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Amid tough times, Voters renew Obama’s four-year lease on White House

Amid tough times, Voters renew Obama’s four-year lease on White House

His lease renewed in trying economic times, President Barack Obama claimed a second term from an incredibly divided electorate and immediately braced for daunting challenges and progress that comes only…

Democrats post Senate gains but GOP holds control of House

Democrats post Senate gains but GOP holds control of House

Democrats strengthened their hold on the Senate but failed Tuesday to recapture the majority in the House of Representatives they lost two years ago. President Barack Obama, in his freshly…

Overall voter turnout lower than 2008

Overall voter turnout lower than 2008

A drop in voter turnout in Tuesday’s election didn’t keep President Barack Obama from winning a second term in the White House. Preliminary figures suggest fewer people voted this year…

Voters give historic votes to legalize gay marriage, marijuana

Voters give historic votes to legalize gay marriage, marijuana

Altering the course of U.S social policy, Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, while Washington state and Colorado set up a showdown…

With hype and hyperbole over, the voters speak

With hype and hyperbole over, the voters speak

Two fierce competitors who’ve given their all, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney now yield center stage to voters Tuesday for an Election Day choice that will frame the…

Congress will be a problem for Obama or Romney

Congress will be a problem for Obama or Romney

No matter who is elected president, he’s likely to find that the next Congress will remain what the current one has been for President Barack Obama — a headache. Months…

Into the final stretch: Large crowds, high hopes and a tight finish

Into the final stretch: Large crowds, high hopes and a tight finish

Two days from judgment by the voters, President Barack Obama raced through four far-flung battleground states on Sunday while Mitt Romney ventured into traditionally Democratic Pennsylvania, seeking a breakthrough in…

How the Presidential race shapes up going into final two days

How the Presidential race shapes up going into final two days

A look at the race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney for the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House. With two days left in the campaign,…

Obama, Romney still looking for an edge

Obama, Romney still looking for an edge

Three days. Nine states — give or take. A magic 270 electoral votes. For President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney, the final touch-and-go stretch of campaigning is down to…

In final days, many factors could sway a close Presidential race

In final days, many factors could sway a close Presidential race

A U.S. jobs report due Friday — the last one before Election Day — will provide a crucial snapshot of the vigor of the country’s economic recovery, with the potential…