON - Delegates are the key to claiming both the Republican and Democratic nominations for president, and the battle to win them starts Monday at the Iowa caucuses.

  • Presidential race shows evolving gender roles in politics 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 7:39 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Carly Fiorina has a husband who quit his career to further hers. Chris Christie boasts of his wife being the family's top earner. Hillary Clinton is looking to get back into the White House, but this time as president.

  • Bad Blood: Cruz-Bushes tension underscores deeper GOP divide 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 4:14 am

    AUSTIN, Texas - Ted Cruz once proudly wore a belt buckle borrowed from George H.W. Bush that said: "President of the United States."

  • Attorney General defends executive actions on guns as legal story has photos
    Updated: Jan-20-16 1:10 pm

    WASHINGTON - Attorney General Loretta Lynch defended President Barack Obama's executive actions curbing guns before Congress on Wednesday, telling lawmakers that the president took lawful steps to stem firearms violence that kills and injures tens of thousands of Americans yearly.

  • House pledges bold election-year agenda, health care plan story has photos
    Updated: Jan-15-16 1:43 pm

    BALTIMORE - Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin pledged Friday that the House will produce a governing agenda by the time Republicans pick their presidential nominee later this year. "This is nothing short of a generational defining moment," Ryan told reporters as Republicans wrapped up their annual retreat here.